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Microsoft guarantees a 99.9% uptime for its Office 365 services, providing some peace of mind that your email, cloud apps and files will be available when you need them. But as any O365 user knows, that tiny 0.1% of potential downtime can translate into a nightmare when the service actually goes down.
On Friday, August 16, a large ransomware attack struck 22 towns in Texas, all at the same time. The infection was widespread, well-coordinated and appeared to originate from a single source. And while details are still emerging, it’s a troubling sign that government ransomware attacks could continue to disrupt U.S. cities in the months ahead.
2019 was a rough year for government organizations as ransomware wreaked havoc on public services across the United States. More than 70 state and local governments were successfully infected.
The key difference between unified continuity and traditional backup solutions is that unified systems are fully integrated technologies. They combine hardware, software and cloud infrastructure to create a seamless business continuity solution, developed by a single vendor.
One of the most disastrous ransomware attacks of 2019 happened in the rural community of Jackson County, Georgia. On a Saturday morning in March, attackers infiltrated the county's networks, locking staff out of nearly every government system. 9-1-1 dispatchers'...
On New Year’s Eve, international travelers encountered a rude surprise when attempting to exchange foreign currency: systems were down—indefinitely. Travelex, the popular currency exchange service, had been hit by ransomware. That meant all 1,200 Travelex stores, kiosks and counters in 70 countries around the world had been knocked offline.
Data loss is one of the most common causes of business disruption today—and one of the most costly. When critical files get wiped out, operations suffer and downtime ensues.
Disaster recovery is a component of business continuity planning that is intended to help companies recover quickly from a disruptive event.
While ransomware detections, overall, have dipped at times over the last year, there are signs that strains like “NAS ransomware” are the new rage among cybercriminals.
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.
Converged architecture is changing the way we think about traditional IT infrastructure, how it’s deployed and how it’s managed. There are clear benefits to adopting a converged approach – but that doesn’t mean it’s a perfect fit for every organization.
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.
SMB ransomware is the most prominent malware threat today, causing significant downtime and financial losses for businesses in every industry.
IDC has released a new report calling attention to the critical importance of Office 365 backup for protection against SaaS data loss and other risks.
Datto released its 2019 ransomware statistics this month, and the numbers aren’t pretty. 1 in 5 small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) has fallen victim to ransomware, and the average costs of an attack continue to rise.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which means now is the perfect time to make sure your business is protected against the latest threats.
Unified systems can deliver more dependable levels of data protection and recovery, in addition to being easier to manage and deploy. But, there’s more to know.
Data backups can literally save your business after a catastrophe. But not all disaster recovery solutions are made equal. If you’re comparing Unitrends vs. Datto, we’ve put together this short guide to help you identify the right fit for your needs.
Last week, the FBI issued a stark warning to businesses: ransomware attacks are becoming more sophisticated, more targeted and more costly for U.S. organizations.
Implementing a business continuity plan is a must for law firms of all sizes. But if the plan has been put together haphazardly, or hasn’t been updated in years, then it creates a liability. When disaster strikes, the firm will not be adequately prepared, resulting in costly disruptions and potentially even compromising its chances of survival.
Maintaining business continuity in manufacturing is critical for preventing a costly halt in production. But unfortunately, not all manufacturers are equipped to prevent every disruption.
You already have a data backup solution, so what’s the point of disaster management (DM)?
While it’s true that backing up your data is extremely important, it’s only one part of a business’s disaster preparedness.
Backing up data is critical, regardless of the size of your business. But there’s a difference between corporate data backup solutions and those for the SMB.
The new “Cloud Continuity for PCs” made a big splash at DattoCon19, and we can’t wait to share it with our clients.
In the age of ransomware, maintaining business continuity planning in education has never been so important.
It’s no secret that evaluating disaster recovery solutions can be a headache. There’s no shortage of backup options for today’s businesses, and each one has different advantages and disadvantages.
Many businesses are moving to converged infrastructure as a way to simplify their infrastructure, consolidating disparate IT components into a single hardware stack.
Comparing small business backup solutions can sometimes feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. But finding the right fit is a lot simpler once you know what to look for – and what to avoid.
Disaster management (DM) is an important planning process that helps organizations prepare for all aspects of a disaster. But depending on the business’s objectives, there are actually several different types of disaster management that can be deployed.
The legal services community faces unique challenges when it comes to business continuity. Today’s law firms are increasingly digital and decentralized. Attorneys and their staff work on the go, using a wide range of applications to manage their case files, track billable hours and catalog the discovery process.