Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity and IT Security
In a world where uncertainty is more and more reliant on
technology, Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC) are
no longer a nice to have, but essential in a company’s long term
The increasing complexities and interdependencies of business
processes, systems and applications means that business continuity
planning (BCP) must be an integral part of any successful
The ability to minimize disruption and get systems back as
normal could be the difference between a small inconvenience and
The need is here for people to access their information quicker
than ever before. Using a Managed Service such as Microsoft
Exchange Business Email or Microsoft SharePoint,
information is stored more securely and backed up in a much more
efficient way than most businesses would be able to on-site.
The traditional disaster recovery requirements of 24-48 hours to
get a business back up and running with their data is well within
the capability of a business due to the fact that the information
is all securely stored and backed up at the Hosting provider.
Find out more about Disaster Recovery and
IT Security confidence from Cobweb
What could constitute a disaster to a business and could it
actually happen? In the current climate, we are constantly reminded
of the more dramatic natural and man‐made events that cause
disruption to life and business.
We see ‘headline’ events in the news that grab our attention
such as massive data loss in places as high up as government
departments so if it can happen to them then surely it can happen
to anyone? However it is the less extreme events such as power
failure, fire, flood, denial of service or data loss which are far
more likely to disrupt the efficient running of your business,
possibly damaging your reputation too.
16 April 2014 - Public cloud services are becoming more affordable each year, as prices are falling at an average rate of ten per cent annually, a new study reveals.
16 April 2014 - The majority of government representatives believe G-Cloud spend will see a huge increase this year, a new survey reveals.
15 April 2014 - With all the coverage in the media recently, you undoubtedly would have heard of ‘Heartbleed’, the security flaw that has potentially been exposing your personal information to hackers for years.