5 Ways Disaster Recovery Planning Can Increase Profitability
No matter what your primary business is, your business is also data. Protecting your client data and your business functions is the only way to maintain credibility in your field. Proper disaster recovery planning is the key to maintaining one hundred percent uptime and by extension, increasing your profitability. Here are five ways that DRP helps grow your business:
1. DRP Lowers Insurance Premiums
Disaster recovery planning allows your business to negotiate lower commercial insurance premiums by improving risk practice. This can also apply to your attorney, accountant, MSP and other professional service providers. As you engage in DRP processes you can consult with your insurance company to determine whether planning for disaster contingencies Ask for input from your insurance company about how this process might reduce your premiums.
2. Leverage Process Engineering
Part of the disaster recovery process necessitates process engineering as you deconstruct your processes to understand the underlying risks, potentially revealing opportunities for streamlining and saving resources. Greater efficiency = greater client satisfaction.
3. Systems Enable the Business to Scale and Grow
Consistent processes and checklists allow your business to scale and grow while producing consistent and reproducible results. Automating backups ensures total peace of mind.
4. Become a More Competitive Supplier
Enterprises explicitly consider business continuity measures of vendors and governments ask small businesses to self-certify that they are prepared for disaster. Prepared businesses are more competitive to win contract awards and grow revenues. When you can recover in as little as 6 seconds, customers see dependability.
5. Enhance Your Brand
Being prepared for disaster means that you make fewer needless demands on first responders and other public resources, positioning your business as a caring, competitive employer.
Horn IT is a Datto backup services provider. Horn and Datto can help design your disaster recovery plan and ensure that you have the infrastructure in place to prepare for anything. Give us a call at 888-429-5177 to find out how.
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