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DR Testing Techniques

A disaster recovery plan is worthless unless you test it. Many organizations rarely test their backup systems because of the risks involved. But these days, a disaster can happen at any moment and if your DR plan fails, the losses could be devastating.

This Videocast provides an insightful Q&A session with Jon William Toigo. The format of this Tech Talk is easy to navigate and lets you quickly jump from one question to the next so that you can get Jon's advice on the DR testing questions that are most important to you.

In this Videocast, industry expert, Jon William Toigo, discusses the best testing techniques and options. Download this presentation to get Jon's take on:

  • The four approaches to testing how each might work in your organization
  • How to best prepare management and your company for a DR test
  • Testing execution and analysis
  • And more


Jon William Toigo CEO and Managing Principal, Toigo Partners International, and Chairman of the Data Management Institute Jon William Toigo is a 20-year IT veteran who has worked both as an operative within corporate information systems departments and as a senior consultant with two international systems integrators. He is also a prolific writer with 15 books and thousands of articles in the technology trade press to his credit. His technology columns in seven popular print and on-line media garner a loyal readership of more than 500,000 per month worldwide.

Jon's books include: The Holy Grail of Network Storage Management, Disaster Recovery Planning 3rd Edition: Preparing for the Unthinkable, The Holy Grail of Data Storage Management, and The Essential Guide to ASPs. Forthcoming titles include Making IT Matter (with co-author Randy Chalfant) and The Data Democracy (with co-author Margaret Romao Toigo).

In addition to his work in print, Jon provides consulting and analysis services to a broad range of international clients.

04 Jan 2008
Jan 2, 2008, 09:00 EST (14:00 GMT)

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