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Toolkit Best Practice: Making the Case for DRM Benchmarking

Published: 02 January 2008

ID: G00153544

Analyst(s): John Morency


Accurate benchmarks are necessary to ensure effective disaster recovery management, and to educate senior leadership on what's required to maintain an effective program. Benchmarks also provide useful information on how one organization compares with others, and the steps to take for improvement.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • The Importance of Benchmarking
  • The IT Risk Pyramid: Fix the Base First
  • Business Process and Application Recovery Tiers
  • DR Addressable Budget
  • DR Investment Assessment
  • Recommendations
    • Immediate
    • Next 12 months
    • Beyond 12 months

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