Task 1 B Essay

Submitted By Kodiakrok
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Pages: 11

Business Contingency Plan

Spearfish, South Dakota
XXXXX, Executive Director
2015

Completed by: Rocky Rardon, Finance Director
(Some information altered or redacted to protect privacy of individuals or businesses)

Table of Contents: Page
1. Policy Statement 3
2. Introduction 3
3. Goals for this Disaster Recovery Plan 3
4. Personnel 4
5. Inventory Profile 4-5
6. Information services backup procedures 6
7. Disaster recovery procedures 7
7.1 Plan Initiation 7 7.2 Recovery plan – hot site for relocation 7 7.3 Resource Contact List 8
8. Recovery plan-mobile site 8
8.1 Floor plan of data center 8
8.2 Vendors Contact List 8
9. PHT Employee Phone List 9
10. Follow up checklist 11
11. Restoring the entire system 13
12. Rebuilding process 13
13. Testing the disaster recovery plan 14
14. Confidential Statement 16
15. Manual Distribution 16 1. Policy Statement

It is the Policy of Prairie Hills Transit to maintain a comprehensive Business Continuity Plan for all critical organization functions. Each department head is responsible for ensuring compliance with this policy and that their respective plan component is tested no less than annually. Disaster recovery efforts exercise reasonable measures to protect employees, safeguard assets, and client accounts.

2. Introduction

This plan was specifically designed to guide Prairie Hills Transit through a recovery effort of specifically identified organization functions. At the onset of an emergency condition, Prairie Hills Transit employees and resources will respond quickly to any condition, which could impact Prairie Hills Transit’s ability to perform its critical organization functions. The procedures contained within have been designed to provide clear, concise and essential directions to recover from varying degrees of organization interruptions and disasters.

3. Goals for this Disaster Recovery Plan
1. To minimize interruptions to normal operations.
2. To limit the extent of disruption and damage.
3. To minimize the economic impact of the interruption.
4. To establish alternative means of operation in advance.
5. To train personnel on emergency procedures.
6. To provide for smooth and rapid business continuation.
7. Establishing high WAN/Internet connection reliability and fault tolerance.

4. Personnel (Information removed for privacy issues)
Senior Management Personnel
Name
Position
Home Phone
Cell Phones
XXXX
Executive Director

XXXX
Director Assistant

XXXX
Operations Director

XXXX
IT & Dispatch

XXXX
Finance Director

XXXX
Human Resource Director

XXXX
Shop Director

XXXX
Media Director

5. Inventory Profile
List of physical inventory that involves the information technology network items. Inventory Profile - 10/15/2009
Manufacturer
Description
Model
Serial Number
Own or Leased
Cost
Hewlett Packard
File Server w/ Exchange
Proliant ML350 G6 USE934N653
OWN/Sept-09
4,800
Dell
HBSS Server with ITMS program
Vostro 200
7B8VLF1
OWN/ 2008
500
Hewlett Packard
Old File Server with Trapeze program
Proliant ML350 G4p
USM53702X0
OWN/ 2007
3,000
Gateway
Desktop serve used for Reports and for ITMS to use
Matxhrn MDW PC
0032185139
OWN/ 2007
400
IOMEGA Hard Drive
Used for ITMS backup daily
RPHD-U
F9BJ2300GB
OWN/ 2008
30
IOMEGA Hard Drive
File Server Backup
LDHD-UP
97A91704BD
OWN/ 2009
100
Hewlett Packard
Web Server w/monitor, keyboard & mouse
Compaq DX2250 Minitower
MXL803074T
OWN/ 2008
100
SonicWall
Firewall
APL20-063
0017C5386440
OWN/ 2009
700
Hewlett Packard 24 port switch
1800-24G
CN928ZP14P
OWN/ 2009
900
D-Link 24 port switch
DSS-24+
PL0X17C000165
OWN/ 2009
400
Linksys
Wireless Router
G
CSV01J70638
OWN/ 2009
200
Belkin
Battery Backup

OWN/2008
100
APC
Battery Backup

OWN/2009
100

Panasonic Phones
16 phones…