While small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are increasingly adopting cloud solutions, certain concerns such as security and regulatory compliance have made it challenging for some to migrate all of their resources to public cloud servers. The solution is to adopt a hybrid cloud instead. Hybrid clouds are a combination of private and public clouds. In… Continue reading How do hybrid clouds make SMBs more flexible?
Cloud solutions today are more secure, flexible, and cost-effective than ever before, which is why they have become indispensable for many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). And thanks to hybrid cloud solutions, SMBs have access to even more agile computing resources. Hybrid clouds are a combination of private and public clouds. In private clouds, data… Continue reading Benefits of hybrid clouds for SMBs
When it comes to the cloud, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are often presented with the choice of either a private or a public cloud. But there is a third option — a hybrid cloud. And this is the choice that provides SMBs with greater flexibility. How so? Read on to find out. Hybrid clouds… Continue reading Give your SMB more flexibility with a hybrid cloud
Even the best managed IT services provider (MSP) can overlook certain business continuity plan (BCP) details. This is why businesses should always be on the lookout for the following pitfalls of BCP to ensure that the plan works as it should. Over-optimistic testing The initial testing attempt is usually the most important, because it’s when… Continue reading Why business continuity plans fail
If your managed IT services provider has been using the same business continuity plan (BCP) for years, your organization may be in trouble. BCPs should continuously be updated so you avoid overlooking or underestimating certain issues. Not updating your BCP is just one mistake that can harm your business. Here are a few more you… Continue reading The pitfalls of business continuity planning
No business continuity plan is perfect. Each plan has risks that can result in your business’s failure if not taken into account from the start. But don’t blame it all on your managed IT services provider (MSP) — often, a system’s design has loopholes to start with. Let’s take a look at some of the… Continue reading Is your business continuity plan doomed to fail?
Businesses rely on computers for their daily operations, so succumbing to a ransomware attack is devastating. Ransomware blocks access to all data, which can result in financial losses and the company closing down temporarily or permanently. Windows 10 offers built-in tools and cloud storage options so you can come out on the other side of… Continue reading Keep your data safe with Windows 10’s built-in backup features
To any business, ransomware means trouble. From operational disruption and revenue loss to total shutdown, it spares no aspect of the company. That’s why it’s wise to regularly back up your business data in multiple locations, including the cloud. If your computer is running on Windows 10, you’re in luck because the operating system simplifies… Continue reading Windows 10 makes backing up files easy
Business owners are becoming more aware of the damaging effects of data loss. Companies now realize that without safe and reliable data backup, important business information can fall into the wrong hands or be lost forever. Fortunately, Windows 10 offers easy-to-use tools like File History and OneDrive. File History in Windows 10 Serving as the… Continue reading How to back up your files using Windows 10
Most managed IT services providers (MSPs) promise “proactive” cybersecurity consulting. All businesses embrace the idea of preventing cyberattacks and data breaches before they happen, and MSPs themselves would much rather brainstorm safeguards than troubleshoot time-sensitive downtime events. But it’s not always clear what proactive cybersecurity entails, so let’s take a minute to go over it.… Continue reading What does proactive cybersecurity entail?