Disaster Recovery: Just One Element of Systems Management

Disaster Recovery is a key concern in the post 9-11 world. Systems can, and should, be designed with their business continuity in mind. Review of the systems management disciplines is the best way to understand the full scope of activities necessary to ensure robustness for your systems environment. Click on the links to explore each of the disciplines and the processes that define them.

The elements for successful systems management revolve around the ability to deliver consistent:

Reliability — the establishment, implementation and management of procedures which create a systems infrastructure that delivers acceptable and consistent levels of performance.

Availability — proactive methods of ensuring service up-time and resolving system outages.

Serviceability — standardization of the environment and procedures for managing changes within each component.

Manageability the underlying resource framework which supports the other disciplines.


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