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.
Technical outages are costly and devastating, especially if you don't have an effective IT strategy in place. When your network or servers unexpectedly crash, IT downtime can directly impact your bottom line. In extreme scenarios, data and monetary losses from unplanned outages can even cause a company to go out of business.
With every passing year, cybersecurity concerns and business continuity are becoming more and more inseparable as cyberattacks and data breach incidents regularly disrupt or even bring down organizations of all sizes. No matter the size of your business, you can't afford to do without a solid backup strategy.
The massive success of ransomware like WannaCry and Petya have spurred other cybercriminals to develop their own ransomware and sell it on the black market. This means we can expect more ransomware attacks in the future. To prepare your business, you need virtualized disaster recovery solutions. Here’s why. Virtual DR Virtual DR solutions allow you […]
Until recently, business owners had to choose between cloud-based virtualization and on-premises virtualization. Although implementing either option from scratch was affordable, moving an existing on-premises setup into the cloud was expensive. Thankfully, two of the biggest virtualization vendors are working together to make this problem a thing of the past. Virtualization review Traditional servers and […]
Preparing your business for every type of disaster is critical. Even if you weren’t affected by this year’s historic hurricane season, earthquakes, fires and power outages are ever-present threats to any business’s future. Virtualization might just be your ticket to surviving the next disaster. Virtual desktops In most offices, employees are still dependent on desktop […]
Telecommunications systems are extremely valuable, especially for businesses focused on sales and customer service. One day without these services can prove fatal for any business, which is why a well-crafted disaster recovery plan that protects Voice over IP (VoIP) networks is crucial. If your business relies on VoIP phone systems, here’s what you can do […]
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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have already caused billions of dollars in damages, but hurricane season is far from over. Experts are predicting that there will be five more major tropical storms through October, and if they present risks to your business, it’s time to establish a watertight disaster recovery (DR) plan. Here are a few […]
Truly understanding the ins and outs of virtualization is not for the faint hearted. It’s a complicated field that is constantly evolving, but one thing remains mostly the same: its benefits. Read on for an uncomplicated recap of just a few of virtualization’s greatest advantages. More technology uptime Virtualization vendors use lots of fancy names […]