Hurricane Matthew: Disaster Preparedness Advisory

matthewWe are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Matthew. While the storm is still a few days away from approaching the East Coast, the National Weather Service has predicted the possible areas of impact to include the coastal and midlands regions of South Carolina.

Now is the time to take responsibility to enable your business to continue to operate through whatever storm it is forced to weather.  Our mission is to support you to ensure that your organization can to continue to deliver your products or services at acceptable predefined levels following a disruptive incident, and ensure optimized, speedy recovery and restoration of your data and applications.

To prepare your business, the following critical activities need to take place as part of a comprehensive disaster preparedness plan:

  • Review and validate your disaster recovery plan
  • Review and validate your business continuity plan
  • Verify backups are running and test restores
  • Verify your team is prepared for work stoppage  and resumption tasks
  • Validate your IT infrastructure is sound, up-to-date and stable

All too often, we find that companies overrate their level of readiness. When an emergency or disruption hits – chaos and confusion ensue, rather than quick response and recovery.  Resolve to be resilient by carving some time out ahead of the storm to focus on your preparedness efforts.

We will continue to monitor this storm very closely, and are here to help you prepare.  Let us know how we can assist by giving us a call at 843.352.0130, shoot us an e-mail.

The Bluetowne Team