Business interruptions can take many forms. Some of these involve physical disasters, such as fire, flooding, and earthquakes. Others take the form of interruptions to utilities at your place of business, such as electricity, water, or telecommunications service. But some interruptions have nothing to do with physical damage to your premises or local infrastructure. Consider:
What you do as an immediate response to business interruptions is codified in your disaster recovery plan. But what you do to keep your business running until your systems, facilities, and infrastructure return to normal is just as important. The key to keeping your business running long-term after a disaster is an effective strategy that is already in place well before the disaster. That preparation is documented in your business continuity plan. Developing a custom plan designed to address your company’s specific needs is where Global IP Networks comes in.
Many of the same strategies that power our world-class disaster recovery planning are also brought to bear in business continuity planning. At Global IP, we can help with: