Disaster Recovery (DR) is a crucial component of a protection strategy, but many businesses find themselves feeling limited by the apparent cost and effort of traditional DR, which often involves a considerable upfront investment and can be unreliable, labour-intensive and time-consuming. The IT systems at Daniel Thwaites underpin their most essential business operations, and the customer experience at a Daniel Thwaites establishment depends on reliable infrastructure at every step from check in to check out.
A long recovery process can have a substantial commercial impact, whereas with a Managed Protection Service, the business is equipped to quickly and efficiently handle any disaster situation, reducing the risk of negatively impacting their customers, staff, revenues and reputation.
As part of their infrastructure, Daniel Thwaites has six servers hosting some of their business-critical applications. If these servers went down due to a fire, flood, power outage or system failure, they could lose access to key systems and, most critically, ERP processes would be effected.
We chose ANS as a partner because the strength of their technical team is unmatched. Although they are IT experts, it was obvious that they understood what we needed from a business perspective, and they were able to merge the two viewpoints and deliver a solution that gives us exactly what we need. Irvin Aldridge, IT Manager, Daniel Thwaites
With their applications and data secured, Daniel Thwaites can stop spending time and resources on simply managing and maintaining their IT systems and instead focus on driving and improving their business.