Business continuity is a growing focus in organisations worldwide as the threats and risks to business continue to morph and evolve. Managing risks to business necessitates a proactive approach to physical and virtual vulnerabilities.
Virtual threats are the realm that we specialise in when designing an organisation's business continuity plan.
The Virtual Threat Matrix is a concept we introduce to all new clientele when developing a plan to mitigate common risks to continued operations in the incidence of a virtual disaster.
Virtual Threat Matrix:
A BES consultant can work with your company to assess your specific risk in each of the above categories, and what measures might be put in place to mitigate their effects on the business should something go wrong. This approach to business continuity will allow your organisation to stay operational during unforeseen circumstances.
Once we have a solid understanding of the specific risks to your organisation, we might recommend measures such as:
Following consultation, one of our most popular intiatives is our Business Continuity Service in conjunction with StorageCraft.
Our Business Continuity service is designed to enable you to access your servers in the cloud when you cannot operate at your production site. Many circumstances may result in the need for a business continuity service such as: hardware failures, data loss, internet failure, theft and natural disasters.
The benefits of this service for our customers is that they can be running their key applications within an hour at the outset. This is a far cry from manual backup solutions and crucial for service businesses. We know it is the accountants, lawyers and other professional services organisations who suffer the most from downtime, and this is why we see the most uptake in these industries.
To find out more about how BES can assist in with your business continuity planning, click the ebook below and contact us.