Disasters can strike at any time, and at any level of severity. From the deletion of a critical file, to your business being destroyed in a fire, you should be taking steps to prepare for potential disaster. In order to be prepared for a disaster, and to make it out the other side, many companies

A common trend many small businesses are embracing is virtualizing their data. Like any other types of data, you also need to back virtualized data up. Since backing up your virtualized data can be really challenging, we’ll focus just on this aspect. This guide will show you some of the most common difficulties you’ll be

Disasters can happen at any time and be of any level of severity. For this reason, it is always advisable to implement a business continuity or disaster recovery plan. By having a plan, you stand a higher chance of surviving a disaster. However, if something negative does happen the key to remaining in operation is

Cloud – 5 common myths

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 by

One of the most common tech related terms of the past half decade or so is the cloud. It seems like nearly every software developer and vendor offers cloud-based solutions that will change the world – or at the very least how you work. The cloud is definitely useful, but there are some common myths

Business continuity is the process of establishing a plan that will ensure that business functions are still available to stakeholders during a time of disaster. It is best to think about it as an action that happens before disasters in effort to reduce or eliminate downtime if these occur. This has become increasingly important to

The data on your computer includes your documents, music, photos, videos, contacts, and software. Modern computer hard drives are able to hold enormous amounts of data, which makes the consequences of data loss potentially disastrous for a business. Does your organization regularly back up your data? If not, it’s important to start backing up your

Passwords and You A list was released in the past few months that included the most commonly-used passwords of last year. These passwords, and any variation of these passwords, are some of the passwords that will be tried first when a hacker is attempting to get into an account. Considering the amount of data that

 Is your business ready to weather any storm? Having quality IT support whether internal or outsourced is a must in today’s technological world.   Here are 10 important questions for Business Continuity to ask. 1 - Do you provide a hybrid cloud backup solution? A hybrid cloud backup solution is optimal to achieve intelligent business continuity, as it

 One of the most popular tech trends amongst businesses is virtualization. The common reason businesses virtualize their systems is that if it’s done right, you could see substantial savings. It’s quite common for a company’s servers to be the first systems to be virtualized. However, while many small business owners want to virtualize, they sometimes

Imagine what could happen if all your business data gets lost through unforeseen circumstances like a computer crashing, theft, or disasters such as fire, floods, and the like. Lost data can greatly cripple your business operation. Thus, offsite backup is necessary if you’d like to protect your business. In as much as you would backup

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