Any company that has seriously looked at the business impact of loss of IT systems would have determined that the desired Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs) are tight. After all, time is money. The actual backup mechanism in place determines the minimum RTO possible. Tapes have a finite data transport speed and must be physically moved… Continue reading »
There are a number of triggers such as business growth and office relocation which may cause an organisation to evaluate the adequacy of their current data centre. The decision of whether to outsource a datacentre as opposed maintaining one in-house can depend on a number of factors. For organisations with only one location a secondary… Continue reading »
Devastating floods are a fresh reminder of the need for proven Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery strategies.
Recent floods across Australia are a devastating reminder of the threat that natural disasters pose to businesses and the importance of having an adequate Business Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery strategy in place. The disaster has affected thousands of businesses, with many invoking their Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plan to manage the relocation of… Continue reading »