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24
May

What You Should Know About the Annual Review of Your DR Plan

Certain things happen once a year. The leaves fall in autumn, snow comes in the winter, buds bloom in the spring and the temperature rises in the summer. And, at least once a year, you should test your disaster recovery plan.   A disaster recovery plan is the plan that comes into play if man-made or natural disaster strikes. For example,

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20
May

Disaster Recovery: Have You Considered DR Testing in Your Annual Review?

Your business may have the best disaster and recovery plan known to man. However, that means nothing if it doesn’t work when you need it most. That’s why it’s important to test out your disaster recovery plans at least once a year. This testing determines whether your plan works, and if it doesn’t, what can be done to fix it.

15
May

Disaster Planning: Are You Ready?

What would happen to your small business if there was a flood tomorrow which rendered its physical location inaccessible? Or, how would you cope if your company was the victim of terrorism? These might not be questions to which you’ve given much thought. After all, who wants to think about disaster striking? However, ignoring the potential for catastrophe (and its

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10
May

Simple IT Security Tips To Protect Small Businesses in Toronto

It doesn’t matter what neighbourhood you’re in – there are threats lurking if you’re a small business owner in Toronto. And buying bars for the windows or fancy locks won’t help. The risks your business faces are of the digital variety. They include a wide variety of viruses and vulnerabilities within software which allow hackers to access vital information. Don’t let your business become

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5
May

5 Ways Businesses in Calgary Should Stay On Top Of Trends

Being a small business owner in Calgary means keeping up with trends. That can be a daunting task when you’re focusing on running a business. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be complicated or overwhelming. There are a few simple steps you can take to stay on top of trends. We’ve rounded up five things you can do to keep current.

1
May

Small Businesses in Toronto: Here Are 6 Ways You Can Improve Your Business

If you’re a small business owner, you know that every day provides a new set of challenges. If you’re just getting started, running a business can be overwhelming. We know what it’s like to run a small business, which is why we’ve collected ten tips for those of you running a small business in Toronto. Read on to learn how you

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23
Apr

Looking for a Disaster Recovery Plan? Cloud-based DR Might Be the Best Option for You!

The term “disaster recovery plan” refers to the arrangements a business has in place to return to normal operation in the wake of a man-made or natural disaster. In recent years, cloud technology has played a larger role in disaster recovery planning. A cloud disaster recovery plan allows you to backup your files as well as run applications and systems in the

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20
Apr

Is Your Current Data Protection Good Enough?

Your data is a valuable asset. What are you doing to protect it? And is that protection effective? If it isn’t, your information is vulnerable to hackers and other criminals who can exploit it. Such an attack could cost you a great deal of money, in addition to the blow your company’s reputation would suffer. What’s an effective way to

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17
Apr

What NOT to Do When Working With Your Remote IT Support

There are many businesses with whom your business will interact, and the better you communicate, the better it is for both parties.  One prime example is your remote IT support company. Depending on how well you can express your needs, you can make the IT support company’s life easy, or make it very challenging. Your company will be affected either

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16
Apr

How to Set Up Cloud-based Disaster Recovery Correctly

Imagine this scenario: disaster strikes, blocking off access to your facility. You’re not fazed, though. Your company has cloud backup, so you should be able to resume normal operations quickly, right? Setting up a cloud disaster recovery plan involves more than backing files up in the cloud. Read more to learn about how to set up cloud-based disaster recovery correctly.

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