Posts tagged [disaster]


  • Explaining DRaaS

    Explaining DRaaS

    DRaaS is a term you find all over IT security sites and news feeds these days, but what exactly is it?

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  • DIY disaster recovery – what are the technical skills required?

    DIY disaster recovery – what are the technical skills required?

    It’s a big question: would it be cheaper or advantageous to create and implement your own disaster recovery plan or have a dedicated disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) provider manage it?

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  • What are the actual costs of downtime?

    What are the actual costs of downtime?

    Downtime is a nightmare. By it’s very nature it arrives unexpectedly and becomes the wake-up call to put contingency plans in place for the future. But downtime can also be seen as an opportunity to test our systems and make sure we can avoid a repeat of the disruption.

     

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  • How would a data disaster impact your business?

    How would a data disaster impact your business?

    I find it interesting to chat regularly with our call centre agents, specifically to hear customer stories. One of our newly acquired customers, a Cape-based catering company, called in last month. The CEO, let’s call him Derek, advised that his entire network had been compromised by a ransomware attack and he couldn’t recover his data...

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  • FAQ: cloud backup

    FAQ: cloud backup

    Cloud backup is also known as online backup. With the term 'cloud' being used more and more to define services and storage hosted on remote servers that could be located anywhere, the term cloud backup is coming to the fore.

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  • Six business antivirus myths

    Six business antivirus myths

    One of the quirks of human nature is that when it comes to disasters, we tend to believe that 'it'll never happen to me'. Does this sound familiar to you?

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  • Why disaster recovery is a huge potential market for ISPs

    Why disaster recovery is a huge potential market for ISPs

    Internet Service Providers are in a unique position to offer their clients disaster recovery solutions that cover a broad area of disaster recovery.

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