As a business owner, you know that data security is paramount. It’s therefore essential to ensure you have taken all necessary steps to protect yourself against potential data loss events, such as data breaches and natural disasters. In this essential guide, we will outline the key steps you should take in creating a disaster recovery plan (DRP). Following these can save your business from an incredibly costly catastrophe.
Power outages are a huge inconvenience to businesses. They can lead to lost productivity and revenue, and they can cost you a lot in damages. That's why it's important for businesses like yours to invest in an uninterrupted power supply (UPS). Let's take a closer look at some of the key reasons why every business should have a UPS system in place.
Businesses have a lot to worry about, and disaster recovery (DR) is often one of their top concerns. Unfortunately, many business owners are misled by misinformation and so end up not implementing the right precautionary measures to protect their data.
In 2021, the United States experienced one of the most active storm seasons on record, upsetting businesses already dealing with a pandemic. For companies without a good disaster recovery plan, the consequences were devastating. This is why your business should have a hurricane disaster recovery plan.
Where you store your company’s data backups is vital to the success of your business continuity strategy. There are various storage media to choose from, but if you value flexibility and convenience, then you should look no further than cloud storage.
An uninterrupted power supply (UPS) is an essential component of a business’s IT network. It ensures that networking equipment stays operational during power outages or failures. This allows you to stay online so you don’t suffer the productivity- and profit-draining impacts of a power outage, especially one that happens without warning.
With advancements in cloud computing, disaster recovery (DR) has become more efficient and affordable than ever. However, many business owners still cling to some DR myths that can safely be disregarded, such as these three.
Myth 1: Tape backups are the best DR solution
Tape backups are physical objects that deteriorate over time.
Hurricanes are a common occurrence in many parts of the United States. Not only do they destroy property and endanger lives, but they can also disrupt your business’s operations. In this blog, we offer tips on how you can ensure fast access to your data following a disaster and immediately get back to business.
Even the best managed IT services provider (MSP) can overlook certain business continuity plan (BCP) details. This is why businesses should always be on the lookout for the following pitfalls of BCP to ensure that the plan works as it should.
The initial testing attempt is usually the most important, because it's when MSPs can pinpoint potential pain points in the recovery plan.
Companies that rely heavily on customer service and sales need a reliable, efficient, and effective telecommunications system. If that system breaks down even for just a day, the resulting losses can be significant. This is why you would do well to protect the company’s Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony system.