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Protecting Your Business from Broadband Outages

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Most businesses are now heavily reliant on an internet connection, so as connectivity becomes more essential, downtime even for a short time can be a big problem. If the internet goes down your company is left with no email, no incoming orders, no web browsing, no news or market feeds. Every business relies on the internet in different ways, but if your business can’t …Read More

5 Ways you Can Prevent Data Loss for your Business

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60% of companies that lose their data shut down within 6 months and 80% are out of business after 18 months. That’s a scary statistic. Here are 5 tips to prevent this from happening to your business! Back up your data regularly The importance of backing up information has always been underestimated. Your data – the culmination of all your work and the details …Read More

Should you insure your data?

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Unfortunately computer crime exists and it can cause major damage to some organisations. Cyber crime costs UK organisations around £3m a year on average, this is an increase of 42% since the 2012 study sponsored by HP Enterprise Security. Perhaps it may be time that organisations start to think about insuring their data in order to cover themselves from a potential disaster. Especially organisations that …Read More

The high cost of IT downtime

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Let’s face it; most companies rely on their computer systems. They are vital to your daily business operations. A recent US study found that when IT systems fail, businesses ability to generate revenue is reduced by 29%, and is delayed further after systems are recovered while data is restored. For small businesses, the situation could be even more critical; as such an immense loss …Read More

Did You Test Your Backup Last Month?

What process does your company go through to check that your backup system is actually working correctly? Would you be comfortable erasing everything on your hard drive right now, and restoring it from backups? No matter what type of backup solution you use in your company it was probably a somewhat significant investment. If your company is using a solution that requires manual intervention, …Read More