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What Leads To Data Loss?

Posted by Sean McCabe on July 6, 2017 at 2:36 PM

It’s the kind of nightmare that will have you waking up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat. Whether it’s hardware failure or human error, data loss should be the primary concern for all businesses. Data loss can occur on any device that stores your data. Any loss, or even misplacement, of data is important to your business' ongoing success. It’s cyber-life or death.

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Topics: Running a Business, Data Loss Prevention

Dealing With Attachments and Links From Unsolicited Emails

Posted by Nordic Backup on June 15, 2017 at 3:40 PM

The first email ever created was sent by Ray Tomlinson, a computer engineer, in 1971. It was a simple test of sending this “electronic mail” from one computer to another in the same office in Cambridge, MA. This experimental email was sent via ARPANET, which was the precursor to what we now know as the Internet. If you are wondering what awesome message it contained, try to control your excitement. It was the equivalent of just blindly typing on the keyboard. And the highest scoring Scrabble word “QWERTYUIOP” was born!

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Topics: Running a Business

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

6 Cloud Strategy Planning Tips you Should Steal

Posted by Nordic Backup on November 28, 2016 at 8:26 AM

When it comes to data protection, most people don’t think twice about what could happen to the things stored on their hard drives or local servers. Unfortunately, disaster can strike at any time, and without a proper backup solution, your data can be lost forever. There are many backup services available, but finding the one that suits your business depends on your needs.

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Topics: Backup for Businesses, Running a Business, Business IT

IT Consulting Services Tips: Make More Money, Faster

Posted by Nordic Backup on October 18, 2016 at 7:14 AM

Building an IT consulting business and a portfolio of clients takes time. Even established IT businesses have their ups and downs as clients come and go. However, there are ways you can improve your cash flow more quickly as you grow your client base. The trick is determining where to start.

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Topics: Running a Business, Business IT

6 IT Tools that Will Make your Job Easier

Posted by Nordic Backup on September 7, 2016 at 1:38 PM

IT managers and independent consultants face many challenges when searching for ways to streamline their workflows, increase profits, and manage projects and employees more efficiently all while keeping their clients’ critical data safe. While there are a number of tools and resources available, the trick for IT managers and consultants is choosing the right solutions with the right providers. How well a tool, and the providers behind it, are able to meet your needs will always reflect on your happiness with the tool, the extent to which you use the tool, and the benefit you receive from the tool.

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Topics: Running a Business, Business IT

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