In today’s day and age, disaster recovery is more accessible, and affordable, than ever. With the emergence of new technologies and data storage capabilities, businesses should have no excuse for not developing a disaster recovery plan. However, according to a recent study, 66% of small businesses do not have business continuity and recovery plan should their main computers and servers go down. What’s even more unsettling is the fact that 70% of businesses that experience a data failure without the proper continuity plan go out of business within a year. The following new technologies are not only affordable in the area of disaster recovery, but they are also easy to incorporate into any business structure.
Business Automation and Software Blog
Topics: Disaster Recovery
Over the last couple of weeks we have outlined some of the different ways a document management solution can improve your company’s processes. From reducing the obvious and hidden costs of paper, and improving employee productivity; to the significant benefits that come with its integration with your ERP system, the value seems endless. But there’s more! An often overlooked capability of document management is its ability to save your company from data loss in the event of a disaster.
Every company needs to be prepared for emergencies; however there is an astounding percentage that are not. If some sort of catastrophic event were to happen, would your company be ready? Do you have a disaster recovery plan in place that will get you through? Keep in mind that the term ‘Disaster’ applies to many different types of events. Not only encompassing events brought by mother nature, but also accidental, or deliberate human influence such as fire, flood, a loss of communication or even a virus.
Having a disaster recovery plan is like an insurance policy for your business, helping you get back on your feet as quickly and cost effectively as possible. Whether natural or man-made, disasters of any magnitude can strike at any time. Severe weather, technological viruses and crashes, as well as fire, and flood can all strike occur without warning. While it may seem like a hassle up front, a good disaster recovery plan can save your business should you need to call up on it.