Backing up your critical data should be a fundamental part of every data protection strategy. With ransomware breaches and recovery costs nearly doubling over the last year, at 66% up from 37% and $1.85M up from $760K respectively, organizations cited data backups as the #1 method used to restore compromised data.
Security, compatibility, and compliance are the biggest threats that result from not keeping your technology current, also known as technical debt. These problems can occur by running software and hardware past the point of manufacturer support, putting your business at unnecessary risk.
Have you decided to relocate some or all of your organization's infrastructure to a cloud services provider (CSP) such as Microsoft, Google, or Amazon? If so, the next step is to consider who will serve as your cloud migration service partner. The right consultant can get you to the cloud securely and cost-effectively while enhancing performance. But ... not all cloud migration service partners are created equal.
As many applications now live in the cloud, it’s easy to lose sight of basic network hygiene. One might assume that patching has become less critical now that more data lives in replicated cloud storage environments. You may also think that using the latest cloud security tools, like multi-factor authentication (MFA), is enough to keep you protected from increasing cyberattacks.
What is a culture of productivity? This is a fair question, and there is no one answer. There are many aspects to building a robust culture of productivity. Are you picturing an efficiency expert walking around your office with a stopwatch? These specialists are not what we are referring to.
UPDATED: March 18, 2022
Microsoft recently announced they have reimagined the way commercial customers will transact with them. Their latest initiative is referred to as the New Commerce Experience, or NCE. Their goal is to simplify the licensing process and improve the purchasing experience for Microsoft customers.
Having an employee in medical distress is a situation no company wants to experience, but every company must prepare for. When emergencies occur, we instinctively call 911 for help and expect to connect with emergency services. But what if your organization has multi-line phone systems, remote staff, or uses softphones? Calling 911 may not necessarily be so straightforward. Here are two essential laws you need to know when preparing your business for a potential 911 situation.