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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.
Comparing disaster recovery solutions is an essential first step to deploying a data backup system. Since many BC/DR products can appear the same on paper, it’s important to dig into the details to see where they diverge.
One of the greatest challenges for growing businesses today is reducing the complexity and cost of sprawling IT infrastructures. By consolidating several IT components into a single integrated system—a concept known as converged infrastructure—businesses can achieve greater simplicity, flexibility and scalability.
Deploying a corporate data backup system is a must for businesses of all sizes. But with so many types of backup technologies to choose from these days, it can be difficult to know where to start.
At last month’s DattoCon19, Datto unveiled its smallest BC/DR devices ever: the SIRIS 4 X1 and X2 (or S4X1 & S4X2, for short).
Datto’s SIRIS Private makes it easier than ever for businesses to deploy their own private cloud. Announced at DattoCon19, SIRIS Private is an ideal BC/DR solution for businesses that are restricted from storing data in third-party public clouds. It provides the same enterprise-grade data protection that SIRIS is known for, while keeping backups contained within your company’s private network.
One of the biggest announcements at DattoCon19 was the release of the SIRIS 4. The newest version of Datto’s flagship BC/DR device will offer more power to make backups even better. From faster virtualization to better backup verification, there’s plenty to be excited about. Here’s what we know so far and what it means for your business continuity objectives.
DattoCon19 just wrapped up in San Diego a couple weeks ago, and there’s plenty to talk about. From the SIRIS 4 to the new “Cloud Continuity for PCs,” Datto announced more than 20 significant updates that every business should be excited about.
A destructive ransomware attack on the City of Baltimore is the latest in a series of targeted attacks at government offices recently. From Atlanta to Albany, these attacks have crippled public services—sometimes for weeks at a time—underscoring the dire need for maintaining business continuity in government.
It’s been more than a month since a nasty ransomware infection hobbled the City of Baltimore, disrupting almost every aspect of the city’s operations, including police communications, court systems and the local property market.
How often should you back up data for your business? This is just one of many important questions that organizations must consider when creating a small business backup strategy. And since each business is unique, every organization will have their own specific recovery needs and objectives.
There are lots of terms to describe the various ways businesses prepare for disaster: disaster recovery, business continuity, emergency response, disaster management and numerous others. Learn more here.
Earlier this month researchers discovered two very dangerous, completely unconnected cybersecurity flaws that put millions of computers at risk. And while some patches are already available, analysts say it’s only a matter of time before these vulnerabilities are exploited – possibly on a massive scale (think WannaCry or NotPetya).
A massive Salesforce outage on Friday left thousands of customers unable to access the service for several days.
The incident appeared to be one of the worst Salesforce downtime events in the company’s history, with as many as 3,200 users temporarily losing access to their SaaS data around the world.
When you’re comparing disaster recovery solutions, it’s important to choose the right fit for your organization. There are plenty of excellent data-backup systems out there, but not all of them will be perfectly matched for the needs of your business.
When there’s a break in business continuity in the financial services industry, it doesn’t just disrupt a single business – it can disrupt entire markets.
Every business faces a major data-loss situation at some point. It’s not a question of “if,” but “when.” And when it happens, businesses without a corporate data backup solution face grim prospects for recovery.
Small business backup software is a fundamental piece of any business continuity solution. It’s the brains behind your backups, controlling every aspect of how your data is protected.
Choosing a disaster recovery solution is a big decision. And with so many types of data backup to choose from, comparing them can be overwhelming.
No business is immune to disaster. But with a comprehensive disaster management plan, any business can reduce the risk of an emergency situation and recover quickly when disruptions occur.
What’s the state of ransomware in 2019 so far? Not great, apparently.
Despite signs that some cybercriminal groups are moving away from ransomware to other illegal enterprises, like cryptojacking, a near constant stream of attacks have continued to roil businesses this year.