Disaster literally means, extreme destruction or misfortune or major loss. Data disaster refers to the loss or misfortune caused to the one who have lost the critical data. Data to the organization or to an individual is almost like money.
Disasters are classified into two categories namely, natural and human disasters. Natural disasters are earthquakes, tornadoes, floods etc., whereas man – made disasters are infrastructure failure etc. Prevention of natural disaster is difficult but we can prevent man made disasters.
Data disaster recovery
It refers to resuming of business operations with policies and procedures. Data disaster recovery is the solution to overcome the damage or destruction caused. It aims at continuing the overall functions of disrupted business. It ranges from recovery of data on a drive to replacing all computers and data that is, destroyed and so on. Organizations invest huge amount for data disaster recovery i.e., to recover the lost original data. Data disaster causes huge loss to the organization if not recovered, in some cases loss in revenue, loss of contract would also cause.
Disaster recovery planning or Business Continuity planning aims at resuming data, hardware, infrastructure, crisis communication etc. Some measures to avoid threats to the organization are:
Data Disaster Recovery Strategy
The Data disaster recovery strategy involves:
Some organizations involve recovery (RPO) and recovery time objective (RTO) for business processes in turn for the continuity of business. Since, offsite-data backup (remote) is easily affordable, medium sized businesses implement Data disaster recovery services. In contrast, tape backups are not easy to use.
Data Protection Strategies
Few data protection strategies are as follows:
Recover lost data
Lost data refers to the data which is still present in the hard drive but it is not visible to the users. In order to restore lost data back to computer, you need to make use of Remo Recover. Lost files may be documents, photos, music and many more. Remo Recover makes use of advanced scan algorithm to recover lost data.