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Feb 17 2017   5:41PM GMT

recovery time objective (RTO)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Disaster Recovery
Recovery Point Objective
Recovery Time Objective

The recovery time objective (RTO) is the maximum tolerable length of time that a computer, system, network, or application can be down after a failure or disaster occurs. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“To meet a tighter recovery point objective window, you must capture data more frequently than the traditional once-a-day backup process.” – George Crump

Learning Center
RTO, RPO metrics find the true value of a cloud DR strategy
Measuring RTO, RPO metrics are a more effective means of determining the value of cloud DR over traditional disaster recovery metrics – more so than looking at recovery time.

Faster recovery point objective part of backup evolution
Discover how data backup products allow for a lower recovery point objective (RPO) and recovery time objective (RTO) to avoid long periods of downtime when restoring data.

What is the difference between RPO and RTO (from a backup perspective)?
Expert Pierre Dorion discusses the effects of RPO and RTO, which helps administrators to choose the optimal disaster recovery technologies and procedures for their shops.

A tutorial on disaster recovery and business continuity planning strategies for SMBs
In recent years, even smaller organizations can no longer to afford to be without a disaster recovery (DR) plan. Learn disaster recovery and business continuity planning strategies for SMBs in this tutorial.

The importance of a service-level objective
Explore the key elements of a service-level objective (SLO) and why organizations should implement an SLO to help them return to operation when a disaster strikes.

Data restoration in less than 15 minutes
Recovery-in-place is just one of the technologies that allow for faster data restoration, but it is not flawless. Find out how to achieve sub-15 minute recovery times.

Trending Terms
recovery point objective
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Writing for Business
The point of disaster recovery is the same for both large enterprises and _________ need to stay in business.
a. SMBs: They
b. SMBs; they

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