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​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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

Disaster Avoidance

Recommended Strategies for Disaster Recovery and Avoidance

  Anything could constitute as a disaster when you run a business. Hurricanes, cyber-attacks, car accidents resulting in downed power lines – they all have the potential to cause network or system downtime, which means lost profits and likely angry customers. It’s for this reason that communication platforms and data storage are two areas that Read more about Recommended Strategies for Disaster Recovery and Avoidance[…]

Winter is coming

Business Continuity this Winter Can Be Easy…Learn How!

With snow and ice storms, sick employees and other disruptions eminent this winter, here are a few ways to stay connected using the OfficeSuite Phone service. In a half hour, you will learn how to: Deal with power outages Build a productive remote workforce Effectively manage working from home Keep the lines of communication open during Read more about Business Continuity this Winter Can Be Easy…Learn How![…]

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Must-Have Technology to Prepare Your Business for Disasters

As we all know, disasters can strike at any time and without warning. According to the Institute for Business and Home Safety, an estimated 25 percent of businesses do not reopen following a major disaster.Communications is the most essential component to any business, so it is imperative that the communication with your customers and clients is Read more about Must-Have Technology to Prepare Your Business for Disasters[…]

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[…]

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