Resources to tap for disaster recovery best practices

We all hope that we'll never need to use them, but disaster recovery and business continuity plans are a critical part of any organization's strategy. The Enterprise Connectivity Series Future-proofing your business Without

Published on: July 28th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

Planning communications for emergencies

You’ve got a good plan to deal with emergencies that may arise. In case of the worst, you’re as ready as you’ll ever be. But does your plan include the details of how

Published on: July 27th, 2015 Robert Dutt

Simulate the worst to be ready for the worst

You’ve crafted a fine business continuity plan for your business, one that ensures that should your organization’s feet be held to the fire, they won’t burn. You’ve followed all the best practices to

Published on: July 24th, 2015 Robert Dutt

Disaster recovery vs. business continuity: They’re not the same thing

While some may use the terms interchangeably at times, disaster recovery and business continuity are most definitely not the same thing. You need to understand the differences, and you need both plans in

Published on: July 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Overcoming four common business continuity challenges

You’ve made the business case for your business continuity plan, management is on board and your funding is in place. However, your work is just beginning. The Enterprise Connectivity Series Future-proofing your business

Published on: July 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Four tips for selling business continuity to the C-suite

For the IT department, the rationale for and benefits of a robust business continuity plan can seem obvious. To secure the needed funding from the c-suite however, the case can’t be made using

Published on: July 21st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Getting started with business continuity: finding your data crown jewels

One of the problems with today's data volumes is, well, today's data volumes. There's so much of it, it's virtually impossible to sort out what's mission-critical, what's important, and what's merely there. The

Published on: July 20th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

The Business Case for Taking Your Phone System to the Cloud

Discover the value of hosted-phone systems, cost savings, efficiencies, and peace-of-mind.   Learn More  

Published on: July 6th, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

How can I be sure no-one will snoop into my cloud-based data?

One of the biggest inhibitors of public cloud use is the fear that data will not be secure. After all, it’s the “public” cloud, and who knows what evil lurks there. The Enterprise

Published on: June 25th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

Moving your phone system to the cloud

In the 1970s, the minicomputer had just taken over from the mainframe as ruler of the roost. The mid-80s explosion of the microcomputer (what we commonly call a PC) began to displace the

Published on: June 25th, 2015 Dave Webb

Five steps to a cloud strategy

Are you taking a strategic approach to the cloud? Not all companies are being pushed into the new computing paradigm by the drumbeat of the hype machine. But if your cloud journey is

Published on: June 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Look before you jump into the cloud

The benefits of moving to a cloud computing hosting provider can be enticing – a more resilient IT infrastructure, moving the expense from your capital expenditure budget to your operating expenditure budget and

Published on: June 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Ask the right questions when picking your host in the cloud

When workloads exceed data centre capacity, it's often a nice problem to have; it means business is booming. But that doesn't mean it's feasible to expand your datacentre, or to build a new

Published on: June 17th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

5 must-have business apps that harness the cloud

In conjunction with mobile technology, cloud computing has cut the chains between today’s business worker and their cubicle, enabling them to be as productive away from the office as they are within its

Published on: June 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras