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Disaster Recovery Template version 7.1 Released by Janco
Updated Business Impact Section and Electronic Forms Reduce Business Continuity Plan Maintenance and Operational Costs According to Janco
The CEO also stated, “Over 3,000 enterprises in over 90 countries have chosen this tool as their solution to common requirement. It is viewed by many as the industry standard for Disaster and Contingency Planning.”
Version 7.0 of the Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Template has been updated to comply with the soon to be required ISO 22301 standard in addition to the inclusion of the seven electronic forms. Each of the forms comes as separate word (.docx) files that are set to be filled in directly. In addition the forms can be modified to meet individual organizational needs. The forms included are Plan Distribution Control Log; Remote Location Contact Information;
The template is delivered electronically and comes as an easily modifiable Microsoft WORD file. The template is over 250 pages long and includes everything needed to customize the Disaster Recovery Plan to fit your organization's specific requirements.
The document includes proven written text and examples. Included are: Business Impact Analysis - including a sample impact matrix ; Organization Responsibilities pre and post disaster - DRP checklist; Backup Strategy for Data Centers, Departmental File Servers, Wireless Network servers, Data at Outsourced Sites, Desktops (In office and "at home"), Laptops and PDA's; Recovery Strategy including approach, escalation plan process and decision points; Disaster Recovery Procedures in a check list format; Incident/Media Communication Plan; Plan Administration Process; Technical Appendix including definition of necessary phone numbers and contact points; Job Description for Disaster Recovery Manager (3 pages long) - entire disaster recovery team job descriptions are available; and, Work Plan to modify and implement the template - included is a list of deliverables for each task.
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Janco is a consulting firm that publishes the IT Salary Survey, Browser Market Data, and the organizational and IT Infrastructure HandiGuide® series of books.