Surviving the maelstrom?

Surviving the maelstrom?
Catherine Doyle, regional sales director for enterprise at Dell EMC

Keeping the wheels of commerce greased means having IT systems up and running at all times. But is there more to business continuity planning than IT? Jason Walsh finds out

Disaster recovery can sound rather overdramatic: yes, disasters do occur, whether it be earthquakes, volcanoes or mass-scale terrorist attacks. The thing is, they don’t tend to happen very much in Ireland. Thinking about the word disaster on another scale, though, does suggest that the potential for a crisis is nonetheless very real: certainly, a business being unable to operate is rarely a disaster in the normal sense — but it can be a disaster for the business.

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