Data backup solutions: The difference between hot, warm and cold sites

Data recovery sites explained.

While most understand that having a backup at an offsite location is a smart practice, there are different types of backup sites to chose from.

Know when to tell your employees to stay home

As part of risk assessment, one factor you'll need to consider is whether or not it is safe for workers to come into the office, or to tell them to stay home.

As part of risk assessment, one factor you’ll need to consider is whether or not it is safe for workers to come into the office, or to tell them to stay home.

Digital workplaces could be the hot sites of the future

A digital workplace can save businesses significantly during a crisis situation.

As companies invest in emerging technology, the potential for the cloud, mobility and virtualization to house every system they need to do their job remotely opens up new possibilities for business continuity efforts.

Are you using the same IT service provider at your hot site?

Some times it's better to bring on a third-party IT service provider for your hot site.

It may not seem like a big deal, but one key flaw in a business continuity plan can lie in third-party service providers, particularly with regard to IT services.

Natural disaster prep varies for small businesses

Natural disaster prep varies for small businesses

The right disaster plan is critical for successfully navigating stormy waters, and small businesses need a good strategy even more so than their larger counterparts.

Idaho, California impacted by wildfires again

Firefighters in Idaho and California had their hands full over the weekend.

The West Coast is experiencing drier than usual weather. Wildfires are more likely to occur when areas have these conditions.

Schools to build cellars as a continuity of operations plan

Schools are working toward creating a continuity of operations plan so teachers do not have to make last-minute decisions.

In the wake of events that happened during the 2012-2013 school year, school districts are looking to create better continuity of operation plans to keep children safe.

California wildfire forces evacuations

A large wildfire caused mandatory evacuations in towns in southern California.

Creating a continuity of operations plan can streamline operations for residents and emergency personnel.

South Carolina dedicates a week to hurricane preparation

Businesses and households should prepare for the second half the hurricane season.

Even though though the hurricane season is halfway over, storms tend to be more severe between August and September. Business continuity consultants can help businesses and towns properly prepare.

Palm Beach County braces for hurricane season

Palm Beach County residents are doing what they can to prepare for an active hurricane season.

Earlier this month, over 100 Floridians went through a statewide tabletop exercise. Residents are preparing for an active hurricane season.

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