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Data Recovery and Business Resilience: An RPO and RTO Refresher

A quick search using the term “business resilience” turns up “business continuity planning” in Google’s “answer box.” That says it all. With most companies now dependent on data to conduct their business, when resilience and business continuity comes up, heads usually turn to IT. IDC’s 2019 State of IT Resilience Report makes it clear that… Read more »

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MSPs: 4 Ways to Help Your ROBO Customers Protect Their Data

MSPs that support their customers’ remote/branch office (ROBO) environments face all kinds of challenges. Keeping ROBO environments—the network edge—secure from ransomware and other cybersecurity threats isn’t easy. These offices are typically far from the IT teams that support them and rarely have any technical staff on hand. Then there are the nearly 305 million ransomware… Read more »

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6 Strategies to Minimize Unplanned Downtime

Your organization likely keeps an eye on every budget dollar carefully. But there’s one cost that usually only gets accounted for after the fact: downtime. It doesn’t matter if it’s caused by ransomware, a cybersecurity breach, hardware failure, or natural disaster, every minute of downtime can be costly. Hourly downtime costs can run from hundreds… Read more »

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It’s Time to Move Past Traditional 3-2-1 Backups

Interestingly, we have a professional photographer to thank for the 3-2-1 backup strategy that many companies employ today. Peter Krogh originally shared the concept in his 2009 book The DAM Book: Digital Asset Management for Photographers. This backup strategy has helped prevent data losses for an untold number of organizations. But in the digital world… Read more »

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How OneXafe and UDP Give You Complete Ransomware Protection

The ransomware epidemic has gotten so bad that even the U.S. Senate has taken action. While the bipartisan bill now under consideration raises the specter of repercussions for cybercriminals who practice state-sponsored ransomware, it will do little to stem the tide of attacks that emanate from everyday hackers. And there are many. A SonicWall report… Read more »

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