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Why Improving Disaster Recovery Is Vital to Health Care

Disaster recovery for health care providers is mandated by the federal government. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requires that organizations that handle electronic personal health information have a disaster recovery plan in place. HHS Security Standards state that health care organizations must “Establish (and implement as needed) procedures to restore any … Read More

Why K-12 Education Needs the Cloud for Data Protection

Today, schools are taking on more technology initiatives. Teachers are increasingly using online resources in the classroom. They also use email, social media, and instant messaging to communicate with students and parents. Most K-12 schools use IT environments to process student records and data. Unfortunately, lack of funds may cause K-12 institutions to neglect backup … Read More

5 Disaster Recovery Mistakes that Could Sink Your Business

Images of the devastation caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma are stark reminders of the need for strong disaster recovery measures. Failing to adequately prepare for natural disasters, such as high winds and flooding, may mean months or years of recovery. Worse yet, many affected companies may never recover.  Natural disasters aside, episodes of major downtime from equipment failure, power outages, or human error are … Read More