about BCS Services
The importance of Disaster Recovery
(DR) / why should
businesses have to
do DR? Ans: Disaster Recovery (DR) will
allow enterprises to operate continuously
in the event of crisis. Most organizations
should do the DR because they can keep
with customers or suppliers, and make
no loss of revenue from business interruption.
the other hands, this is also making a
good image of the organization in terms
backup center. Currently, there are many
regulations that apply to businesses and
of those requirements is forced to do
a Disaster Recovery,such as Banking and
companies. So, Disaster Recovery is necessary
for business requirement as reference
of Bank of Thailand or SET.
kind of DR that Metro Systems Corp., PLC
Provides? And how is different? Ans: Metro
Systems Corp.,PLC offers 3 types of
services as follow;
Site Service is to provide
a backup computer center in the
crisis event which can use when this
happens. Its takes time to bring
the systems up but cost is low.
Warm Site Services
is to provide a backup computer center
crisis event.This service can provide
computer and network systems in
advanced.The authorities’customer can
come to MSC Campus for updating
data.Duration to bring the system up
is depending on number of data
updated. Installation cost of service
Hot Site Services is
to provide a backup computer center
in the crisis
event.This service can provide computer
and network systems in advanced
including the ability to update the
data by using software to update
the data. By this, the system can start
up faster and the cost is higher.
cost of making each service is different?
Yes, details as refer in
kind of business or organization that has
Ans: Depending on company policies to see
whether it is important or not. But, there
are certain requirements that force organizations
to do such as requirements of Bank
of Thailand and also ISO certified.
kind of factors that management considering
Ans: Depending on the damage (value) that
an organization will be lost. For example;
business cannot continue in one day, the
company have to lose money for about 10
This will allow the organization decide
to setup appropriate DR Site that can help
damage which might occur if a business cannot
there any disadvantages or limitations to
setup DR Site?
DR Site is really similar to insurance.
This may be or may not be used. But if it
to have DR Site will allow organizations
to continue their business. Hence, DR Site
not do only cost, but companies can take
test the system once a year to prepare for
crisis happens.Limitations of DR Site is
depends on how much management pay attend
There will be a team to involve with making
effective DR Site.