Security & Risk Management

Disaster Recovery Planning: Insights & Best Practices (The Game Plan)

Modern organizations are growing increasingly dependent on information technology to run their day-to-day operations. Disasters such as those caused by fires, floods, hackers, computer viruses or terrorism can cripple IT, leaving an organization virtually dead in the water. In order to quickly restore IT services and minimize business interruptions, it is imperative that enterprises have an effective disaster recovery plan in place, tested, and ready to go. In this program Don Norbeck, Director of Product Development for SunGard Availability Services, provides IT professionals with up-to-date insights and best practices they must be considered when creating new or updating existing disaster recovery plans.

Track: The Game Plan
Practical advice and approaches for implementing new technologies

Learning Objectives:

In this program you will learn about:

  • The challenges faced by IT managers to create effective disaster recovery plans
  • The key elements to consider when building a plan
  • The importance of testing and keeping your plan up-to-date
  • Creating a plan to match the needs of the organization
  • How newer technologies can impact disaster recovery plans
  • Securing management support for disaster recovery

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Don Norbeck - Presenter
Don Norbeck is an expert in the issues today’s CIOs are facing related to information availability, compliance and operational risk. He leads SunGard Availability Services’ innovation and new product initiatives as director of product development. The primary goal is to help customers meet their information availability objectives, leveraging new technologies from virtualization and automation to new storage options such as “storage as a service.” In addition, Don helps SunGard Availability Services set its future sustainability strategies by continually searching for emerging technologies, market trends and business opportunities.

Prior to assuming roles in product management, Don served as solution engineer and managed services subject matter expert, where he assisted in architecting some of SunGard’s most complex managed services solutions. With more than fifteen years of IT experience, Don has worked as a solution engineer for Kana, an ECRM software company, and Digex, a hosting provider.

Don holds a Juris Doctorate from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law and a B.A. in American culture from Vassar College. He is widely quoted on topics related to virtualization and other new data center management technologies, and has keynoted and served as a panelist at many technology industry events.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 8 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1763

Length : 28min

Format Type : eLearning

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