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Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity – are you prepared?

Human error, hardware faults, malicious acts or site disasters can have a detrimental impact on your business.

Business Disaster Recovery and ContinuityDisaster Recovery is a co-ordinated plan enabling organisations to recover their IT/business systems from a disaster such as IT failure, fire, floods, vandalism or terrorism. Restoring your business operations either on-site or at a different location using alternate equipment is critical.

Advantage provides Disaster Recovery (DR) Services ranging from entry level tape services up to our Full Cloud Replication solution. Our Cloud option provides an all-in-one solution for DR, backup and archiving to customers with zero tolerance for data loss or downtime. Advantage takes full responsibility for the delivery of a solution tailored to suit your exact requirements with our bespoke solutions.

Who Needs DR?

Who needs Disaster Recovery?

Disaster recovery is for all businesses regardless of size. It is thought that businesses encountering a disaster go out of business within five years. Effective disaster recovery can minimise the impact to your business and get you back up and running quickly.

Disaster Recovery Management Statistics

The London Chamber of Commerce identifies the risks associated with not having DR in place. They anticipate that:

  • 90% of businesses that lose data from a disaster are forced to close within two years of the disaster.
  • 80% of businesses without a well-structured recovery plan are forced to close within 12 months of a flood or fire.
  • 43% of companies experiencing disasters never recover.
  • 50% of companies experiencing a computer outage will be forced to shut within five years.

Don’t become one of these statistics; protect your business with adequate disaster recovery solutions today!


Disaster Recovery Benefits

You can’t always predict what is going to happen or how it will impact your business, but you can for plan for the future  by having a business continuity plan in place. Depending on the type of disaster recovery plan you have depends on how well prepared your business is. Here are some of the business benefits of having an effective disaster recovery and business continuity plan in place.

  • Restore your business in minutes.
  • Continue business as usual with minimal impact on your day-to-day operations
  • Provides peace of mind that your data is safe
  • Minimise downtime
  • Reduce loss of service and revenue

Find Out More

Find Out More

Whether you have a disaster recovery plan in place or not, why not contact our IT specialists to find out more? We’ll assess your current IT infrastructure and identify whether your current disaster recovery plan is adequate or identify the correct disaster recovery solution for you.

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