Beyond Disaster Recovery – Becoming Business Resilient

Any risk, whether opportunity or threat, requires a response from your business. This is what keeps the money rolling in. Whether it’s a planned or unplanned risk, your business resilience is what differentiates your response to this risk. If you respond inappropriately or too slowly, you could lose ground to your competitors.

Business Resilience 2

Often there is confusion between Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. Typically Business Continuity plans describe how an organization can recover and resume business operations following a disruptive incident. By contrast, Disaster Recovery plans describe the steps to take to recover and restore normal operations to IT infrastructure elements, such as networks, servers, data centers, operating systems, applications and data.

Understanding Business Resilience

Resilience is the ability of a business or organization to return to its original operational status after it has been impacted by a disruptive or disastrous event.
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Hadoop and Big Data Analytics

Gartner defines Big Data as “high volume, velocity and variety information assets that demand cost-effective, innovative forms of information processing for enhanced insight and decision making”.

Big data is data that, by virtue of its velocity, volume, or variety (the three Vs), cannot be easily stored or analyzed with traditional methods.

Big Data Characteristics

The term covers each and every piece of data your organization has stored till now. It includes all the data stored both on-premises or in the cloud. It could be papers, digital, structured and non-structured data within your company.
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Possible Brexit looms large over the IT sky

Britain will get to vote on the referendum in the United Kingdom about European Union membership on June 23, (the scenario in which the UK leaves the EU). Whatever the possible outcome will be, the so-called “Brexit” will have more than its share of ups and downs and it will definitely influence the UK’s economy. While Europe’s information technology industries would not spend sleepless nights, the same cannot be said about Britain.

Brexit referendum - June 23

But what does the #Brexit means for the Cloud Computing industry. Brexit is a potential Operational Risk and has a real impact on individual companies. Employees, customers, suppliers, investors and investments will all feel the heat from this decision. Here are some areas where it is most likely to impact your organization.

Sysfore can help you tide over this confusion, in case Britain agrees for a Brexit. Having over a decade’s worth of cloud expertise, we can make the smooth transition from a UK data center to any region of your choice. Contact us at info@sysfore.com or call us to know more.
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