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STATISTICS ON NOT HAVING AN EFFECTIVE BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN
AN EFFECTIVE BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN PROTECTS AGAINST…
If the average “Non-Virtualized/Cloud” disaster recovery solution takes 10 business days to get you fully back up and running, how much does that represent in Lost Revenues? (Dollar Value of Average daily Orders x 10 Days and beyond if your clients move to a competitor while you’re out of commission)
Loss of Worker Productivity
If the average “Non-Virtualized/Cloud” disaster recovery solution takes 10 business days to get you back up and running, how much does that represent in Lost Employee Productivity? (# of employees x average daily wage x 10 days)
Deteriorations in Customer Satisfaction
If your customers cant reach you for 10 days, or you cant answer your clients’ requests for 10 days, how much less satisfied would they be? What percentage of your clients might you lose forever? How much would that represent in current and future lost revenues?
Damage to your Company’s Brand and Image
No company wants the world and more importantly, their clients to think they have disappeared or shutdown. Being down for 10 or more days in the event of a localized disaster would give that impression. How much is your companies reputation worth?
VIRTUALIZATION AND CLOUD COMPUTING: GAME CHANGER
Virtualization and Cloud Computing have made it affordable to implement effective Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plans. What used to cost $Millions to Implement and maintain up to just 5 years ago, can now be accomplished for a tiny fraction of the cost. The average 5 Year investment for transitioning a 5-10 Server environment to a fully Virtualized IT Infrastructure is $200K-$300K with full Management and Maintenance. This also includes Offsite/Cloud Business Continuity Replication so that should your place of business explode (with no-one in it hopefully), all users can connect to the Cloud Replicated Server Infrastructure from home over the internet; and access all their data, applications, email, etc. current up to a few minutes before the disaster. How much is that worth?
VIRTUALIZATION + CLOUD OFFERS…
Download our Business Continuity Facts presentation here (PDF).