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How your disaster recovery plan can make you more productive

A good disaster recovery plan (DRP) can be extremely useful in a crisis. But the value of a recovery plan during a disaster isn't the only reason to spend some time creating one. Here are four ways in which a solid Disaster Recovery Plan can help your business, even during non-crisis times.

The quick guide to business continuity

There are some things in business you can predict with accuracy, but there’s a lot that’s anything but predictable. The good news is that you you don’t have to be out of control, even when everything around you feels like chaos. Not if you have a plan. Specifically, a business continuity plan.
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Weighing the Pros and Cons of Local and Cloud-Based Backups

Nearly 50 percent of all cyber-attacks target small businesses. Rather than losing all of your data due to a network crash or ransomware attack, you need to think about how to back up your data.
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Office 365 pro tips to make your life easier

Among many others, there are tools for managing contacts, calendars and tasks, for writing and editing documents, and for voice and video conferencing.
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7 Things You Should do Before You Contact IT Support

Your IT help desk has the knowledge and skills to help resolve almost any IT-related issue... but before you make that call, there are some things you may wish to try that could help instantly resolve your problem, and which will, in any event, make the process of getting help for your problem faster and smoother.
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7 great tech gifts for the 2018 holiday season

Consider these suggestions to make it a happy season for your friends, family, and colleagues. Fun and practicality can go hand in hand under the tree this year.
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6 cloud solutions every SMB should have

Whether it's faster internal communication, better relationships with customers, or launching your own online business, the cloud can be the foundation for real growth.
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6 steps to take before choosing the right cloud solution for your business

More businesses have been making the most of cloud solutions and enjoying the competitive edge that comes with it. The great thing about cloud computing is that is can be tweaked and altered almost constantly to quickly meet the changes in an organization.
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What is the hybrid cloud and how can you use it?

Learning about the benefits of hybrid cloud technology by learning about some of the ways other companies already use it. Whether you use a public or private server, you should think about the benefits of hybrid cloud solutions to determine whether the technology can help your business thrive.
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DIY network maintenance every business owner should know

Network maintenance probably isn’t your favorite part of being a business owner. Unfortunately, it’s probably at the top of the list of things that keep you up at night. So while there definitely is reason to be concerned, you can alleviate some of the risk by following a few simple strategies.