It involves a set of policies and procedures to enable the recovery or continuation of vital technology infrastructure and systems following a natural orhuman-induced disaster. Disaster recovery focuses on the IT or technology systems supporting critical business functions, as opposed to business continuity, which involves keeping all essential aspects of a business functioning despite significant disruptive events. Disaster recovery is therefore a subset of business continuity

A backup site or work area recovery site is a location where an organization can easily following a disaster, such as fire, flood  or other disruptive event. This is an integral part of the disaster recovery plan and wider business continuity planning of an organization.

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