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The importance of Business Continuity

As the current uncertainty of the world attests to, the number of potential dangers to businesses seems to be on the rise, whether it be global pandemics, civil unrest, or cyber-terrorists. The ever-growing reliance on detailed networks of technology exposes organisations to the full range of hazards.

By creating a business continuity plan, you can manage […]

By |July 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Designing a Back-Up and Recovery Procedure

A back-up and recovery procedure reduces the time taken to recover lost data. Servers, storage area networks (SANs) and network-attached storage (NAS) topologies, are just a few storage methods that make a successful backup and restore management a tough task for even the most experienced specialists.
Read on for a step-by-step breakdown on creating the perfect […]

By |July 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to design your backup and recovery procedure

Having a backup and recovery procedure can help to minimise the effects of unplanned downtime and maximise data availability and recoverability.
Backup and recovery challenges
With a myriad of storage methods available such as servers, disk and tape storage subsystems, storage area networks (SANs) and network-attached storage (NAS) topologies, successful backup and restore management can be a […]

By |April 20th, 2020|Advice|0 Comments

How often should a business continuity plan be updated? And other key questions

Maintaining your business continuity plan (BCP) can be challenging, but it needs to be done. How often should a business continuity plan be updated? Well, each BC plan is different. Most require a review once a year, others require a review each time a product or the environment it’s in changes. Each organisation must decide […]

By |March 17th, 2020|Advice|0 Comments

Business continuity planning in 5 key steps

Many people think that business continuity planning is a well-defined process that can be followed with a “tick the box” approach. The reality is very different. Although there are several key steps involved in the development of a business continuity plan, the development process should be thought of as a framework for creating capabilities rather […]

By |March 12th, 2020|Advice|0 Comments

Cloud Backup vs Tape Backup

A common misconception of Cloud Backup is that it’s expensive and for early adopters, this may have been the case.
In its infancy, to move your backups to the cloud you could be looking at a hefty upfront cost to scope and install the solution along with a considerable £ per Gb cost just to store […]

By |March 5th, 2020|Advice|0 Comments

Business Continuity Readiness: Risk Awareness Levels

Our Business Continuity Planning Consultant recently brought our attention to the Cooper Colour Code, for companies to gauge their Risk Awareness levels when identifying and building their Business Continuity (BC) frameworks.

The Cooper Colour Code consists of 4 conditions; white, yellow, orange and red.

 

Condition White

In condition white, you are relaxed and unaware of what is […]

By |February 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Achieving Better Backup and Replication with Veeam and DRaaS

Without a reliable backup and replication solution, if confronted with a disaster, whether that be human error or a natural disaster organisations are at risk of downtime, data loss and lack of productivity. It is therefore crucial, to have a solution in place for critical data and applications to ensure that they are secure, safe […]

By |February 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments