Backups—the word alone can send a ripple of anxiety through even the most stoic CEO.
Happy hours, dinners with friends and watching a football game over the weekend are great examples of how downtime can be a good thing, but when it comes to your company’s website and system operations, downtime is not good when it comes to a lost revenue, wavering customer trust and sheer frustration.
As the saying goes, nobody’s perfect. Despite advances in the business technology landscape, recent research into the causes of network downtime seems to confirm this: of all the disasters that can befall small and midsized business networks, humans are at the top of the list.
Think of business continuity planning, and chances are, you’re really thinking of disaster recovery—how your business will survive in the event of severe weather, fire, power outages or other freak accidents. In actuality, business continuity plans offer more than simple protection against disaster. With the right business continuity plan in place, you can protect your company and ensure that your business can move forward in any situation.