7 Business Continuity Lessons Any Organization Can Learn

Information Week

Here are some habits that organizations can apply to overcome the challenges, keep employees safe, manage risk and come through any crisis, stronger than ever

Revisiting Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Information Week

Best-of-class DR/BC plans cover both IT and the business. Unfortunately, in many companies, the emphasis for recovery is on the IT, and not on business operations

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Business Continuity Planning: The Pandemic Wake-Up Call

Information Week

Ensuring continuity of operations in the face of unforeseen disruptions must be a top priority going forward. Is your organization in good shape

How New Technology Can Boost DR and Business Continuity

Data Center Knowledge

Now, learn how it can impact your disaster recovery and business continuity planning. Featured business continuity cloud Disaster Recovery Virtualization The evolution of the data center has brought many new enhancements.

Revising Data Backup and Business Continuity Handbook

Data Center Knowledge

Channel partners can help data centers move past traditional, non-reliable backup methods to modern solutions that ensure business continuity in the face of disaster Read More. Industry Perspectives

Cloud-Based Business Continuity Hits Trifecta: Availability, Affordability, Portability

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud-based business continuity typically runs a fraction of the cost of traditional alternatives because it leverages scale and the low-cost, pay-as-you-go economics of the cloud. Read More. Industry Perspectives

COVID-19 demonstrates the need for disaster recovery and business continuity plans

Tech Republic Security

The coronavirus may put organizations at risk through short staffing or unavailable workers and services, but disaster recovery and business continuity plans can help sustain business operations

Combining Cloud With Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Data Center Knowledge

The cloud can play a powerful role in your disaster recovery strategy Read More. Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery

IBM Opens Largest U.S. Business Continuity Center in North Carolina

Data Center Knowledge

Monitise signed as first customer of Research Triangle Park facility Read More. Disaster Recovery Featured IBM North Carolina Research Triangle

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity: Putting Your Plan in Place

Data Center Knowledge

Where would your business be without electricity? One in 3 companies have declared a disaster in the past five years, writes Ray Emirzian of docSTAR. So if you think it can’t happen to you, think again. Read More. Industry Perspectives

Building a Business Continuity Plan: You Will Need One

Data Center Knowledge

Big catastrophic events are not your most probable threat to business continuity. In reality, smaller, disruptive events can cause the same damaging effect and are far more likely to occur, writes David Van Allen of INetU. He says you can plan for these "expected" outages. Industry Perspectives

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Security Think Tank: Add risk of DNS attack to business continuity plan

Computer Weekly

What are the main security risks associated with DNS and how are these best mitigated

Why Businesses Need To Prioritize Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

ITGCT

Business continuity plans are put in place to ensure that your business will be able to recover quickly and continue operations even in the face of a disaster. However, since “real” disasters don’t happen that often, many people downplay the importance of business continuity planning. Benefits of Strong Business Continuity Plans. Creating a Successful Business Continuity Plan.

Why CEOs Should Care About Business Continuity

ITGCT

Most CEOs understand the importance of business continuity and data recovery. But not all business leaders have reached a level of concern sufficient to ensure reliable IT security and data protection. Business Continuity Depends on Data. Few modern organizations could operate today without their critical data, so ensuring continued access to information and applications at all times is imperative. IT Planning Plays a Key Role in Business Continuity.

Vaping Business Continues to Register Growth in Spite of Ban on Tobacco

IT Toolbox

In 2016, the sale of vaping products surged by 50 percent to hit �1 billion and its continued to be on an upward trajectory in the foreseeable future

3 Things A Business Continuity Plan Protects Against

ITGCT

The importance of having a properly designed, properly tested and regularly updated business continuity plan is something that cannot be overstated. Business disruptions will occur in various sizes and shapes and business continuity plans help make sure that regardless of what life happens to throw at you and your employees today, you’ll be able to respond to it and keep moving without missing a beat. Business Continuity Plans Protect Against Ransomware.

Work Starts to Combine eFolder, Axcient Into Business Continuity Giant

Data Center Knowledge

Business DealsExecs start pulling together an entity with 4,000 partner MSPs, 50,000 customers, and 300 employees. Read More.

