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Marissa Explains IT All: Backup for Microsoft 365

Even if you’re using Microsoft 365, it’s still necessary to have a reliable backup. Check out the quick clip below to hear Marissa explain why in under 60 seconds!

You can also follow along with the script down below.

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Best Practices & Helpful Tips for Backup Planning

No one likes to think about losing data, but it happens. That’s why planning a backup strategy that fits your company’s needs is so important. Here are the best practices for data backup planning, including how your team can play a role in making sure your data is protected.

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The Basics of Small Business Backups [tips + upcoming event]

Protecting against data loss and unexpected downtime relies on a complete backup plan. So, how can you make sure what you need is available when you need it?

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Most common IT challenges in Small Business

It’s annual planning season! Review IT’s role in your business to help you work smarter towards next year’s goals. Since business technology evolves rapidly, it’s essential to prepare for the future. To help you get ahead, let’s look at the most common IT challenges small businesses face (and how you can solve them).

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4 Keys to Reliable Data Backups

Employee delete a folder of client data? Ransomware encrypt all your files? Data loss happens. Your backup solution should ensure that your data is safe and recoverable. Reliable data backups save you time, money, and your reputation. However, not all solutions are the same. This article aims to give you the best practices for your data backups.
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Time to check the backups

It’s January, and like every month of the year we’re thinking about cybersecurity and ways to make sure all our clients are protected as security threats evolve. Before you do anything else this year, we want to remind you that it’s time to check the backups.

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Lose something? That’s why you have a backup.

Data Backup and Recovery is an important topic because, well, people lose things. Humans delete files by accident. Servers fail. Storms damage offices. All we can do is create a plan to recover quickly and get back to business. Read on about what losses you should consider. And check out this visual snapshot to help review data backup needs with your team.

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Don’t spring clean your data yet (check your backups)

April is all about spring cleaning. It’s the time of year when we want to clear out clutter and make room for new ideas and fresh starts. That includes deleting old folders or files you don’t need anymore… until later on when you realize you need those files. Now what?

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How to avoid your own Delta IT disaster

Earlier this year, thousands of Delta passengers worldwide were grounded due to a power outage that halted critical IT operations. This was a huge problem not only for the many delayed travelers, but also for the airline company itself. Within three days, the airline company cancelled around 2300 flights and paid over millions of dollars in downtime costs. But if you weren’t personally affected, why should you care? Well, without a business continuity in place, companies like yours can face the same repercussions. In order to prevent that, take heed of some poignant lessons companies can learn from Delta’s IT failings.

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How business continuity plans can fail

Your managed IT service provider, who you have tasked with looking after your company’s tech, has kept your business up and running for the past 10 years. Unfortunately, that can lead to some providers overlooking or underestimating certain issues. Here are how business continuity plans can fail.