BCP strategies to keep your business open

BCP strategies to keep your business open

Whether your business is hit with a brief power outage or an extreme weather disaster, any kind of interruption to your organization’s productivity can cut into your profits. That’s why it is important to have a business continuity plan and utilize BC tools to ensure your organization can stay in operation at all times.

The Importance of Disaster Recovery

The Importance of Disaster Recovery

Most business owners don’t normally think they will be a victim of a natural disaster…not until an unforeseen crisis happens and their company ends up suffering from thousands or millions of dollars in economic and operational losses — all because of the lack of thoughtful disaster preparedness.

Don’t let a power outage hurt your business

Don’t let a power outage hurt your business

When people think of the causes of downtime and the need for a Business Continuity Plan (BCP), they tend to think big. Powerful storms, massive blizzards, fires and floods are usually what springs to mind when business continuity is mentioned. And while these disasters can disrupt your business, a small power outage can be just as problematic if you’re not prepared.

Business interruption insurance 101

Business interruption insurance 101

While it is highly likely that you have an insurance policy that will cover your small or medium-sized business in the event of a disaster, chances are you don’t have business interruption insurance. The majority of smaller companies tend to overlook interruption policies, believing (or at least hoping) that regular insurance will be enough to protect them.

Communication before the storm is key

As it is only a matter of time before the first winter storms hit in many places, you might want to consider taking a look at your company’s business continuity plan. Each year heavy snowfall and other weather-related incidents interrupt services and cost businesses money.

6 Critical Backup and Disaster Recovery Questions

6 Critical Backup and Disaster Recovery Questions that every owner and manager should know the answer to for their business
Nearly every small and mid-sized business (SMB) has critical data, information, and systems that it couldn't do without. From email servers, to customer databases, to critical data files — losing any of them for very long would be disastrous for the bottom line… and possibly even put them out of business.

6 Critical Backup and Disaster Recovery Questions

6 Critical Backup and Disaster Recovery Questions that every owner and manager should know the answer to for their business
Nearly every small and mid-sized business (SMB) has critical data, information, and systems that it couldn't do without. From email servers, to customer databases, to critical data files — losing any of them for very long would be disastrous for the bottom line… and possibly even put them out of business.

Five benefits of offsite backup

Disasters come in all shapes and sizes and for businesses they can range from massive catastrophes to less severe but still damaging ones, such as dropping an external hard drive that contains vital backups. Regardless of the what type of problem you are dealing with, it pays to be prepared beforehand.