Don’t Wait: Solidify your Business Continuity Management Now

ITGCT

But if and when it does, it could have a major effect on your business. It’s why having a business continuity management plan is key to the long-term success of any organization. What is Business Continuity Management? Before you try to determine if you have the right operational processes in place, you have to understand what “business continuity” truly means, and what “business continuity management” is. Business Continuity.

Uber posts $1.8 billion quarterly loss as ridesharing business continues to suffer

TechSpot

Uber’s losses persist as the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic continues to ravage the company’s ridesharing division

Five Questions on Mobile Collaboration That Will Support Your Business Continuity

Data Center Knowledge

There are five questions every IT team should ask about the role of mobility in business continuity and data backup plans, writes Ryan Kalember of WatchDox. Read More. Industry Perspectives

How Effective is Your Company’s Business Continuity Plan?

ITGCT

A business continuity plan is designed to help you get back up and running as quickly as possible in the event of a disaster. If your physical place of business suddenly burns to the ground, if someone steals all of your hard drives during a break in or if you’re hit with a devastating cyber attack, you need to know that you can resume normal operations sooner rather than later to help minimize losses. Building an Effective Business Continuity Plan.

Don’t Wait: Solidify your Business Continuity Management Now

ITGCT

But if and when it does, it could have a major effect on your business. It’s why having a business continuity management plan is key to the long-term success of any organization. What is Business Continuity Management? Before you try to determine if you have the right operational processes in place, you have to understand what “business continuity” truly means, and what “business continuity management” is. Business Continuity.

How to handle business continuity in a crisis

Network World

Keeping the lights on Image by Thinkstock Most businesses are critically reliant upon their IT systems. In the worst case, the business will be unable to continue functioning. If these systems go down due to a natural disaster, temporary power outage, loss of data center, ransomware or hacker attack, lost or corrupted files, or an application failure due to a software virus, the results can inflict significant financial harm.

How You Can Strengthen Your Business Continuity Plan

ITGCT

As a leader in your organization, you understand why you need a business continuity plan: to keep your team productive during operational disruptions and to guard against lost revenue and damage to your reputation. Your Business Continuity Plan: Evaluate Risks. Begin your planning process by developing various risk scenarios and determining how those possibilities might impact your ability to continue operations. blog business continuity plan

How to Set Expectations for Business Continuity and Data Security

ITGCT

One of the keys to success in any business continuity and data security situation involves getting your expectations in order as quickly as possible. No business will be able to ward off digital threats 100% of the time – to think so at best sets yourself up for disappointment and at worst creates a situation where disaster is an inevitability. One of t he core components of a business continuity and data security plan is prioritization.

4 Secrets to a Successful Business Continuity Implementation

ITGCT

” This is especially true in the world of business, as organizations of all sizes and in all industries increasingly turn to technology to fill their needs. As we take steps towards becoming the most tech-driven society in recent memory, business continuity (or the creation of a strategy that helps you recover from certain risks or catastrophic events) becomes even more important. A business impact analysis will provide you with valuable data in this regard.

Why Business Continuity is the Final Word in the ‘Build vs Buy’ Debate

Data Center Knowledge

The critical nature of the data center, combined with unprecedented economic pressures, means that outsourcing infrastructure is the only route to success. Read More. Industry Perspectives

3 Reasons to Have a Business Continuity Plan

ITGCT

A business continuity plan is designed to do exactly that – preserve your organization’s ability to function, regardless of the challenges you may face at any particular moment. If you think that you can avoid the need for a business continuity plan by just being as “careful as possible,” you probably haven’t been running your own business for very long. A Business Continuity Plan is a Communications Tool.

Lessons Learned From The Recent British Airways Outage

Forrester IT

You need to be aware of the risks to your own technology and business and defend against them before they harm your business and your customers. Business continuity. Automation Business continuity Disaster recovery IT Infrastructure RedundancyLike many others, we are trying to wrap our heads around the recent British Airways outage , an event so far-reaching and arguably avoidable that it's difficult to believe such a thing can happen -- yet it did.

