Happy Retirement, Disaster Recovery. Business Continuity is Coming of Age

The rise of 'always-on' availability and never-off IT agility

Published April 2019


At no other time has data played such a crucial role in the success of our commercial sector, and no more so than in financial services. We can see this powerfully illustrated when we pause to consider the growth of data driven ‘technologies’ such as Artificial Intelligence and their prevalence in driving innovation in areas such as risk management, multi-channel customer experience and fraud detection.

However the more digital our businesses become, the greater the risk of downtime. The more complex our IT architectures become – running on public cloud services and hybrid platforms, spanning the globe or embracing consumerisation of IT – the more difficult and costly Disaster Recovery gets.

With the stakes so high, it’s essential to assess whether the traditional approach to Disaster Recovery is still up to the challenge.

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