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English definition of “disaster recovery”

disaster recovery

noun [U]
 
 
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY the job or activity of helping people affected by a serious damaging event such as a very bad fire, storm, or accident: The organization had some experience in disaster recovery before the tsunami.
WORKPLACE, IT the job or activity of helping a company continue to do business and get back any lost data if there is a serious problem with their computer systems: The company advises customers on storage related issues such as disaster recovery and data management. →  Compare business continuity , disaster management
(Definition of disaster recovery from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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