The more your company relies on technology, the more problematic IT disasters are for your company. Being proactive with IT security and maintenance reduces your chance of IT problems. However, even the best security and maintenance will not eliminate all problems.
So, you need to be prepared for issues like power outages and denial of service attacks. Because the difference between whether an IT issue is a problem (e.g. ransomware forces you to use a backup from the day before) or a complete meltdown (e.g. permanent loss of critical customer data) comes down to proactive planning of disaster and recovery plans for different scenarios.
When done properly, a disaster and recovery plan includes different scenarios and a clear plan of how to handle it if something does happen.
Plans should cover:
- Power outages
- Hardware failures
- Denial of service attacks
- Other unplanned downtime
When you think through the possible scenarios and plan for recovery before an IT disaster strikes, you will have proper backup options in place, can respond more quickly, and keep a problem from becoming a complete meltdown.
Improving IT Infrastructure and Disaster Preparedness
Most businesses can benefit from having someone assess how their IT teams and business systems can better support business goals, and look for weakness that could be the source of IT failures. Skyriver IT helps businesses leverage technology to improve existing processes, ensure you have effective backups in place, and that your IT team has the right skills to support your business efficiently.
If that sounds interesting to you, then contact us to schedule a time to talk.