Though many companies use the terms “disaster recovery” and “business continuity” largely interchangeably, they are not the same. It is critical to understand the difference and meaning of both terms. Disaster recovery is the ability, after a disaster, to get critical data back, and critical applications running again. Business continuity is more than that. It is Read more about Business Continuity means more than just Data Back ups[…]
Over the last several years, the approach to data management has changed significantly. Corporations with large internal data centers requiring hundreds of servers are drastically reducing the amount of equipment needed due to innovations in technology. This widespread “shrinking data center” movement is said to be a result of increased virtualization and the Read more about Why Your Data Center Needs the Cloud[…]
Why you should ditch your PBX and move to the Cloud Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) often have concerns about moving from their old PBX to the Cloud. It can seem overwhelming and expensive, but the process is actually quite the opposite. The Cloud will help simplify the way your business operates by removing Read more about Why you should ditch your PBX and move to the Cloud[…]
Disasters small and large can and will affect your business if you are not prepared. Having a concrete continuity plan that is shared among management and staff is mission critical.
As technology has gotten more complex, conventional wisdom would have us believe that it’s also gotten more secure. In fact, the opposite holds true: more complex technology can be subverted or can simply fail in plenty of new and unfortunate ways. Any business that relies on communication technology and expensive infrastructure makes itself susceptible to Read more about How Cloud Phone Systems Can Help Avoid Tech Disasters[…]
My father once told me a story about an out of work actor. He got a one line role in a Broadway performance. He had to say “Hark, I hear the cannons roar”. He dutifully practiced his lines every day for hours until the scheduled performance. Finally, at the opening night, it’s time for him Read more about 10 Steps to Recovery from a Disaster: “Hark I hear the cannons roar!”[…]
What are we talking about when we say “business continuity”? Business continuity is defined as the capability of an organization to continue delivery of products or services at acceptable predefined levels following a disruptive incident. It’s not something implemented at the time of a disaster – instead, it’s those activities businesses perform daily to maintain Read more about Stay Afloat With Business Continuity[…]