Disaster recovery (DR) is the ability to handle site failures with minimal disruptions to a business. This is an essential capability for every organization, regardless of its size, sector or location. However, typically high costs and complexities associated with traditional DR keep businesses from implementing plans. Almost 60% of businesses don’t have one in place today. Availability and reliability are two of the most important aspects of any successful business venture, and any disruptions or outages can seriously wreak damage on an organization’s operations and reputation. In fact, many businesses don’t even recover following a disaster. Disaster recovery is necessary.