StorageCraft Technology Corporation https://blog.storagecraft.com Recovery Zone Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:00:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://blog.storagecraft.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/cropped-STC_logo-32x32.jpg StorageCraft Technology Corporation https://blog.storagecraft.com 32 32 4 Ways the Healthcare Sector Can Lock Down Data https://blog.storagecraft.com/4-ways-healthcare-lock-data/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/4-ways-healthcare-lock-data/#respond Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:00:20 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28738 There are two main reasons healthcare providers are currently placing more emphasis on IT and data security: big data and ransomware attacks. Over the past few years, the amount of data collected and stored by organizations in every industry is astronomical. Where healthcare differs is in the number of crucial discoveries that could come from... Read more »

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3 Data Classifications and What They Mean https://blog.storagecraft.com/3-data-classifications/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/3-data-classifications/#respond Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:00:55 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28732 Hacks happen all the time. The Global Threat Report released by Carbon Black estimates that in 2018, about 1 million cyberattacks per day were attempted. All businesses are at risk on a daily basis and need to take proper data security precautions. How you do so and which data you protect should all depend on... Read more »

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The 5 Startups Disrupting Cybersecurity https://blog.storagecraft.com/5-startups-disrupting-cybersecurity/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/5-startups-disrupting-cybersecurity/#respond Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:00:40 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28726 Cyberattacks are escalating each year. No matter who you are, some of your personal information was probably compromised in 2018. Businesses have lost tens of millions. Data for billions of consumers is no longer secure. The security gaps in the online world are growing. Luckily, there are a number of startups putting a stop to... Read more »

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How Quantitative Intuition Can Lead to Smarter Business Decisions https://blog.storagecraft.com/quantitative-intuition-smarter-business-decisions/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/quantitative-intuition-smarter-business-decisions/#respond Mon, 08 Apr 2019 13:00:15 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28714 Organizations are under pressure to make decisions faster than ever before, and often rely on data to make those decisions. While companies may believe that’s a sound strategy, it actually may be harming their ability to compete and come up with innovative solutions, experts say. The reason is because many business leaders seem to abandon... Read more »

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MSPs: Reputation and its Impact on Business Continuity https://blog.storagecraft.com/msps-reputation-business-continuity/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/msps-reputation-business-continuity/#respond Thu, 04 Apr 2019 13:00:26 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28706 As an IT pro, it’s easy to see business continuity through the lens of technology. But as you know, business continuity is broad concept and technology is just a small piece of it. A detailed business continuity plan includes contingencies for everything that can stop a business from doing business. What if there’s an economic... Read more »

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4 Benefits of Using the Cloud for Disaster Recovery https://blog.storagecraft.com/benefits-cloud-disaster-recovery/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/benefits-cloud-disaster-recovery/#respond Mon, 01 Apr 2019 13:00:44 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28703 Businesses are using the cloud for all sorts of things these days. From data storage to remote workspaces and big data analysis, the cloud can benefit a company in a myriad of ways — one being data backup and recovery. At StorageCraft, we use the cloud to back up your files for quick and easy... Read more »

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World Backup Day: The Evolution of Backups and Why We Need Them https://blog.storagecraft.com/evolution-backups/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/evolution-backups/#respond Fri, 29 Mar 2019 16:00:00 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28695 In celebration of the upcoming World Backup Day (March 31st), this post is dedicating to remembering the importance of backups and looking at how far we’ve come in the data storage industry. The evolution of technology has made it so the majority of our days consist of some form of data consumption. Whether we’re online... Read more »

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Making Memories with DR https://blog.storagecraft.com/making-memories-dr/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/making-memories-dr/#respond Thu, 28 Mar 2019 13:00:23 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28691 Over the years in IT, we’ve all had tasks become more efficient due to the improvements and evolution in technology. Heck, even a fairly recent college grad in an IT-based major can attest to technological changes over their time in school to their present career position. Conversations with other IT professionals who’ve been in the... Read more »

