As 2021 comes to a close, it’s time for companies to prepare their plans and budgets for the year ahead. It’s prudent to think about how to take your business to the next level while reflecting on the challenges you encountered the past year, particularly those concerning disaster recovery and business continuity.
Cloud technologies have ushered in a new era of work where office employees no longer need to be restricted by the boundaries of the office desk. One of these innovations is Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), which has become the new standard in business communications.
It goes without saying that many businesses have been having a difficult year due to the ongoing pandemic. Despite the challenges, however, several of our clients in La Plata and Winston-Salem were surprised at how they were able to remain resilient during this time.
IT costs can be a resource-draining component of many modern businesses. Computers, servers, software, and other equipment can tend to be expensive to acquire, learn, and maintain. So it is unsurprising that many small businesses in Washington, DC and Charlotte are finding ways to cut IT costs.
Power outages, disasters and other disruptions happen. And thousands of businesses around the globe are affected by them every year, with lost profits ranging into the millions, if not billions. So how can your business protect itself and stay open when the unexpected strikes? Here are five common business continuity strategies that many companies rely […]
When and if disaster strikes, is your business going to continue to operate and cater to customers despite a possible long-term hardware failure or a network disruption? If you answer no or are not even sure what to do, you are part of a majority of business owners who have not considered disaster preparedness and […]
Even a single second of downtime at your business can cause a ripple effect that sees operations become unhinged. While most Business Continuity Plans (BCPs) take into account longer power outages, short ones can be just as dangerous to your company.
You are protecting your small or medium-sized business with insurance – of course you are. But is that really enough? The recent increase in natural disasters has led savvy business owners to also take out business interruption insurance, which covers many additional scenarios in the event that you are unable to carry on operating.
Having a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) is great, but only if you know when it needs to be invoked. If you don’t know when it should take effect, then you might as well not have one at all. While a lot of business owners might believe it is pretty obvious when a BCP needs to […]