Business continuity in the cloud

Are you weighing the pros and cons of the cloud for business continuity? Let’s take a closer look at why the cloud is best for this strategy.
Better uptime
Backing up to an internal drive or an external hard drive won’t completely secure data. If someone steals your device, you instantly lose the backup it contains.

IT Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery: 2 Ways to Protect Your Business

In the event of a natural disaster or malicious data breach, do you know how long it will take your business to recover? This is a question that keeps many CEOs and business owners up at night. If you don’t have a plan for returning to business after a catastrophic event that takes your system down, you’re running on borrowed time.

What is Virtualization as a DR solution?

Most business owners don’t think of Virtualization when talking about Disaster Recovery (DR). However, virtualization actually serves as an effective disaster recovery plan. Here’s a breakdown for those unfamiliar with how the one can serve as a reliable way of implementing the other.

What’s all the buzz about data?

If an IT consultant told you that backing up data is one of the most important things for your technical team to do well, you’d probably nod in agreement. But what if they suggested that your dirty data requires cleaning prior to utilization? One simple adjective like “dirty” may give you pause, and there’s a handful of other terms about “data” that you may not recognize either.

Common cloud computing misunderstandings

Setting up an IT infrastructure for a small business can be an intimidating and costly venture. Fortunately, cloud computing has given companies affordable and flexible solutions to deal with rapidly advancing technological demands. However, for the small business owner, there are still many common misunderstandings about using cloud services.