Why Your Business Needs A Disaster Recovery Plan

Does your businesss have a Disaster Recovery Plan in place? Maybe it’s about time… A disaster could strike at any moment, therefore it’s important for your business to be prepared and have a plan in place to ensure it’s protected at all times. How much of your business relies on documents, data stored online? I’m sure the majority of it! We’re going to talk about the potential disasters that could put your business at risk and the benefits of having a DR plan.   

Human Errors   

Human errors are more common than you thought. Did you know that 88 percent of all data breaches are caused by an employee mistake? This is huge! Whether an employee accidentally deletes a file or doesn’t save a document, human mistakes happen often and it’s inevitable.   

Cyber Crimes   

One of the biggest potential threats to your business is cybercrimes! With a huge increase in cyber-attacks, it’s important to have a plan in place. In the event of a cyber-attack, your business could lose all of its data. Did you know 60% of businesses who fall victim to a cyber-attack go out of business within 6 months?   

Natural Disasters  

Natural disasters are unpredictable. You never know when one might strike! Whether there’s an office fire or a huge flood, they’re uncontrollable. This is why it’s important to have a disaster recovery plan.   

Hardware Failure  

How many times have you lost a document due to your device crashing? These situations are uncontrollable, your devices are going to crash every now and then, whether it’s a power cut, or your device is lagging.   

What are the benefits of having a Disaster Recovery plan?   

Cost Efficiency  

In the event of data loss, this could be extremely damaging and costly for your business! Therefore, having a DR plan in place will save your business lots of money, time, and hassle.   

Customer Retention  

Your customers are going to feel a lot more at ease knowing your business has a strong security plan in place. Clients expect nothing less than perfection when they go with a company. They want the best service with no downtimes. A disaster recovery plan can allow your business to deliver that excellent service your customers are after!   

Productivity  

Employees will feel much more productive knowing there’s a DR plan in place. In the event of a human error, employees will be able to retrieve their work back quickly without the worry of losing it and delaying the time of completing projects.  

Conclusion…  

No business can eliminate the chances of these disasters from happening to them, therefore it’s vital to have a disaster recovery plan in place to keep them protected and reduce the chances of losing important data. Rest at ease knowing you’re safe! Get in touch with one of our specialists today to find out more! Whether you have a few questions or are ready to put a plan in place, we’d love to hear from you!  

 

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