Tag Archives: data backup

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The best time to back up your data is now

Did you know that 49% of businesses do not backup their data on a daily basis? Further, did you know that 49% of businesses have reported data loss during some time in the past two years? Startling, isn’t it? So if you fall into either statistic, and you’re wondering when it’s time to get your business set up on a Continue Reading...
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Five Essential Tools For Your Virtual Business

We’ve written about telecommuting and specific productivity tools a few times on our blog. Studies have shown that giving employees the ability to telecommute has helped reduce company costs as well as improve workplace morale. In fact, a Deloitte study showed that telecommuting did all that in addition to helping reduce greenhouse emissions and reliance on fossil fuels. Over the Continue Reading...
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Disaster Recovery and Your Small Business

Small business owners have a lot on their plates. Many are actively involved with day to day processes, working with customers, and are hands-on with their employees. Their business is their lifeblood, their pride and joy, and a primary driving factor in their lives. So – what would happen to that small business if a disaster were to occur, and Continue Reading...
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Three Keys To Working From Home This Summer

It looks like warm, summer weather has finally taken root here in New England. Well… we hope it has, at least. This IS New England, so it might be in the 40’s next week. Still, it’s almost summertime and that usually means vacations and situations where employees may need to work from home, or remotely from another location outside of Continue Reading...
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Telecom Essentials For Your Startup Business

Starting a new business is a daunting task – funding, location, business plans, employees… there are a lot of things to think about and get into place! Every business needs to have a number of services in place so they can effectively find clients, be found by potential clients, and help those clients once they come onboard. To help those Continue Reading...
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Is Trusting Your Data To The Cloud Safe?

Cloud services have been the fastest growing segment of online products over the past few years. Gartner Research predicts that global spending on cloud services will reach $155 billion in 2014, and will be well over $210 billion in 2016, just two years away from now. Many businesses have realized the value of cloud services, both with costs and productivity. Continue Reading...
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Data Loss Statistics, and How To Protect Your Company

When you hear the term “data loss”, it’s usually from a media report detailing the latest issue a company is facing. Unfortunately in today’s headlines, it’s Target that has announced it may have had over 40 million accounts compromised during the holiday shopping season. Here in Massachusetts businesses can be fined up to $5000 per customer record that’s lost or Continue Reading...
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How Managed Security Can Help Stop Cryptolocker

Every now and again, a certain virus or trojan makes enough noise and causes enough damage to warrant serious media attention. Recently, the Cryptolocker virus has been in the media thanks to it’s devious ways of secretly encrypting user data and demanding a ransom before it will unlock the data it’s holding hostage. Symantec recently named the Cryptolocker as as Continue Reading...
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Keeping Your Data and Clients Protected and Secure

We’ve talked about the importance of data security a number of times here on on blog, because it’s crucial that businesses help protect themselves, and their clients. Our 20117 Ready site has a number of services and items that any business should look into in order to be compliant with various laws and regulations; that site was specifically set up Continue Reading...
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Why Aren’t Small and Medium Businesses Using Data Backup Services?

Losing data is an inevitable situation when your business uses computers nearly every day, all day long. Data backup services are the easiest way to help protect a company’s digital property when used on an ongoing basis. Backing up daily to a cloud data backup service, or to a local backup system, is critical to business continuity. Yet, with so Continue Reading...