Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
| 1. Disaster Recovery Planning or DRP is a process of developing advanced arrangements and procedures that enable an organization to respond to an IT disaster and resume the critical business applications and telecommunications within a predetermined period of time, minimize the amount of loss, and repair or replace the damaged facilities as soon as possible.
The primary objective is to protect human life.
(Source: Business Continuity Institute - BCI)
3. The technological aspect of business continuity planning. The advanced planning and preparations that are necessary to minimize loss and ensure continuity of the critical business functions of an organization in the event of disaster. SIMILAR TERMS: Contingency Planning; Business Resumption Planning; Corporate Contingency Planning; Business Interruption Planning; Disaster Preparedness.
(Source: Disaster Recovery Institute International / Disaster Recovery Journal - DRII/DRJ)
4. Disaster recovery planning is often used to refer to those activities associated with the continuing availability and restoration of the IT infrastructure.
(Source: Australia. A Practitioner's Guide to Business Continuity Management HB292 - 2006 )
5. A series of processes that focus only upon the recovery processes,principally in response to physical disasters which are contained within BCM.
6. Activities associated with the continuing availability and restoration of the IT infrastructure.
(Source: AS/NZS 5050.2 Australian and New Zealand Standards for business continuity management.
Part 2: Business continuity management practice standard)