Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery?
We hope that all businesses now understand the importance of having a strong disaster recovery program in place to safeguard their data from natural disasters, catastrophic hardware failure, and human error. In the past, we’ve also talked about the business […]
Does Your Business Continuity Plan Meet Your Compliance Goals?
Along with disaster recovery, building a business continuity plan is an essential part of the incident response management process. By providing a redundant set of resources and processes for operation, business continuity planning helps businesses deliver their products and services […]
How Managed IT Services Helps Assure HIPAA Compliance
As the world continues to deal with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry finds itself overworked, understaffed, and struggling with HIPAA compliance. Since February 2020, nearly 18% of healthcare workers in the United States have quit their […]
Managed IT Services for the Healthcare Industry
Healthcare providers have unique IT and technology support requirements far exceeding a normal business. Just a few of the unique challenges that providers deal with include: Managing mission-critical infrastructure that demands the highest levels of uptime and availability, Securing personally […]
How Frequently Should You Perform Disaster Recovery Testing
Back-up and disaster recovery (BDR) is a critical IT initiative for any business that prioritizes long-term stability. But too many organizations think that their important data is safe from catastrophe because they’re uploading important files to a DropBox or OneDrive […]
Cloud Data and Cloud Systems Require Disaster Recovery Testing Too
Disaster recovery in the cloud is misunderstood by many people outside the IT industry. Perhaps enchanted by the marketing hype of cloud vendors, the technology media hasn’t done a good job talking about the true resiliency of cloud platforms and […]
Why Does My Business Need a vCIO?
Every year, managing business technology grows more complex. Ensuring employees working from outside the office is productive and secure, managing uncertainty around mobile devices and cloud computing platforms, and mitigating fast-evolving cybersecurity threats are recent challenges that have made IT […]
How a vCIO Boosts Your Internal IT Team
A virtual chief information officer (vCIO) is a senior IT leader who works with your team part-time. The primary benefit is that the business gets dedicated staff to help guide their technology strategy and provide expertise in areas that their […]
Why Does My Computer Network Need Support Service?
Network technology has become an area of great strategic importance, shaping the way companies work, interact with customers, and innovate new products. But today’s dynamic network environments, where mobile devices, laptops, IoT devices, and servers interact and share valuable data, […]
How is Cloud Infrastructure Different from Traditional IT Infrastructure?
Budgeting and planning cloud infrastructure and traditional IT infrastructure have always been confusing for businesses, especially for small and midsized firms that lack the expertise of an experienced chief information officer (CIO) or senior IT leader. New and complex technologies, […]
What Questions Should You Be Asking Your MSSP?
By now, it’s well established that small and midsized businesses need to take cybersecurity seriously. Unfortunately, the latest Verizon Data Breach Investigation shows that 61% of those businesses experienced a cyberattack last year. Despite the increased year-on-year risk, 43% of […]
4 Ways to Improve Your Business’s Ransomware Protection
Ransomware is now by far the most damaging and costly form of cyberattack, having done over $20 billion in damages to small and midsized businesses in 2021. Globally, the cost of ransomware attack is set to reach $265 billion annually […]