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What is Healthcare Analytics and How Can Big Data Improve the Industry? https://blog.storagecraft.com/healthcare-analytics-big-data-improve-industry/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/healthcare-analytics-big-data-improve-industry/#respond Mon, 25 Mar 2019 13:00:57 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28685 Big data is making waves in almost every industry. No matter the sector, businesses are always working on the way they collect, store, sort, and use their data to improve processes and uncover customer patterns. One industry that is harnessing big data in a major way is healthcare. What is Healthcare Analytics? When big data... Read more »

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Why Your Healthcare Organization Needs a Proper Disaster Recovery Plan https://blog.storagecraft.com/healthcare-disaster-recovery-plan/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/healthcare-disaster-recovery-plan/#respond Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:00:17 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28676 From eCommerce to education, a disaster recovery plan is essential to the survival of any business that stores any amount of data. And it doesn’t matter if you store two gigabytes of data or two terabytes. That said, there are some companies and industries that are more vulnerable to disruption and downtime than others. One... Read more »

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4 Tips to Help Keep Student Data Safe https://blog.storagecraft.com/keep-student-data-safe/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/keep-student-data-safe/#respond Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:00:50 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28653 School databases contain some of the most sensitive information concerning students and faculty members. From grades to health records, addresses to contact information, schools have a lot to lose if they’re caught off guard by a hacker. That’s why developing a plan to keep data security tight is essential to complying with privacy laws and... Read more »

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Inside the 4 Most Notorious Hacks and Breaches https://blog.storagecraft.com/inside-notorious-hacks-breaches/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/inside-notorious-hacks-breaches/#respond Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:00:39 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28646 Thieves, vandals, pranksters, and whistle-blowers are exploiting system vulnerabilities and harvesting data right this second. Companies can face millions in losses and private citizens can have their most private information exposed to the public if the wrong person access the wrong things. Any company can be a target, but the world’s most notorious hacks, leaks,... Read more »

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A Look at Real-World Data Analytics Success Stories https://blog.storagecraft.com/real-data-analytics-success-stories/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/real-data-analytics-success-stories/#respond Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:00:06 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28638 As more organizations turn to data analytics as an integral part of their growth strategy, many leaders may harbor some doubts. How will data analytics work in the real world when it comes time to make critical business decisions? Will the organization really be able to use data analytics effectively, or will it become another... Read more »

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4 Steps to Take When Someone Breaches Your Data https://blog.storagecraft.com/4-steps-breaches-your-data/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/4-steps-breaches-your-data/#respond Thu, 07 Mar 2019 14:00:16 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28632 IT teams have many important jobs, and one of those is drafting a data security strategy for their business. And, since no plan is perfect, a key part of this strategy is devising a plan of action in case a hacker infiltrates the security measures in place. Here are a few steps you may consider... Read more »

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How Running a Simulation Can Prep Your Cybersecurity Team for the Worst https://blog.storagecraft.com/simulation-prep-cybersecurity-team/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/simulation-prep-cybersecurity-team/#respond Mon, 04 Mar 2019 14:00:22 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28627 Picture this: you walk into the office in the morning, only to find the majority of staff in your MSP have been locked out of their computers. A message appears asking for extortionate amounts of bitcoin in order to have your data restored. While this is happening, staff are texting their friends and family about... Read more »

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MSPs: 5 Ways to Prioritize Client Data Security https://blog.storagecraft.com/prioritize-client-data-security/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/prioritize-client-data-security/#respond Thu, 28 Feb 2019 14:00:36 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28619 It’s unlikely that anyone with an email address hasn’t received a phishing email at least once in their online life. In fact, Cybersecurity Ventures reports that since 2013, there’s an average of 3.8 million records stolen from data security breaches every day. Open your spam folder or inbox now, and it’s likely you’ll see some... Read more »

