Data Loss and Disasters: What You Need to Know

When it comes to your business, it’s crucial to have the correct data protection strategies in place. Indeed, data loss can be a significant expense for your business. As such, you must have data recovery solutions in place. Look at it as the best insurance coverage you’ll ever have. Fortunately, you can implement disaster recovery plan strategies and processes for your business

Do You Have a Data Recovery Plan?

Does your business have a data recovery plan in place? Data recovery is very important, and even if you don’t think your business is at risk of losing its data, it’s quite possible that something might go wrong nonetheless. As such, our team is on hand today to help you learn more about the importance of data recovery. We’ll also look at

Data Recovery: Natural Disasters, Breaches, and Hackers… Oh My!

When it comes to your business, you must stay on top of all challenges thrown at your way. One aspect to consider is the threat of data loss. Indeed, business and data loss are highly intertwined, and the risk of data loss can be substantial. As a business owner, it is important to consider having a data recovery plan in place. Three

What is Business Data Recovery?

When it comes to your business, it’s in your best interest to have the correct data solutions in place. Natural disasters, cyberattacks, or simple employee mistakes can destroy your data and impact your business. It would help if you had solutions for data recovery following any disaster. Today, we will look at disaster data recovery plans and answer the question, “why is

6 Reasons You Need Managed Services

If you’ve had to make changes in the way you do business over the past several months, you’re not alone. We’ve entered into a new era for commerce, with companies embracing technology at a record pace. Interruptions in the supply chain, remote work, increased cybercrime – all of these factors are significant considerations for businesses of every size. For the small and midsize

Understanding Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO)

If there is anything that 2020 has taught us, it’s that anything can happen to disrupt normal business processes. Preparing for this disruption and the inevitable downtime it can cause is exactly why you must develop and consistently test a business continuity plan. No matter the reason – weather event, equipment failure, cyberattack, human error – your plan will guide the recovery

Reassessing Your Business Continuity Plan During a Pandemic

Business continuity plans are typically put into action in response to an internal emergency like a ransomware attack or physical facility damage. In some cases, a significant weather event, such as a hurricane, can trigger plan activation for multiple organizations at once. The COVID-19 pandemic, however, interrupted business processes for companies everywhere. We’ve already been through several months of unusual circumstances, and

7 Ways Your Business Phone System is Hurting Your Business

A business phone maintenance plan of “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it” may work in the short term, but that old phone system is hurting your business. The moment something breaks, you’ve got a whole new set of issues to address. The best time to replace your old phone system is before it breaks.

Planning a Server Room for a Small Business

For many companies, the “nerve center” of their business is the server room. Correctly planning this essential element of infrastructure is critical. Doing it right can benefit your business expenses and the performance of your staff. Doing it wrong can mean unplanned downtime or worse.

Calculating the Cost of Downtime

Whether it is a power outage, loss of internet or phone lines, or something more drastic, if your business shuts down unexpectedly, it is going to cost you money. The goal of DR/BC planning is to know how much it will cost to stay in business and not lose customers. Here are the resources to include when adding up your business continuity cost.

How Do You Decide What Goes in Your IT Budget?

During the budgeting process, it’s not enough to focus solely on workstations, servers, infrastructure, or bandwidth. While these are important pieces of the overall puzzle, there are also other items to consider when creating your IT budget. VoIP phone systems, application delivery models such as CRMs and PSAs, and disaster recovery planning are also significant considerations.

Datto Siris: Business Continuity for Midsize Business

Data protection and recovery continues to be an important factor in the viability of businesses of every size. Recently, we announced our partnership with Datto and introduced the Datto Alto, designed for small business. Some businesses, however, may have small staffs but generate an enormous amount of data. How does such a business protect its data without a dedicated in-house IT staff? Datto has a solution for these companies: Datto Siris.

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