Articles That Help You Build and Run your Dream SAP Team

Then the unthinkable happens.

30 minutes before kickoff, your all star quarterback is puking his guts out from some bad seafood the night before. The doc says he’ll recover: in 3 days. Now, the only thing standing between success and failure is your backup.

Just how good are your backups?

The worst time to find out how good your data backup procedures have been is when you need to recover from a SAP failure. Sadly, it takes many companies an agonizingly slow recovery event to realize how antiquated their processes have been.

If you don’t want that to be you, then you must examine your strategy for taking backups of your SAP and non-SAP production systems.

Now!

Your backup processes need some real game experience, pronto!

Just like an NFL team, if your backups never get any real game pressure playing time, they’re not going to be battle tested. You have to verify your backups work in case of a data center failure. If you want to be ready for a quick recovery, there’s no way around this.

With your thin budget, and odds of failure low, you might be tempted to wring a few more years out of your current processes.

Already have a backup process, and can’t afford elaborate recovery planning too?

That’s every IT director’s battle, isn’t it? But consider this. Why do you suppose the coast guard spends 8 hours a day practicing the same drills / situations day after day to save lives? Is it to just waste taxpayer money? No. It’s for when there’s an emergency, every one pounces to respond without wasting precious time.

For you, every minute wasted in recovery adds up to $100s - $1000’s of dollars per hour being flushed down the drain. So the real question is, can you afford not to make sure you have a flawless recovery process in place?

Don’t overlook asking for affordable help outside your company

There’s not a coach in the NFL who doesn’t spend the off season asking for help to shore up his team’s weakness. We’re not suggesting you spend your two weeks vacation working. However, there are scores of experts who specialize in helping you establishing the process of daily backups, periodic verification and audit of your backup/recovery process.

These experts can give you industry best practices for ensuring disaster recovery. And in some cases, even support you for establishing and running this procedure.

If you want the quickest recovery from data disasters as possible, then make sure your backup and recovery processes can flawlessly execute when needed. Whether you do that in house, or ask for help, you’ll find the investment now is a fraction of what a long recovery would cost you later.

Next step

If you’d like some help putting these steps into practice, give us a call (or fill the form below and send to us). We’re happy to meet and discuss your situation.

Thanks !






  • Logo 1
  • Logo 2
  • Logo 3
  • Logo 4
  • Logo 5
  • Logo 6
  • Logo 1
  • Logo 2
  • Logo 3
  • Logo 4
  • Logo 5
  • Logo 6
  • Logo 1
  • Logo 2
  • Logo 3
  • Logo 4
  • Logo 5
  • Logo 6
  • Apprisia team members have provided us high quality SAP services while ensuring security of our enterprise data.

    IT Director, Chemical Major, USA
  • The Apprisia team surpassed every other vendor we talked to in terms of understanding how to approach our challenges and achieve our business goals.

    Project Manager, Patrimonio, Mexico
  • Apprisia's SAP development model through onsite consultants and offsite consultants is streamlined, secure and effective.

    Managing Director, Kommunale Informationsverarbeitung, Germany
  • We all appreciate the chance of working with experienced and highly skilled team as yours. Thank you for your commitment.

    Manager, BI Application Development, Pharmaceutical Major, Bulgaria
  • I have recently talked to the folks in Purchasing, and they all said that SAP support has really gotten better. Thank you very much for your hard work in improving this.

    IT Manager, Chemical Major, USA