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Private, Public, Hybrid, or Multi-Cloud: What’s the Difference Between Them? https://blog.storagecraft.com/private-public-hybrid-multi-cloud/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/private-public-hybrid-multi-cloud/#respond Mon, 25 Feb 2019 14:00:17 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28612 No two clouds are exactly alike. That being said, many clouds are very similar and essentially have the same functionality. The difference lies in the way they’re used by each individual business. Every company has different cloud needs and, therefore, will build or alter their cloud technology to work for whatever those needs are. Here’s... Read more »

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Protecting Passwords: The Critical Steps https://blog.storagecraft.com/protecting-passwords/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/protecting-passwords/#respond Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:00:39 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28606 In this time of heightened security concerns, most employers have sternly warned employees not to use passwords like “password,” but that doesn’t mean companies are making significant headway in eliminating the problem of weak passwords that compromise an organization’s security. The LastPass 2018 Global Password Security Report reports the average password security score of more... Read more »

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How to Secure Your Email if Your Data is Hacked https://blog.storagecraft.com/secure-email-if-hacked/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/secure-email-if-hacked/#respond Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:00:56 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28601 There are some classic signs that your email has been hacked, but many won’t be apparent to you until someone gets in touch to point them out. Oftentimes, a hacker will use your account to send spam emails or phishing messages to your contact list. The only way you might notice an email data security... Read more »

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5 Steps for Saving Your Data in a Disaster https://blog.storagecraft.com/surviving-disaster/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/surviving-disaster/#respond Thu, 14 Feb 2019 23:20:07 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28597 When Hurricane Sandy finished blasting through New York and New Jersey in 2012, she left in her wake billions of dollars in damages to homes and businesses. Fires, power outages, storm surges, flooding, and gale-force winds gut-punched many companies, highlighting their vulnerabilities when it came to recovering data and restoring their technology systems after a... Read more »

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Managing Your Client Knowledge Base: Why it is Important https://blog.storagecraft.com/client-knowledge-base/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/client-knowledge-base/#respond Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:12:47 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28591 Think of how much time your technicians spend addressing help desk tickets and how much money is spent on hours dedicated to these, often times, menial tasks. One excellent solution to reduce hours logged on client IT assistance is to keep a compendium of client knowledge and manage that knowledge base appropriately. Knowledge Base As... Read more »

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How to Secure Your Ever-Expanding Data in 2019 https://blog.storagecraft.com/secure-expanding-data-2019/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/secure-expanding-data-2019/#respond Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:00:31 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28588 More companies now understand that the data they collect can provide new opportunities to boost the bottom line and provide a competitive advantage, but there still remains distinct challenges about how to use data to its full potential while ensuring it remains secure. There has been plenty in the news about the challenges of securing... Read more »

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What Would a Data Breach Really Cost Your Clients? Here’s How to Show Them https://blog.storagecraft.com/data-breach-real-cost/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/data-breach-real-cost/#respond Mon, 04 Feb 2019 14:00:11 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28583 You’ve probably heard the stats on data breach. Ponemon reports that a data breach costs on average $3.86 million, and even a single lost record can cost $148! While these numbers sound menacing, the real cost of a data breach will be much lower for many businesses because it depends on variables like the number... Read more »

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CDP vs. Snapshots: Which Provides Better Data Protection? https://blog.storagecraft.com/cdp_snapshots/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/cdp_snapshots/#respond Thu, 31 Jan 2019 14:00:15 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28577 Need a kick in the butt to bolt down your data protection strategy? Look no further than the tumultuous world of cybersecurity. According to an annual study conducted by Ponemon Institute, the average cost of a data breach reached $3.86 million in 2018, a 6.4 percent increase over the previous year. The study also reported... Read more »

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Restoring Your Data: Backups vs. Disaster Recovery https://blog.storagecraft.com/backups-disaster-recovery-both/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/backups-disaster-recovery-both/#respond Mon, 28 Jan 2019 14:00:49 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28572 Big Data has changed the workplace in many ways. Businesses are now having to search for methods of storage which are more expansive and flexible than ever before. Plus, we’re seeing a shift from SMBs with a focus on data storage to a focus on finding effective sorting methods. This is because they now need... Read more »

