Business continuity and disaster recovery

A disaster recovery plan describes scenarios for resuming work quickly and reducing interruptions in the aftermath of a disaster. It is an important part of the business continuity plan and it allows for sufficient IT recovery and the prevention of data loss.

  1. Write a 1-page paper describing the difference between Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. Your paper should also:
    • Identify why it is important for an organization to have a BCDR plan.
    • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of using a cloud provider for disaster recovery computing, as opposed to maintaining your own failover systems.
  2. Remember to use proper APA formatting, including citations and references for all resources used.