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[…]

Benefits of Cloud Storage

The Benefits of Cloud Storage

Cloud storage, or storage that occurs online so users can access data remotely, is now very common. Already, it’s the preferred method of storing digital data, especially for small to medium sized organizations. Storing remotely versus locally offers huge advantages to both consumers and businesses. Accessibility and Synchronization With local file storage, you only receive access Read more about The Benefits of Cloud Storage[…]

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[…]

Invest in the cloud

8 Signs You Should Invest in the Cloud

The word “cloud” may have bounced in and out of conversations at your office, but you’re still not 100% sure it’s for you. You’re waiting for some sort of sign that it’s worth your time. Luckily, we have eight. If any of these sound like your business, it might be time to invest in the cloud. You’re Read more about 8 Signs You Should Invest in the Cloud[…]

It is all about a well planned and well executed recovery and continuity plan

National Preparedness Month was this September and already Hurricane Joaquin is here. We should remember that it is crucial to know how to recover when disaster strikes. It’s serious stuff: the economy takes a damaging hit, and some businesses suffer financial loss so great that they never reopen. Gartner estimates that the average business loses Read more about It is all about a well planned and well executed recovery and continuity plan[…]

How to prepare your small business for disaster

Preparing for a disaster should be a year-round priority for every small business. It requires constant top-of-mind awareness because your company’s needs will continue to evolve. As such, so will your preparation efforts. As National Disaster Preparedness month ends, now is a good time to reassess and reinvigorate your strategy. Here are four tips to Read more about How to prepare your small business for disaster[…]

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