Disaster Recovery Planning-Computing Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Disaster Recovery Planning

Disaster Recovery Planning documents the procedures, activities, roles, key decision points and resources required to recover and restore technology within defined recovery objectives in the event of a disaster or significant business disruption.


  • Mitigates business risks and financial exposures
  • Enables effective decision making
  • Builds confidence within the organization and provides peace of mind that in the event of a disaster, staff members will know what to do and how to communicate
  • Provides compliance benefits
  • Documents the procedures to effectively recover and restore services
  • Defines the roles and responsibilities of the recovery team

How to Get Started

DR/BC Services works closely with business function leadership to create their Business Continuity Plans following the conclusion of the Business Impact Analysis.

Contact us to discuss your needs and schedule a meeting.