Ensure Business Continuity with Wipro virtuadesk?? Powered by Nutanix

Nutanix

Almost every business has a continuity plan to ensure that critical IT systems continue to function, and employees continue to work after disaster strikes. These plans often shift work to other locations or regions

BC & DR Pros, We Need Your Help!

Forrester IT

Each year, Forrester Research and the Disaster Recovery Journal team up to launch a study examining the state of business resiliency. Each year, we focus on a particular resiliency domain: IT disaster recovery, business continuity, or overall enterprise risk management. Read more Categories: Business continuity. business technology resiliency.

Calling Business Resilience Pros!

Forrester's Customer Insights

Each year, Forrester Research and the Disaster Recovery Journal team up to launch a study examining the state of business resiliency. We focus on a different, rotating resiliency domain each year: IT disaster recovery, business continuity, or overall enterprise risk management.

Battle-Tested IT: Business continuity during uncertain times

Nutanix

As the global response to COVID-19 evolves, we are adapting to an ever-changing environment that forces us to think differently

Why Business Continuity is a Necessary Component for Modern Businesses

ITGCT

At its core, business continuity is a simple concept with a single mission of enabling businesses to continually deliver their services in the event of a disaster. Reasons like these are why business continuity isn’t just important for the modern day business – it’s practically become mandatory, regardless of the industry that you happen to be talking about. The Benefits of Business Continuity: The New Normal.

The Importance of Business Continuity for Small Businesses

ITGCT

The importance of business continuity for small businesses is something that cannot be overstated. Many people incorrectly assume that just because they have a disaster recovery plan in place, business continuity will essentially take care of itself. What Is a Business Continuity Plan? At its core, a business continuity plan is one that allows an organization to continue to operate in the event of a serious incident or disaster.

Local IT Support – The Importance of a Business Continuity Plan

ITGCT

Although you do everything in your power to prevent catastrophes, every business is at risk of experiencing an IT issue. Few businesses are prepared to continue operating after a true IT catastrophe. In fact, for many businesses, a single incident can even lead to the failure of the business altogether. Unfortunately, many business owners don’t think about the implications of these situations until after they have already occurred.

Ensure Business Continuity with Wipro virtuadesk?? Powered by Nutanix

Nutanix

Almost every business has a continuity plan to ensure that critical IT systems continue to function, and employees continue to work after disaster strikes. These plans often shift work to other locations or regions

Battle-Tested IT: Business continuity during uncertain times

Nutanix

As the global response to COVID-19 evolves, we are adapting to an ever-changing environment that forces us to think differently

Fountainhead: Pointers for IT Business Continuity & Pandemics

Fountainhead

Pointers for IT Business Continuity & Pandemics. But how would this affect business operations? Most business continuity / continuity of operations (BC/COOP) focus on keeping the IT portion of the business running. Business Models. (1). Pointers for IT Business Continuity & Pandemics. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing.

Corporate Climate Action Technologies Heat Up

Forrester's Customer Insights

The impacts of climate change are already affecting people and businesses today. Age of the Customer Business Continuity Climate Action GRC - Governance, Risk, And Compliance Sustainability Adaptable AI climate action climate change climate risk innovation sustainability

Contact centers reacted to Covid-19 quite well. Its now time to respond with the same rigor.

Forrester's Customer Insights

In my view, most contact centers dealt with Covid-19 challenges with an amazing tenacity and resourcefulness in solving for people, technology, and business continuity. pandemic BPOs Business Continuity contact center Insight Driven BPOs pandemic recovery

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Government IT: How to Prevent Ransomware from Extorting Your Organization

CEB IT

Probably the most frustrating and frightening attacks right now for government agencies are from “ ransomware ,” and to defend against these organizations must employ a dedicated workforce and a flexible business continuity plan. Implement a flexible business continuity plan : In such a networked environment, where organizations heavily depend on IT to hit their goals, delays in the service IT provides can prove costly.