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Learning VMware vCloud Air

By : Yohan Wadia
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Learning VMware vCloud Air

By: Yohan Wadia

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Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Learning VMware vCloud Air
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The importance of business continuity and disaster recovery

Unforeseen events such as natural disasters and calamities can bring the entire operations of an organization to a complete standstill. It is at this time that the Organization has to recover its day-to-day operations as quickly as possible and continue to provide services to their clients. Having a well-formed and tested business continuity and disaster recovery plan is an integral part of any organization's risk assessment and management.


53 percent of the organizations can tolerate less than an hour of downtime before they experience a significant revenue loss or other adverse business impact, according to the ESG Research Review Data Protection Survey from the Enterprise Strategy Group.

Let's first try and understand the difference between disaster recovery and business continuity. Although both the terms are used quite often and interchangeably, they both are quite different from one another and their uses can vary from organization...