Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

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Are You Prepared to Face Localized Disaster and Still Keep Workflow Running?

It doesn’t take much to take out a critical piece of technology. – Remember the last time you dropped your cell phone into a mud puddle or a swimming pool?

If it’s that easy to put your personal device out of commission, surely your internal IT assets need to be backed up and protected against localized disaster.

The IT professionals of CIO Advise work with CEOs and CXOs each day to ensure that their corporations have a robust, strategic Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery plan in place. We ensure that the BCDR strategies we put in place are appropriate, cost-effective, sustainable, and scalable.

But that’s just the beginning. We collaborate with and train internal IT organizations to be successful in the day-to-day management, maintenance, and monitoring of their BCDR assets and protocols.

Why Should Your Organization Have a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan?

You already know that fire, flood, vandalism, and criminal behavior can injure your business. After all, you’ve purchased insurance to cover those eventualities.

Here’s the question.

What is ensuring the protection of your data and workflow?

That’s where a Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery strategy comes into play.

There are any number of issues that could limit or remove your access to your internal data and workflow.

  • Storm
  • Power Surge
  • Fire
  • Flood
  • Malware
  • Ransomware
  • Human Error
  • Internal Sabotage
  • Criminal Intrusion

What does a Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Plan Protect?

  • Your Investment
  • Your Employee’s Livelihood
  • Your Company’s Reputation
  • Your Workflow
  • Your Data
  • Your Clients’ Projects
  • Your Relationship with Vendors

What Are the Steps Involved in a BCDR Strategy?

  1. Consultation with a CIO Advise executive IT advisor
  2. Formulation of the written strategy
  3. Coordination with internal IT organization
  4. Conduct a Business Impact Analysis Study
  5. Create the BCDR plans
  6. Test the BCDR plans
  7. Maintaining and monitoring of BCDR IT plans
  8. Annual assessment of BCDR written strategy
  9. Annual re-testing of BCDR IT plans


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