We’ve found the five most common major disasters are:
Anyone of these, if not prepared for in advance, can grind your business to halt. Three of the five – hardware failure, software corruption, and cyber-attacks – can be mitigated by regular image and file backups based on pre-determined Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO).
In situations where a disaster occurs in a company’s building or its data center, backups alone won’t get a business back online. Effectively, even a perfect backup plan does you no good if you find yourself separated from your data – be it due to disaster natural or otherwise.
So, how can a company mitigate all five of these risks, especially in a cost-effective manner?