Imagine it as if it's actually happened - your network has crashed and all
your organization's critical applications and associated data have vanished.
This worst-case scenario is one every business owner fears. Whether it's due
to a storm, a break-in or the crash of your hard drive, the loss of your
company data can cripple your business, leaving you stranded and holding the
Business owners often assume that they don't have time to think about data
backup procedures, much less the recovery process involved in the event of a
system failure. They are focused instead on the business at hand.
Unfortunately, what many don't realize is that the stalwart back-up methods
of the past such as tape, CD or memory stick have become painfully antiquated
in today's data-centric world.
While many small-to-mid-sized businesses (SMBs) think all of their data is
In the first quarter of 2012, FEMA reported 12 natural disasters throughout
the country, including tornadoes, flooding, mudslides and severe storms from
Florida to Alaska. The threats to your data are limitless - natural
disasters, fires, water damage, equipment theft and hardware failure to name
just a few. In the event of a disaster, if you don't have access to an
offsite copy of your data, or if you are unable to replicate it, the chances
are it will be gone forever.
Deciding on the Right Provider Should Be No Different Than Buying a Car
Many businesses are opting to move their... (more)
Often times one mental hurdle that can hold businesses back from the
modernization of their IT infrastructure through the use of the relatively
new phenomenon of cloud computing is the simple feeling of being afraid to
"jump on the bandwagon" too early. After all, there have been many trends in
business and technology that seemed unstoppable at one time, only to be
eclipsed by something else and then subsequently forgotten. How is one to
judge where exactly the current cloud computing data revolution is headed?
What Does the Research Say?
There have been several recent surveys reg... (more)