Posts Tagged disaster recovery

Have You Tested Your Disaster Recovery Plan? Here Is Why You Should

A recent article from Forbes that’s well-worth reading lists five major ways businesses perform poorly on IT disaster recovery plans. Second on the list is the failure to test disaster recovery plans. Why is testing necessary? Without testing the disaster recovery plans measures you’ve come up with for your computer systems, your plan remains mostly

4 Reasons Why A Disaster Recovery Plan Is Important For Businesses?

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Does your business have a comprehensive disaster recovery plan? Unfortunately, many businesses either don’t have a plan written up, or the plan they’ve formulated is inadequate for their needs. For example, Nationwide’s Small Business Indicator survey showed that over two-thirds of small businesses lack a written plan, delaying their recovery from natural disasters. And of

Disaster Recovery Vs Business Continuity: Are They The Same?

Disaster Recovery Vs Business Continuity

Disaster Recovery Vs Business Continuity: Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity (BC) are often thought of as pretty much the same thing, but in reality there are significant differences between the two. Both are key elements of a company’s ability to continue functioning after an emergency. Yet it’s possible for a business to have in

Computer Tip of the Day: An Extra Layer of Backup

You can never have too many backups. A standard backup plan should follow the “3-2-1” rule; have at least three copies of your important files, keep them on at least two different media, and store one of them offsite. The offsite copy will usually be with a backup service provider on the Internet. With critically

Outsourced Computer Support for Your Business – Disaster Recovery

Did you know that computer downtime costs US businesses approximately $26.5 billion annually? Also, companies that have a network down for more than ten days never completely recoup the financial loss to their businesses. These statistics demonstrate just how vital it is for your business to have an adequate IT disaster recovery plan in place.

Initiate Disaster Recovery Procedures Before Hurricane Season Begins

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Although the official timeline for tropical storms in the United States only lasts from June 1 through December 1, savvy businesses up and down the East Coast in the Gulf States know that business preparations in the event of a tropical storm or hurricane hitting your area are an ongoing process. As 2015 heads towards

How to Backup Your Computer

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Imagine this scenario. Your business is thriving. Just a month ago you hired two more employees, and you are considering expanding further. Your office is filled with employees hard at work on customer’s orders. You smile with satisfaction. Everything is going great. Fast forward to tomorrow and your entire business is in shambles. Your computer system

Disaster Recovery for New York Businesses: Are You Prepared for Another Polar Vortex Situation?

Disaster recovery for New York businesses might seem like an automatic process after dealing with Hurricane Sandy in 2012, then the Polar Vortex last year. But statistics showed that many businesses never recovered from Hurricane Sandy only six months after it occurred. The same applied to the Polar Vortex that reportedly had an astonishing $15 billion

Winter is Here: Time to Revisit Disaster Recovery

What happened in Buffalo is a reminder to all businesses to practice disaster recovery. Businesses in Upstate New York that had a disaster recovery plan will have had an easier time recovering from the colossal snow storm. It’s difficult to imagine the difficulties facing the businesses that didn’t have a proper strategy. For those who missed

Disaster Recovery: Most Common Causes of Data Loss

An important aspect of disaster recovery planning is understanding what causes data loss. At this point, most business owners understand the risks and costs of data loss. On the other hand, not everyone is so sure as to what causes it in the first place. We understand this and included a section in our backup solutions PDF

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