Why a Business Continuity Plan is More Than Just Data Backups

Your business’ data is important — so important that losing it could be the end of your business itself. You can protect against data loss with data backups (especially highly effective ones like hybrid cloud-based data backup systems), but have you thought about what happens to your business’ finances and reputation during the time in […]

Business Continuity Checklist: How to Reduce the Effects of IT Downtime

Business continuity solutions help a business quickly resume operations after downtime, effectively reducing breaks in business, lost data, and other associated consequences. A backup and disaster recovery (BDR) vendor can help you set up and manage this IT strategy, just make sure they offer the following business continuity features: Learn more about business continuity solutions […]

No Fail Safe Data Loss Environments

Data loss can happen in any environment and on any device. When some companies choose virtualization, they fail to make proper data recovery plans, assuming the virtualized environment assure data safety through redundancy. Some businesses have discovered the hard way that data loss can impact businesses in any setting. Kroll Ontrack and VMware recently released survey findings […]

Extending Your Data Center into the Cloud

Computerworld ran a thoughtful article about several organizations that have moved some and/or most of their applications into the cloud.[1] These groups have enjoyed tremendous savings, reduced internal workloads, and enjoyed faster deployments. As any company considers expanding to the web, it is important to process the opportunities and challenges associated with such a move. […]

Planning for Disasters

How prepared is your business for a hurricane, flooding, power outages, a tornado? According to The Institute for Business & Home Safety an estimated 25% of business never reopen after a major disaster.  Those who do reopen may still face such surmounting obstacles that they end up closing. 75% of the companies who fail to […]