This might sound like a strange statement coming from network infrastructure experts. But focusing on appliances and software solutions can lead to the development of incomplete or inadequate solutions and this can be an expensive and humbling mistake! IT Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) is not about appliances, power supplies, routers, switches and servers, it's about supporting business processes.
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) are two separate and related concepts that are often lumped together when developing recovery plans. Let's start with some quick definitions.