Savvy businesses take steps to protect data and essential IT systems. The problem is that these same businesses put most of their efforts into keeping data safe without considering the impact downtime has on their business. According to Gartner, downtime can cost as much as $5,600 a minute. And, while most businesses have a plan… Read more »Read the Article
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Educators have plenty on their hands these days without also having to worry about ransomware. Unfortunately, that’s one worry that isn’t going to go away anytime soon. More than 500 schools were hit by ransomware attacks through Q3 2019. These schools paid dearly, in either ransoms or the cost of rebuilding their data, wasting precious… Read more »Read the Article
Disasters are weird. Some give you fair warning and time to prepare. When a hurricane or tornado is spotted in your area, you know you’re up against something that could potentially take out everything in its path. Others literally strike out of the blue and immediately thrust you into response mode. With no warning, your… Read more »Read the Article
When it comes to a disaster or cyberattack affecting an SMB, it’s more a matter of when than if. According to The 2018 State of SMB Cybersecurity report released by the Ponemon Institute, 67 percent of SMBs have been victims of cyberattacks or data security breaches. However, only 28 percent of SMBs rate their strategy… Read more »Read the Article
The list of disasters that can befall a business is virtually endless, from fires to floods, hurricanes to hacker attacks. That’s why many organizations have made disaster planning a priority. The primary goal: Keep the business running when bad things happen. In a competitive marketplace, being out of commission for any length of time may… Read more »Read the Article
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 »Read the Article
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 »Read the Article