Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Business Continuity and the Cloud

Jan 18, 2017 - Does your business continuity plan leverage the advantages of the Cloud? If not, perhaps you should consider if it should. While there are some security issues to consider when moving to the Cloud, there also are many benefits that may be derived. Take a look at this week’s articles to see if a move to the Cloud might help strengthen your business continuity and disaster recovery plans.

An emerging viable tool for disaster recovery is the cloud. (Item #1)   Business continuity may be taking on a new flavor as the cloud gains prominence. (Item #2)   New disaster recovery as-a-service (DRaaS) solutions designed for the public cloud have changed the business resiliency game. (Item #3)

No insurance policy will help employees continue working if they don’t have access to business-critical applications. (Item #4)   The next generation of firewalls can be used as effective business continuity tools (Item #5)   The jury is still out on whether using cloud-based services increases or decreases the likelihood of business interruptions. (Item #6)

If you are interested in more info about Cloud Computing and some things to consider about it, you can review the July 27th issue of the NewsBriefs at

For the full issue, click here.

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