Preparis by the Numbers

When we work with our clients, whether it’s a declaration or running a guided tabletop test, we leverage our deep industry skills, field-tested knowledge, and more than 30-year unrivaled expertise. 

Our team works hard to provide the most comprehensive business continuity solution in the market to help organizations prepare, respond, and recover. 

Proven Success

677 Businesses

677 businesses went on Alert status (1,833 total Alerts) in 2021.

50 States

Preparis has assisted organizations in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and four Canadian provinces.

35 Industries

Helped businesses in 35 industries (including commercial real estate, legal, financial services, healthcare, and insurance).

96,648 Messages Sent

More than 90,000 messages were sent using our emergency notification platform, Preparis Alerts, in 2021.

5,227,620 Recipients

More than 5.2 million employees, tenants, and staff received an emergency notification in 2021.

Business Continuity Statistics

  • 52% of businesses experienced a disruptive event(s) in the last 5 years (source: Preparis Statistics, 2020)

  • 75% of Preparis's customers activated their business continuity plan within the last year (source: Preparis Statistics, 2021)

Business Continuity

  • Highly mature BCPs are 4.9x more successful than early-stage or immature programs (source: BC Benchmark study, 2019)
  • With an end-to-end solution, such as Preparis, businesses can recover four times faster than with no BCM solution (source: Market Report, Stax. Inc., 2018)
  • 81.3% of organizations are performing longer-term trend analysis, with over half doing so on a centralized basis (source: BSI Horizon Scan Report 2021)
  • 21% of organizations' BCM budget is more than $1 million (source: 2021 BCM Trends Report)
  • 25% of organizations anticipate hiring personnel dedicated to BCP, up from 14% in 2018 (source: 2021 BCM Trends Report)
  • 62% of organizations used a crisis response plan during the pandemic (source: PWC Global Crisis Survey 2021)
  • 43% of organizations' BCPs identify and prioritize mission-critical tasks and operations (source: Preparis Statistics, 2022)
  • 82% of organizations updated their BCPs in 2022 (source: Preparis Statistics, 2022)

Executive Buy-In

Business Continuity Testing

  • 57% of companies say that semiannual or quarterly (consistent) testing helps gain buy-in throughout the organization, making it more likely to be prepared for an interruption. (source: BC Benchmark Study, 2019)
  • 67% of Preparis customers have exercised their BCPs in the last 12 months (source: Preparis Statistics, 2021)
  • 96% of companies plan to conduct exercises or test their BCPs in 2022 (source: Preparis Statistics, 2022)
  • 47% of companies have created disaster recovery plans and tested their validities (source: Preparis Statistics, 2022)
  • 98% of Preparis customers believe organizations should exercise/test plans at least annually (source: Preparis Statistics, 2022)

Costs of Interruptions



  • 98 billion-dollar weather-related events have occurred between 2017 and July 2022, averaging 19.6 events per year (source: NOAA, 2022)

  • Billion-dollar disaster events during 2021 caused $152.6 billion in damages (source: NOAA's NCEI, 2021)

  • 34% of organizations identify hurricanes or tropical storm-related flooding as the most concerning natural hazard for which to be prepared. (source: Preparis Statistics, 2022)

Supply Chain

Workforce Safety

  • 80% of businesses rate employee safety as a high-priority BC objective (source: BC Benchmark Study, 2019)
  • 42% of organizations train and test workplace violence response plans every year (source: Preparis Statistics, 2021)