Disaster Preparedness & Disaster Recovery

What Do You Need to Know About Preparing for and Recovering from Disaster?

Every business leader in Toronto has this nagging thought in the back of his/her mind.

“What if one of the disasters that I see on television were to hit the GTA?”

Usually, the thought passes pretty quickly.

Why?

Because you are a busy person, and because Southern Ontario doesn’t face the violent weather conditions seen in other parts of North America.

But you know that it’s not likely to be a storm surge with massive flooding or a tornado that steals your access to your operational data and workflow. It’s more than likely going to be one of these:

  • A fire in your facility
  • Human error
  • Localized flooding
  • Storm damage
  • A power surge
  • Ransomware
  • Vandalism
  • Cyber-criminal activity

How To Set Up A Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Plan?

Because it is statistically probable that the disaster that negatively impacts your business will be very localized in nature, it’s easier to build a disaster preparedness plan.

It’s unlikely that you will have to worry about evacuation from the region, sourcing sandbags, or stocking food and water in a storage room. Because of our area’s stable climate, it’s most likely that if a disaster impacts your facility, you’ll be able to walk to the coffee shop down the road and pull down your emails through their WiFi.

But what happens after that?

If there is no data and workflow access at your facility, how are you going to serve your customers and meet your deadlines?

The Sysoft will help you think through the following questions and find answers that are tailored to your company’s specific requirements.

Disaster Preparedness in Toronto
  • What data will you need to access?
  • What workflows are essential?
  • How does the cloud fit into the strategy?
  • How are you going to pay your employees?
  • Where are you going to work?
  • How are you going to communicate with employees and clients?
  • Where are you going to source new hardware and software if needed?

These are just a few of the dozens of questions that need to be answered in a disaster planning session.

Don’t worry.

We’ll walk you through it all and help you develop a plan that works for you.