In a global world, a company may find themselves competing with organizations, not just around the block or in another state, but perhaps with other businesses halfway across the globe. With more competition than ever, no reputable company wants to gain a fly-by-night reputation with the public. This is where focusing on business continuity comes into play. What does an organization need to do to cultivate a reputation that says
Hosting applications on the cloud is tempting many IT organisations for sundry reasons like availing benefits from data centers, backup power sources and other capabilities that till lately only established IT organisations could afford. Pay-as-you-go culture or guaranteed availability makes cloud adoption an easy and unperturbed choice for many SMBs and large scale organisations. Many hosting providers maintain compound data centers, so decision makers often assume disaster recovery to be
Part of running a modern business is planning for the quick recovery of your business’ computer processes in the event of an emergency. In the past, when the computers went down, they just went down. According to this article, organizations create contingency plans, sometimes called a “Plan B,” to prepare for something bad that could affect the organization’s ability to function. Developing an effective contingency plan is essential for any
If you’re a small business recently opening here in Florida, you’re just as vulnerable to disasters as the big companies surrounding you. Not all small businesses new to the Florida area understand that continuity of operations planning has a more dire importance because of the threats of hurricanes. However, it goes beyond hurricanes to the point of general disaster possibilities sometimes coming out of left field. According to this article,
Disaster recovery plays a major role in IT consulting. Most businesses understand that business downtime is costly, but not all of them know how to create and execute a disaster recovery strategy. According to this article, good business continuity plans will keep your company up and running through interruptions of any kind: power failures, IT system crashes, natural disasters, supply chain problems and more Technology is just one aspect of disaster recovery.