Companies cannot survive if they lose access with their IT systems and the critical data and applications they contain. Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is emerging as a key answer for the hard-pressed CIO, says Trent Odgers, Enterprise Account Manager from Veeam Software South Africa. “Despite the fact that commerce depends utterly on applications and data, a Veeam study [1] found that 84 percent of CIOs globally cannot deliver the uptime that their businesses Read More
When you’re weighing up whether to do your business continuity management (BCM) yourself, or to outsource it, there are many things to take into account. By Willem Olivier, GM: Africa. ContinuitySA As we all know, the value of an effective BCM is becoming more widely appreciated as companies take sustainability more seriously. Nowhere is this more true than in Africa, where businesses are gearing up to take advantage of the continent’s opportunities but find their Read More
Cyber security is a business critical issue that can keep any executive awake at night. ContinuitySA as part of the global Business Continuity Awareness Week #BCAW2016 is hosting a Cyber Security event for senior management which will highlight the current cyber threat landscape, provide an analysis of a cyber impact and review the business response to a cyber threat. The cyber security and business resilience session will be held at ContinuitySA media briefing session in Read More
Without ensuring reliable backup and recovery of your servers and data, your business is at risk. Many factors such as industrial action, extreme weather conditions, routing upgrades or hardware failure can all lead to extensive loss of data, the consequences of which could be catastrophic to your business. Disaster Recovery as a Service, commonly known as DRaaS, is a comprehensive portfolio of services that offers a potential solution, however does it offer the full service Read More
By Ernst Wolfaardt, GM:Operations, ContinuitySA When it’s time to find premises for your new business or when you are relocating or need extra office space, it’s interesting to consider the alternatives available. Should you deliberate about office renovations, take a new building or evaluate a resilient office space? In addition to its core Business Continuity Management, ContinuitySA is offering resilient office space to companies who want the benefits of a fully managed office solution at a Read More