While a crisis will undoubtedly cause significant disruption to an organization, a business contingency plan can help minimize the disruption.
As the Lenovo's Inside the Box blog put it:
If you’re a smallish business, (below 250 seats) you probably don’t have an offsite backup strategy. According to the National Archives & Records Administration in Washington, D.C., 93% of companies that lost their data center for 10 days or more due to a disaster filed for bankruptcy within one year of the disaster. Of those companies, 50% filed for bankruptcy immediately. A Price Waterhouse Coopers survey calculated that a single incident of data loss costs businesses an average of $10,000.Our staff have extensive experience in the banking and financial side of IT and are able to offer effective Business Contingency Planning and Disaster Recovery (BCP / DR) solutions that add redundancy to the critical functions and processes that are necessary to keep your organization running.
Denphone offers both general Business Contingency Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery (DR) solutions and consulting as well as phone system specific BCP and DR programs.
The steps followed to create a general BCP and DR solution are as follows:
Following this process allows the creation of optimum recoverability of critical business functions.
The service can be initiated from any mobile telephone or regular telephone in the world, and is integrated with multiple local and long distance telephone providers for maximum robustness in emergencies.
Denphone also offers cost effective DR site roll-out solutions.