Top 5 Steps To Disaster Preparedness For SMBsSource: Axcient
The news is filled with headlines of disasters – everything from earthquakes, tsunamis, and tornadoes, to computer viruses that threaten to shut down an entire network, or to delete all the data on a server. None of us want to think of these impending disasters, but when you run a business, it is part of the job – to make sure your company is prepared for the worst – the loss of business critical data and applications.
The purpose of this white paper is to outline the five steps required to prepare small-to-medium businesses for these disasters.
Step 1: Validate the Need
Step 2: Conduct a Business Impact Analysis
Step 3: Determine the ROI
Step 4: Create Your Plan
Step 5: Test Your Plan
The old adage “Plan for the worst, and hope for the best” is a good place to start, but is certainly not sufficient when talking about business critical data. The steps outlined below help ensure that your company is well positioned if a disaster does occur.