Disasters are very unfortunate events that cause the interruption of many activities in our lives and for business, this often translates into massive loss and the interruption of service delivery. The business will be forced to come to a stop in the event of a disaster and if they do not have a plan to stay active and delivering services to their customers, they will be out for much longer and it will also be very costly to get back up and operative. Service delivery in the event of disasters requires a plan and a design that is effective and targets the customers more accurately. By ensuring the customers are able to reach the business even when there are multiple disasters that are happening, then the business will be more reliable and it will be in a position to make much more profit in this way.
Avoiding the interruption of business processes also means that the business does not get to see itself out of business or stopped momentarily due to the disaster. Instead, it can stay afloat regardless of the current tide in the sea of information and still acceptably deliver to its customers. Databases and other information infrastructure that has been put in place for the business to run on the internet should be capable of going on even when there is a disaster such as a terrible storm or another disaster.
The maintenance of service delivers to the customers, even in the face of a disaster. The customers will reach these services over the web applications and websites set aside for their use. The business should be able to keep their applications on the website running continuously. In many cases, it is advisable to have redundant systems that can run the application on another continent when one of the data centers has gone off. Planning the information architecture to counter for moments when one data center is unreachable means that the business will keep running and profit, and the customers will not have to be disappointed when they do not have access to the business.
By distributing the information systems over several continents, the business is able to make sure that it is able to keep on running and continue its operations even when there are some of the components of the architecture missing from the picture. Customers will be very pleased to access the information services even in the face of a disaster and for the information age, staying up against the disaster is a show of the seriousness with which the customer information is regarded and handled. The designers of the information systems intend that these applications are able to run without running into problems by distributing them and backing up information which will keep the application continuously running and providing services to the customers no matter what the prevailing conditions might be.