DISASTER RECOVERY CONSULTING SERVICES
Every organisation must have a disaster recovery plan in place in the event of everything from cyber-attacks to natural disasters.
At WSCS our experienced team can ensure that critical business information can be recovered quickly to minimise the loss of revenue and downtime, but most importantly, to make sure your business continues to run smoothly.
In a growing technological age, disasters are not uncommon and building a disaster recovery plan might seem complicated at first but at WSCS our disaster recovery services will help you to identify the data that is crucial to your organisation and what the retrieval process will look like.
WHAT IS A DISASTER?
Your business will be heavily reliant on modern technology and use it to store large amounts of data which is pertinent to the day to day running of your operations. But how does a disaster affect the modern-day organisation?
• A disaster is any event that is unforeseen and one that can put your organisation at risk - it could be natural, like flooding, or even man-made.
• While some events can be disruptive such a loss of power, for example, they are not necessarily classed as a disaster as they can be rectified relatively quickly.
• A disaster does not have to involve loss of life or destruction. While a cyber-attack would cause a significant inconvenience to your business, the physical IT infrastructure would be untouched.
WHAT IS DISASTER RECOVERY?
Disaster recovery is the action of restarting operations following an event by recovering the loss of data in the form of hardware, software, power and connectivity or networking equipment.
However, if your place of business was to be damaged or even destroyed then the disaster recovery process would expand to logistics in the form of alternate working locations and restoring the loss of communications. It might even be that new IT equipment would need to be sourced like computers or laptops.
Therefore it is important that you follow a well-constructed disaster recovery plan - this is a documented list of processes and procedures designed to get your business up and running in the shortest amount of time possible.
The plan that the team at WSCS can help you with will focus largely on the IT and technology systems that support the day to day running of your business - but can cover other areas.