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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

5 Reasons You Need a Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan

Posted by Nordic Backup on June 6, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Data loss and the disasters that precede them can be both costly and hampering. Even small data losses affecting 100 or fewer files can cost between $18,000 and $36,000, according to a 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report. These are costs that most businesses cannot afford to suffer, and their likelihood is rising. At an enterprise level, the total volume of data loss increased over 400 percent in 2 years, according to a 2014 report.

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Topics: File & Data Recovery, Data Loss Prevention

Implications of Paying Cyber Ransom

Posted by Sean McCabe on May 26, 2017 at 2:19 PM

It must feel like a plot straight out of an espionage film. An elite team of hackers, working for a rogue nation, create a devastating program which takes advantage of an unknown flaw in your company's software. The doomsday clock is ticking down on your organization's amount of time to fix this.

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Topics: Backup for Businesses, File & Data Recovery, Data Loss Prevention

How to Achieve a High Availability Architecture for Business Continuity

Posted by Nordic Backup on January 31, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Downtime matters. For Amazon.com, a minute of downtime can equate to $66,000. So while the need for high availability is clear, it also needs to be affordable for smaller businesses. Most companies are not going to buy a Fort Knox system, but something needs to be done to prevent massive access loss.

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Topics: File & Data Recovery, Business IT, Information Technology

The True Cost of Downtime and What it Means for Your Business

Posted by Nordic Backup on January 10, 2017 at 7:05 PM

Calculating the cost of downtime stemming from loss of access to essential company documents and data is a pertinent equation every small business in the competitive marketplace of the modern world must determine. Even a few minutes of downtime, spread across multiple employees, can add up quickly -- and this number only grows as minutes become hours, days or even weeks.

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Topics: File & Data Recovery, Running a Business, Data Loss Prevention

9 Data-Saving Computer Crash Prevention Tips

Posted by Nordic Backup on December 30, 2016 at 1:06 PM

When you have a plate full of work tasks, the possibility of computer failures and making time for preventative maintenance tasks range from afterthought to inconvenience. However, computer crashes can happen to anyone at anytime, and when they do, they can take your critical data with them. Taking good care of your computer by establishing even minimal maintenance habits can save you from a disastrous data-jeopardizing computer crash in the future.

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Topics: File & Data Recovery, Data Loss Prevention

Why Business Data Security Threats Should Be Keeping You Up at Night

Posted by Nordic Backup on November 22, 2016 at 9:25 AM

Before the digital age, keeping sensitive information private was a matter of finding a secure location to lock it up. This idea of protecting and hiding private information also applies to electronic storage and records. Sensitive information, such as consumer credit card information, ePHI, and more must be protected from theft, fraud, data breaches, malicious intent, and other data security issues -- or the consequences can be devastating.

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Topics: File & Data Recovery

How to Recover Permanently Deleted Files

Posted by Nordic Backup on August 2, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Whether you find yourself faced with an unfortunate system failure, hard drive crash, or simply a few clicks of the wrong button, there are likely times when you have wanted to know how to recover permanently deleted files. Depending on the precautions you’ve taken to protect your business from data loss, you may have more difficulty than others in recovering your files.

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Topics: File & Data Recovery

5 Hard Drive Repair Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Nordic Backup on July 26, 2016 at 7:30 AM


One of the most important components of a business is how well their data storage and backup systems operate. They’re the first, and often last line of defense a business has when data becomes lost or deleted due to human error, theft, physical device failure, computer virus and other data loss threats.

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Topics: File & Data Recovery

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