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Top 4 Things You Need to Know About Cybersecurity in 2019 https://blog.storagecraft.com/cybersecurity-2019/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/cybersecurity-2019/#respond Thu, 24 Jan 2019 14:00:01 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28568 The new year is in full swing, and though January is often a slow month for many businesses, hackers and cyber-attacks never settle down. In 2018, companies suffered a lot of loss to the hands of cyber-criminals. According to Ponemon Institute’s 2018 Cost of a Data Breach study, the cost of the average data breach... Read more »

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Business Nirvana: Cloud Delivers Continuity in Face of Challenges https://blog.storagecraft.com/cloud-delivers-continuity/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/cloud-delivers-continuity/#respond Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:00:46 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28563 Being able to keep a business running smoothly is more critical than ever in today’s competitive environment, and any interruption in service can lead to serious – even fatal – consequences. But trying to keep a business continually operating at a high level is demanding for any organization. Just consider some of the challenges: Cyberattacks:... Read more »

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Is Unpatched Software a Security Risk? https://blog.storagecraft.com/unpatched-software/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/unpatched-software/#respond Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:00:55 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28556 It doesn’t matter how much work you put into cybersecurity awareness within your company if you have any vulnerabilities in your system, software, or strategy. You’re leaving holes hackers can easily access. That’s where unpatched software can damage your business. What is Unpatched Software? Every software has the potential to have bugs and holes. After... Read more »

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How to Use Public Wi-Fi Securely https://blog.storagecraft.com/public-wifi-secure/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/public-wifi-secure/#respond Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:00:38 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28551 There’s nothing quite like the feeling of finding free Wi-Fi. Whether it’s at a cafe or in an airport, public-access Wi-Fi can be a life-saver. It can also be a death sentence for your data, though.  If you end up connecting to an unsecured network, you open yourself and your data up to malicious users with the... Read more »

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The Hybrid Cloud: Pros and Cons https://blog.storagecraft.com/hybrid-cloud-pros-cons/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/hybrid-cloud-pros-cons/#respond Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:00:23 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28543 The cloud has become one of the most popular methods of storage available to date. Whether for personal use or for business, its security, accessibility, and convenience have made it the perfect companion for data of all shapes and sizes. If you have experience with cloud technology, you’ll know there are three main types currently... Read more »

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Backing Up Your Cloud Data: Why it is Crucial https://blog.storagecraft.com/backing-up-cloud-crucial/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/backing-up-cloud-crucial/#respond Mon, 07 Jan 2019 14:00:51 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28536 Whether it’s been internally developed or sourced from elsewhere, a lot of businesses are storing their data on the cloud. It’s not hard to see why, there are a plethora of benefits to cloud storage, including its accessibility from remote locations, and the ease of incorporating the cloud into one’s disaster recovery strategy. It seems... Read more »

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Cloud vs. In-House Servers: What is the Best Choice? https://blog.storagecraft.com/cloud-vs-in-house-servers/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/cloud-vs-in-house-servers/#respond Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:00:24 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28527 Choosing how to run your data center is like choosing between buying and leasing a car: each has specific advantages and risks. What works for you today, might not suit your needs tomorrow, and each comes with a different cost structure. Security, control, and cost all factor into this major decision, however, it’s not always... Read more »

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5 Security Issues that Will Ruin Your Sleep in 2019 – and What to Do About Them https://blog.storagecraft.com/5-security-issues-2019/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/5-security-issues-2019/#respond Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:00:13 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28524 In 2019, the world will mark the 75th anniversary of the invention of the Rubik’s Cube and the 50th anniversary of Woodstock – but chances are also good that it will be the year your organization is hit by one of the daily insidious cyberattacks. Verizon reports that in the 12-month period ending in March... Read more »

