Continuity Disaster Recovery Article Category

Disaster Recovery Plan

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Shawn Millar

A disaster recovery plan is a documented process to recover and protect a business IT infrastructure in the event of a disaster. Basically, it provides a clear idea on various actions to be taken before, during and after a disaster. Disasters are natural or man-made.

Small Business With No Emergency Preparedness Plan? You're Heading for Disaster

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Virginia S Nicols

Small business owners always have a "reason" for not having started on a plan to save the business in a disaster. When disaster hits, though, reasons won't matter when everyone is out of work and out of income. Having an emergency preparedness plan greatly improves the odds of the business surviving and of the owner avoiding a lawsuit for negligence. New resources make planning easy and efficient by engaging the entire business community -- owner, employees, employee families, vendors, local business neighbors. It's called "wholistic" planning.

7 Ways to Prepare Your Data Center for a Natural Disaster

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Paul Weber

Data center disaster recovery focuses on data protection, equipment protection from physical damage and application availability. Read on 7 quick steps to prepare a good disaster recovery plan for building a flexible and resilient data center infrastructure systems for protecting your valuable equipment.

Business Continuity Management for the Utility Sector - Ascent

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Maruthi Kumar

After every natural disaster, people are deprived of basic amenities like water, food and power. On the other side of the coin, the utility industry is always at the receiving end to succumb to any type of disaster, be it man-made or natural. In this scenario, this sector needs a comprehensive business continuity management strategy to serve the people even during a crisis.

The Importance of Disaster Preparedness for a Small Business

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Pierre Jean-Claude

Any business, whether small or big, faces many challenges and some of the biggest challenges are in the shape of disasters, especially the natural ones. It does not matter which part of the world your business operates in; natural disasters are possible in every part of the planet.

How Prepared Is Your Board for Cyberspace?

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Ted Santos

As a rule, boards of directors are made up of savvy business people. However, in most cases, they are no technology experts. Therefore, cyber security systems may not be front of mind. Nevertheless, it is their job to ensure the enterprise is not vulnerable to hackers. This article looks at how the board of directors for Equifax or any other company could have been better prepared and avoided a massive cyber breach.

The Forms of Business Risks and Practical Ways of Managing Them

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Dickson Adom

It takes a great deal of time and efforts for entrepreneurs to set up enterprises. Owing to this, they must vigilantly guard against any internal or external dangers that might result in their collapse. Identifying and controlling potential threats to businesses is the guaranteed way to succeed.

Why Crisis Preparedness Planning Should Be An Essential Practice

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Akansh Malik

Crisis preparedness planning plays a crucial role in the survival of any company in the environment. It is important for the company to devise a plan with the help of crisis communication services which can protect the company from negative remarks and news along with preventing loss of profits. The steps on how a crisis communication plan must be devised have been explained.

Standing Strong In A Storm - How To Deal With Crises Effectively

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Akansh Malik

The article provides businesses with tips and tricks on how they can effectively survive a crisis. Since every business is bound to suffer from a crisis at some point in their lifetime, it is prudent to hire a reputation management firm to help them plan and survive any crisis. Professionals with reputation management jobs will always advise every business to constantly monitor their reputation constantly to help them be prepared in case a crisis arises.

Resilient Businesses Move Their People To The Cloud

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by James F Grebey

Business Resilience requires an new look at Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity that aligns the risk businesses face today due to Black Swan events with new strategies such as cloud technology. The risk businesses face to their operational readiness today doesn't come from the loss of their IT infrastructure but from the loss of critical staff during regionalized and local disruptive events. Only proactive preparation including planning, training and the design of a resilient facility will mitigate the risk businesses face today.

How to Keep Your IT Assets Secure From Catastrophes With Professional Disaster Recovery Services

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Taiba Fatima

Disaster recovery is all about precautionary strategies taken by organizations in order to combat disastrous circumstances. Any scenario that has an adverse effect on company's continuity and its allied resources can be implied as a disaster, such as, power sabotage, hardware/software failure, network outage, fire, flood, and the list can be endless.

3 Tips on What to Do When Your Company Is Distressed

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Igor Kalczynski

In order for business to succeed, you need smart business strategy in place. Even the most efficient business owners can often overlook the early warning signs of a company in distress. To ensure you act early and save your company, here are a few tips on what to do.

Beware The "Stealth" Threat To Business Continuity

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Sunita Nigam

Protected against cyber-attack? Excellent. Prepared for a breakdown in utility supplies? Good. Password protected to resist data breaches? Wonderful. But what if something's threatening your business continuity at this very moment that you hadn't even thought of? It's all about the money.

Do You Know The Benefits of Disaster Recovery Sites?

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by John Giaquinta

There has been a lot of emphasis on disaster recovery over the past few years for businesses on a global scale. Company owners understand the importance of backing up their data with millions still making the mistake of storing their back up drives in their office safe. In the event of a fire or serious natural disaster where the entire building is damage, the company will not only lose their computers and servers, but the drives stored in the safe can also be seriously compromised, which can cost the company billions in the long run.

Succession Planning: Getting Your Ducks in a Row

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by Jessica Champion

Today is the first day of fall, which reminds us that to everything there is a season - including your business. Understand the importance of preparing for whatever the next season of your business has in store, and learn some helpful steps for putting continuity plans into action.

Colocation Vs Cloud - Do You Know the Difference?

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by John Giaquinta

When it comes to choosing the best way to store your data or to manage an effective disaster recovery program, then you really need to understand the difference between colocation and the cloud. Each one provides you with benefits, yet they are both different in how they are managed and how you can benefit moving forward. As a business owner, you need to have a set budget in mind on how much you are willing to spend on your data storage or disaster recovery.

How to Choose a Disaster Recovery Site

Published:Thursday 12th of September | by John Giaquinta

Disaster recovery is a word you will hear on a regular basis from your IT department. These days companies rely on computers, keeping all their information, client data, orders and invoicing. All it takes a serious virus and you can lose everything, as you can imagine not the ideal situation you want to find yourself in.

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