It is crucial for businesses to have a Disaster Recovery plan?

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Businesses today are unimaginable without having an online presence through websites. You can choose from several providers of data center services to build your website and host your data. Once you have got your website running you need to make sure it’s always up and running. Dependence on internet and data resources are incremental, therefore, like any other business asset, your mission critical data also needs to be protected from loss or disaster. The disasters like flood, earthquake, hurricane or even cyber-attacks etc. are unpredictable, but the preparedness and planning towards it can minimize the impacts of such catastrophe events. It will save the business operations from collapsing immediately.

Here are some DID YOU KNOW facts about disasters and data loss:

  • More than 40% of the companies that faced data disaster were closed down permanently
  • Approximately 95% of the enterprises which lost their data center went bankrupt in less than a year.
  • 53% of the enterprises start experiencing revenue loss within an hour of downtime.

How Disaster Recovery Plans help Businesses in the critical situations:

Reduced interruptions: Disaster recovery plans will save your business from severe interruptions caused by the disaster and your organization will remain responsive to the customers till the entire IT systems get restored.

Business Continuity: Disaster recovery plans are essential for your business. The strategies keep your business operations running even in the time of crisis. This is a sign of a well-planned and organized business. Disaster recovery plans help in the recovery of critical IT systems which result in business continuity.

Faster Recovery: Many data centers offer disaster recovery as a solution (DRaaS) which are deployed through the cloud infrastructure. The reputed providers have well-trained professionals who offer 24×7 support. It enables the faster recovery of data and things are back on the track, much before everything settles.

Flexibility: Using cloud for DRaaS offers enough flexibility in business. The pricing model followed by cloud pay as you go allows the flexibility to the users to pay only for what they use. The critical IT resources and site infrastructure is scaled up to meet the primary needs. While the less critical servers are scaled down and the balance is created.

Well-planned disaster recovery strategies will help you in securely managing your data during the failure of critical systems.

About Web Werks India Pvt. Ltd.:

 

Web Werks is an India-based CMMI Level 3 Web Hosting company with 5 carrier neutral data centers in India and USA. Started in 1996, Web Werks has served several Fortune 500 companies with successful projects in the areas of Web Hosting, Data Center Services, Dedicated Servers, Colocation servers, Disaster Recovery Services, VPS Hosting Services, and Cloud Hosting.