Where your network is concerned, disaster recovery planning probably isn’t front of mind for you. Likely as not, you’re more concerned with how to prevent unauthorized access – with how to protect your internal systems and servers from intrusion. To some extent, that’s understandable.
I’ve always been one for personal cleanliness – and not just because you make a better impression when you’re well-groomed. Staying clean and ensuring your surroundings do the same is not only good for your mental health, it also keeps us physically fit. As an added benefit, keeping yourself organized ensures you’ll always be able […]
With all the global incidents we’ve seen recently, it’s really no surprise that data security top of mind. We’re bringing more of our lives online than ever before, and the payoff for a successful cyber attack grows larger with each passing day. It’s into this climate that the European Union has revisited and revised its […]
The ability to quickly bounce back from a disaster – whether it’s a cyber attack, catastrophic hardware failure, or a devastating storm – is one of the highest priorities for IT departments. For that reason, disaster recovery and cyber security recovery plans are some of the most difficult, most important work an IT professional will […]
Business continuity isn’t just about the infrastructure you’ve got in place or the technology you’re using for failover purposes. It’s every bit as much about your staff. Too many people forget that.
No one actually wants their business to be knocked out of commission by a disaster. But in many cases, it’s inevitable. There are certain things that are simply beyond the control of even the most intelligent business owner.
This year marked the largest, most damaging, and most publicized ransomware outbreak we’ve ever seen. WannaCry infected tens of thousands of systems all over the world, from the NHS to a major Spanish telecommunications firm. The worst part?
Ransomware. Massive DDoS attacks. Coordinated data breaches. Cybercrime is booming, criminals are steadily growing craftier, and their attacks are becoming increasingly complex.
If your business operates computing infrastructure of any kind – whether a data center or simply a small server farm – one of your largest expenditures is going to be on power. That’s a given. And the more you can do to reduce your power costs, the better.
Your data center needs a disaster recovery plan. There can be no questions about that. There’s a ton of stuff that can potentially go wrong with your servers, from inclement weather to hardware failure to a destructive cyber attack.