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BC Management's 2nd Annual IT Resiliency Planning Assessment Report has been Distributed to those Professionals who Participated in our 2nd Annual IT Resiliency Planning Assessment Study.
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Highlights from the 2016 IT Resiliency Planning Assessment Study:
- 41% of the study respondents indicated that their IT Resiliency programs have been in existence for over 10 years.
- An overwhelming 63% 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 14.8 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).
- 50% of the respondents indicated that less than 10% of their IT Infrastructure is outsourced. This figure decreased to just over 34% for those respondents with global datacenter distribution.
- 13% of the respondents indicated that less than 20% of their IT Infrastructure is virtualized.
- 18% of the study respondents indicated that more than 10% of the IT Operational budget is spent on Resiliency planning.
- 56% of the study respondents have a cloud solution in place.
- 56% of the study respondents noted synchronous back-up (continuous data protection) for critical data.
- 19% indicated that if a primary data center was lost, the organization's most critical data would be functional immediately via automatic failover.
- 40% noted that the furthest Disaster Recovery site is more than 500 miles from the primary production site while 35% indicated that the closest Disaster Recovery site is 6-50 miles away from the primary production site.