Crashes, Disasters, Failures, Disruptions—Business Continuity in the Cloud

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Published on February 21, 2014

Author: Genesys

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There were $59.4 billion in damages from natural disasters in the U.S. in 2011.1

Business continuity is not optional, the Cloud ensures your services continue through interruptions like IT system crashes, natural disasters, power failures, network carrier service disruptions, lack of available critical applications, and more. With millions of dollars in revenue and customer satisfaction rates at stake, your contact center must be a key part of disaster recovery plan and business continuity strategy. In return, you’ll deliver on your brand promise.

Learn how to keep your business up and running and your customers confident and loyal.

A survey of over 250 IT managers conducted by Frost & Sullivan in 2012 revealed that only 31 percent of those managers agreed that their organizations are prepared to handle outages and disasters.

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1Annual Disaster Statistical Review 2011: The Numbers and Trends, Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters, July 2012

Crashes, Disasters, Failures, Disruptions— Business Continuity in the Cloud SPEAKERS Rod McLane Solutions Marketing Director Genesys @rmclane Ian Jacobs Customer Experience Evangelist Genesys @iangjacobs

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Agenda •Introduction •Why is Business Continuity so important? •Discussion of Business Continuity and the Cloud •Audience Q+A 3 3 © 2014, Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved.

How do you react and manage during extraordinary events?

How can you keep your employees productive? 5 © 2014, Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved.

How do you take care of your customers? 6 © 2014, Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved.

Today’s Business Environment • Demanding, Intolerant, and Vulnerable Enterprise contact centers drive $millions in revenue today • Service availability impacts the customer experience • Natural and manmade disasters are difficult to manage • Tenacious global competition quickly seizes opportunities • Impact of disasters can be costly • 809 deaths & $59B in damages in 2011 • 18,500 fires with $625M in damages • 518 workplace homicides in 2010 • 7 © 2014, Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved.

Business Continuity and the Cloud 8 © 2014, Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved.

What is Business Continuity? Business continuity encompasses a loosely-defined set of planning, preparatory and related activities which are intended to ensure that an organization's critical business functions will either continue to operate despite serious incidents or disasters that might otherwise have interrupted them, or will be recovered to an operational state within a reasonably short period. As such, business continuity includes three key elements: • Resilience • Recovery • Contingency 9 © 2014, Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved.

Enterprises Feel Unprepared 10 © 2014, Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved.

Cloud Adoption Outstripping Total Market Total Hosted Contact Center Market 11 © 2014, Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved.

Business Continuity and the Global Workforce 74% Of IT decision makers surveyed said that fewer than half their employees are set up to work remotely 12 © 2014, Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved.

Questions? 13 © 2014, Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. All rights reserved.

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