One hour of downtime can cost a business up to £17,000. According to business continuity provider Datto that’s the average cost to a business when an employee cannot access business critical data. In 2016 54% of companies experienced downtime lasting more than 8 hours, at £17,000 an hour that’s a cost of £136,000 to a business. That means it’s important to be able to limit downtime, and that is why business continuity has become so important.
Collaboration can present a great many benefits for the modern business. With technological innovations making it simpler than ever to cooperate, today’s business owners and executives need to know how to leverage these technologies into greater organisational efficiency. We give you five points of emphasis every manager has to understand in order to make new collaborative technology work for your business.
It’s no secret that data backup is an important part of any IT strategy for small and medium-sized businesses. Backup and disaster recovery makes all the difference in keeping your business afloat in the event of a data loss incident. However, there’s still some debate over what the best approach is. According to a recent survey, it seems that many businesses find that both in-house and cloud-based backup solutions are needed in order to guarantee business continuity.
Kent Business owners have many important decisions they must make pertaining to the continuation of their organization. Securing their company’s data may come off as yet another item on a to-do list, but, due to the critical role data plays in the day-to-day operations, this task should be a high priority for every modern business. Raising awareness of this critical issue is precisely why March 31st was World Backup Day!
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