The MSP’s Guide To Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery On Azure
As cloud adoption continues to grow among small and medium businesses (SMBs), Microsoft Azure has emerged as a popular option. When SMBs run workloads in Azure, they agree to a shared responsibility model. In this model, the cloud provider (Microsoft) assumes responsibility for the security and protection of the physical data centers, hosts, and network, while the user is responsible for everything else—including information and data, applications, and more.
Pro Tips For Backing Up Large Datasets
Successfully recovering from disruption or disaster is one of an IT administrator’s most critical duties. Whether it’s restoring servers or rescuing lost data, failure to complete a successful recovery can spell doom for a company.
8 Key Tips For Mastering Migration
There’s always new tech on the horizon driving companies to adopt new methods and more efficient ways of doing business. But IT pros know that shiny new software and hardware often mean complicated onboarding procedures.
Backup And Disaster Recovery Testing For MSPs And Enterprise Organizations
The ability to recover from data loss is a measure of cyber fitness. As with any good fitness plan, it requires regular workouts as part of an overall fitness regimen. The difference is, instead of lifting heavier weights for more reps, the goal you’re working toward is assurance that service level agreements (SLAs) can be met. To get started, take an accounting of all the systems, software and platforms in the organization and create categories...
Incorporating A Remote Workforce Into Your Business Continuity And Pandemic Planning
Historically, organizations have looked at an existing business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) plan through the lens of natural disasters and terrorism that would affect the physical location of an organization’s headquarters or data centers. Their main focus was on being able to relocate those services to another location to restore business capabilities within a pre-defined amount of time.
Backup And Disaster Recovery Testing: How To Make Sure You Can Recover When It Matters
The moment you experience an outage or loss of data is not the time to wonder whether your disaster recovery solution will work. As with anything that protects the lifeblood of your business, you need to know it will work.
Backup Is The Backbone Of Cyber Resilience
As more employees work remotely and businesses rely more heavily on collaboration and filesharing applications, it’s critical to continually re-examine your backup and disaster recovery plan to ensure there are no gaps in your data protection.
Cyber Resilience For Business Continuity
Ten years ago, you didn’t see state actors attacking [small businesses]. But it’s happening now, warns George Anderson, product marketing director at Carbonite + Webroot, OpenText companies.
Buyer’s Guide: DRaaS Features And Functionality
When a server stops responding, for whatever reason, the fastest way to resume service is to have a secondary environment ready to go. But traditionally, the redundant hardware, server space and additional human resources required have made this a prohibitive option. Most organizations simply cannot afford the costs and resources required to maintain secondary, off-site infrastructure. In the end, many IT departments simply live with the risk of potential business-ending outages.
Town Of Colonie Avoids More Than $400,000 In Ransom Due To Appliances And Backup
The stories of ransomware attacks have unfortunately become more common, especially among municipalities. But, when the Town of Colonie, in the greater Albany, NY region, became the latest to fall prey to a ransomware attempt, the outcome was different than many others thanks to protection from Carbonite.