The Importance of Redundancy in your Business Continuity Plan

The Importance of Redundancy in your Business Continuity Plan

The term redundancy is often confused with backup or copy. Although the terms are similar, the purpose of a redundancy is more than merely creating a copy of data. Redundancy aims to prevent any disruption of system operation in the case of a technical malfunction or disaster, thereby maintaining a continuity of service.

Steps taken following a data breach

What to do immediately following a data breach

In the last few years, we’ve seen how devastating data breaches are for companies worldwide. What’s problematic about these is that they’re so common, many others go unreported. If we found it initially shocking back in 2013 and 2014 that places like Target and Sony Pictures could suffer serious data breaches, yet now it is…

Why Disaster Recovery Plans Fail

Why Disaster Recovery Plans Fail

Launching a successful disaster recovery plan is easier said than done. Technology has come a long way and disaster recovery plans are far more complex than they used to be. In fact, there are so many moving parts and “best practices” that many disaster recovery plans end up failing. That’s not something you want to…

Recommendations for Multi-Tiered Technology Protection

Recommendations for Multi-Tiered Technology Protection

We think you’ll agree that business technology is expensive. Protecting the investment you made on your technology assets by continuously keeping software up to date, and staying on top of routine maintenance will make sure the best possible life span for your technology. Murphy’s law will no doubt try to upset your carefully crafted plans,…

Your Top 3 Cloud Backup Questions Answered

Top 3 questions and answers about cloud and data backup

If you’re wondering which files to back up and how often, you’re not alone. Statistics show that 48% of businesses experience data loss in a year, and 35% of computer owners have never backed up their computer. If you’ve never backed up your computer, you are putting your business at risk. I’ll target three questions and provide answers that will hopefully help you to take that step forward towards protecting your data so it is not lost forever.

Powerful Portals for Remote Management

Powerful Portals for Remote Management on the Go

We think you’ll agree that as business management gets more complicated, finding ways to juggle so many plates can become problematic without better organization. Fortunately, the online world provides many creative ways to make this happen through the cloud; simplifying business management to a point where business owners can manage technology through any mobile device.

What is failover?

Disaster Preparedness: What Is a Failover?

There are many different types of solutions that IT professionals can use to ensure business continuity during the event of disasters or technical malfunctions. One type of solution is called a failover. A failover is a redundancy solution that switches over to a standby hardware component or system when the previously active operation unexpectedly terminates.