Are you prepared for the “Worst-Case” scenario?
Business Continuity and Data Security are very important for many organizations, but they can become critical, especially in the “worst-case scenario”! For many organizations, business continuity and data security are crucial, but they can also become vital in the “worst-case scenario”! Whether brought on by a natural disaster, a malfunctioning piece of equipment, a poor quality service, or a theft, a catastrophic occurrence can have disastrous financial ramifications.
The combination of property and/or loss of data and business interruption can have an especially dire impact on the liquidity of emerging businesses. A well-conceived plan will take into consideration all potential vulnerabilities and appropriate solutions to mitigate risks and can make a difference between never recovering from a major loss versus continuing daily operations with minimal disruption. It also reduces an organization’s financial risk and vulnerability while providing a rock-solid foundation to best address both insurance and fiduciary requirements.
Asking and … more importantly … answering the questions in our Business Continuity Self-Assessment helps emerging business leaders identify risks and better define solutions to current and future business continuity considerations.
Many organizations have acknowledged the need to identify, assess, and implement, where appropriate, current Business Continuity Planning “Best-Practices” to ensure the resiliency and reliability of their current technology infrastructure, and Shring has assisted these organizations, in evaluating and implementing said practices.
With experience in designing high-availability enterprise solutions that require zero downtime, Shring’s methodologies for Business Continuity assist our customers in taking a realistic and staged approach to Business Continuity Planning. Shring utilizes these same methodologies in our own Hosting Center which houses not only the myShring infrastructure but also houses many organizations’ critical platforms so we “practice what we preach.” While many emerging businesses may not require zero downtime, having a sound Business Continuity Plan in place, will ensure they are prepared for scenarios potentially having a lasting impact on their business.
While the technical aspects of resiliency and reliability are key, business process implications, in conjunction, can provide a complete and reliable Business Continuity and Compliance Plan. Having such a plan enables emerging organizations to focus on growth as well as to provide a scalable and confident foundation to grow your business on.