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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
No business continuity plan is perfect. Each plan has risks that can result in your business’s failure if not taken into account from the start. But don’t blame it all on your managed IT services provider (MSP) — often, a system’s design has loopholes to start with. Let’s take a look at some of the […]
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 […]