Business Continuity

DRP: Save your business from disaster

Date: 19 Feb 2014 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

Disaster recovery features have become a vital aspect for small to medium businesses. With systems and networks becoming more complex, there are many things that can go wrong. It’s for this reason that a business needs to have a DRP, or Disaster Recovery Plan. These plans are a good way of protecting your business from unforeseen calamities that could disrupt your business process. When creatin

4 Disaster recovery trends in 2014

Date: 22 Jan 2014 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

>There is always the chance of a disaster striking your company. That's why many business owners take steps to prevent negativ e events from affecting their company, often by implementing a disaster recovery or continuity plan. Both of these strategies and the technology that supports them are an important part of business process and planning. As 2014 is underway, many business owners are wonder

BCP vs DR – what’s the difference?

Date: 25 Dec 2013 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

5 ways technology can help with BCP

Date: 28 Nov 2013 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines the morning of November 8 leaving a path of unimagined destruction. As with other natural disasters, many business owners who watched the destruction unfold on the news have been questioning the safety of employees and whether their business is ready for a potential disaster with a solid business continuity plan in place. One thing they may be unsure about is how

4 common data backup mistakes

Date: 30 Oct 2013 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

Data is one of the most important aspects of your company. From data on customers to important emails, or even databases with billing, the data in your company is vital. Therefore, it is recommended that you take steps to back it up. In truth, many companies are starting to do this, but they may be missing out on some crucial ways they can protect their data. If you are looking to protect your da

5 tips for disaster communication

Date: 02 Oct 2013 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

As we all know, disasters can strike at any time. Business owners and managers often go to great lengths to ensure that their business is protected or prepared for any disaster by implementing contingency plans. During a disaster however, the biggest issue businesses face is communication. If this breaks down, even the best laid plans will go to waste. Here are five tips on how to ensure better c

8 tips on preparing for disaster

Date: 12 Sep 2013 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

Typically August through October are months in which a greater number of natural disasters happen, in the northern hemisphere at least. In an effort to drive awareness and help businesses prepare for potential disasters FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Association) has named September as National Preparedness Month. You should take a minute and think about whether your business is prepared f

What exactly is DRaaS?

Date: 04 Sep 2013 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

There are many threats to the sustainability of smaller businesses. One of the biggest is a disaster, which can happen at any time or at any level of severity. In an effort to curtail the effects of a disaster, many businesses have adopted disaster recovery plans. If you have been looking into this topic recently you may have come across the term DRaaS, but do you know what it actually is? DRaaS

6 tips to ensure BCP works

Date: 07 Aug 2013 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

An important business process that many companies have been adopting in increasing numbers is business continuity. This is the strategy and action of preparing your business for disaster and ensuring that important business functions are still available to stakeholders during the time disaster strikes. While these contingency plans are vital, many businesses struggle to create a strategy that will

5 reasons BCP fails

Date: 10 Jul 2013 | Posted BY: ulisticadmin

Each year there seems to be an increasingly large number of disasters that affect an ever growing population. It would therefore make sense to take action to prepare your business for disasters, whatever they may be. To prepare, most business owners or managers will adopt a Business Continuity Plan. While this is a good idea, there have been stories of these plans failing - something you probably