Set Objectives

Recovery Time Objective

How much time can your business go without accessing its critical systems/servers?

Recovery Point Objective

How much production time on those servers are you willing to lose?

Recovery Process

How much data is on your critical business systems?
Critical systems are the systems essential to your business operations
How often do you currently backup these systems?
The time between each backup
How long does is take to initiate your recovery process?
This is the amount of time that it will take you to prepare the systems for a recovery or restore
Are you recovering data from a local network or the cloud?
This can affect the recovery speed
Downtime Costs
How many employees would be affected if the critical systems failed?
What would be the average wage of the affected employees?
£ per hour
What is the overhead cost per hour of the affected employees?
£ per hour
How much revenue would be lost as a result of the system failure?
£ per hour

Total Downtime Cost (downtime * cost per hr)