With the Atlantic hurricane season and COVID-19 pandemic upon us, thunderstorm season underway and countless threats like power outages always looming, having a plan to keep your business operational during and after severe weather or another unplanned event is critical to ongoing success. If your business lacks the time and resources to create a solid business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) plan, you may be overwhelmed at the thought of putting one together.
365 Data Centers’ new eBook, The SMB Guide to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, provides a step-by-step outline on how to create an effective plan. Our eBook offers actionable steps you can take, including:
- Identifying mission-critical applications that must remain operational during an emergency.
- Determining how you could access your IT infrastructure in case of an emergency.
- Obtaining feedback on mission-critical applications from each department so you may account for each part of the business in your plan.
- Leveraging relationships with vendors to help you shape a plan that fits the unique needs of your organization.