How Can I Protect My Business From a Disaster?

There’s no place like home. We love sunny Florida. Any Floridan will tell you however, how quickly that sunshine can change. Natural disasters such as lightning, hurricanes, flooding, fires and bears all threaten our business. Ok, maybe not bears but they do often times show up just as unexpectedly. On top of that, you have to worry about cyber attacks and theft, human error, equipment failure and system disasters. Every business owner knows how important their data is  but unfortunately, most businesses do not take preventative measures to protect their data until a disaster strikes and by then it’s too late, the damage is already done. IT disasters are costly and most businesses are unable to recover. Protecting your data is absolutely crucial. You simply can’t afford to take a risk. Protect your business with a Disaster Recovery Plan.

Companies that lose their data will shut down within:
6 months
2 years
5 years
of businesses don’t have a reliable backup solution

IT Disaster Recovery Plan

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Cyber Disaster Recovery Plan

Hackers have declared war on businesses everywhere, particularly small and medium sized businesses who do not have a managed security service to prevent security breaches or have the ability to recover stolen data. Ransomware has emerged as the preferred method of attack and is responsible for billions of dollars stolen from businesses.

Ransomware targeted at small & med. businesses
  • Ransomware
  • Viruses
  • Phishing
  • Denial of Service
  • Spyware
  • Botnets
  • Trojans
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Natural Disaster Recovery Plan

Your data is too important to lose. A natural disaster can devastate your business by destroying your document files, business emails, employee and customer records, financial records and other invaluable data. The cost of downtime, lost sales, damaged equipment, strained client relationships, a damaged reputation and wasted resources all put your business in serious danger.

A managed It Disaster Recovery Plan can have your business up and running almost immediately and will allow you to have cloud access to all your data.

  • Lightning
  • Fires
  • Floods
  • Hurricanes
  • Tornados
  • Earthquakes
Businesses close due to Natural Disasters
Natural Disasters A Year
Natural Disasters since 2010
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Human Error Data Recovery Plan
Downtime caused by human error
  • File Deletion
  • File Override
  • Power Failure
  • Email Threats
  • Security Vulnerabilities
  • End of Employment
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System Disaster Recovery Plan

% of Businesses that experience the following failures:

  • Hardware Failure
  • Hard Drive Crash
  • Software Errors
  • Data Corruption

Data Backup and Recovery Services

Protecting your business means preparing for the worst possible disaster. Disaster recovery planning takes into account all of the critical files, apps, software and other data that you need to run your business. This data can be accessed anywhere, anytime in your secure cloud storage.

Your data is backed and stored in multiple locations for data recovery and transfer. You don’t have to worry about corrupted files, malware or ransomware.

Easily access your secure cloud anywhere and anytime using your laptop, desktop, tablet, smartphone and other mobile devices.

If disaster strikes, your entire infrastructure (physical or virtual) is virtualized instantly, allowing you to continue business operations without losing data or experiencing downtime.

Protect your business from malicious attacks, natural disasters, system errors or human error. Easily restore data from the cloud.

Have a tried and true plan for disaster. Evaluate your team’s level of preparedness and know how to keep the communication flowing.


Business Continuity Planning

Your future is only as promising as your Business Continuity Plan

Business Continuity Planning is the proactive and preventive strategy taken before a disaster happens. In order to best prepare however, you need an understanding of it’s vulnerabilities so that you can safeguard against threats. Every data protection plan starts with evaluating those needs and ensuring you have a strategy to minimize downtime. A Disaster Recovery Plan makes sure your data is safe and recoverable, however business continuity planning is the essential element of that plan that ensures your business is able to operate continuously despite disaster.

If all your equipment and hardware was destroyed, would you have recovery systems in place to continue running your business? How will you access files and programs you need? Do you have the ability to communicate with the rest of the team and do you have emergency contacts? Do they know their roles and responsibilities in the event of a disaster?With a well thought out business continuity plan, your entire business infrastructure will be recoverable. Redundant copies of all data are made and stored in multiple locations including critical data, systems, desktops, and servers. Tests are run to assess threats and vulnerabilities including cyber attack simulations.

GoSummIT offers a FREE NETWORK EVALUATION to help you understand the key components of recovery and identify vital areas where you may be at risk. We can help you put together a comprehensive plan that emphasizes cost-efficiency, flexibility, and scalability for your entire organization and work within your existing environment to implement a responsive and dependable system.


Benefits of Managed IT Services for Business Continuity

Our Managed IT Services put all the pieces of the puzzle together for a complete picture. We You won’t have to worry about security threats, disasters, tech support, email configuration, cloud support or any other IT issue. All your needs are consolidated into one easy plan.

Managed Support

Have confidence and be ready for anything. With a managed business continuity plan you will be able to minimize downtime, save on costly expenses, and have full time support and training from our GosummIT team. We take a proactive role in monitoring your network for threats and risks.

Cyber Security Training

The most effective strategy in fighting malicious attacks is security awareness training. Learn how to identify security threats and implement best practices to prevent common mistakes. Learn more about cyber security and how to establish a human firewall to effectively block cyber attacks.

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