Is Your Disaster Recovery Plan Up to Date?

Hurricane activity has spiked dramatically in recent weeks. As the National Hurricane Center monitored the simultaneous formation of a half-dozen named storms and five other areas of concern in mid-September, NHC scientist Eric Blake tweeted, “They are forming like roaches out there!”

An active hurricane season is always a reminder of the importance of disaster recovery planning.

What Would Happen to Your Business if a Disaster Struck Tomorrow?

Business is booming. Customers are happy. Employees are happy. Everything is humming like a well-oiled machine. You have an unblemished reputation. What could possibly go wrong?

Well, everything.

All it takes is one disaster – one fire, one hurricane, one flood, one hack, or one disgruntled employee with an axe to grind – to send the entire operation into a tailspin.

Business Continuity Planning Should Address Pandemic Threat

In our last post, we discussed business continuity planning tips as we enter into hurricane season. Organizations should take steps to ensure that their facilities are prepared for disaster and that employees know what to do in an emergency. They should also make sure that business-critical applications and data are protected and can be recovered quickly if needed.

Business Continuity Tips for Weathering Hurricane Season

Hurricane season has officially begun, and forecasters with the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration are predicting “above normal” activity with up to 17 named storms developing in the Atlantic through November. No matter how many storms actually develop, it only takes one to significantly — and perhaps permanently — disrupt your business operations.