Why Local-Only or Cloud-Only Backups are Risky Business

When it comes to protecting and managing your data (and your business), it’s important to think in terms of business continuity — not just data backups. It’s true, however, that data backups are a necessary aspect of protecting your business’s data — it’s how and where you back it up that matters. Understanding Business Continuity […]

The Key Benefits of Data Vault Services

To avoid getting lost in a sea of technological jargon right off the bat, let’s try to understand data vault services by comparing it to something many of us know — personal property protection. In this scenario, let’s say the so-called data is now an important item, such as an expensive jewel or irreplaceable document. […]

4 Reasons Why a Hybrid Cloud Backup System is a Best IT Practice for SMBs

Businesses of different sizes face different IT challenges and requirements, but no matter the size of your business it’s imperative that you protect your data, if you want to protect the business itself. Whether you’re looking for IT support for a medical clinic, a bank, a boutique agency, or some other small to midsize business […]

Infographic: Business Continuity Solutions Help Protect Your Business or Nonprofit from Downtime

Business continuity solutions are beneficial — vital even — because they do just what they sound like: they help maintain your business’s or nonprofit’s vital data and tech functions, even in the face of downtime or some other disaster (like these 11 types of downtime). Downtime can wreak havoc on a business; during downtime, all […]

The 11 Leading Causes of Downtime

We’ve talked a lot about what downtime is and how it can affect a business — if you aren’t caught up, read our blogs “Why a Business Continuity Plan is More Than Just Data Backups” and “Downtime: How Much It Could Cost Your Business” — but we still need to talk about what causes downtime. […]

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 […]

Downtime: How Much It Could Cost Your Business

Technological downtime is real, and it can be very costly for a business — especially if you don’t have an effective IT strategy in place that helps you rapidly resume business functions in the wake of an IT disaster. Data loss, employee job performance, sales, finances, client or customer trust, your reputation, your business itself […]

5 Ways Business Continuity Plans Improve IT & Profitability

Businesses looking to improve their IT strategy — and increase profitability — should take a deep look into business continuity plans. While it sounds pretty mundane and nondescript, business continuity is a vital element of a strong IT strategy, as it involves everything your business needs to make sure it can quickly resume operations after […]

Why You Need an IT Business Continuity Solution

In the IT sphere, business continuity is the thought-process, planning, and action of making sure your business can quickly resume operations after a system failure, disaster, or other disruption. It effectively reduces any breaks in business so that you can avoid unacceptable consequences associated with said breaks. Business continuity, however, is not as simple as […]