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

BCP_Feb17_BLet’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

BCP_Jan20_BIt 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.

Difference between BCP and DR

BCP_Dec23_BA disaster can strike your business at any time and at any level of severity. These problems can also come in different guises, from something as small as the loss of yesterday’s data, to as large as a disaster that damages your whole office. Regardless of the type of problem, your business should be prepared for any potential disaster.

Technology and business continuity

BCP_Nov25_BOn November 8 typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines leaving a trail of unimagined destruction. Watching the various news channels covering the disaster and recovery, business owners can’t help but reflect how a disaster would affect their ability to cope and survive, as well as the safety of those they work with, of course.

Backing up data? Avoid these mistakes

BCP_Oct30_BOne of the most important aspects of your business is the data you store. From client information to emails and even whole business functions, the data you store needs to be protected. While companies are starting to take steps to protect data, many are not taking enough steps to ensure efficient backup.

Communication during disaster

BCP_Sep30_BA disaster can happen at any time, and be of varying severity. Many business owners and managers understand this and have already responded to this potential reality by taking steps to develop plans on what to do during a disaster. While these plans will likely help keep a business operational, their weakest point is communication.

Is your business ready for a disaster?

BCP_Sep09_BThe months of August through October are widely considered to be the worst for natural disasters in the northern hemisphere. In an effort to help bring awareness to this fact and to help businesses prepare for potential disasters, FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Association) has named September as Disaster Preparedness Month.