If your business relies on technology tools, it is important to have a plan for what to do if they fail. For many, the recent Microsoft 365 outage was a wakeup call to the fact that they need to have a backup form of business communication. At Methodology IT we can work with you to develop and implement these plans if anything should go array.
Businesses are moving towards more modern workplaces. Many of our clients no longer utilize landlines and handle all communication electronically via platforms like Microsoft Teams, so when Microsoft 365 went down, they found themselves without any way to communicate to their clients or conduct their business.
For everything in life, to be prepared, you should always have a backup plan. In these cases of technology outages, we would recommend putting together a Disaster Recovery Plan detailing what to do if any of your virtual systems fail. That way if something happens, your business will be able to take it in stride with minimal interruption.
For example, in the case of losing your communication method of Microsoft Teams, your Disaster Recovery Plan should:
If you are working with an IT provider, it is essential to share this information with them so they can help you adjust as needed if the time comes. Additionally, you can utilize their expertise to ensure your Disaster Recovery Plan is well detailed and sure to support you through a crisis. If your business could use help creating Disaster Recovery Plans for your solutions, we would be more than happy to help you out. You can book a call with us by clicking the button below.