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Phishing Attacks that Dominated 2018 https://blog.storagecraft.com/phishing-attacks-2018/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/phishing-attacks-2018/#respond Thu, 27 Dec 2018 14:00:22 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28519 You know those pesky spam emails that manage to get through filters? Some of them may seem quite normal, just from a random sender. Some tell users to click a link to enter contests or download a necessary security update. However, if these emails usually seem a bit fishy, it’s because they are. Phishing emails... Read more »

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How Digital Transformation is Changing the Workplace https://blog.storagecraft.com/digital-transformation/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/digital-transformation/#respond Thu, 20 Dec 2018 14:00:20 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28515 As more companies relentlessly drive toward digital transformation as a way to be more competitive, technology and business leaders must decide how best to embrace these technology changes while making sure security doesn’t fall behind. By the end of this year, businesses worldwide are expected to have spent $1.1 trillion on digital transformation technology and... Read more »

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What Is an Involuntary IT Manager? https://blog.storagecraft.com/involuntary-it-manager/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/involuntary-it-manager/#respond Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:00:27 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28511 It’s a story recognized by a large number of SMBs operating today. Something happens to an employee’s computer. They take a little while to try to resolve the problem themselves. Then they ask their colleagues to diagnose their issue. And in a last ditch effort to get their machine going, they contact IT. The IT... Read more »

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What is Zero Trust Cybersecurity? https://blog.storagecraft.com/zero-trust-cybersecurity/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/zero-trust-cybersecurity/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:00:06 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28507 It’s a common belief that most cybersecurity breaches are limited to external threats. However, a large percentage of security issues arise internally, too. One in four breaches involves internal actors according to the Data Breach Investigations Report by Verizon. This is where a Zero Trust approach to cybersecurity comes in handy. What Are the Details?... Read more »

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Cigars, Schnapps, and ShadowXafe https://blog.storagecraft.com/cigars-schnapps-and-shadowxafe/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/cigars-schnapps-and-shadowxafe/#respond Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:00:56 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28501 So, the family deserted me this evening, and I found myself sitting here enjoying some Enzian with a Partagás cigar. Yes, Dad’s night out at home. Gotta make it worthwhile, right? Now this cigar, liqueur, tech stuff is not all that disjointed as some may initially think. First, let’s talk about Partagás and Enzian. The Partagás... Read more »

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MSPs: Elevating Customer Experiences in 5 Simple Ways https://blog.storagecraft.com/elevating-customer-experiences/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/elevating-customer-experiences/#respond Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:00:22 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28376 In business, customer experience is a battlefield. Many companies are competing solely on their ability to find customers and keep them satisfied. If they can’t, the end up churning through current customers and burning funds finding new ones. A single bad experience is often enough to make someone leave. Research done by customer strategy firm... Read more »

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How to Spot the Right MSP for Your Needs https://blog.storagecraft.com/right-msp-for-your-needs/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/right-msp-for-your-needs/#respond Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:00:19 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28273 Managed Service Provider (MSP) has become a bit of a buzz term in business lately, and that makes complete sense. When it comes to IT, companies need to be able to trust that their technology infrastructure is going to hold up through anything. In fact, in most cases, modern organizations rely entirely on the functionality... Read more »

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Three Ways Midsized Firms Can Take Advantage of Big Data https://blog.storagecraft.com/three-ways-midsized-firms-can-take-advantage-big-data/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/three-ways-midsized-firms-can-take-advantage-big-data/#respond Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:00:00 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28490 Big data is built on combing large amounts of information to uncover actionable insights. While the trend took flight in recent years, the concept itself is nothing new. In fact, companies have been gleaning data for business value since the 1950s. Instead of high-tech computers, they used spreadsheets and processed everything manually. Advanced technology has... Read more »

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Four Free (and a Few Paid) Resources to Amp-Up Your Users’ Tech Knowledge https://blog.storagecraft.com/four-free-and-a-few-paid-resources-to-amp-up-your-users-tech-knowledge/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/four-free-and-a-few-paid-resources-to-amp-up-your-users-tech-knowledge/#respond Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:00:32 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28482 Whether you’re an IT admin or an MSP managing tech for a bunch of clients, simple user problems can take a huge portion of your time. Maybe someone doesn’t know how to map a network drive, has no clue how to download that “GoToMeeting thing,” or inadvertently downloads ransomware—these issues can make your blood pressure... Read more »

