June 24, 2019
How AI May Play a Role in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Enterprises can no longer justify the absence of a detailed and well-rehearsed disaster recovery and business continuity plan. From cyber security threats that are in constant flux to the risk of an employee error or a natural disaster, business leaders are aware of the many types of vulnerabilities in their organizations. In many cases, enterprises have also done a careful cos[…]
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[…]
August 20, 2018
Building a Business Continuity Strategy in Five Steps Cloud adoption allows enterprises to create significant disruption in their business processes, resulting in cost savings and competitive advantages in customer experience and productivity. The balance of these advances is the broadening of the security plane in any given organization; there are many more endpoints and opportunities for a security breach. Enterprises are priori[…]
July 23, 2018
The Importance of a Business Continuity Plan—Even For Small Businesses The importance of a thorough business continuity plan came to light in difficult ways in August 2017 as businesses in Houston grappled with the damage that a record-breaking hurricane can inflict. Harvey was not discriminating in its destruction, taking out large corporations as well as small mom-and-pop shops. A business continuity plan is a necessary step for companies of eve[…]
July 20, 2016
Building an Effective Disaster Recovery Solution in the Cloud Companies today depend on continuous uptime. Outages, whether they occur due to natural disasters or (more commonly) from operational mistakes, software problems, or hardware failures, are nearly impossible to avoid. Building an effective disaster recovery (DR) solution and business continuity (BC) plan is crucial for preventing lost revenue and maintaining buyer confidence. Tr[…]
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[…]
May 5, 2016
Understanding and Meeting Modern Business Continuity Requirements As businesses struggle to keep pace with consumer expectations and enterprises rely more heavily on continuous access to crucial information, the need for effective data storage and backup recovery continues to grow. Companies require business continuity strategies that ensure accessibility and prevent the revenue losses that occur from downtime or corrupted data. Universal Con[…]
April 18, 2016
Building Unified Communications and Improved Efficiency with Cloud PBX Integrating solutions that empower better communication between employees and clients builds a foundation that engenders business productivity and success. However, many organizations are unaware of the cost-saving advantages provided by migrating their private branch exchange (PBX) to the cloud. With the proliferation of mobility, the increased specialization of the workforce […]
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 […]