Successful business impact analysis

Successful business impact analysis

Business operators know that when it comes to business continuity, everything is about time. It doesn’t matter if you can recover your business activities if this isn’t achieved in reasonable time. But what is considered “reasonable”? This is what the business impact analysis (BIA) determines.

Backing up your data – 8 tips – Part 2

Backing up your data – 8 tips – Part 2

Most IT experts will agree that in order for a business to survive, they need some sort of recovery or continuity plan in place. Regardless of the type of plan, or systems integrated, all systems need to have a back up mechanism. In the last article, we took a look at four tips to help improve your data backups, and continue this article with the final four.

Backing up your data – 8 tips – Part 1

Backing up your data – 8 tips – Part 1

While there are many different and important tasks a business needs to do, one of the most important is to back up data. Your data is important, and it really is a matter of when, not if, you will face a crisis where data will be lost. Most business owners realize this and do back up their data, but it can be a challenge to find a complete solution.

The difference between RTO and RPO

The difference between RTO and RPO

There is a good chance that you would like to see your business survive any future disaster, and any problems that follow as well. While it is nearly impossible to predict what the next disaster will be, it’s easy to prepare for, especially if you have an effective business continuity plan.

Disaster apps

Disaster apps

Historically the months of June, July, and August are when the vast majority of natural disasters strike. Regardless of your location, there is a chance that your business could be facing a real challenge if something bad happens. In order to limit the potential damage a disaster can create, it helps to be proactive and introduce a disaster strategy.

Backup options for your business

Backup options for your business

Your systems and data are undoubtedly an important part of your business and to protect these valuable assets you should be taking steps to ensure that your data is backed up in case of an emergency. Looking into backup solutions, it is easy to see that there are a number of different backup options that support various solutions.

Why a business continuity plan is a must

Why a business continuity plan is a must

Aside from ensuring that business operations are going smoothly each day, companies, whether big or small, must have a solid business continuity plan or BCP in place. You never know when disaster might strike, thus it’s important that you’re prepared and have everything planned in advance.

Effective DRP with these 5 tips

Effective DRP with these 5 tips

DRPs (Disaster Recovery Plan) although seemingly expensive or hard to implement, are a must have for your business. Since businesses spend thousands of dollars optimizing and upgrading their systems, doesn’t it make total sense to protect your investment? With a good DRP in place, you should be able to mitigate risks in case of a disaster.

Safeguard your business with a DRP

Safeguard your business with a DRP

Let’s accept the fact that disasters are inevitable. These kinds of situations can be threatening to human lives and business operations as well. In order to prevent further disruption in your business operations, you need to implement a comprehensive disaster recovery plan.

4 BCP and DR trends in 2014

4 BCP and DR trends in 2014

It feels like the number of disasters striking around the world is growing year-on-year, or perhaps they are simply highlighted more in the media. Whatever the reality of disaster risks, many business owners and managers keep an eye on potential problems that will impact their companies, and have implemented some form of business continuity or disaster recovery plan.