The Importance of a Business Disaster Recovery Plan
Did you know that a large percentage of small businesses that close due to severe weather damage do not reopen.
In order to prevent your business from being another statistic, it is critical to prepare now.
Disasters come in many forms. They can be natural or man-made. They can happen with time to protect life and property, or they can happen in seconds, leaving no time to react. Because you have no control over this, you need to have a Business Disaster Recovery Plan in place, in advance, that protects company employees and property and provides steps to recover and keep your business open.
- Setting up backup systems.
- Helping protect your data.
- Keeping your communications up and running.
- Setting up remote access to your systems and data.
- Helping you establish a telephone system and procedure that keeps communications open with employees and customers.
Snow, Ice, Hurricanes and Severe Weather
Every June, the Hampton Roads market starts buzzing about Hurricanes. Hurricane season begins June 1st and lasts throughout the summer and fall, ending November 30th. During that time, the community is under the threat of storms, bringing high winds, flooding rain and storm surge. While our coast is vulnerable to the threat of hurricanes, there are other potential disasters to consider like:
Types of Severe Weather:
Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Hail, Nor’easters, Flooding, Lightening, Ice and Snow Storms.
Other Forms of Disaster Emergencies:
Power Loss, Terrorism, Fire, Chemical and Fuel Spills and Bio-Hazards.
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Hampton Roads Communication Technologies (HRCT) provides quality business telecommunications solutions, like Business Telephone Systems to companies and organizations throughout the Hampton Roads Virginia cities of Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Newport News and Hampton, north into Williamsburg and south into the Outer Banks of North Carolina. HRCT keeps your company connected. 24 Hour Emergency Service Available. Call today 757-399-3350.