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    Cloud Storage For Your Business Continuity
    November 14, 2017
    Understanding Cloud Storage Companies of all sizes are taking advantage of cloud technology as it enables them to create a business continuity plan that can prevent significant data loss and easily recover files...
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    Cloud Backup: The Sure Way to Save Your Business
    November 13, 2017
    Today’s businesses face threats from all sides. There are data breaches, cyber attacks, viruses, and disasters big and small. It can make things difficult when you’re trying to best protect your company,...
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    Importance of Cyber Security to Your Business Continuity
    November 10, 2017
    Cyber security has become a hot topic for companies of all sizes. Whether you are a small or medium-size business, choosing the right partner can have a significant impact on the safety...
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    Advantages of Hiring an Expert in IT Security And Disaster Recovery
    November 9, 2017
    Nowadays, IT systems are constantly under the threat of cyberattacks. The average cybercrime costs organizations around $4 million and can be deadly to small businesses that can't afford such a hefty recovery...
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    Cyber Security Breaches Lead to Business Continuity Losses! Here’s How…
    November 8, 2017
    With so many digital threats coming from different sources, it’s no wonder why cyber security is a major concern for all businesses. Companies stand to lose a lot if confidential information is...
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    Prevent Phishing Scams Today with Proper IT Security And Disaster Recovery as A Service
    November 7, 2017
    In recent polls, what challenges do you think drew the biggest concern from businesses owners? IT security ranks highest across the board, and why not? Your most sensitive electronic data faces more...
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    Why Disaster Recovery as a Service is Relevant to Your Business
    November 6, 2017
    IT systems are especially vulnerable when it comes to data loss, cybercriminal activity, and unavoidable human error. That's why it's time to consider disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) for your business....
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    Dispelling Common IT Security Myths for Your Business Continuity
    November 3, 2017
    Common Misconceptions Companies specializing in IT security can really help you safeguard your business. The size of your business doesn't matter. Your profit margin doesn't matter. Cybercriminals are looking for the shortest distance...
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    Everything You Need to Know About Business Continuity
    November 3, 2017
    There is a common misconception that a disaster recovery plan (DRP) is the same as a business continuity plan (BCP). There are meaningful differences between each. A comprehensive BCP is necessary for...
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    Your Business Should Prioritize Business Continuity Through Cyber Security Today!
    November 2, 2017
    Cyber security is becoming necessary for more businesses as technology expands. There are a number of reasons for this--- one is simply the natural progression of information technology (IT). The greater the...
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    Prevent CEO Fraud Attacks And Ensuring Business Continuity With Strong IT Security
    November 1, 2017
    Companies specializing in IT security can help you keep your business secure against the latest and most pernicious cyberattacks. One of the most effective and damaging attacks today is the CEO Fraud...
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    Proper IT Security And Disaster Recovery As A Service Can Help Small Businesses Secure Operations Cost-Effectively
    October 30, 2017
    IT security is important even to the smallest of businesses. Why? Well, to put it bluntly, small businesses are a bullseye. It's not so much that they're a bigger target than larger...
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    OPSEC: Why Your Business Should Have This Kind of Cyber Security For Business Continuity
    October 27, 2017
    It’s important for businesses of all sizes to have a strong cyber security, considering all the cyberattacks that have happened recently. Today, one of the most important measures of security is defined...
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    Ensure Business Continuity Through Understanding Email Compromise
    October 26, 2017
    There are many types of cyberattacks that your IT security provider should know about, and one of these attacks is called the Business Email Compromise (BEC). It involves a hacker impersonating a company...
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    Think of Cyber Security When Looking for Outsourced Support
    October 25, 2017
    Proper cyber security solutions could have kept Equifax from being hacked. You've got to understand that the size of a business is no meter of its security. The Democratic National Committee (DNC)...
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    Business Continuity Through Backup Retention Solutions
    October 25, 2017
    Backup Base on Need, Not Arbitrary Designation Business continuity is an integral component of modern operations. There are a lot of reasons such solutions must be in place and manageable. For one, disasters...
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    Protect Your Business Continuity from Cyberattacks with Strong IT Security
    October 24, 2017
    Businesses of all sizes must understand the dangers of cyberattacks and why it's critical to have IT security in today's society. Whether you're a small company or a large corporation, preparing for...
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    The Importance of Employing Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) Today
    October 24, 2017
    Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is a cloud-based solution designed to bring systems expediently back online in the wake of a disaster. Disasters are not always massive, but sometimes, they are....
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    Which is Better for Your Cyber Security: Wi-Fi or Ethernet?
    October 23, 2017
    As a business owner or manager, you need to partner with a company that specializes in helping businesses of all sizes choose the Internet connection that provides the most cyber security. As...
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    Business Continuity Tips for Keeping Sensitive Data Safe
    October 23, 2017
    Hospitals must create a business continuity plan that keeps data safe and easily accessible at any time. As you know, cyber threats are becoming more common and increasingly complex, so keeping data...
