Business Continuity Best Practices Guide

Business continuity is essential for any business that wants to remain successful and ensure the safety of both its data and employees. To help improve business continuity, it is important to be knowledgeable about data backups, computer maintenance, and choosing the right software.

When creating a data backup plan, be sure to consider how often you will back up your data as well as where you will store your backups. Depending on the size of your business, you may want to consider using cloud-based storage solutions for redundancy purposes. Additionally, make sure that all devices that contain sensitive information have regular and secure backups stored offsite so that if something were to happen to those devices, you won't lose crucial company information.

Computer maintenance is equally important in the process of maintaining good business continuity best practices. Regularly check on the health of your physical computers or servers by running system scans and other antivirus software. In addition to scanning for viruses, be sure to update any relevant software regularly; this ensures that it stays current with industry standards and performs optimally. For example, ensuring all operating systems are up-to-date is paramount for protecting against potential security threats posed by outdated software versions with known vulnerabilities.

Finally, when deciding which software suites will work best for your business, look beyond just the cost of the licenses and really evaluate what features each one offers as well as their scalability options should your team or customer base grow over time. You may also want to research reviews from peers who have used those products before making an informed decision on which ones would work best for your company's budget and ongoing requirements.

Overall, following good business continuity best practices can help reduce risks associated with operating your business while also helping protect valuable assets such as data and employees alike in case an emergency situation arises. By keeping these tips in mind when setting up a plan—including considerations around backing up data regularly, performing regular computer maintenance checks, and selecting appropriate software suites—you can ensure optimal performance while minimizing risk of disruption due to unforeseen events such as natural disasters or cyberattacks.

Our best practices guide covers important tips for:
  • Having a backup plan
  • Protection from ransomware attacks
  • Maintaining your computers
  • Choosing the right software
Learn simple, proven IT best practices from BH Tech Connection in this guide that aims to keep your small business or start-up protected from data loss and downtime. Download your copy today!

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