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 This is because business owners sometimes cling to outdated IT perspectives that can put their data at risk.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. […]

These disaster recovery mistakes could shut down your business

It's a fact of life: disasters happen. But while some businesses are lucky enough to weather the storm, others are not so fortunate. In many cases, the difference between bouncing back and shutting down for good is a well-executed disaster recovery plan (DRP).

Unfortunately, far too many companies make the mistake of either not having a DRP at all or having a plan that is sorely lacking in key areas.

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 […]

Disaster recovery on a budget: Affordable and effective options

Disaster can strike at any time, without warning. A natural calamity, a power outage, a hacking incident, or human error can all lead to data loss and business interruption. In order to minimize the damage and get your business back up and running as quickly as possible, you need to have disaster recovery measures in place.

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 […]