Local Area Network

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1. Local Area Network or LAN is a computer network, dedicated to sharing data among several single a small-user workstations or personal computers, within a geographical area or within a common environment.

Notes (1): Specific consideration when developing Disaster Recovery strategy is to have up-to-date documentation on

  • Network diagrams
  • Detailed configurations information for networked devices such as routers, switches, bridges
  • Vendor information for prompt supply of services and equipments during disaster




BCMBoK Competency Level
BCMBoK 4: Business Continuity Strategy CL 2D: Intermediate (DR)








(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)