Few IT professionals take the time to learn what needs to be known to do disaster recovery well. Most labor under the pretense that good administration
equals close to five-nines uptime. Most technical people do not see the value of planning for disasters until the unexpected has already happened, and the effects of a disaster involving a SharePoint
farm-which today houses business information, line-of-business applications, sensitive information, extranets, and other highly important assets-can be staggering.