Everything will depend on how well you did your backups. That data you preserve (see item No. 2) has to come from somewhere. This means that you need to back up your data daily; backing up to a remote location provides added protection.
Business continuity is all about preparing for the worst. Here are some things you should know and do to keep your business going-no matter what.
By Wayne Rash
Wayne Rash is a Senior Analyst for eWEEK Labs and runs the magazineÃÃÃs Washington Bureau. Prior to joining eWEEK as a Senior Writer on wireless technology, he was a Senior Contributing Editor and previously a Senior Analyst in the InfoWorld Test Center. He was also a reviewer for Federal Computer Week and Information Security Magazine. Previously, he ran the reviews and events departments at CMP's InternetWeek.
He is a retired naval officer, a former principal at American Management Systems and a long-time columnist for Byte Magazine. He is a regular contributor to Plane & Pilot Magazine and The Washington Post.