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Ensuring Data Center Business Continuity


3 hours


This course begins by immersing the learner in a full scale disaster, getting them to think about all the elements involved in not only recovering data, but also ensuring that the overall business runs as per expectations. It then describes what business continuity is, citing well known events, and where disaster recovery fits in. The course is then extended to explain common business continuity strategies and looks at standards, in particular ISO22301, to see how current standards tackle this important facet of business life.


This course is suitable for any staff requiring a broad understanding of an organization's requirements when it comes to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.


An understanding of your organization's business goals and expectations.


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe What Business Continuity is and Why it is Required
  • Explain the Difference Between Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Identify Factors Affecting Business Continuity Adoption
  • Identify Business Continuity Standards

Course Content

Understanding the Role of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

How Would you Handle a Disaster?
Keeping the Business Running
What is Business Continuity?
What Constitutes a Disaster?
Disaster Recovery
What Business Continuity Means to the Organization, the Data Center and You

Building Business Continuity

Business Continuity Drivers
Barriers to Business Continuity Adoption
Factors Affecting the Type of Business Continuity Program Implemented
Business Continuity Strategies
Business Continuity Standards
Standard Alignment and Certification
Introduction to ISO 22301

Ensuring Data Center Business Continuity Mastery Test

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