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    Proper IT Security Can Help You Avoid Phishing Attacks
    October 19, 2017
    Cases of phishing attacks have steadily risen over the last few years. Because of this, businesses must understand the dangers of these attacks, as well as the importance of IT security. For...
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    Why a Cloud Backup Protects your Patients’ Data
    October 19, 2017
    If you are a healthcare provider, you understand the need to keep your patients’ records safe and accessible at all times. HIPAA has high expectations of hospitals and other healthcare providers in...
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    How to Enhance Your Cyber Security
    October 18, 2017
    Regardless of size or experience, all businesses should be conscious regarding cyber security. It has become too big of an issue to ignore as cybercriminals continue to learn new ways to breach...
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    Proper IT Security Can Save Your Business from Implosion
    October 17, 2017
    Strong and reliable IT security has a heightened necessity in the modern digital age. Blackhat cybercriminal tactics are continuously growing. By 2019, they are expected to result in a $2 trillion loss for businesses---- that...
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    The Importance of Cloud Backup Services to Disaster Recovery
    October 16, 2017
    The use of cloud technology plays a vital role in disaster recovery services as businesses increasingly rely on technology to meet all of their needs. Whether your company is large or small,...
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    Why Business Continuity Should Be a Top Concern
    October 12, 2017
    As man-made and accidental technology disasters increase, business continuity and recovery have become top priorities for all industries. It's no longer a topic that can be pushed to the side, since no...
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    Three IT Security Issues Your Company Should Be Aware Of
    October 11, 2017
    Your business should have IT security solutions which include proper education of existing, as well as prospective, clientele. Cybersecurity in the workplace isn't static. Rather, workplace IT is the business of everyone;...
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    Business Continuity Wards Off the Monsters
    October 9, 2017
    Imagine a world where monsters don’t just target groups of teenagers. Witches, ghosts, goblins, and ghouls also target your business. They take every chance to haunt your dreams, chase you into the...
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    Disaster Recovery as a Service Facilitates Cloud-Based Failover
    October 3, 2017
    The Ups and the Downs Disaster Recovery as a Service, or DRaaS, provides protection that is worth pursuing. While it's more expensive than just Backup and Data Recovery, or BDR, it's much less...
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    The Low-Risks and High Rewards of a Cloud Backup System
    October 2, 2017
    Cloud backup is something that every good business utilizes. If your hardware fails, you need a way of ensuring that your data is still accessible on other devices. But some backup systems...
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    Why You Need Disaster Recovery as a Service Today
    September 28, 2017
    While planning for unprecedented events that may lead to IT disasters is difficult and expensive, it is quite achievable with a disaster recovery as a service plan. IT disasters that arise from...
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    How Cloud Backup Can Improve Your Business
    September 26, 2017
    Ensuring that your company’s data is protected and secure is an important part of owning a company. When your data is on cloud backup, you experience fewer data losses and better data...
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    Why Disaster Recovery is an Essential Component of the Modern Landscape
    September 25, 2017
    A Multi-Angled Approach Disaster recovery is something that has become more integral to operations become more continuous. Remaining competitive as an enterprise requires uninterrupted service throughout the year, day and night. The more...
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    The Key Benefits of On-Premises Backup When Cloud Backup is Not a Feasible Option
    September 21, 2017
    Whether your business is a start-up or a well-established corporation, data backup is critical for your business operations; whether you opt for a cloud backup solution or an on-premises backup. Although there...
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    The Importance of Disaster Recovery as a Service
    September 19, 2017
    Critical work files can be damaged in a variety of ways and hiring a company that offers disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) can help save your business a countless amount of...
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    Understanding Unified Threat Management Solutions for Business Continuity
    September 18, 2017
    There are countless cyber threats which can compromise business continuity in your company. These security problems include hacking by malicious individuals and organizations, malware infections and internal accidents during operations. Therefore, you...
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    Cloud Backup Solutions Provide Real Advantages
    September 14, 2017
    More Than a Fail-safe Cloud backup solutions represent more than just a fix for emergencies. You'll also get a bevy of enhancements, which include: Redundancy enhancement Total cost of ownership reduction Expedited recovery Improvements...
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    Understanding Data Backup, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity Solutions
    September 13, 2017
    Most commercial processes in companies are being performed on digital platforms. Therefore, data backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity solutions have become crucial in every sector. These elements are designed to help preserve data...
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    Cloud Backup: Endpoint Protection is Integral for SMBs
    September 12, 2017
    Cloud backup is becoming less of a luxury and more of a commonality. One reason is the contemporary proliferation of mobile internet-enabled devices. If you want to stay on top of security,...
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    How to Remain HIPAA-Compliant Through Disaster Recovery
    September 11, 2017
    Disaster recovery is an essential service that all healthcare companies need as they can lose valuable data in a multitude of ways, whether it is through human error, malware, viruses, or even...
