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Downtime Costs How Much? Calculating the Business Value of Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery (DR) is often neglected because it doesn’t generate revenue or reduce costs. To take a more business-centric approach, you’ll need to demonstrate the value that DR brings to the business. The No. 1 way of doing this is to calculate how much a disaster would cost the company if one were to occur. This calculation can get complicated quickly, with the potential for many variables. But simple arithmetic often does the trick, as long as the variables you use are realistic and the calculations stand up to scrutiny. This eBook provides ideas on how to quantify the value disaster recovery brings to the business.