2021 planning starts now

Leighton Rosendale Application Integration, Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Cloud, Collaboration, Communication, Cybersecurity, Unified Communications

Put yourself in the driver’s seat – We can all agree that 2020 blew up a lot of strategic plans. The message appeared in giant skywriting from above – ‘humans make plans, and the universe laughs. Unfortunately for most of us, the laugh is usually uncontrollable, and it’s directly in our faces. So, does that mean that business owners should …

Safeguard your IT Infrastructure with Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

Brett Harney Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery

There is a new reality facing businesses today: having inadequate Business Continuity strategy and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) plans in place, can cost you your business. Think about it: the 2017 hurricane season was the costliest on record with total losses as high as $200 billion. The damage from California’s wildfires totaled more than $180 billion. Many businesses in these situations …

Flash Floods, Earthquakes, Tornadoes… Oh My! Why a Disaster Recovery Plan is necessary.

Brett Harney Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery

With the recent tornadoes striking central and southern Ohio, the earthquake that hit northeastern Ohio and the flash floods from this past weekend, Mother Nature has not given Ohio a break on the natural disaster front. This is where a Disaster Recovery Plan comes into play. The tornadoes that struck Ohio on Memorial Day weekend left over 60,000 homes and …

Spoofing

Spoofing: an easy way to get hacked

Brett Harney Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery

The first thing you want to do is determine whether your account has been compromised by a virus, malware, or a spammer, or if you are just being spoofed. Email spoofing is when the sender of an email, typically spam, forges (spoofs) the email header “From” address so the email being sent appears to have been sent from a legitimate …

Winning with UCaaS: The road to smart, efficient business communication

Brett Harney Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Unified Communications

Unified Communication-as-a-Service (UC) is the new standard for business communications – not just because it offers the ability to cut communication costs, but also because it enables new capabilities that integrate voice and other digital communication channels into a single platform. Using a single UC platform, users can switch seamlessly between features like text, video conferencing, meeting collaboration, and much …