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What’s the Difference Between SaaS and the Cloud? https://blog.storagecraft.com/difference-saas-cloud/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/difference-saas-cloud/#respond Thu, 22 Nov 2018 14:00:28 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28477 Recently, the terms “software as a service (SaaS)” and “cloud computing” have become interchangeable. But are they actually the same? The Cloud Interestingly enough, though cloud computing is now common knowledge, many people only have a superficial understanding of what it actually is. This is due in large part to the lack of consumer-friendly language... Read more »

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Tips for Selecting the Right Cloud Services for Your Business https://blog.storagecraft.com/choose-cloud-services/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/choose-cloud-services/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:00:17 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28469 There are significant risks in migrating to the cloud. Think about it: you’re leaning on someone else’s computers, software programs, and network. Your success ultimately hinges on their data center infrastructure. The level of uptime, performance, and security you receive is all in their hands. Choose right, and you could see your productivity and revenue... Read more »

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Backup vs. Replication – What’s the Difference? https://blog.storagecraft.com/backup-vs-replication/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/backup-vs-replication/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:00:34 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28454 It’s common in the tech world to hear people use the terms backup and replication interchangeably. And it’s easy to see why. To backup a file, folder, application, etc., there is some replication involved. But, there are distinct differences between the two in their general definitions and how you can integrate them into your disaster... Read more »

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What Are Predictive Data Analytics? https://blog.storagecraft.com/predictive-analytics/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/predictive-analytics/#respond Mon, 12 Nov 2018 14:00:23 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28448 We’re in the midst of a data revolution. Each day we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data that helps feed a market set to be worth over $203 billion dollar by 2020. Data is the currency of our digital world, and businesses of all sizes are finding ways to use artificial intelligence (AI) and machine... Read more »

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How to Keep Your Mobile Device Secure https://blog.storagecraft.com/keep-mobile-device-secure/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/keep-mobile-device-secure/#respond Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:00:41 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28439 Smartphones and other connected devices have become the ultimate work accessories. Whether your company is 100 years old or celebrating its first birthday, the majority of your employees likely use these devices at the office and to work remotely. They have revolutionized the workforce in so many ways, and we can all agree that they’re... Read more »

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The Ancient Practice of Tape Backups — Still Relevant? https://blog.storagecraft.com/tape-backups-still-relevant/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/tape-backups-still-relevant/#respond Mon, 05 Nov 2018 14:00:06 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28432 Back in the day, around 15+ years ago, a method of disaster recovery called tape backup was used to protect the average SMB’s data. Just as it sounds, physical tapes held data and were stored offsite and brought back for extraction if an organization experienced a breach or lost their data. Everything old seems to... Read more »

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How to Spot if You’ve Been Hacked https://blog.storagecraft.com/spot-if-been-hacked/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/spot-if-been-hacked/#respond Thu, 01 Nov 2018 13:00:45 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28428 It’s been one of those bad tech days. Your phone that was on its last legs just went dead. You lost the charger for your tablet, and your laptop seems to be running slower than usual. Is that about to break, too? Well, since you bought it a year ago, the chances of it being... Read more »

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How to Ensure Your Data Stays Secure on the Cloud https://blog.storagecraft.com/ensure-secure-data-cloud/ https://blog.storagecraft.com/ensure-secure-data-cloud/#respond Mon, 29 Oct 2018 13:00:28 +0000 https://blog.storagecraft.com/?p=28411 Though there are myths about a lack of security in cloud computing, the cloud is oftentimes the safest place you can store your data. The only people who have access to data you store on the cloud are the ones you decide to give access to through password distribution. Plus, it’s a simple way to... Read more »

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