What services support Digital Resilience?

During the last decades, the business world has experienced a massive digital transformation in which, mainly, the advantages of cloud computing and other cutting-edge technologies such as Big Data and Artificial Intelligence have been exploited.

In Mexico, for example, the 81% of companies have already started digitization, however, the 70% of those initiatives will fail, according to data from the IDC consultancy. For your business not to fall into these statistics, digital resilience is essential.

What is digital resilience?

In terms of cybersecurity, the concept refers to the design of business processes and IT systems in companies, with the purpose of facilitating the protection of critical data and implementing effective strategies to respond to cyber attacks.

However, to know exactly what digital resilience is, you must go further. According to Debbie Garside, founder of GeoLang company, the concept refers to “the capacity of an organization to maintain, change or recover the operational capacity dependent on technology ”.

Why is it important in the growth of companies?

If your organization is digitally resilient, it can anticipate, respond, learn and evolve in the framework of events that are beyond its control and are influenced by technological development. It is even capable of finding business and growth opportunities where traditional companies would only find failure. Currently, several technology companies in Mexico provide services that support that digital resilience, such as the following:

Cloud computing 

It is about the distribution of IT resources on demand over the Internet and through a pay-per-use scheme. Between the main advantages of cloud computing They are to have greater computing capacity, storage and databases, depending on your needs and without the need to invest large sums of money in the purchase and maintenance of servers and physical data centers.

High availability system (HA)

Basically, this architecture scheme guarantees the operational continuity of your services and applications in the cloud. If the components (Host, Network and Storage) fail, High Availability (HA) automatically migrates the service to the corresponding server so that it is restored and the user continues working without interruptions or failures.

Databases for cloud computing

It is a collection of content, which is located in the infrastructure of a provider. It is also known as DBaaS or database as a service. The provider is paid to keep the information online and you can access it at any time, freeing you from expenses such as the payment of a physical server, the structure of a network, among others.

Backups and Recovery

The Backup is in charge of making external and periodic copies of the company's data; while Disaster Recovery refers to the recovery of both the information from the databases for cloud computing and from all the systems, in the event of a disaster or failure during use.

Infrastructure as code

It refers to the automation of your infrastructure through code, that is, it allows you to manage databases, servers and more as if it were software, since they can be manipulated by creating a single script or using a third-party tool.

Managed instances

On Amazon Web Services, a managed instance is any machine configured for AWS Systems Manager, a unified user interface that allows you to view operational data from your AWS cloud services.

To the search for technology companies in Mexico that provide these services, you must make sure that they guarantee you support throughout the systems implementation process.

Alejandra Correa

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