Would you feel secure if a disaster occurred and you were unable to reach your physical office? If not, you need a disaster recovery plan. Here’s why having a plan is crucial.
Data Loss is Costly
There are a few reasons why losing your data an cost your business. First, you are unable to get your business back online. If you are unable to access your network and files, it will be impossible to do critical tasks. This can cause a company to fold if they are unable to provide services. Second, you lose customer trust. Even if you were able to recover from lost data, you could suffer from a decline in clients. By working with you, they depend on you to secure their sensitive information.
What is a Disaster Recovery Plan?
A disaster recovery plan secures your data if you are unable to access your physical building. If a flood or fire permanently damages your file, having backup storage will be your saving grace. Always have three copies of all documents with one copy stored on an offsite server. A disaster recovery plan also includes actions steps so that employees know exactly what to do when they need to communicate with clients and provide services remotely. The more prepared you are, the less you will panic if a disaster strikes.
Keeping Data Safe
As data continues to be stored digitally, it’s important to focus on document security. Keeping your files safe will lengthen the lifespan of your business and protect client trust. A disaster recovery plan focuses on document security and your ability to get your business running after being shut down. For more information about other ways to enhance document security call us today.