December 11, 2019
The Role of Cloud in Disaster Recovery One of the most significant mistakes a business can make is neglecting to create a disaster recovery (DR) plan. The “it’ll never happen to me” mentality is all too prevalent. (Take it from us – we’ve seen the effects of not having a plan in place for a damaging event.) The “disaster” in disaster recovery doesn’t just mean a flood or a fire – disaster can come in the form of hum[…]
January 22, 2019
Four Steps for Creating a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan As frequent headlines about natural disasters like wildfires in California or Hurricane Harvey in Houston demonstrate, the need for a business continuity and disaster recovery plan is real. What seemed an unlikely event just a few years ago now seems imminent. Natural disasters are debilitating in an age where companies rely heavily on digital tools and processes. From power ou[…]
September 10, 2018
Protect Your Organization With a Disaster Recovery Strategy A minute of downtime doesn’t sound like much, but an IT disruption, even if it lasts moments, can be costly. Disaster recovery efforts are leading the way in helping companies prepare for and prevent the worst. Organizations do not enjoy the idea of the worst IT event that can happen to them, yet few spend time and money to prevent it. This is what leads to many just crossing t[…]
June 22, 2016
Using RTO and RPO to Effectively Establish Business Continuity With the growing dependence on technology, instituting applicable methods for controlling unexpected downtime is rapidly becoming a mission critical task for most businesses. Good disaster recovery procedures will ensure that hardware, applications, and other tools return to normal, but without a business continuity strategy, companies may face ruinous consequences from lost da[…]
April 4, 2016
6 Steps to Protecting Business Continuity There are many advantages to a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system, but no system can be completely protected against power outages or Internet connectivity issues. However, there are ways to help reduce the time and productivity lost if the system goes down. Following are six steps to protecting business continuity. 1. Have a Backup Plan If the power goes out, the best […]
December 7, 2015
Optimizing Data Center Technology: Backup Power Strategies for the 21st Century Today’s businesses rely on data center technology to conduct even the most mundane operations. And although many organizations believe that they are functioning with the latest, most innovative products, the fact remains that most data center facilities rely on a bunch of batteries—a technology largely developed during the industrial revolution—for a backup power solution. It’s[…]