Real-World Case Study: Implementing a Disaster Recovery Plan

Failing to stop a cyber attacker, or to pass a Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) audit could mean you’re focused on the wrong educational resources. Because no matter how many conferences you attend, or how many certifications you receive, nothing beats real-world case studies. If that’s what you’re looking for, a state […]

By | 2018-05-28T10:19:26+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Business, Cloud Services|Comments Off on Real-World Case Study: Implementing a Disaster Recovery Plan

2017 IT Essentials: Disaster Recovery Plan

When disaster strikes, organizations need to put their business continuity plans into action and recover their IT systems as quickly as possible. Failing to do so can have serious financial and reputational repercussions. Despite this, investments in disaster recovery are set aside each year for high-tech IT investments, and every year […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:41:52+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Business, Cloud Services, Security|Comments Off on 2017 IT Essentials: Disaster Recovery Plan

What Do Analytics Have to Do with Your Disaster Recovery Plan?

Data is vital to your business. It’s how you keep records, track activities, and function as a business in general. However, with all of the data that your business generates on a regular basis, it can be difficult to keep everything backed up at all times. Fortunately, there is a […]

By | 2016-11-21T16:00:47+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Business, Business Value|Comments Off on What Do Analytics Have to Do with Your Disaster Recovery Plan?

How to Avoid Your Own Delta IT disaster

Earlier this year, thousands of Delta passengers worldwide were grounded due to a power outage that halted critical IT operations. This was a huge problem not only for the many delayed travelers, but for the airline company itself. Within three days, the airline company canceled around 2300 flights and paid millions […]

By | 2016-09-14T15:00:02+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Business, Business Value, Cloud Services, Security|Comments Off on How to Avoid Your Own Delta IT disaster

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 be a nuisance, with proper preparation you’ll have no trouble in persevering when the lights go off.

By | 2018-05-23T10:54:29+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Business Continuity|Comments Off on Keep the lights on and your business running

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 manmade catastrophe.

By | 2018-05-23T11:14:47+00:00 December 22nd, 2015|Business Continuity|Comments Off on Interruption insurance for businesses

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 decision with regard to putting your continuity strategy into action. Here are few things you need to consider when it comes to invoking your plan.

By | 2018-05-23T11:24:14+00:00 December 12th, 2015|Business Continuity|Comments Off on Scenarios that might require BCP action

Storm warning: prepare staff and clients

When your employees see snow on the ground, the thought of a day off immediately pops into their heads. Of course your customers are still reliant on you to provide the goods and services they have come to expect from your business. Before a storm hits, you should be communicating with both staff and clients to inform them of the situation. This will ensure your business doesn’t miss a step should inclement weather head your way this winter.

By | 2018-05-23T11:38:15+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|Business Continuity|Comments Off on Storm warning: prepare staff and clients