How can MSPs help with your backup and disaster recovery strategy?

It can be difficult for small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to predict when they will be hit by disasters like natural calamities, faulty devices, and data breaches that can disrupt their operations. And despite the fact that 40% of small businesses never reopen after a disaster, many still don’t have a proper backup and disaster recovery (BDR) plan.

The benefits of cloud-based business continuity

Cloud computing is transforming the way companies store and access business-critical applications and data. Syncsort’s 2018 report showed that IT professionals consider business continuity to be the topmost benefit of the cloud. This is no surprise. With the cloud, applications and data are typically stored and accessed securely from a central, off-site location so that business can continue as usual despite unplanned interruptions or incidents.

Why data backup is not enough to ensure business continuity

Backing up critical business data is an essential safety measure against system outages, natural calamities, data breaches, and ransomware. But is data backup really enough to secure digital assets against those eventualities?

Why you need more than data backup
Data backup is an automated process of making updated copies of files from your business’s network and servers and storing them in an off-site or cloud-based data center.

The most common SMB disaster recovery challenges and how to beat them

Disaster recovery plans aren’t just nice things to have — they’re critical for safeguarding the future of your organization, should the worst happen. According to FEMA, some 40% of companies close their doors for good after a natural disaster, and that’s not even taking into consideration the man-made catastrophes that can affect your organization.

5 Critical components of an IT disaster recovery plan

Power outages, floods, equipment failures, man-made errors, and other disasters lead to data breaches and IT downtime. Without a disaster recovery plan, your business will spend thousands of dollars repairing damages and regaining lost profits. Considering that 40% of businesses never reopen after a disaster, neglecting disaster recovery puts your company's existence at serious risk.

BCP tactics to keep your business running

Whether your business is hit with a brief power outage or an extreme weather disaster, any kind of interruption to your organization’s productivity can cut into your profits. That’s why it is important to have a business continuity plan and utilize BC tools to ensure your organization can stay in operation at all times. Here […]

Can Your Business Survive A Disaster?

Most business owners don’t normally think they will be a victim of a natural disaster…not until an unforeseen crisis happens and their company ends up suffering from thousands or millions of dollars in economic and operational losses — all because of the lack of thoughtful disaster preparedness. This post gives small or mid-sized businesses (SMBs) […]

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