How an MSP can help with your backup and disaster recovery strategy

As a business owner, you know that an effective backup and disaster recovery (BDR) strategy is crucial to securing your organization's data in the event of any disaster. But what you may not realize is that a managed IT services provider (MSP) can be a valuable partner in creating and implementing your BDR strategy.

How to protect your business from hurricanes

In 2021, the United States experienced one of the most active storm seasons on record, upsetting businesses already dealing with a pandemic. For companies without a good disaster recovery plan, the consequences were devastating. This is why your business should have a hurricane disaster recovery plan. What is a hurricane disaster recovery plan? A hurricane […]

What to do if your backup plan fails: An SMB’s guide to disaster recovery

Disasters come in many forms, from natural calamities like hurricanes to man-made ones such as data breaches. They can also strike without warning. If you don't have a disaster recovery plan (DRP) in place, expect that your small- or medium-sized business (SMB) in Canada will be in big trouble when things go wrong.

Ensuring business continuity with cloud technology

There are several ways to ensure business continuity, and storing your company’s data in the cloud is undoubtedly one of the best. In this post, we’ll discuss the advantages of cloud storage over other backup media and why your company should invest in it. Improved uptime Many business owners think it’s enough to store copies […]

UPS: A must-have for network equipment

Power outages can happen anytime and for a number of reasons, including accidents and natural disasters such as fires and hurricanes. While there’s little your business can do to prevent a power outage, you can mitigate its impacts on your operations by deploying an uninterrupted power supply (UPS) for your computers and networking equipment. UPS […]

Don’t believe these disaster recovery myths

Modern technology changes rapidly, but not all businesses can match its pace. When it comes to disaster recovery (DR), for instance, we see business owners clinging to ideas that no longer apply. It’s high time you learn the truth about the following DR myths so you can stop believing them. Myth 1: Tape backups are […]

7 Steps to making your data hurricane-proof

Hurricanes are a common occurrence in many parts of the United States. Not only do they destroy property and endanger lives, but they can also disrupt your business’s operations. In this blog, we offer tips on how you can ensure fast access to your data following a disaster and immediately get back to business. Determine […]

Steps to having ever-reliable VoIP service

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony systems are great for today’s businesses. They are more mobile, have greater functionality, and cost less than traditional landline phones. But as with any technology, VoIP is vulnerable to disruptions due to equipment failure, disasters, and cyberattacks. Follow these tips to make sure your VoIP system can continue to […]