Why Your Business Continuity Plan Needs the Cloud

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In a recent blog post, we told you what a business continuity plan is and why you need one. Today, we'll take that advice even further by showing you the one tool that can make it all happen: cloud services.

Why Are Cloud Services Key?

As the business world becomes increasingly complex and new digital threats arise every day, your business continuity plan will need to remain flexible. As such, you can't rely on hardware, legacy systems, and software that can't be integrated; the result will be a piecemeal approach--one that anchors you to outdated and ultimately inefficient solutions.

Luckily, there's a far more effective solution: cloud services.

Cloud solutions, often delivered as part of IT services, are a fast, reliable, and flexible framework upon which to build your business continuity plan. Here are just a few benefits of this approach:

Scalable solutions

Unlike hardware and other outdated solutions, cloud services can be scaled up or down to meet your needs--and, better yet, you can continue scaling these solutions as your company changes. That means you'll never be paying for elements your business continuity plan doesn't need.

Reduced costs

It can quickly get expensive to manage all the variables involved in business continuity, especially if those variables are all siloed in separate, incompatible systems. By building your plan around cloud services, you'll cut costs across the board, allowing you to focus resources on one unified approach.

Improved efficiency

Cloud services allow you to come up with backup plans for your backup plans. Take, for example, your data storage. If one data storage center fails, cloud services allow you to seamlessly switch to another without losing time, money, or sensitive information.


Cloud services are perhaps the most effective foundation for your business continuity plan. Scalable, cost-effective, and highly efficient, cloud services allow you to prepare for the worst in all the best ways possible.

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