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IT Recovery Time Objectives: A Survey of Higher Education Practices

Tuesday, February 13, 2007


In a comprehensive survey of higher education information technology support for business continuity conducted in May 2005, the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research gathered responses from 340 institutions in the United States and Canada on a wide range of business continuity issues, including recovery time objectives (RTOs) and related practices. In this research bulletin, we present our findings on RTOs to give a sense of how institutions are approaching them and what benefits they might bring.

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