Almost every modern mobile device allows you to send and receive emails, download and upload media files, store data, and even close business deals. As mobile devices have become indispensable in everyone’s personal and professional life, the security risks have also increased — and backing them up has become more critical than ever. Malware on […]
Disaster recovery (DR) isn’t what it used to be. Long gone are the days when a DR solution cost over a hundred thousand dollars and relied predominantly on tape backups. Cloud computing has dramatically changed the DR landscape. Unfortunately, there are still many misconceptions about DR. Here are a few of the myths that no […]
Just because your IT provider has a plethora of awards and certifications under its belt doesn’t mean that you can blindly hand over your business’s future to them. Often times, there are some aspects in your business continuity plan that tend to be overlooked by your provider. We have rounded up some of these issues […]
Like all things man-made and otherwise, business continuity plans are not perfect. They too have pitfalls that can result in your business’s failure if not accounted for immediately. Don’t blame it all on the IT guy, as often times the way a system is designed can also have loopholes. Here are a few of the […]
The that sits in a drawer is not protecting your data. If you don’t connect it to your computer and confirm that Time Machine has completed its backup, you have NO backups. And, when your computer hard drive fails or your laptop is stolen, the drive in the drawer will be of no help in recovering precious files.
If you answered “Why, Mr. oic TechCare blog author, that is clearly a Seagate Backup Plus Slim Portable External Hard Drive with USB 3.0,” you are correct, technically. Depending on how you use it, it may not be a backup drive at all. The following definition explains why.
Don’t back up your entire iPhone to iCloud. Loading it up with music you have downloaded from iTunes is a waste of space that could otherwise be used for essential data, things you can’t afford to lose.