Business Continuity

Is your business continuity plan good enough?

As technology becomes more and more sophisticated, relying on backups as your primary continuity plan can leave your business in a critical state. If disaster hits, you could be looking at hours or even days of downtime, costing you time and money from every angle.

The four biggest causes of business disasters are:

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Hardware Failure

Hardware, such as hard drives, memory, CPU and fans fail and break. The time it takes to fix IT affects productivity. Can your business run without IT?

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Natural Disaster

Fire, theft, flood, storms, power failure, each of these can leave your business without data or system access for an unknown length of time.

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Ransomware locks down your computers until you pay. But the real cost is in the downtime your business suffers and the price of recovery.

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Human Error

From accidental deletions to unlocked computers and wrong access levels to critical data, your staff can sometimes be your greatest risk.

What will it cost you when it does?

Our Downtime Calculator can show you.

The Truth About Disasters

They can happen to any business at any time and the downtime they cause is truly catastrophic, many businesses never recover. 

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Downtime is Common

90% of companies experience some form of downtime, which may result in loss of data, security, productivity, and revenue.

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Disastrous Situations

Disasters that cause downtime may be a result of hardware failure, human error, or natural disaster.

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(Down) Time is Money

An hour of downtime costs $8,000 for a small company, $74,000 for a medium company, and $700,000 for a large enterprise.

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Recovery is Painful

The agerage time it takes a business to recover from disaster is 18.5 hours, but 43% of companies never totally recover.

The ability to avert pending disasters and effectively deal the ones that do occur starts with understanding a basic principle.


” Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail “

Only 6% of companies without a disaster recovery plan survive a disaster


In today’s business world, disaster planning should encompass disasters of all types and sizes: fires, floods, fraud, ransomware, cyber-attacks, power or IT system failure, human error, acts of terror, and other unthinkable scenarios. While the type of disaster varies the impact is common: Data and operational downtime is what becomes truly disastrous.

You shouldn’t settle for just a disaster recovery or backup plan.  What you need is a holistic, Intelligent Business Continuity solution that is reliable, simple, and quick. Virtual IT Managed Services offer a business continuity solution that is visible, scalable, and affordable.

With secure local virtualisation solutions and a hybrid cloud backup, if disaster strikes, your entire infrastructure (physical or virtual) is virtualised instantly, empowering you to continue your business operations without losing any data, incurring any damage, or experiencing any downtime.

How we deliver business continuity

Business continuity means we take care of your technology to ensure your IT Just Works, leaving you free to focus on your business. In fact, we’ve built our Intelligent Business Continuity Solution to eliminate the risk of data loss from disasters.  It’s an end-to end approach that protects your data before disaster strikes and gets your business back up and running in minutes if it does.