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Sentinel Business Continuity Software FAQs

Discover the most frequently asked questions about our business continuity tools, available on the Sentinel Platform. Or, ask your own questions by contacting us at

How does Sentinel differ from other business continuity software providers?

Most providers of business continuity software focus entirely on the preparation phase of business continuity. Offering a suite of tools aimed only at the creation of business continuity plans and simplifying this process.

Sentinel is unique, focussing instead on what to do once your plans are created, the response phase of business continuity. Ensuring these plans make it into the hands of the right people at the right time, always up-to-date and accessible. After all, what’s the point of having a business continuity plan if it’s not readily available when disaster inevitably strikes...

How does Sentinel improve my business continuity?

The Sentinel platform is a collection of document distribution, communication, and reporting tools for improving your business continuity.

Below are a number of ways outlining how the Sentinel platform helps you with business continuity practices during an event.

  • Make your business continuity plans accessible anytime, anywhere
  • Simplify and accelerate the distribution of your business continuity documents
  • Always offer the most up-to-date documents
  • Ensure the right people are sent and can access the right documents
  • Use mass alerts to accelerate your response to disruption events
  • Improve your collaboration in critical events for better business continuity
  • Create an audit trail for compliance
  • Unlock deeper insight to improve future plans and processes

How long does the Sentinel platform take to setup?

Once sign up to the Sentinel platform is complete, you’ll gain web-based access to most of the platform's core functionality within 24 hours.

Sentinel is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution, meaning you won’t need to spend days assessing internal hardware systems, security and software installation...

How much does Sentinel cost?

There is no one answer to this question. The simplest - and arguably most vague - answer is, it depends.

It depends on how many tools you choose to use, your minute and message consumption of the communication tools, and whether you opt for additional bolt-on packages. To fully understand the flexible cost of Sentinel we need to dig a little deeper...

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