MAR 2014 – VOL 11 – ISSUE 3[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]
Storm Season Is Upon Us…
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Spring begins on March 20th! It’s not too late to prepare for those pop-up storms that occur randomly at this time of year, often resulting in everything from ice damage to lightning fires. During this time of year the threat of fire, flood, severe storms, water damage from office sprinklers and even theft is very real.
Are You Protected?
One of the most valuable assets for any company is its data. Hardware and software can easily be replaced, but a company’s data cannot!
As a reminder to all of our clients and friends, here are some simple things you should do to make sure your company is ready for any natural disaster.[dt_highlight color=”yellow”]1. Back Up Your Data Remotely! [/dt_highlight]Everyone knows that data should be backed up on a daily basis, but many people still use in-house backup systems that will get damaged in a natural disaster or fire, and can easily be stolen. We recommend backing up all data to an off-site location, and we offer this as a service to our clients. [dt_highlight color=”yellow”]2. Use A Quality Surge Protector With Uninterruptible Power Supply Battery.[/dt_highlight]
A high-quality surge protector combined with an uninterruptible power supply battery backup will go a long way in protecting sensitive electronic equipment from surges and other electronic irregularities that can destroy your computer’s circuitry.[dt_highlight color=”yellow”]3. Make Sure Your Servers Are Off The Floor Or In The Cloud. [/dt_highlight] If your office gets flooded, having your equipment off the floor will prevent it from being completely destroyed. Server racks can be purchased and installed very inexpensively. Or consider moving your critical server equipment to the cloud and be protected no matter the weather! [dt_highlight color=”yellow”]4. Have A Disaster Recovery And Business Continuity Plan.[/dt_highlight] Every business should have some type of plan in place for continued operation after a disaster. Would people know where to go? Who to call? How to log in and access data remotely? Hopefully you’ll never need it, but having a simple plan will make you sleep a lot easier at night knowing you have a way to continue to operate when disaster strikes. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][dt_gap height=”30″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”2968″ alignment=”right” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”thumbnail”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]FREE Report: The 10 Disaster Planning Essentials For Any Small Business
Don’t lose everything you’ve worked so hard to achieve in an instant! This report will reveal important planning strategies you should have in place now to protect yourself from common data-erasing disasters including natural hazards, human error, cyber criminals, hardware failure, software corruption and other IT failures. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][dt_gap height=”30″][vc_row_inner el_class=”color=“red“”][vc_column_inner width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]