Gartner Research

Infrastructure Availability and Recovery Primer for 2019

Published: 05 February 2019

ID: G00376549

Analyst(s): Mark Jaggers , Tim Zimmerman


In digital businesses, infrastructure and operations leaders must plan for states of reliability, availability, resiliency and recovery across their environments. This requires technology and tools, as well as individual skills to enable this across on-premises, cloud and hybrid IT environments.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How do you plan and design for infrastructure availability and recovery with modern IT and cloud environments?
    • What skills and capabilities will our teams need as we increase our availability and recovery speed?
    • Which new tools or technologies should we implement to provide improved availability and recovery?

Related Priorities

  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading
  • Tools and Toolkits

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