Disaster Recovery Vs Business Continuity

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It is quite common to use business continuity and disaster recovery as interchangeable terms. They aren’t, however, the same thing so it’s useful to have a clear understanding of what the important differences are so that you can carry out effective planning. What’s the difference? Business continuity means a strategy that lets a business continue …

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How To Test Your Business Continuity Plan

How to Test Your Business Continuity Plan

It is important for your organisation to have a business continuity plan so that in the event of a disaster that causes a serious business interruption, such as a fire, flood or building issue, you’ll be able to minimise losses, down time and the impact on the future of your business. Once you have developed …

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The Long Term Affects of Down-Time

Long term affects of down-time

Whilst your company may have a good idea of the immediate costs of downtime you may not realise the lasting consequences and costs it may have. Time-Dependent Costs The cost-per-hour of downtime does not only depend on the type of downtime (such as planned maintenance work or a natural disaster), but also on the time …

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Ten Tips for Business Continuity Planning

Ten Tips for Business Continuity Planning

Planning for business continuity is largely good business practice and common sense. However, once you get into the detail, it can get a little more complicated. Having a defined planning process to follow can provide clarity and make it less likely that you will miss something important. If you are new to business continuity planning, …

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