Disaster Recovery: Top 5 Reasons You Need a Solid DR Strategy

  • October 30, 2019

No matter what industry you’re in or what position you hold within your company, you’ve likely heard terms like Disaster Recovery, Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service, and DRaaS thrown around the office. While you may know the terms, it’s important that you realize how crucial these terms are for any business. So, the question you’re probably asking yourself now is, “why exactly do I need a disaster recovery plan?” The short answer is that there are countless reasons that a business needs a disaster recovery plan. Whether you’re a business owner researching disaster recovery, or a systems administrator looking to convince your management […]

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Ransomware: Don’t Fall Victim to Costly Attacks

  • September 12, 2019

Many organizations have plans for facing disasters both technological and natural, but very few seem to have ransomware recovery plans in place. Ransomware is the most nefarious form of malware, threatening governments and businesses across any given industry to date, and according to CNN, these malicious attacks are on the rise. Why? Because cybercriminals know that vulnerable businesses and organizations won’t hesitate to pay them exceptionally large sums of money to recover their most sensitive, critical data. The Cost of Ransomware Attacks Continue to Grow The news is flooded with stories of businesses and local governments being infected with ransomware […]

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Off-site Backups: a Critical Component for Business Resiliency

  • July 15, 2019

While many of us know that having an off-site backup solution is crucial, there are still individuals who believe that having a local backup is just enough–whether it be a backup for a physical server, an on-premise cloud environment, or even a public or private cloud. Those individuals typically forget the potential for losing that data and having the inability to use it. Whether you’re an IT Administrator, an IT Manager, or CIO, the last discussion you want to have with an executive team is, “the backups we have aren’t useable.” According to Iron Mountain, data loss is up 400% […]

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