Why upgrade to Windows 10?

Windows 10 aims to be the most widely adopted operating system (OS) globally. According to Microsoft, the OS is now running on 800 million devices worldwide. As such, the Redmond-based company made sure to learn from Windows 10’s ill-fated predecessor, Windows 8, and revamped several key features.

5 Challenges every business continuity plan needs to address

If you don’t have a rock-solid business continuity plan in place, there’s a high chance of your organization closing its doors for good after a serious incident. According to a recent study by IBM, over 80% of companies risk extraordinary financial loss because they don’t have a sufficiently robust and up-to-date plan.

Understanding IT Lifecycles: Is it Time for New Hardware?

Every business wants to get the maximum possible return on its investments, and IT is no exception. With that in mind, it might sound counterintuitive that it’s sometimes necessary to replace hardware that isn’t broken. After all, what’s the point in buying new hardware when your current systems still seem to be working properly? Surely, that’s a terrible waste of money.

How And Why You Should Test Your Disaster Recovery Plan

A disaster recovery plan is a documented strategy for responding to unplanned IT catastrophes like security breaches or natural disasters. Such occurrences can wreak havoc on your IT systems, causing downtime, data loss, or both.

While these instances seem rare, 2017 has already set a record for data security breaches.

Stay in operation with these BCP strategies

Power outages, disasters and other disruptions happen. And thousands of businesses around the globe are affected by them every year, with lost profits ranging into the millions, if not billions. So how can your business protect itself and stay open when the unexpected strikes? Here are five common business continuity strategies that many companies rely […]

It’s Time To Disaster-Proof Your Business

When and if disaster strikes, is your business going to continue to operate and cater to customers despite a possible long-term hardware failure or a network disruption? If you answer no or are not even sure what to do, you are part of a majority of business owners who have not considered disaster preparedness and […]

Power outages can derail business continuity

Even a single second of downtime at your business can cause a ripple effect that sees operations become unhinged. While most Business Continuity Plans (BCPs) take into account longer power outages, short ones can be just as dangerous to your company. It is important that you and your employees be prepared should a power outage […]

A guide to interruption insurance

You are protecting your small or medium-sized business with insurance – of course you are. But is that really enough? The recent increase in natural disasters has led savvy business owners to also take out business interruption insurance, which covers many additional scenarios in the event that you are unable to carry on operating. Think […]