Background of Das Boot Brewery Established in 2006 in Corvallis, Oregon They plan to open a new location in Eugene in 2009 All company information stored in the same system currently without any data backup
Das Boot’s Questions: 1. What are the pros and cons of disaster prevention? 2. Would the disaster prevention procedure interfere with daily tasks at the brewery? 3. How often would you recommend backing up information?
Das Boot’s Questions: 4. What are the names of some reputable companies that could provide these types of services? 5. Are the companies that provide disaster prevention and recovery services secure? 6. How much would it cost to implement a computer storage backup system?
What is disaster prevention and recovery? Disaster prevention is a proactive strategy focused on controls to ensure that a disaster does not happen. Disaster recovery focuses on controls in place in case a disaster does happen.
Why do I need to backup? Power outages, natural disasters, accidental shutdowns and computer hackings. Hardware failure, damage, or theft can wipe away your precious photos, documents, and music collection without a trace.
Pros and Cons of Disaster Prevention Pro Con Backup copy of company information Saves money in the long run if information is lost Avoids disruption in business Costs money Takes time to implement 43% of companies which suffer large-scale data loss due to disasters never re-open 29% close within 2 years
Current Events June 1 st, 2008: “Universal Studios blaze burns sets, video vault”Universal Studios blaze burns sets, video vault 40,000 and 50,000 videos and reels in vaults were damaged
Current Events "Fortunately, nothing irreplaceable was lost," Meyer told CNN. "The video library was affected and damaged, but our main vault of our motion picture negatives was not.” Universal Studios had duplicates of everything stored in different locations.
How often should you backup? Question: How much information can you afford to lose? A business ideally should backup after every data change At least once a day
Das Boot’s Options Magnetic tape Hard disk Remote (online) backup service
Recommendations Create a disaster recovery plan Policy Statement Analysis Identify Preventative Steps Recovery Strategies Planned Development Planned Buy-in and Testing Maintenance
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