Sometimes, all it takes to cause catastrophic disruption to your business is an accidental data breach or a natural disaster that ruins your IT equipment. Reliance on technology has made businesses even more susceptible, especially as the cybersecurity landscape continues to become more dangerous.
Although many business owners think that Virtualization and Disaster Recovery (DR) are two separate services, the former can actually be used as a legitimate solution to the latter. Here’s how it works, along with some pointers to keep in mind should you choose virtualization as your disaster recovery plan. Unlike tape backups, Virtualization restores your […]
The more important digital information is to your business, the more cybercriminals want to steal it. Corporate data, particularly that belonging to small businesses, has long been a favorite target for hackers. Rarely a day goes by without a raft of data breaches hitting the headlines.
Remember the days before broadband internet, when small businesses had to make do with slow dial-up connections and network issues? Meanwhile, large enterprises surged ahead, thanks in part to their generously funded in-house IT department -- something that was far beyond the capabilities of the average small business.
Office space doesn’t come cheap, particularly when you factor in the costs of furniture, utility bills, receptionists, and copious amounts of coffee. That’s probably why some of the world’s most successful businesses had their humble beginnings in a basement or converted outbuilding.