Business Continuity Blog Posts

Here you will find useful tips, hints and solutions about Business Continuity – keeping your business going in the face of a disaster (nature, human or tech).
Protect IT Infrastructure with Server Disaster Recovery Plan Template

Protect IT Infrastructure with Server Disaster Recovery Plan Template

Cyberattacks. Natural disasters. Human error. Any of these could take down your IT systems and grind your operations to a halt, without warning. If you’re not prepared, the business may never recover. In our Server Disaster Recovery Plan Template below, we’ve outlined the critical steps for approaching a real-world disaster scenario and getting your systems back up and running—before it’s too late.

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The 15-Point Checklist for Disaster Recovery Plans

The 15-Point Checklist for Disaster Recovery Plans

A tornado will strike your office at 8:37 tonight. Will your business be up and running again tomorrow? If you haven’t planned for a worst-case scenario, the answer is no: not tomorrow and possibly not ever. We’ve created this simple checklist for disaster recovery plans to help you plan for how you’ll restore your operations after a disaster.

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Business Continuity Consultants: Read this Before You Hire One

Business Continuity Consultants: Read this Before You Hire One

How do know your company will survive a major data loss? Realistically, how much downtime could the business endure before recovery became next to impossible? What are the exact failsafes you need to implement to avert a total meltdown? If you don’t know the answers to these questions, then it’s probably time to speak to some experienced business continuity consultants ASAP.

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4 Reasons to Update A Hospital Business Continuity Plan

4 Reasons to Update A Hospital Business Continuity Plan

When a computer virus infected the IT systems of a UK hospital group in November 2016, the group was forced to halt operations at three hospitals. For five excruciating days, the hospitals turned patients away while they shut down their systems to isolate and remove the virus. According to a report in Computing.co.uk, some experts now speculate there may not have been a hospital business continuity plan in place that would have helped to keep the facilities running during the disaster.

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Important: The Scope Of A Business Continuity Plan (Updated)

Important: The Scope Of A Business Continuity Plan (Updated)

You’ve worked hard to build up your business, and it’s growing. The future looks bright. Then you get the news every small business owner or manager dreads – there’s been a fire, or a flood, or perhaps a tornado, or even an earthquake. Whatever the reason, your place of business has been rendered unusable, and for the moment at least, your entire operation has come to a halt. You need to know what makes up a killer business continuity plan.

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Which Data Recovery Method is ‘Best?’

Which Data Recovery Method is ‘Best?’

Having a dependable data backup system is critical for maintaining business continuity. But it’s important to remember that not all backup solutions are made equally. Backing up your data is only the first step. When disaster strikes, businesses must be able to rapidly restore that data, so that the incident has minimal impact on your operations.

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