Post Tagged with: "Business Continuity"

The Real View of a Disaster – Failover

The Real View of a Disaster – Failover

Failover happens when there is no ability to resolve or bring a resolution to a critical system failure. This typically is the last resort when all other possible resolutions are exhausted. Failover is “a method of protecting computer systems or software from failure, in which standby equipment automatically takes over when the main system fails.” This may seem academic but[Read More…]

by July 27, 2021 Comments are Disabled Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery, Featured Box 4
The Real View of a Disaster – Resolution

The Real View of a Disaster – Resolution

Getting to resolution on any continuity event is a challenge for any organization due to the nature and criticality of the application and potential loss of revenue. Understanding what it takes to resolve an issue takes time, a bit of luck and a lot of research and preparation. Once your aware of the type of outage the organization is experiencing,[Read More…]

by May 12, 2021 Comments are Disabled Featured Box 1
If You’re in Medicine – Is BCDR Really Required?

If You’re in Medicine – Is BCDR Really Required?

Is BCDR mandatory for any organization in the medical field? The short answer is YES, its a MUST! This includes doctors, dentist, covered entities (like testing labs) and business associates (3rd parties doing business with doctors). Why is this so important? It’s because of HIPAA. For those who don’t know HIPAA is, its referred to as the Health Insurance Portability and[Read More…]

by April 5, 2018 Comments are Disabled Regulatory Requirements
Extended Power Loss Can Be Catastrophic to Small Businesses

Extended Power Loss Can Be Catastrophic to Small Businesses

I just read an interesting article by Yuki Nogushi (@YukiNogushi) at NPR. In her article she talks about the impact of extended power loss on small businesses. In her interview with Joyce Chastain, she said larger businesses have the resources and staffing to rebuild relatively quickly (during prolonged power loss). However, where small businesses are concerned she states “Smaller businesses,[Read More…]

by December 17, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
California Wildfires Cost Billions in Financial Losses

California Wildfires Cost Billions in Financial Losses

As the 2017 fire season reaches its high point, California and the United States as a whole has paid a dear price for 2 major wildfire disasters. According to a CNBC article in October 2017 the cost could reach 3 Billion in losses. The article says “The rebuilding effort is likely to take years and pose challenges to localities since there[Read More…]

by December 17, 2017 Comments are Disabled News
Planning out your business continuity strategy

What is Business Continuity (BC)?

From the beginning of time, where there is people and especially people who conduct business, there is an opportunity for financial loss due to some type of business interruption. In ancient times, businesses could be impacted by war or plague. These seemed to be the worst case scenarios. However, when these events happened they affected millions producing a severe impact[Read More…]

by December 10, 2017 Comments are Disabled Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery