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Informational Update For December 1, 2011

The International Standards Organization (ISO) is developing the first-ever global business continuity standard, known as ISO 22301. The standard will be published in Q2 of 2012, but what should you do right now to get your organization ready? What does this mean for your organization's international and US-based business operations? Could certification be a competitive advantage?

Download this new Everbridge whitepaper by Dave Austin, ISO 22301 Project Team Leader.

ISO 22301 will require the adoption of current best practices, including:

  • Identifying business activities that must be resumed following a disruptive incident, through the process known as business impact analysis;

  • Identifying the risks that the organization faces that may lead to a disruptive incident;

  • defining the business continuity strategy;

  • Implementing the business continuity solutions, including defining and incident response structure, warning and communication and writing appropriate business continuity plans.

ISO 22301 certification offers objective assurance to management, customers, regulators, suppliers, partners and other interested parties that your organization has implemented good practice business continuity - and will emerge as a requirement of doing business in many countries. Want to learn more?

Cloud-based Dynamic Disaster Recovery

Cloud-based Dynamic Disaster Recovery

Thursday, December 1, 2011 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST (REGISTER NOW!)

Disaster recovery (DR) is a key driver for cloud-based data protection services. Traditional DR methods have fallen behind in technology, costs, and rapid recovery time.

Cloud-based remote disaster recovery services is not only becoming the new de-facto standard, dynamic DR will soon lead the pack with new capabilities that can auto-adjust in accordance with your DR plan. Set it and leave it. It just doesn't get any more simplified than that.

Severe Winter Weather & Your Business Continuity Plans

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST (REGISTER NOW!)

TAMP Systems will present ideas on how to deal with Severe Winter Weather and your Business Continuity Plans (BCP).

Disasters come in all shapes and sizes. When creating a Business Continuity Plan (BCP), a business is creating a document that helps plan to react to the result of a disaster and in the process hopes to minimize the losses to the business.

Revolutionizing Disaster Recovery: From Hours to Minutes

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST (REGISTER NOW!)

Disasters can strike at any time whether they're natural or man made - hardware failures, power outages, flooding, human error, bioterrorism. Minutes, hours, days without data costs companies millions. What is your cost of downtime?

When a major piece of infrastructure fails, recovery is no easy task. How well prepared are you to recover from a disaster? How quickly can you actually get your organization back up and running with end users having access to their critical data?

How's it working? Measuring Your Social Media Success

Tuesday, December 15, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST (REGISTER NOW!)

In our last of the Social Media series, we will explore your Social Media successes and failures. What is your measure of success? How will you know when you "have arrived?" How do you know if what you are doing is delivering the type of results that you want? And that assumes of course that you know the answer to that question!

Is this session we will explore social media success...what it is and how you measure it. We will look at tools to help you gauge your success and determine what tools might be best for your type of business.