Backing up your data is a necessity. There are simply too many ways in which data can be lost, ransomed, or compromised in some way. Your original information can get deleted - by accident or on purpose. Your system or network can fail. A hurricane or tornado can strike. That’s why you have another copy safe and sound. It’s why you also have a disaster recovery plan in place to make sure your data is safe. You do have a disaster recovery plan, right?
Kelser VP of Professional Services Matt Kozloski returned to the MetroHartford Alliance's Pulse of the Region radio show to discuss disaster recovery and business continuity with Larry Selnick from Webster Bank and Jay Arcata from Halloran & Sage.
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“We’re really excited to start creating our disaster recovery plan!” Said no one, ever. Perhaps it’s not the most exciting project, but do you want to know what’s less fun than working on a disaster recovery plan? Working to fix a disaster that happened with no contingency in place. Just like having insurance, a disaster recovery plan is designed so that when the worst happens you have support, guidance and resources to correct the issue and move on. From a technology standpoint, this is essential for business continuity, and in some cases, compliance. One misconception about disaster planning is that it’s some huge gorilla of a project that requires significant effort and investment. The truth is it doesn’t have to be, and there are a lot of things you can do on a small scale that have a big effect.
The popularity of the Cloud is unquestionable, with the majority of U.S. businesses using cloud computing. But, with this increased usage, cloud-based Disaster Recovery (DR) has become even more crucial. Like many cloud-based products and services, Disaster Recovery is advantageous for many companies, especially SMB (small and medium businesses), for a number of reasons: