AWS Failure Illustrates The Need For Proper Backups

Reminder: stuff stored in the cloud probably isn't backed up.


Not long ago, we wrote about how cloud services like Office 365 and Google Drive should not be used like backup solutions. Last week, one company experienced exactly the kind of data loss that proves this point.

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Do You Know What To Include In Your Disaster Recovery Plan?

Combining the words ‘disaster’ and ‘recovery’ can sometimes feel like it has a very dismal and ominous ring. However, the point of planning for business disaster recovery (BDR) is not so much about putting sandbags out to prevent a flood, but rather making architectural changes to the landscape to stop the flood from happening in the first place, and then divert it if it does happen. Here is what you need to do to achieve complete security.

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5 Benefits Of Implementing The Cloud In Your Disaster Recovery Plan

In an era where businesses are reliant on the digital space, investing in high-quality cyber security can mean the difference between swimming and sinking. The cloud has a reputation for acting as the ultimate life jacket, rapidly restoring essential systems and ensuring business continuity. However, there is much more to cloud-based disaster recovery plans than enhanced data security. Here are five benefits!

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What Are The Risks Of Ignoring A Disaster Recovery Plan?

Ignoring a disaster recovery plan can have serious consequences for business continuity. It is even more serious when a company does not have an initial plan in place. IT interruption is something that can be planned for, but following through with that preparedness is important. Here’s what you need to know!

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Why IoT Security Is Becoming An Essential Part Of Business

Online connectivity brings a whole load of problems with it.

It’s an increasingly important part of business and daily life, but the Internet of Things is set to become a massive cyber security headache for businesses if more isn’t done to protect it from hackers.

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Here’s Why You Should Choose TMB For Disaster Recovery

We live in a collaborative world, and one of the fundamental means of collaboration is information technology. Good IT partnerships can last for decades, so choosing the right one is vital. Here are a few reasons why Technology Means Business (TMB) is a good strategic choice.

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4 Simple Ways To Avoid Losing Important Files

Don't let data loss spoil your day.


Unless you’ve never used a computer before, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced data loss at some point. It can happen in a variety of different ways, but the result is always the same: something you’ve been working on for a while is gone, and getting it back is either difficult or impossible. Follow a few simple rules, though, and you can easily avoid data disaster in future.

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Using Cloud Software? You Probably Still Need A Backup Solution

Storing your data online doesn’t mean it’s safe.

One month ago, an employee of MOSSS, a San Francisco startup, managed to accidentally delete the company’s entire G Suite account. A few weeks later, MOSSS was taking Google to court, with the intention of forcing it to restore all the lost data.

How valid MOSSS’s claim is remains to be seen, but it has lost years of vital business data and irreplaceable work files. Google, it says, failed to respond in a timely manner, before eventually saying the data was unrecoverable – hence the lawsuit.

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What Is Disaster Recovery & When Does It Matter?

Disasters happen all of the time. From fires to floods to cyber-attacks, nature – both human and environmental – can throw many hazards in the path of hard-working businesses. Increasingly, technology is the backbone of organisations. When something goes wrong with IT, companies can find it impossible to recover.

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Is There Room In Your Budget For Disaster?

There are no two ways about it: disasters cost money. The moment IT infrastructure is turned off, business stutters to a halt. It might be due to a malicious attack, or it could be something as simple as a power cut. Money does not discriminate. Knowing how to prepare for what UK government statistics show are inevitable eventualities makes all the difference, but how should you invest? After more than 30 years of providing 24/7 support, TMB has some experienced insight, so read on.

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