Don't Overlook Disaster Recovery Licensing Issues

"Whether you choose to use host-based disaster recovery (DR) software or hardware-based systems, you will need to be sure of your software licensing on both sides of the DR plan, well ahead of an actual disaster. Failing to ensure that you have the proper licensing could result in your DR system failing to function as expected, or in significant fines and other penalties. Many different factors come into play when discussing software for DR, which makes it an often-overlooked aspect of the DR planning process.

Get the appropriate licensing for backup/recovery facilities...

Find out licensing requirements of "standby equipment"...

Check licensing agreements for application software.."

Read more in this techrepublice article.