Disaster Recovery Plan Template (MS Word+Excel)

This Disaster Recovery Plan template describes the IT framework and procedures to be activated in the event of a disaster occurring. This DR Plan includes a 32 page MS Word template and 12 Excel spreadsheets as well as Business Impact Analysis, Damage Assessment Report and Test Report templates. It describes the IT framework and procedures to be activated in the event of a disaster occurring.

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Disaster Recover Plan Sample Template

Use this Disaster Recovery Plan to achieve the following:

  • Minimize interruptions to normal operations and limit the extent of disruption and damage
  • Establish alternative means of operation in advance and minimize the economic impact of the interruption
  • Train personnel with emergency procedures and provide for restoration of services

Disaster Recovery Template: Blue Theme Screenshots

This Disaster Recovery Plan will help you establish procedures to recover systems following a disruption. This template allows you to:

  • Define Notification & Activation phases to detect and assess damage
  • Identify the activities, resources, and procedures needed during interruptions to normal operations.
  • Assign responsibilities to authorized personnel
  • Ensure coordination with staff who participate in the Disaster Recovery Planning.


Disaster Recovery Template: Red Theme Screenshots

The red theme of the MS Word template has the exact same content as the blue theme. You can change the color scheme by updating the styles.

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Disaster Recover MS Word Template

disaster recovery checklist

Chapter 1, Introduction

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Chapter 2, Operations Profile

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Chapter 3, Applications Profiles

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DR Tasks – Objectives, Pre-conditions, Action Steps

Disaster Recover Template - Return to Normal Operations

Chapter 9, Return to Normal Operations

Disaster Recovery Plan: Free MS Word Templates

Business Impact Analysis

Damage Assessment Report – MS Word template

Disaster Recovery: 12 Free Excel Templates

Disaster Recovery Matrix spreadsheet

Hardware inventory excel spreadsheet with Count of Results chart

Hardware Inventory spreadsheet

Inspection Report spreadsheets

   

Responsibility Matrix

Recovery Tests

Desktop Inventory   

System Profiles spreadsheet with Critical column for sorting low, medium and high runs

Recovery Tasks spreadsheet

Risk Assessment spreadsheet with Low, Medium, High categories

Disaster Recovery Plan: Table of Contents

1 Introduction
1.1 Purpose
1.2 Applicability
1.3 Scope
1.4 Prerequisites
1.5 Pre-Arranged Disaster Recovery Site
1.6 Alternative Back-Up Sites
1.7 Disaster Recovery Policy
1.8 Business Impact Analysis

2 Operations Profile
2.1 System Description
2.2 Governance and Accountability
2.3 Roles & Responsibilities

3 Application profiles
3.1 Priority Systems
3.2 System Profiles

4 Inventory profile
4.1 Inventory Items
4.2 Misc Inventory Items

5 Notification & Activation Procedures
5.1 Criteria for activating the Disaster Recovery plan
5.1.1 Stage 1: Decision to Invoke Disaster Recovery Plan
5.1.2 Stage 2: Invoke Disaster Recovery Site
5.1.3 Stage 3: Contacting Third Party Recovery Team
5.1.4 Stage 4: Contacting the Operations Managers
5.1.5 Stage 5: Operations Team
5.1.6 Stage 6: Human Resources Manager
5.1.7 Stage 7: Remote Users
5.1.8 Stage 8: Communications Plan
5.1.9 Stage 9: Moving to the Site
5.1.10 Stage 10: On Site
5.2 Damage Assessment Procedure
5.3 Response Checklist
5.4 Follow-Up Checklist

6 Recovery Procedures
6.1 Disaster Recovery Task #1
6.2 Disaster Recovery Task #2

7 Testing & Maintenance Procedures
7.1 Testing Approaches
7.2 Testing Tasks
7.3 Schedule

8 Alternative Site Requirements
8.1 Office space
8.1.1 Work space
8.1.2 Meeting space
8.1.3 Storage space
8.1.4 Safe
8.2 Office equipment
8.2.1 Telephone
8.2.2 Fax
8.2.3 E-mail
8.2.4 Mail, courier, and messenger services
8.2.5 Stationery, photocopying, and other facilities
8.3 Computer equipment
8.3.1 Personal Computers
8.3.2 Printer
8.4 Non-Recovery Departments and Personnel

9 Return to Normal Operations
9.1 Original Site Restoration
9.2 Concurrent processing
9.3 Plan deactivation

10 Communications Plan
10.1 Communications Schedule
10.2 Message to Employees
10.3 Message to Clients

11 Appendices

Disaster Recovery Template: Contents & Format

The templates are in Microsoft Word and Excel and can be downloaded online for only $9.95.

The template pack includes the following documents:

2 x Disaster Recovery Plan templates 32 page template Disaster Recovery Plan Template
Business Impact Analysis 2 page template Business Impact Analysis
Damage Assessment Report 1 page template Download Word template
Test Report 1 page template Download Word template
Communications Schedule  1 x worksheet Download Excel template
Desktop Inventory  1 x worksheet Download Excel template
Diasaster Recovery Matrix  1 x worksheet Download Excel template
Hardware Inventory 1 x worksheet Download Excel template
Inspection Report 1 x worksheet Download Excel template
Inventory Profile  1 x worksheet Download Excel template
Recovery Point Objective Matrix 1 x worksheet Download Excel template
Recovery Tasks 1 x worksheet Download Excel template
Recovery Tests 1 x worksheet Download Excel template
Responsibility Assignment Matrix 1 x worksheet Download Excel template
Risk Assessment 1 x worksheet Download Excel template
System Profile 1 x worksheet Download Excel template

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Disaster Recover Plan Sample Template