When Your Backup Strategy Fails You Could be Out of Business!

by | Jul 23, 2014 | Business Continuity

Does your Backup Strategy keep you safe 24 x 7?

When you can’t access the “information” in your Information Technology Systems, you are for all practical purposes Out of Business! 

It is a 24 x 7 world and your IT systems need to be available all day, every day, no matter what. If your backup strategy is not working as it should – Like you think it is! You are in for some real trouble!

Does your backup strategy include redundant offsite or cloud based storage, rapid recovery, data mirroring or other important aspects of a full strategy?

How long you are out of business depends on how well you have planned for outages and what kind of recovery systems you have in place.

You know the harsh reality of how dependent your business is on systems and when they are down for even a few minutes, it costs you real money.

Management and customers do not want excuses.  They want the information they need and they want it now.

When was the last time you tested your backup strategy to see if you could actually recover everything you need?  How long did it take?  What would have happened to your customer service and your employees while you were trying to recover?

Have you built your IT Systems in such a way hat you know before something is about to go wrong?  Do you have any real time alerts built in?

If your CRM system goes off line and your sales team is not able to access the people they are supposed to be calling, “you are out of business!”

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If your help desk message is reporting that “due to unusually heavy volumes your wait time will be forever”, you are on your way out of business.

Customers no longer tolerate poor service.  They will take their business elsewhere.  There are plenty of alternatives out there for nearly every service being offered.

With the proper backup strategy from Invenio IT, you can sleep better at night knowing your systems are properly backed up and you can recover from virtually any interruption or catastrophic event.

Contact us today to learn more about our data protection services and other services designed to keep you up an running 24 x 7 no matter what the issue!

Dale Shulmistra is a Business Continuity Specialist at Invenio IT, responsible for shaping the company’s technology initiatives -- selecting, designing, implementing & supporting business continuity solutions to bolster client operational efficiencies and eliminate downtime.