A hidden weakness in many organizations is that business continuity data is kept in different places, which causes confusion and can hinder access during an emergency.
In today’s post, we’ll take a look at some of the issues surrounding these so-called data silos, including the problems they cause and the benefits of eliminating them.
Many organizations of all sizes function in silos, where each business unit has its own set of compliance regulations, vendors, and processes.
This makes sense for many functions, but there is one area where it causes significant problems: business continuity (BC) and IT/disaster recovery.
This is due to the unique nature of BC and IT/DR data and the situations in which you need to access it.