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Information technologies for business continuity: an implementation framework

Information technologies for business continuity: an implementation framework Purpose – The paper aims at identifying key information technology enablers for business continuance. Design/methodology/approach – The paper provides an analysis of the issues surrounding communication technology downtime and business continuity. Findings – To be competitive, today's business has to be continuous from a data availability perspective and agile with regard to data access. System and/or application downtime are not an option in modern business since each hour, even minute, of downtime may generate negative financial effects. A framework for the design and implementation of a server operating environment for business continuance is presented. Originality/value – Analyses an important issue in the business environment. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Information Management & Computer Security Emerald Publishing

Information technologies for business continuity: an implementation framework

Information Management & Computer Security , Volume 14 (5): 17 – Oct 1, 2006

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2006 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0968-5227
DOI
10.1108/09685220610717754
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Abstract

Purpose – The paper aims at identifying key information technology enablers for business continuance. Design/methodology/approach – The paper provides an analysis of the issues surrounding communication technology downtime and business continuity. Findings – To be competitive, today's business has to be continuous from a data availability perspective and agile with regard to data access. System and/or application downtime are not an option in modern business since each hour, even minute, of downtime may generate negative financial effects. A framework for the design and implementation of a server operating environment for business continuance is presented. Originality/value – Analyses an important issue in the business environment.

Journal

Information Management & Computer SecurityEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 1, 2006

Keywords: Business environment; Production downtime; Communication technologies; Business continuity

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