Data backup and prioritization is key for company’s facing natural disasters

Towards the end of October 2015, Hurricane Patricia was deemed the most powerful tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. Only 30 hours after its peak of intensity, the storm weakened to nothing but a hurricane with less than a fraction of the initially reported power, explained The Weather Channel. However, the hurricane hype…

Disaster recovery: No longer optional

When leaders today think about IT projects, they are really considering general business strategies. Any sense of separation between technology improvement and overall operational enhancement has disappeared in recent years as a variety of solutions often including cloud computing have made it nearly impossible to conceive of an effective business operating without ample IT. “Companies…

Corporate data coming under threat from ransomware

Natural disasters are the go-to threat when company leaders think about data loss. After all, these events have the power to take out whole data centers and render businesses completely incapacitated. However, focusing solely on Mother Nature ignores the fact that manmade dangers are also present today. From rogue ​hackers working alone to complex criminal organizations…