“Disaster” is among one of the most hated word in this world. People scared & panicked whenever this word “disaster” is pronounced. There are various negative vibes coming in our mind as soon as we even think about it. The first question, which usually appears, do what now?
On the other hand we can treat this word as a teacher, who teaches us how to fight in such situations. It also makes our mind ready for such scenarios. This boosts our confidence by planning how to fight against the disaster.
The bigger companies are spending so much of amount to keep their DR (Disaster Recovery) environment ready parallel to the live environment. They are frequently testing the time of recovery of the system in case of disaster. Companies are more serious now, about the BCP (Business Continuity Planning).
For any IT company, their data is always very critical along with the availability of the application. The cloud has made this a lot easier for all the IT companies especially for the smaller companies, who can’t afford the hudge cost of big data centers and willing to maintain their DR environment. Even if we notice, our smart phones data can also be backed up over the cloud (Google/Apple/Azure), so that if our phone gets damage or if we want to change it, we can simply do it.
Today’s systems became much smarter to fight against the Disaster so do we! Now disaster has think, how to prove himself to be a real disaster.