Business Continuity Blog PostsHere you will find useful tips, hints and solutions about Business Continuity – keeping your business going in the face of a disaster (nature, human or tech).
A hybrid cloud backup is a great way to protect your business from disastrous data loss. Learn what it is and eight ways that it can benefit your business.
Datto has been creating a lot of buzz in the world of business continuity over the past few years. But what are customers actually saying about the company’s data protection solutions? Today, we look at a roundup of Datto reviews to see how the company’s products are rated by customers around the world.
Choosing the right business continuity providers will ensure that your business can rapidly recover after a critical event. But with so many different companies that provide business continuity services, the choices can be overwhelming.
The Datto SIRIS is considered one of the industry’s best backup and disaster recovery (BDR) solutions. But it’s not a one-size-fits-all device. There are multiple Datto SIRIS models to choose from, allowing you to select the right fit for your infrastructure and business-continuity needs.
Cyberattacks. Natural disasters. Human error. Any of these could take down your IT systems and grind your operations to a halt, without warning. If you’re not prepared, the business may never recover. In our Server Disaster Recovery Plan Template below, we’ve outlined the critical steps for approaching a real-world disaster scenario and getting your systems back up and running—before it’s too late.
In this post, we cover everything you need to know about business continuity and how to achieve it. So you can be fully prepared for a disaster and keep the business running.
Invenio IT, a leader in business continuity strategy and implementation, announced they will offer free 30 day trials of Microsoft 365 for Business as well as Microsoft 365 Backup by Datto in an effort to help clients drive productivity as well as seamless, secure...
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2020 has been an eventful year, to say the least. And we’re not out of the woods yet. Amid a global pandemic, coastal businesses are also in the middle of an active hurricane season.
Let’s look at the latest Datto products, including the SIRIS 5, and see why they are so popular for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.
Comparing disaster recovery solutions is an important first step to identifying the right data backup system for your organization. Whether you’re comparing Veeam vs. Datto or any other BC/DR vendor, it’s important to dig into the details of each offering to determine the best fit.
Even prior to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, U.S. officials have repeatedly warned that Russia may launch a cyberattack against its adversaries around the world. Now, military intelligence suggests this threat is greater than ever. Here’s what you need to do.
A tornado will strike your office at 8:37 tonight. Will your business be up and running again tomorrow? If you haven’t planned for a worst-case scenario, the answer is no: not tomorrow and possibly not ever. We’ve created this simple checklist for disaster recovery plans to help you plan for how you’ll restore your operations after a disaster.
Nobody wants to get those dreaded 3 a.m. phone calls. “The servers are down.” “The backups failed.” “Ed from logistics opened a phishing email again!” These calls are an IT professional’s worst nightmare. But the good news is: with the right business continuity plan testing scenarios, you may never have to get such a call.
It’s no secret that we believe in the importance of disaster preparedness at every organization. But what does that planning actually look like when it’s put to the test in a real-world scenario? Let’s look at business continuity examples to show how organizations have worked to minimize downtime (or not) after critical events.
Identifying your business continuity plan objectives is an important first step to creating a comprehensive plan. Putting these objectives into words serves two important purposes.
Our earlier BCDR Faceoff post provided an overview of how Datto stacks up against the major business continuity solutions providers, including Veeam, Intronis, Axcient, Unitrends, StorageCraft, and file synch and share (FSS) providers Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Apps. In this post, we take a more granular look at the Datto vs. Axcient matchup.
Deploying a small business backup solution is the most important step to preventing data loss from ransomware, cyberattacks, accidental file deletion and other threats. But if you’re not backing up your data properly, recovering it can be a lot more challenging and costly.
How do know your company will survive a major data loss? Realistically, how much downtime could the business endure before recovery became next to impossible? What are the exact failsafes you need to implement to avert a total meltdown? If you don’t know the answers to these questions, then it’s probably time to speak to some experienced business continuity consultants ASAP.
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Choosing the right data backup for SMBs is easier than you might think—especially when you know what to look for. Yes, there are plenty of options to choose from, but you can quickly narrow those choices by focusing on the specific needs of your organization.
Not all business continuity solutions are created equal. While we often talk about Datto’s innovations for disaster recovery and ransomware protection, it’s always a good idea to compare your options. Today, we’ll look at some Datto competitors with similar technologies to see how their products stack up.
When a computer virus infected the IT systems of a UK hospital group in November 2016, the group was forced to halt operations at three hospitals. For five excruciating days, the hospitals turned patients away while they shut down their systems to isolate and remove the virus. According to a report in Computing.co.uk, some experts now speculate there may not have been a hospital business continuity plan in place that would have helped to keep the facilities running during the disaster.
You’ve worked hard to build up your business, and it’s growing. The future looks bright. Then you get the news every small business owner or manager dreads – there’s been a fire, or a flood, or perhaps a tornado, or even an earthquake. Whatever the reason, your place of business has been rendered unusable, and for the moment at least, your entire operation has come to a halt. You need to know what makes up a killer business continuity plan.
Every type of data loss calls for a slightly different type of recovery. So it’s important to use the right method for the situation. In this post, we look at one method from Datto known as Rapid Rollback.
Today, it’s easier than ever for small to mid-sized businesses to get the enterprise-level data protection that previously only large organizations had access to. But despite these advancements, today’s business continuity statistics should still be a red flag for organizations in every industry.
Did you know there are several data recovery methods available on the Datto SIRIS? Let’s focus on one of those methods: virtualization.
Today’s business continuity statistics reveal that small and mid-sized businesses have gotten better about embracing business continuity planning over the last few decades.
Backing up your data is the first step. Restoring your data is critical. With Datto SIRIS, restoring your data from any backed up point in time is very simple and reliable. This blog post covers the steps for performing file restoration with Datto SIRIS.
Having a dependable data backup system is critical for maintaining business continuity. But it’s important to remember that not all backup solutions are made equally. Backing up your data is only the first step. When disaster strikes, businesses must be able to rapidly restore that data, so that the incident has minimal impact on your operations.