Category Archives: Backup and Recovery

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Assessing the Effectiveness of Your Backup and Disaster Recovery Strategy

As technology advances and cyber threats become more sophisticated, businesses must prioritize their backup and disaster recovery strategies to ensure they’re prepared in case the worst happens. A well-designed strategy can help protect your organization’s sensitive data and critical systems in the event of a disaster or cyber attack. However, simply making a backup and […]
How Frequently Should You Backup Your Hard Drive

How Frequently Should You Backup Your Hard Drive?

Frequent data backups help keep your business secure and operational. In the digital age, when it often seems as though nothing is ever lost for good, it can be tempting for businesses to fall behind on their backups. This can happen either as businesses are lulled into a sense of complacency, or simply because they’ve […]
What to Expect from a Managed IT Service Provider

What to Expect from a Managed IT Service Provider

What can Managed IT service providers offer your business? Your business needs extra IT support, and you’re facing a critical decision: do you hire an on-staff IT service manager? Or do you look for Managed IT services? Many businesses discount managed IT as too expensive. After all, surely it’s more affordable to hire one person […]
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IT Emergency Planning: How to Prepare for the Worst

How can you protect your data and IT resources in case of an emergency? Each year, companies invest billions of dollars into their IT systems. These include their networks, the hardware and software on which they run, and the processes they use to manage everything. Protecting this investment should be a top priority for your […]
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Ways to Prevent Single Point of Failure Situations in IT

How much would have to go wrong to pose a serious threat to your business? Many businesses approach technology with an “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it” mindset that can unexpectedly land them in trouble. An over-reliance on everything continuing to work can backfire the moment something doesn’t. If it takes many things going […]
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Cloud or Physical Backups – Which is Better for Small Businesses?

Should your business backup your data to cloud storage or physical disks? We’ve discussed in the past the importance of having a good backup solution for your business to prevent data loss. For some businesses, that solution involves a physical backup to an external hard drive or a company server. Other businesses prefer a cloud […]
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Does Your Business Have a Database Backup Strategy?

Top Database Backup Business Solutions to Keep Your Businesses Running According the National Archives and Records Administration, nearly the 93% of businesses that lost their data for 10 days or more due to a disaster went out of business within one year of the disaster. Even more disturbing, the Contingency Planning & Strategic Research Corp […]
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IT Asset Protection: Top Strategies for Manufacturing Operations

Many manufacturing businesses operate in harsh environments. With various production stages and tight timelines to follow, those in the manufacturing industry depend so much on information technology to keep business running smoothly. When it comes to choosing and using any type of hardware, it’s important to make sure it can take the demands of your […]