NITC can provide assistance to customers with their Disaster Recovery (DR) planning, coordination, and incident response based on the Customer’s Business Impact Analysis (BIA), Recover Point Objectives (RPO), Recovery Time Objectives (RTO), and overall recovery priority.
What is Included
Facilitation, planning, and coordination with NITC and Customer technical staff and coordinators to:
- Assist with customer application Business Impact Analysis
- Co-develop customer application Disaster Recovery Plans and recovery procedures
- Participate in table-top Disaster Recovery Exercises
- Participate in functional Disaster Recovery Exercises
- Assist with documenting customer Test, Training, and Exercise (TT&E) programs and After Action Reports
How We Charge
Charges are based on actual numbers of professional services hours.
- Frequency and complexity of DR planning
- Frequency and complexity of DR testing
Service Level Metrics
Possible Disaster Recovery Options
|Database Replication||2 hours||2 hours|
|Disk Replication||4 hours||2 hours|
|Tape Replication||24 hours||24 hours|
|Offsite Tape Rotation||72 hours||72 hours|
* - Actual RPO is dependent on critical component availability for the timely replication of data.
Cost Saving Tips
- Purge or archive unused data
- Perform a Business Impact Analysis to determine application RTO and RPO requirements
- Ensure the appropriate data protection solution is utilized to meet actual RTO and RPO requirements.
Typical Recovery Options and Relative Costs
|Technology||Recovery Scenario||Recovery Time||Potential Data Loss||Cost|
|Redundancy / Clustering||Hardware Failure||Very fast||None||$$$$$|
||Very fast, but application dependent||Minimal||$$$$|
|Continuous Data Protection||
||Fast but depends on the error||Minimal / None||$$$|
||Fast but depends on the error||Data after PIT copy is made may not be recovered. Recovery is not guaranteed||$$|
|Data after backup may not be recovered||