Posts Tagged ‘IT Disaster Recovery Planning’

IT Disaster Recovery Planning – “No worries, we have a backup?!”

IT Disaster Recovery Planning

When asked about their organization’s IT Disaster Recovery (ITDR) plans, some will smile and say, “Yes, we have a backup and it is fully outsourced.” This type of response will set off few red flags with the Business Continuity Planners, but many organizations do not understand why it is so problematic. This article will outline…

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Why is the BCM Program Important to your Organization

Why is the BCM Program Important to your Organization

As a Business professional, you’ve likely seen your share of internal disruptions that have halted – or at least slowed – the company’s ability to meet its mission and objectives. Whether there were caused by natural disasters or technology failures, business continuity planning is paramount for organization of any size. By utilizing an industry leading…

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SMB Dependence on Cost Effective IT Continuity Service Delivery

SMT IT Disaster Recovery Dependence

Today’s business dependence for reliable and always available IT Services is at an all time high. Customers and stakeholders appetite for service interruptions are very low, and pressures on IT service providers and IT departments to deliver these services are higher than ever.  Larger enterprises historically adopted several approaches that provided IT service resiliency and satisfactory levels…

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Organizations must develop IT Disaster Recovery plan

IT DR Plan

A number of year back, I was involved with a large Canadian organization that experienced a complete system outage. This outage was a result of two city-wide blackouts that occurred within the same 30 minutes’ time. Long story short, all of the systems went down. Do I need to mention that the business was unhappy…

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