disaster recovery

5 Fatal Disaster Recovery Mistakes to Avoid

Out of sight. Out of mind. That’s a trap we all fall into. Usually, the consequences aren’t severe. When it comes to business, however, that mindset can come back to haunt you. That’s certainly the case with disaster recovery. The only time disaster recovery seems to be top of mind is right after a disaster. … Read More

Why Utilities Can’t Afford to Skimp on Disaster Recovery

Utility companies are a high-value target in the world of cyberterrorism. If a breach knocks out utility infrastructure, an entire community can be disabled. The population could be plunged into darkness and/or denied water, heat, and fuel. This is the goal of many state-sponsored and independent hackers. Cost of Breaches on the Rise in 2018 … Read More

4 Ways to Make Your Data Center Better

Think of everything your data center does for your business, such as storing all your vital data and keeping it organized so you can access the information you need to make decisions. Accelerating data growth has placed data centers under stress. Statista predicted that data center capacity will reach 2,300 exobytes by 2021. Here are … Read More

Why Public Safety organizations need a SOLID disaster recovery plan.

Communities rely on public safety organizations in a crisis. Whether a community is hit by a natural disaster, an infrastructure failure (such as a blackout), a traffic pileup, or an act of violence, first responders need to be connected 24/7. Fire, police, and EMTs must be able to coordinate with each other, get to the … Read More

Why You Should Back Up Your Office 365 Data

Microsoft Office 365 is an invaluable resource for companies. Office 365 gives employees access to a whole suite of integrated productivity applications. The usefulness of Office 365 has spurred its widespread adoption by businesses of all types and sizes. In fact, Microsoft’s revenue from commercial use of Office 365 rose 38% in 2018. Data loss … Read More

Why Making Improvement to the Disaster Recovery Plan in Healthcare is Vitally Important

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