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Protect Your Important Data with Cloud Computer Backup

A bride recently called into a talk radio station to share her sad tale. Trying to save money on her wedding by using friends and family wherever possible; she recruited a friend to take her wedding photos. Unfortunately, it’s been weeks since the honeymoon, and the friend has not returned phone calls or emails, and the bride suspects that her photos have been irretrievably lost.

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How the Datto SIRIS Backs Up On-Site and Off-Site with Ease

The reality is that you will lose your data at some point. The only question is how and when. When that time does happen you need to be prepared. 43% of companies without a disaster recovery plan will never re-open, and those that do, 80% fail within 13 months. When you do lose your data, how are you going to efficiently and effectively recover it? Is it necessary, or a smart strategy to store your backups on-site and off-site?

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1 Important Requirement for Small Business IT Solutions

108 million people across the US tuned in to watch the Super Bowl, with many of those tuning in just after half-time when social media began to light up–with commentary about the lack of lights in the Superdome. While viewership may have been down from the prior year, the analysts point out that viewership actually rose during the game, as people tuned in to see the effects of the power outage in the Superdome.

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Learn How to Secure your Wireless Network Today

For the third morning in a row, an unknown silver car has been sitting outside your office. He stays for 30 minutes, and then goes on his way. Today, you brought your field glasses to work, and realized that he was using his laptop to check his email… probably using your wireless network! While he may not be hurting anything, you don’t want to expose valuable customer data through an unprotected WiFi network. Today, we cover four easy steps to help you know how to secure your wireless network.

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It’s impressive how the Datto SIRIS verifies each backup

Are you backing up your data? Do you know if your backups were successful and can be restored? Backing up is a great first start, but it is just that — a start. As we stress to every client, prospect and person we chat to, the key to a successful backup and recovery strategy is in the recovery. Without a recovery of your data, the whole process is a waste of time and effort.

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Datto SIRIS Makes Backup and Recovery For Small Business Easy

Far too often busy business owners have good intentions — to backup the data which is the lifeblood of their business. They understand how important backing up their business data is to their long term success, yet it’s astonishing many fail to do so. In my conversations with many small business owners, I’ve heard a few common threads. One is they don’t have the technical skills, not sure which backup solution to deploy, they believe data loss will never happen to them, but by far the most common is they tried backup systems that are too cumbersome and not easy to understand.

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Small Business Backup Solution is Important to Disaster Recovery

The arrival of hurricane, fire or flood is no time to find out if your small business backup solution is adequate. Unfortunately many small businesses use a USB flash drive or a portable hard disk drive to store backup information and these devices are easily damaged or lost. They are also not designed for long term storage. A small business backup solution should be designed to ensure the business is able to quickly recover from any disaster that might strike.

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