SOC Type 2 back Up

​SOC 2 Type 2 Security and What it Means for You

Security is not something that should be taken lightly in business, but especially for any business that is handling confidential, medical or financial information. When you think about the amount of sensitive information that can be stored on various company systems— desk and softphones, voicemail, call recordings, chat and collaboration tools, enlisting a responsible communications Read more about ​SOC 2 Type 2 Security and What it Means for You[…]

What is the difference between

What is the difference between back up and replication

Put “backup vs. replication” into a search engine and read a few articles. You might be amazed at just how complicated some high tech prose can make these decidedly low tech concepts. We will begin with an illustration from simpler times. For our purposes we will need: a desk drawer two sheets of plain paper Read more about What is the difference between back up and replication[…]

Chicago Data Back up

Don’t be an April Fool- BACK UP

To back up or not to back up, that is the question for many users and businesses these days (though it shouldn’t even be a question). March was World Backup Month, which made data security a topic of greater public interest, with many shocking statistics reminding us that data loss can happen faster than we Read more about Don’t be an April Fool- BACK UP[…]

Disaster

Top Natural Disasters in the U.S. – and What they Mean for Businesses

Over the past 60 years, there have been over 2,000 major disasters declared in the United States. When disaster strikes, the economy takes a serious hit. Some businesses suffer financial loss so great that they never reopen. Natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy have devastated local communities almost to the point of Read more about Top Natural Disasters in the U.S. – and What they Mean for Businesses[…]

Back up strategies

Recommendations for Winter

Before the next big storm of the winter season hits, here’s how to ensure your business stays connected. For businesses that use Broadview Networks’ cloud-based OfficeSuite® Phone, keeping in touch when their office must close is easy. Since the system is hosted in the cloud, changes can be made via an online portal that is Read more about Recommendations for Winter[…]

Data back up

The Importance of Backing up your Data and Apps

    Almost every single modern business relies on information technology, and this means that more and more companies are adopting applications which are crucial to business processes. While applications are incredibly efficient and make it easy to work from anywhere, there is one downfall: they create data, and there’s always the possibility that you’ll Read more about The Importance of Backing up your Data and Apps[…]

Vetting the provider

Beyond Solutions: Vetting the Provider

There are many factors to consider when your business needs a new solution that extend well beyond the solution itself. Cloud communications in particular is an industry that has exploded into the marketplace over the past decade. With exponential growth over the last several years, many smaller and less experienced cloud providers have come to Read more about Beyond Solutions: Vetting the Provider[…]

Data storage

Data Storage Efficiency: The How and Why

There’s a lesson that many modern companies are learning the hard way, and it’s this: if you’re not on top of your game when it comes to your data center, you’re going to have a hard time managing growth. In-house data centers, for example, provide little flexibility and are extremely inefficient in terms of space. Read more about Data Storage Efficiency: The How and Why[…]

Future of data storage

The Future of Data Storage

  Remember how cool it was when the floppy disk was invented? You could take your files anywhere you went. Back then, you probably weren’t thinking about what was next – it would have been hard to conceive the USB stick, much less the cloud. But today, we’ve got a much better idea of what’s Read more about The Future of Data Storage[…]

Cloud Storage

The Key to Business Longevity is in Your Backup

June was Backup Awareness Month, the perfect opportunity and reminder to take a look at the backup procedures you have in place for your organization. After all, your data is the single most valuable asset your company has. Almost every business today relies upon information technology, and this means that more companies are adopting applications that Read more about The Key to Business Longevity is in Your Backup[…]

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