Disaster in Your Online IT? It’s Not the Cloud, It’s You!

As systems and technologies become more and more complicated, they also become more vulnerable to failure. It may big or it may be little, but when you have 100 moving parts where before you only had 10, your chance of breakdown is likely to increase. On the other hand, some technologies aim specifically to prevent such failure. Others, by good fortune, have resistance to failure built in. IT applications for example can now run in the cloud, where virtualisation and data replication increases overall reliability and resilience dramatically. “Phew”, you say to yourself, “at last technology that won’t put my business at risk”. Unfortunately, there is an even bigger risk that technology cannot help you with. Read more