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The past few months have shown a sharp increase in the implementation of Office 365 and G suite. This is not surprising in the context of the global COVID-19 pandemic, as a huge number of employees around the world were forced to work remotely. It was necessary to quickly connect remote employees to their working […]

During the first week of June, according to CBC News, the University of Calgary became a victim of a ransomware cyber attack. A ransom note was left when the University first detected an encryption on their computer network. The amount requested for the method of decryption was $20,000, which was eventually paid to the attacker on June 7th, 2016. The encryption meant that their students and researchers would not be able to access any of their important files, so long as the ransom was not paid, in order to receive the decryption key. Read more

Last week, we published an article explaining why proper business data protection should be taken seriously in this day and age. Today, I will dig a little deeper and go over 4 main questions every business executive should ask him/herself in order to assess if their current backup and recovery process and solution are effective and complete to reduce or even eliminate downtime. Read more

Email VirusProtecting your company’s data should be of high importance, no matter where your office is located or how many employees you have. Downtime is real and if and when it does occur, the cost PER HOUR can range between $9,000 to $700,000, according to the Aberdeen Group (2013). On top of this, most crises happen because of human error and network outages, rather than natural disasters, as everyone mistakenly believes. Read more

Nowadays, many businesses, small or large, input and store their data in some kind of system(s), like a CRM system, an Accounting software, a Warehouse Tracking system, or a fully integrated ERP management solution. Unfortunately, these companies, who rely so heavily on these systems and on having real-time data, still trust their backup tapes, disks or online methods. In this case, how safe is their business data from being lost due to an unexpected crisis or disaster? From our experience, not safe at all! Read more

Today’s infographic provides brief descriptions of the many parts of a complete Business Continuity Plan. It’s time you protect your business from downtime BEFORE a disaster occurs.