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How much do managed IT services cost?

Service plans for your information technology can be as unique as your business. But it can be helpful to understand the factors that impact how much you will pay for IT managed services and what is usually included in common service offerings.
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Preparing for Disasters with Disaster Recovery Services

  Looking back over the last eight months, we have seen major power outages hit the US eastern seaboard.
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How Risk Management Can Improve Your Company's IT

As an IT manager, you may think of risk management as outside your purview. That's a mistake. Risk management should not be confined to the finance or accounting department at your company. Nor is it only for companies with their own risk management team led by a Chief Risk Officer to worry about.
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Using Virtualization for Disaster Recovery

Preparing for a disaster is often time consuming and expensive. The time spent developing the plan and the added cost in providing additional equipment at an offsite location is sometimes too costly.
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Using Business Continuity Plans to Prepare for Disasters

Let's just assume for a minute that access to your place of business was blocked due to unforeseen circumstances. Ask yourself:
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Which Backup Option is Best for You?

While it may seem obvious why you should protect your data with backups, a professional approach to planning a defense requires that every conceivable threat is recognized and addressed by the solution you finally select. Data loss disasters have many causes and every one of them is too common to ignore.
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5 Questions to Ask About Managed Backup

As we move into the last quarter of 2017, and especially if you have budget remaining for technology, now is a good time to evaluate your current backup and disaster recovery plans and processes. If you don't have a formal backup and disaster recovery plan, make this part of your New Year's resolutions.
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8 Arguments Against Business Continuity Management

Most executives would agree that business continuity is important, maybe even critical, to the operation of a business. Where they may hesitate, however, is when it comes to spending money on this initiative during challenging budget times.
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