Plan, store, test, repeat. Minimize downtime and protect continuity in the event of an emergency.
RISKS TO IT SYSTEMS
Human Error – It only takes one employee to accidentally download a harmful file that decimates your entire organization.
Technology Malfunctions – Just like all technology, computers, software, networks, and other IT systems are vulnerable to failure.
Hackers – If a criminal is going to attempt to infiltrate your company, in many cases, it’s more likely that he or she would hack into your IT networks rather than walk through the front door. For most modern businesses, protecting your company starts with safeguarding IT systems.
Downtime – A variety of disasters can impact your company’s ability to operate effectively. IT issues have a ripple effect that gradually impact all areas of business.
Financial – Every minute your employees have to wait for disaster resolution costs time an money.
Client confidence – Trust is an important part of maintaining recurring clients and forming relationships with new ones. A business’ reputation is the only first impression.
Plan – Compile an inventory of hardware (e.g. servers, desktops, laptops and wireless devices), software applications and data. Identify and ensure that all critical information is backed up.
Back-up – Identify critical software applications and data and the hardware required to run them. Prioritize hardware and software restoration.
Restore – Planning and backing-up critical software and hardware makes restoring your business flow fast and easy.