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BC Management's 1st Annual IT Resiliency Planning Assessment Report has been Distributed to those Professionals who Participated in our 1st Annual IT Resiliency Planning Assessment Study.
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Highlights from the 2015 IT Resiliency Planning Assessment Study:
- 29% of the study respondents indicated that their IT Resiliency programs have been in existence for over 10 years.
- An overwhelming 53% of respondents noted that their IT Resiliency program has been thoroughly updated with either a complete refresh of methodology or an overhaul of program tools in the last 12 months.
- On average 13.2 personnel are dedicated to the IT/ Disaster Recovery/ Resiliency program across the entire organization. (Does not include personnel who are not 100% dedicated or who contract/consult to the organization).
- 51% of the respondents indicated that less than 10% of their IT Infrastructure is outsourced. This figure decreased to just over 40% for those respondents with global datacenter distribution.
- 19% of the respondents indicated that less than 10% of their IT Infrastructure is virtualized.
- 23% of the study respondents indicated that more than 10% of the IT Operational budget is spent on Resiliency planning.
- 58% of the study respondents have a cloud solution in place.
- 44% of the study respondents noted synchronous back-up (continuous data protection) for critical data.
- 27% indicated that if a primary data center was lost, the organization's most critical data would be functional in 2 hours or less.
- 46% noted that the furthest Disaster Recovery site is more than 500 miles from the primary production site while 33% indicated that the closest Disaster Recovery site is 6-50 miles away from the primary production site.