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Your Disaster Recovery plan
All businesses need a backup and a Disaster Recovery (DR) plan in the event of a disaster. Due to financial and resourcing limitations, small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) face their own set of challenges.
Growth of data – storage
Data is increasing at a mind-boggling rate and we are already counting well into the zettabytes. Predictions about how much data will be created by the end of the decade are regularly revised upwards. Growing data is here to stay and we need to look after it.
Have you predicted and planned for how much data your business will have generated by 2020?
Inadequate data backup
Reliable backups are integral to business continuity and success. Without sufficient backup, data losses could be irreversible and have damaging consequences.
How safely is your data backed-up?
Complex data management
Many SMBs use separate backup infrastructure. This can lead to data replication within various data centres – meaning complexity, inefficiency and increased cost.
Could your data backup be simpler and cost less?
Service downtime is costly and stressful for SMBs. No service means you can’t access the data and applications your business relies on. You could not only lose business at the time, there’s a risk of losing customers permanently. A good DR plan is a necessity.
What could downtime cost you?