Tag: business continuity

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Hurricane Season Is Here: Is Your Business Ready?

We are in full-on hurricane season. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria remind us that even when you know a disaster is out there, you can’t always avoid it. CenturyLink wishes everyone in the affected hurricane areas our continued thoughts and … Read more…

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Disaster Recovery 2017: Making a List, Checking It Twice

With days growing shorter and the holiday season upon us, it’s time to reflect on the challenges and opportunities we faced in 2016. This analysis is particularly effective as enterprises align for a new IT reality fueled by the digital … Read more…

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Business Continuity Planning: Six Things to Consider

A serious outage generates business costs way beyond the data center. If you could truly quantify what happens when your business goes down, you would need to factor in lost productivity and damaged customer relationships. And, will your business lose … Read more…

Six Ways Business Continuity Can Cost You: Because Failure is not an Option

What happens when your business goes down? Can you quantify the result of any downtime? Do you lose business? Do you lose productivity or customers? And if you do, how badly will your business’s reputation be damaged? Business continuity seeks … Read more…

Ready for Kickoff: Next-Gen Tech for the Broncos’ 2014 Season

The roar of the crowd. The lights on the field. The call of the quarterback. Attending a football game can be a thrilling experience. For many fans, the only thing that can improve the experience is a fast and reliable … Read more…

From Fad to Fundamental: The Evolving Applications of Tech Trends

What do you get when you cross 200-mph winds, thousands of bytes of data, and one unmanned aerial vehicle? The perfect storm. A recent Forbes article outlines the latest in hurricane forecasting technology: A three-foot disposable drone nicknamed “The Coyote” … Read more…

From Disaster to Happily Ever After? A Roundup of Recovery Trends

Disasters happen. And though business and IT leaders like you can’t prevent them, you can curtail the losses and costs that disasters cause — by ensuring that Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) plans are in place at your organization.

Hurricane season, flooding, tornadoes and other severe weather threats remind us once again just how important it is to be prepared with strategies that protect buildings, systems, equipment, and personnel — and also have contingencies for the loss of any or all of them. Read more…

Protect Your Business With Cloud

Every once in a while we are reminded in a very dramatic way how unforeseen events can wreak havoc on businesses. With the heavy dependency businesses have on their IT and networks, any interruption to these services is difficult to cope with – there are simply no longer any manual back-up systems in place. The 2012 Sandy storm, which disrupted thousands of businesses for many weeks, is a solid example of how large weather systems, natural disasters, travel disruptions and power outages can severely impact businesses or even force them to close. Read more…