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Protect Your Network with Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Do you have a plan in place when the unimaginable becomes your new reality? If you don’t have a solution ready to go when disaster strikes, you could be in serious trouble. Downtime, costly repairs, and data recovery can all be expensive, and wreak havoc on productivity as well as client retention. In this blog, we’ll explain why a business continuity and disaster recovery plan is critical for your company’s long-term productivity, cybersecurity, and day-to-day performance. We’ll also go into the specific differences between the two services, and how they can work in tandem to provide you with a comprehensive, reliable solution for your IT. You need a cost-effective solution in case things go south—with business continuity and disaster recovery you’ll never have to worry about what next steps you should be taking when things don’t go according to plan.

What is Business Continuity?

Business continuity is the more proactive of the two services. Every company has procedures and processes that define their daily responsibilities and long-term business objectives. When you have a business continuity plan in place, it means that those procedures and processes remain intact—if anything threatens to disrupt productivity or forces you to switch locations, this kind of plan ensures you enjoy a seamless transition. While it does involve more long-term planning, it’s always a sound measure to take so that you can stay out in front of issues you didn’t see coming.

What is Disaster Recovery?

Disaster recovery isn’t ever going to be as seamless of a transition as business continuity—that’s not necessarily what it’s designed for. Disaster recovery is a more reactive solution, comprising of specific steps that an organization has to take after an incident, like a cyberattack or natural disaster. The goal of a comprehensive disaster recovery plan is to minimize the amount of time it takes to resume normalcy (similar to business continuity), with a focus on reigning in your data and making sure that risk management factors are accounted for. This can be solved with a data backup plan like cloud storage, or an offsite data center. Recovery strategies might vary depending on your specific needs, but the goal is always to minimize data loss and maintain critical business functions.

Restore Productivity With Bizco

Don’t waste another minute with an IT solution that’s not right for your company. Make sure that your critical business functions and pertinent data are secure, no matter what happens. Don’t ever wait until it’s too late—solidify your future with Bizco today.

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