5.2.4 - The repository shall have suitable written disaster preparedness and recovery plan(s), including at least one off-site backup of all preserved information together with an off-site copy of the recovery plan(s).

The CDL Infrastructure and Applications Support (IAS) Group manages CDL's technology base -- the computers, network connections, operating systems, and database software -- that keeps CDL services up and running and enables continuous service innovation.  IAS is also responsible for managing disaster recovery processes.  As of 2012, IAS is in-process of formalizing disaster recovery plans, using UC Ready tool and Kuali ready tool for models.