Business Continuity Blog Posts

Here 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).
The Datto Network Switch Makes Your Job Easier—Here’s How

The Datto Network Switch Makes Your Job Easier—Here’s How

The Datto Network Switch is changing the way we think about network management.

Designed for zero-touch deployments and automated configuration, these switches enable you to build, monitor and scale a network from anywhere. It’s a game-changer for IT administrators and managed-service providers (MSPs), drastically reducing the time spent on network management and boosting user productivity, too.

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Datto and Open Mesh: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

Datto and Open Mesh: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

One of the more exciting news stories in business continuity this year was the announcement of the Datto Open Mesh acquisition. The merger was widely hailed as a brilliant move that would benefit both Datto’s and Open Mesh’s huge customer bases around the world, as well as the managed service providers (MSPs) that serve them.

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9 Crazy Myths about Corporate Data Backup

9 Crazy Myths about Corporate Data Backup

In May, we stumbled across a great article at ZDNet titled, “Ransomware is now so awful it’s actually making us take security seriously.” The upshot was this: ransomware’s destruction comes with a silver lining. It’s so bad that it’s finally forcing organizations to invest more in their corporate data backup systems.

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Bolstering Backups: Should You Install A Datto Agent?

Bolstering Backups: Should You Install A Datto Agent?

When it comes to making reliable, accessible backup copies of your data, Datto can’t be beat. The disaster recovery company helps organizations in any industry respond quickly to ransomware, hardware destruction, and other information-based threats. Datto is notable for offering some of the most flexible recovery software on the market. Its flagship product, SIRIS 3, for example, works seamlessly with both agent and agentless systems. Nonetheless, whether you have an agent can still impact your efficiency and backup capabilities. Here are a few points to consider when determining if you should run agent or agentless.

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Datto DNA: An Inside Look at the New Datto Network Appliance

Datto DNA: An Inside Look at the New Datto Network Appliance

Internet outages and network downtime can be extremely costly for businesses—especially when their critical operations depend on being connected. For the past several years, Datto has been helping businesses minimize their downtime with a suite of data backup and disaster recovery solutions. But with the new Datto Network Appliance (DNA), the company is taking business continuity a step further.

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The Inside Scoop on the Datto Backup Agent

The Inside Scoop on the Datto Backup Agent

Over the last few years, we’ve witnessed some major changes within the business-continuity landscape. If you follow this industry closely, then you’ve probably seen one name popping up again and again: Datto. The company’s rise has been nothing short of remarkable. On thousands of servers across the globe, you’ll now find the Datto backup agent, working to sync data locally and in the cloud.

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Ransomware Statistics 2016 – 2017: A Scary Trend in Cyberattacks

Ransomware Statistics 2016 – 2017: A Scary Trend in Cyberattacks

One of the most newsworthy ransomware statistics of 2016 came in April, when the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned that cybercriminals had already extorted $209 million from businesses within the first three months of the year. This put ransomware on track to become a $1 billion crime in 2016 – a stat that was reported by countless news organizations, including CNN, NBC and the New York Times.

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