Solutions II Blog

How Much IT Risk is Acceptable?

Posted by Matt Gourley on Mar 22, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Take Vulnerabilities Head On With A Solutions II Assessment

In the event of a site outage, 67% of organizations estimate they would lose $20k+ for every day of downtime.* While many executive and stakeholders speak regularly about high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR), this remains as one of the top five issues each company wants to address. It is also the least funded of any of the top initiatives these key executives pursue. With so much money on the line, where’s the disconnect between importance, urgency and investments business make?

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Topics: Backup and Recovery, BUR, Data Protection, recovery

Your Network. Your Security. Manage it Externally?

Posted by Shane Baker on Mar 15, 2017 11:00:00 AM

When I'm Hacked

Security discussions have gone from “if I’m hacked” to “when I’m hacked”. We’re constantly looking for advantages against attacks and to stay ahead of the hackers. With financial pressures, all of us in the corporate (or public sector) world want to do more with less while not overwhelming our teams. The security industry is full of new and impressive technologies, innovative controls to give the “single pane of glass” for simplicity and ease of use. Sophisticated technologies provide better threat mitigation and overall integration and use of current security toolsets.

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Topics: Managed Services, Security

Are Your Backups Becoming Squirrelly?

Posted by Matt Gourley on Mar 8, 2017 11:00:00 AM

The Cost of Business Interruptions

In the past two years, over 50 percent of businesses experienced an unforeseen interruption. The vast majority (81%) of these interruptions caused the business to be closed one or more days. 80% of businesses suffering a major disaster go out of business in three years, while 40% of businesses that experience a critical IT failure go out of business within one year.* Are you confident that your critical data backups are complete and will be easily restored to get back to business as usual?

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Topics: backup, Backup and Recovery, BUR, Business Continuity, Client Success, Continuity, Managed Services, Service+Protect