4 of the most common disaster recovery mistakes and how to avoid them

4 of the most common disaster recovery mistakes and how to avoid them

What does IT disaster recovery mean to you? For many business leaders, it doesn't mean much more than having backups, while others frequently confuse it with business continuity, which is a much broader topic. All too often, this confusion ends up leading to costly mistakes.

How cloud-based data backups can save your business

How cloud-based data backups can save your business

Cloud-based data backups are one of those IT functions that sound kinda simple -- and to the right people with the right skills, they are simple. But for busy small-business owners, they can be quite complex.

So to anyone who falls into that second category of people, here’s what you need to know: There’s a fine line between an event like a storm, flood, or fire causing downtime from which you can easily recover by retrieving cloud data backups, and never recovering.

BCP tactics to keep your business running

It’s a fact of life. Events out of your control can disrupt your business operations. While you can’t necessarily control the unexpected, you can take some precautions to prevent most business disruptions. Here are some key business continuity strategies that organizations across the globe rely on to keep their doors open. Backup your data, applications […]

Can Your Business Survive A Disaster?

Disasters. They do happen — it’s only a matter of ‘when’. While most businesses acknowledge it, surveys show that only one in four companies worldwide have adequate protection in the event of a major disruption. We’re not talking about insurance here, but a Disaster Recovery (DR) plan that could save you thousands of dollars in […]

Keep the lights on and your business running

There is nothing worse than having a productive day at the office become undone due to a power outage. Losing power for even a single minute can have far reaching effects on your company’s operations as you need to make sure everything is running properly and all data is accounted for. While power outages can […]

Interruption insurance for businesses

Natural disasters have increased exponentially in the last few years – something that has resulted in a number of small and medium-sized business owners turning to business interruption insurance for protection. Covering many scenarios that regular business insurance simply ignores, adequate protection can be the make-or-break factor when it comes to surviving a natural or […]

Scenarios that might require BCP action

Do you know when to invoke your Business Continuity Plan? A lot of business owners assume they know when it will be required, but the reality is that it can be hard to determine when a BCP is really necessary. It’s important you are able to assess what is taking place, and make an informed […]