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  • Cost of Downtime Infographic 2015

    We recently created the above Cost of Downtime infographic to highlight some recent findings around the cost of downtime. According to the findings there are some interesting call outs such as the 41% increase in the cost per minute ($7,900 in 2013, and $5,600 in 2010) associated with downtime in the period from 2010 to 2013. Another interesting finding is the

  • Continuity Co., LLC Recognized as a Top 20 Most Promising Disaster Recovery Solution Provider

    We are very proud to announce that Continuity Co., LLC has been recognized globally as a Top 20 Most Promising Disaster Recovery Solution Provider of 2015 by CIOReview Magazine. Let’s face it, it is not everyday the work we do gets recognized. In fact when you do such a great job, our clients can easily forget we are even there. Unless

  • WorkPlace Violence and What to Do About It

    It was about five years ago that I wrote my first article on workplace violence on Disaster Preparedness Blog, and I am sad to say not much has changed in the last several years. According to OSHA, nearly 2 million American workers report having been victims of workplace violence each year, and homicide is the leading cause of death for woman in the

  • Recent Incident at Google Data Center Highlights Cloud Alone Can’t Protect Your Data

    In a recent blog post called The Cloud Is Not Enough we discussed why it is important to take additional steps to protect your data to ensure disaster recovery. Just a few days ago a Google data center located in Belgium was repeatedly struck by lightning causing data to be wiped from their hard drives. While some of the damaged

  • Business Impact Analysis 101

    Business Impact Analysis 101 Get The Facts The Business Impact Analysis (BIA) is the foundation and building block of your business continuity program. Done correctly, your planning phase and strategy selection should go smoothly and your plan will be sound. Unfortunately, many plans are ineffective and this can often be traced back to issues with the BIA. I’ve witnessed many