No matter how small--or large--your business, disaster recovery planning is a vital part of keeping it afloat. For many businesses, your data is your business. And wishful thinking isn't enough to protect it.

According to a three-year-old study from Price Waterhouse Coopers, 70 percent of small firms that experience a major data loss go out of business within a year. If it happens to you, how will you recover?

Fortunately, protecting your data in the event of a disaster doesn't have to cost an arm-and-a-leg. And it also doesn't have to be complicated.

For more on how to narrow your options and find the best disaster recovery solution for your small or mid-sized business, read, "Disaster Recovery For Small Business" at our sister site, SmallBusinessComputing.