Take the Time to Prepare NOW so You are Ready if Disaster Strikes!

A disaster recovery plan is something every business needs, but something most businesses don’t have. Why?  There are several reasons, but most people don’t know where to start. There are a lot of moving parts, and just about every aspect of the business needs to be included.

When people think of disasters, they generally envision earthquakes, tornados or hurricanes–catastrophic events that devastate communities. But for a business, a disaster can be something as small as a failed server, building fire or a burst plumbing pipe. These events rarely make the news, but can have a devastating impact on a business, often bringing operations to a standstill.

Creating a basic, executable disaster recovery plan is one of the most important steps you can take to protect your business and ensure its survival – no matter what the scenario.

To help you get started, use this Business Continuity Resource Worksheet from FEMA.gov to identify resources you will need should you have to restore business operations in the event of a disaster.