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business continuity

The plan that keeps the company operating and servicing customers in the event of a power outage, IT malfunction or major disaster.

BC/DR Means Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery
Business continuity embraces all the operations in a company, including how employees function in compromised situations. Disaster recovery deals with the backup of IT assets, which have to be re-deployed in the event of a calamity. The two disciplines overlap, and the BC/DR acronym is often used. See disaster recovery.
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Companies that fail to create detailed crisis management and business continuity plans are likely to find themselves at peril.
Because the university team had bundled the risk assessment in with business continuity and disaster planning, the effort could be funded by a grant that Mason had received for business continuity.
While Thompson Hine executives negotiated with local conference centers to provide space for employees in case of catastrophic damage to facilities, IT personnel began the process of implementing their business continuity solution.
In addition, Gregory Ferris, the executive director of Global Business Continuity for Morgan Stanley, discussed overall business continuity and disaster preparedness.
BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING IS A HIGH-PROFILE task within an organization, of personal interest to the CFO, the CEO and the board of directors.
As a global business community, we are faced with an unprecedented level of risk - the Global Business Continuity Awareness Week will play a vital role in reinforcing this message by getting people to think about the aftermath of the recent economic, cyber and natural disasters," Bird added.
The approach gives the IT administrators the ability to monitor and maintain business continuity from anywhere they have terminal access to the network--whether from across the hall, across the country or around the world.
11, those responsible for business continuity planning are faced with a new regulatory environment.
Location, Location, Location -- A business continuity site doesn't have to be buried deep into the side of a mountain like NORAD.
Increased importance of data security and business continuity: Following global events that have painfully illustrated the consequence of data for today's businesses, data protection and business continuity have taken center stage in IT planning and boardroom conversations.
But while the topic of temperature in a corporate environment might once have referred to HVAC settings, today it involves a far more serious subject -- business continuity planning (i.
Leading North American Technology Consulting Firm to Offer AcXess Business Continuity Solutions

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