Retarus Press Release:
Highly Effective Disaster Prevention with Retarus Email Continuity
According to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2020, cyber incidents have grown to become by far the biggest business risk for companies. As soon as IT systems are no longer running, crucial business processes come to a standstill. When operations are disrupted, the resulting costs can quickly reach millions of dollars. As 100 percent fail-safety can never be guaranteed for any part of a business, effective business continuity management and sound plans for keeping IT operations running in times of crisis have become essential for companies.
“Given that email is a key communication medium in businesses across Asia Pacific, being reachable and having backup systems in place in the event of email infrastructure downtime is mission-critical. By allowing businesses to switch to a backup system in flash, Retarus Email Continuity helps prevent commercial losses and damage to business reputation, with email communication remaining unaffected,” says Dylan Castagne, Managing Director, Retarus Asia.
Secure Email Operations
With the state-of-the-art failover service Retarus Email Continuity, companies remain productive even if their own email infrastructures become unavailable, for instance during server and cloud downtimes or security incidents.In such cases, the service steps in and ensures that the impacted company’s email communication continues running uninterrupted.
Immediately, the service reroutes the emails to a server independent of its own email system, ensuring that communication with business partners, customers, and colleagues remains smooth and free of disruption.
Added Value for Customers
Retarus’ Email Continuity Service provides significant added value for companies aiming to implement a comprehensive cyber security strategy, made clearly evident in the “Secure Email Gateway – Market Quadrant” market analysis published by the Radicati Group in fall 2019. According to the experts, Retarus’ Email Continuity Services fulfill key criteria for effective disaster prevention.
“More than ever, business continuity management needs to be considered an integral component of the business strategy,” says Martin Hager, founder and CEO at Retarus. “Email has a key role to play in continuity, as it has become the main communication channel for companies, both within the company and with external partners. Retarus’ Email Continuity service is an essential component in disaster prevention, enabling companies to seamlessly continue communicating via email, even when the infrastructure has failed.”
How can a company ensure that its employees can continue communicating without interruption despite failing infrastructure, allowing business-critical processes to stay up and running? Find out more in the Retarus whitepaper titled “Ensure email operation”.
With its outstanding solutions and services, intelligent infrastructure, and patented technology, Retarus manages communication for companies worldwide. Retarus’ state-of-the-art technologies, highly available data centers, and innovative cloud messaging platform offer maximum security, maximum performance, and business continuity. With experience in steering information flows at the enterprise level, Retarus ensures that information is transferred securely and reliably to the right place, at the right time, in the right format—since 1992 and with now 15 subsidiaries on four continents. Seventy-five percent of DAX 30, half of all EURO STOXX 50, and 25 percent of S&P100 companies rely on Retarus services. Our long-standing customers include Adidas, Bayer, BT, DHL, DZ Bank, Honda, Mitsubishi, Panasonic and Sony.