No organization wants to experience the nightmare of losing valuable customer data, financial records, or confidential documents. Unfortunately, unless proper steps are taken to safeguard your business from these disasters, you may be unknowingly putting your data at risk of getting lost or compromised. Taking proactive measures and creating an effective disaster recovery plan (DRP) […]
Protect your business with a disaster recovery plan
Why your business needs a reliable UPS
Are you tired of dealing with power outages? They can be a major inconvenience to businesses, leading to thousands of dollars in lost productivity and revenue. Fortunately, there’s something you can do about it: use an uninterrupted power supply (UPS) for your computers and networking equipment. Read on to learn more about the business benefits […]
Don’t be fooled by these 3 disaster recovery myths
While disaster recovery (DR) should be a top priority in running a business, it’s often overlooked. This is because business owners sometimes cling to outdated IT perspectives that can put their data at risk. Read more to learn about the top three myths about DR so you can make the best decisions for your business. […]
This ONE Person Can Sink Your Company
It’s not just cybercriminals who hack into networks and steal data.
Most business owners erroneously think cybercrime is limited to hackers based in China or Russia, but the evidence is overwhelming that disgruntled employees, both of your company and your vendors, can cause significant losses due to their knowledge of your organization and access to your data and systems.
Is your business prepared for hurricanes?
Hurricane season is here. These harsh weather events can produce devastating high-speed winds, torrential rains, and microbursts, and can bring your business to a grinding halt. To address the threat of hurricanes, your company should have an effective hurricane disaster recovery policy in place. What is a hurricane disaster recovery plan? A hurricane disaster recovery […]
How does the cloud support business continuity?
Having a business continuity plan ensures that you have constant access to your business’s data, even when a disaster strikes your locale. Understandably, your choice of backup storage media will be critical to the success of such a plan. In this blog, we’ll discuss why the cloud is the ideal place to keep your company’s […]
Why you should use a UPS for network hardware
Power outages are a major inconvenience to businesses. Even a few hours without electricity can lead to thousands of dollars in lost productivity and revenue. Fortunately, there’s something businesses like yours can do to reduce the effects of power outages, and that’s using an uninterrupted power supply (UPS) for your computers and networking equipment. Read […]
Ignore these outdated disaster recovery myths
Disaster recovery (DR) used to be an expensive solution that relied predominantly on tape backups. Today, cloud computing has dramatically changed the DR landscape, affording even small- and medium-sized businesses cheaper and more reliable DR solutions. Unfortunately, there are still plenty of misconceptions about DR. Here are three myths that no longer apply. Myth 1: […]
How ready is your business for hurricanes?
As hurricanes are a common event in many areas of the United States, business owners must take steps to secure their data. In this blog, we provide steps that will help you quickly recover your data and get back to business following a hurricane. Determine recovery hierarchy Certain parts of your IT system are more […]
The pitfalls of business continuity planning
If your managed IT services provider has been using the same business continuity plan (BCP) for years, your organization may be in trouble. BCPs should continuously be updated so you avoid overlooking or underestimating certain issues. Not updating your BCP is just one mistake that can harm your business. Here are a few more you […]