By treating our down-level systems like we treat our production systems we can increase the company’s utilization, decrease outage loss and increase the availability of the systems that our co-workers need to get their work done.
Denny Cherry discusses how setting and meeting realistic RTO can benefit the entire company. By setting realistic goals instead of arbitrary goals, IT has recovery windows that they are able to meet, and the business has a realistic view of how long systems will be down for in the event of a failure.
Companies these days have more data than ever. Even small companies can easily have terabytes of data. Employees need access to proper, reliable, and most importantly correct data in order to translate that raw data into actionable information.
Database schemas change more frequently than we care to admit and keeping up with these changes while ensuring that user data is properly protected is a big ask for any IT organization. Being able to offload those requirements to a software solution that will help with this process becomes key is making the process successful, repeatable, and documentable.