Data Storage: Past, Present and Future

Posted by Sean McCabe on July 20, 2017 at 4:26 PM

While we don’t want to sound like an old man on a porch talking about “well, back in my day the cloud only meant one thing"… 


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Topics: Data Management, data storage

The Importance of Educational Data Backup

Posted by Sean McCabe on July 13, 2017 at 3:21 PM

It’s hard to believe, but we are only about six weeks away from the start of a brand new college semester. Sorry to be such a bummer to your Summer. But don’t worry students, this is geared more towards your professors and university faculty.

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Topics: File & Data Recovery, Data Management, Data Loss Prevention

How to Safeguard your Digital Filing System

Posted by Nordic Backup on May 16, 2017 at 7:09 AM

With all of the digital tools available, running a paperless business is easier than ever. However, no tool is without risk. While physical storage devices and cloud based solutions can make it easy to set up and run a digital filing system, every business must prepare for the worst, or be confronted with the loss of its time, data, and money when the worst occurs.

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Topics: Data Management

7 Tips to Improve Enterprise Security

Posted by Nordic Backup on May 8, 2017 at 7:00 AM

With technology and cyber criminals getting smarter by the day, businesses must have a strategy for reducing the risk of unauthorized access to data and IT systems. Enterprise security strategies allow businesses to defend themselves against internal and external threats to data and IT systems. Organizations must engage in enterprise security management activities such as developing, assessing and improving enterprise security processes in order to mitigate risk. Below, we will provide tips for implementing, managing and improving enterprise security within your organization.

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Topics: Business Data Security, Data Management

Top 3 Server Monitoring Tools for your Business

Posted by Nordic Backup on May 1, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Years ago only the network administrator on staff for a duty shift would be pumping cups of coffee into himself while watching the data hum of the network on his monitoring screen. As long as things kept running, no massive movements of data were occurring in the middle of the night, and the electricity didn’t go out, things were good.

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Topics: Data Management, Business IT, Data Loss Prevention

Server Management 101: Improving Uptime, Performance, and Security

Posted by Nordic Backup on April 25, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Keeping your servers up and running requires careful planning. In order to provide users with the best experience, avoid downtime, minimize security threats and avoid maintenance issues, you’ll need to implement the right server management best practices.

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Topics: Data Management, Business IT

7 Steps to Include in your Data Migration Plan

Posted by Nordic Backup on February 10, 2017 at 3:03 PM


If you’re preparing to replace or upgrade servers, conduct server maintenance, or relocate to a data center, following a data migration plan can streamline the process. Without one, there’s a high risk that, during the process of transferring your data between systems and formats, you’ll wind up with vast amounts of downtime, corrupted, lost, and misplaced files, compatibility issues and more.

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Topics: Data Management, Data Loss Prevention

5 Rules of Records Retention Management for Businesses

Posted by Nordic Backup on October 31, 2016 at 7:15 AM

Lost or deleted documents can cause chaos in any business environment, small or large. Yet managing business records is often an afterthought, especially for smaller businesses that are solely focused on the day to day. Because no business is immune to data loss or deletion, all businesses need to give careful thought and consideration to how important documents will be managed and retained. Sometimes the best way to get started is to keep things simple and begin with the basics. These 5 rules to records retention management will help your business create and implement a records retention strategy so you’ll always have the right documents on hand.

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Topics: Data Management

HIPAA Cloud Storage: The Dos and Don’ts of Compliance

Posted by Nordic Backup on October 25, 2016 at 8:32 AM

Electronic storage options are taking increasing precedence over paper records in business environments -- and medical offices are no exception. With the switch over to electronic patient health records (ePHI), medical practitioners must consider how they’ll keep HIPAA-protected, digital patient records safe. Among the options that come to mind, cloud storage is a popular consideration.

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Topics: HIPAA Compliance, Data Management


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