New York disaster recovery was flawed, says IBM

WORLD TRADE CENTER AFTERMATH

LONDON -- Many financial firms did not recover as well as first thought from the September 11 attacks on New York’s financial district because while their IT recovery plans were good, their overall business recovery plans were insufficient.

Departments responsible for recovery plans covered around 90% of IT needs, but did not adequately address issues such as staffing levels and the amount of lost data from desktop and laptop computers. So said Todd Gordon, head of the business continuity and

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