A recent report published by a large storage vendor, highlighted that close to 74% of IT decision-makers in South Africa are not confident they could fully recover after a disaster. The report also highlighted that Disaster Response (DR) plans are usually only reviewed after a disaster and not before, and that IT budgets often don’t really take DR plans or the need for them, into cognisance.
Business needs to remember that when certain aspects of the business go down, the impact to the rest of the supply chain can be devastating. It is important to always have alternatives in place in order to spread the risk as much as possible.
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