When Disaster Strikes: Let These VARs Tell You What Can Happen

Failing The Test

Mike Semel (pictured), a longtime VAR executive who speaks to more than 100 solution providers annually regarding business continuity, estimates that less than 50 percent of solution providers have a written business continuity plan and maybe 10 percent have tested it.

"They don't think through the idea of it's not just their employees [impacted] but their employees' families and pets. You're not coming to work if you don't know your family is OK. These things need to be considered," Semel said.

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