Fire and disasters can happen at any time, which is so devastating and can have major effects in your business and your life. So it is vital to make sure you have a policy in effect that you can get your business up and running as quickly as possible. Your clients can understand this but they have a business to run and will need services or supplies while you are rebuilding. If they have to use a different supplier they might be persuaded to move if you do nothing about this or have a emergency plan to cope with this disaster. It might not be a fire it could be a technology disaster like a virus or your computer failing to give you a disaster that you have not planned for
Computers can be replaced but what can not be replaced is the information and documents that you have built up dealing with your clients, So where do you start? Well this is where we can advise you on the best options to back up and protect your data. Consider if you had a back up copy where you can install this on new machines to keep your clients, I know if I was a client and your had a back up of my data I would stay by you because you have valued me as a client. It would give me enough assurance to make sure you had a disaster plan in this eventuality. this will give me the confidence that you will get back to normal as quickly as possible.
I am sure some people believe they have a plan in case of disaster, but if you would like someone from the IT industry to come in and check your plan I would be willing to check this and give you a second opinion.
In today technology world you need to be extra cautious against things that make your business fail and give your competitors a chance to win over your clients that you have taken so long to build trust. If you do not think it will happen just look online to see how many things that can happen to your business. It is time to take action and become a proactive manager and plan for these disasters. instead of reacting to problems when they happen.
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