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14 February, 2016
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Recovery Time Objective (Definition)

The time period after a disaster at which business functions need to be restored.

Different business functions may have different recovery time objectives. For example, the recovery time objective for the payroll function may be two weeks, whereas the recovery time objective for sales order processing may be two days.

See Also: Business Impact Analysis.

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