Cloud hosting crucial to quick recovery during a disaster

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Mar 28, 2013 8:16:00 AM

In light of the variety of disasters that pose a risk to small businesses survival, more firms will be leverage cloud hosting for disaster recovery (DR) purposes.

TechTarget reported that cloud DR methods can meet recovery objectives and fully restore critical systems and applications in as few as

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Topics: Business Continuity, Cloud Services

Cloud continues to transform SMB collaborative opportunities

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Mar 25, 2013 10:27:00 AM

Cloud hosting can have significant advantages for small businesses, particularly those with remote employees, because it provides more affordable, easier access to collaboration tools. 

Business 2 Community contributor Lindsey Nelson highlighted some of the most beneficial collaboration features to cloud servers, including web and video conferencing, shared

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Topics: Business Communications, Cloud Services

Backup in the cloud provides BYOD security

Posted by David Aparicio

Mar 18, 2013 11:58:00 AM

Small business data backup is a crucial consideration for continuity, but many firms struggle to efficiently govern and manage a growing amount of information. More and more, businesses are leveraging the cloud to store important applications and data for more effective recovery.

Research by EVault revealed that bring-your-own-device (BYOD)

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Topics: Business Continuity, Cloud Services

VPN critical for BYOD and cloud security

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Mar 15, 2013 6:14:00 AM

As small businesses depend increasingly on mobility, securing the internet connection through a Virtual Private Network (VPN) will be crucial to protecting critical systems and information. 

National Geographic reported that using an unsecured Wi-Fi network can put data at risk, which then jeopardizes business continuity.The source asserted that small

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Topics: Business Continuity, Cloud Services

Cloud plays stronger role in SMB disaster recovery

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Feb 28, 2013 5:25:00 AM

Disaster recovery plans for businesses will place an increasing emphasis on cloud backup to ensure that systems can be quickly, effectively and affordably restored.

Business New Daily reported that each year, thirty percent of all servers will fail due to unpredictable events such as natural disasters or system

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Topics: Business Continuity, Cloud Services

SMB continuity lies in cloud disaster recovery

Posted by David Aparicio

Feb 26, 2013 5:11:00 AM

Disaster recovery plans for small businesses will continue to incorporate cloud backup for ultimate protection of critical systems in the face of any threat.

Dominic Cockram, Business 2 Community contributor, reported that one of the primary resolutions for small businesses should be to begin developing a backup and recovery strategy, citing

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Topics: Business Continuity, Cloud Services

Cloud hosting as a disaster preparedness plan

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Feb 20, 2013 1:22:00 PM

Recent natural disasters, such as the Blizzard of 2013, have illustrated the importance of continuity strategies and disaster recovery plans for small businesses. Cloud computing has become one of the most preferred methods of supporting strong data backup and information management strategies.

Lehigh Valley Business recently reported that interruptions in operations

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Topics: Cloud Services

SMBs might not be taking advantage of cloud services for backup

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Feb 13, 2013 1:32:00 PM

Information has long been held as the lifeblood of any organization, and in a data-driven economic landscape, this proverb has never been more pertinent than it is today. Small business data backup is a crucial component of information security and continuity planning, as a robust strategy to

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Topics: Cloud Services

More small businesses using cloud services for backup

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Feb 6, 2013 1:20:00 PM

Cloud computing has provided small business owners with an invaluable method of decreasing corporate IT expenditures and simultaneously improving overall operations. Cloud services have been especially useful for small business data backup, as this affordable method enables accessible and protected information.

Computerworld recently reported that

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Topics: Cloud Services

Cloud PBX the answer to SMB mobility demands

Posted by David Aparicio

Jan 21, 2013 9:02:00 AM

Small businesses are increasingly turning to cloud PBX solutions to maintain optimal communication in the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) work environment.

Research from The Eastern Management Group revealed that in 2012, nearly 70 percent of cloud PBXs were purchased by SMBs with fewer than 30 phones. The firm

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Topics: Business Communications, Cloud Services