How Disaster-Tolerant Is Your Company?

By Bob Laliberte
Published September 2007; Posted April 2008



This article explores these trends and their impact on today’s approaches to business continuity/disaster recovery BC/DR. The current focus, as we shall see, is on keeping continuity of information access and communications flows. This is why the most prominent new term in the field is “disaster tolerant” environments. We no longer want to “recover” and “continue” - we want to avoid outages and ensure that our systems and services continue running no matter what.


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About the author:

Bob Laliberte is an analyst with the Enterprise Strategy Group,, specializing in strategic guidance and service to technology vendors, IT professionals, venture capitalists, and institutional investors.

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