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    Using Fog Computing for Cloud Backup
    September 7, 2017
    Modern cloud backup can be done with fog computing, which involves system-level horizontal architecture that distributes resources and services throughout the cloud while processing and storing data on the edge of a network. Fog nodes...
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    Which is Best: Cloud Backup or On-Site Storage?
    September 5, 2017
    Covering All Your Bases Cloud backup can really pull your bacon out of the fire. All you need is a smartphone that automatically backs itself up to the cloud and then to lose...
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    5 Mistakes to Avoid With a Disaster Recovery Plan
    September 4, 2017
    The use of a disaster recovery plan can help your business recover from a variety of threats. Understanding how these services work is the first step in installing a successful backup plan....
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    The Difference Between Cloud Storage and Cloud Backup
    August 17, 2017
    A Fine Line Cloud backup and cloud storage are not synonymous. Cloud storage is exactly what it sounds like. Files are stored in the cloud, sometimes for free, in a way which makes them...
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    Understanding the Advantages of Disaster Recovery as a Service Over Alternatives
    August 11, 2017
    If you are interested in promoting business continuity and information security in your company in case of an unfortunate incident, you should consider choosing disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS). There are...
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    Decrypting Data for Clearer Cyber Security
    August 10, 2017
    As part of your cyber security strategies, you may have utilized SSL encryption to increase your level of protection against all forms of cyberattack. This kind of encryption provides a much greater...
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    Factors to Consider Before Engaging Cyber Security Companies for Your VPN Solutions
    August 9, 2017
    Installing a virtual private network (VPN) is what most cyber security companies specialize in. Your company’s success is dependent on how best you can protect the data that you have. Protecting your...
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    IT Security Can't Allow Employees to Use Unregulated Internet Access
    August 8, 2017
    Technology Chess IT security has a task ultimately similar to four-dimensional chess. You've got regular old 2D chess, with black pieces, white pieces, and a board. Then you've got three-dimensional chess, which is like...
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    Cyber Security Threats and Trends That Will Headlines in 2017 and Beyond
    August 7, 2017
    Cyber security has never been more important for businesses. All sorts of cyber security threats reared their ugly heads in 2016. Though ransomware stole the headlines, an array of other digital attacks...
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    Four Facts That Necessitate Disaster Recovery Planning For SMBs
    August 7, 2017
    Data protection is the major reason that necessitates disaster recovery planning for businesses. From the start, it’s good to remember that the value of data to any organization is matched by no...
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    Network Behavioral Analysis: A Critical Component of IT Security
    August 4, 2017
    The IT world is continuously changing and new IT security threats emerge each week. The use of preventative security steps can prevent most cyberattacks, but the use of network behavioral analysis is...
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    Why Businesses Should Examine Disaster Recovery as a Service
    August 4, 2017
    Every enterprise needs to prepare for emergencies, which is why disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) has emerged as an attractive cloud solution. DRaaS has been popularized in recent years by big...
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    Protect Your Business’ Cyber Security with Cyber Insurance
    August 3, 2017
    Business owners must mitigate all types of risks, which include risks to your cyber security. Many different strategies exist to protect your company’s data, but that isn’t always enough. With the heightened...
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    Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) Has Become More Tangible
    August 3, 2017
    Increased Affordability Disaster recovery as a service is more affordable today than it has likely been, and this is a cause for celebration among SMBs, about half of which are victims of some...
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    Why IT Security Must Extend Beyond Your Perimeter
    August 2, 2017
    User and device credentials play an important role in IT security. If you don't take passwords or security seriously enough, it can someday be big trouble for your business. Cybercrime is on...
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    Seven Benefits of Cloud Backup
    August 2, 2017
    Businesses are increasingly using IT services and it is essential to use a cloud backup that will keep your data safe and protected. Without a safeguard, your company can lose valuable data...
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    Business Continuity: An Explanation
    August 1, 2017
    For some, business continuity (BC) seems like common sense. It is all about ensuring an organization's operations can continue in a seamless manner in the face of adversity. If your business can't...
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    Insights You Need to Know About Cyber Security and Cyber Insurance
    August 1, 2017
    Recently, data breaches have escalated, making all organizations reliant on technology vulnerable. A robust cyber security incorporates cyber insurance to help your organization weather the storm when network security or data breach...
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    Playing it Safe: What Your Business Needs to Know about IT Security
    July 31, 2017
    Just like you wouldn’t leave your doors unlocked, you need to protect your systems with IT security measures. While it is more difficult to visualize, a security breach in your computer system...
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    The Importance of Having an Established Disaster Recovery Solution in Place
    July 31, 2017
    Unpredictable Situations Disaster recovery (DR) is something you hope to never need, but if you don't have it, you could lose everything. Consider recent hacking of the DNC (Democratic National Convention) that has...
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    How Banks Can Improve Cyber Security
    July 28, 2017
    Every bank needs to make cyber security a top priority to keep internal systems safe from exploitation. User device identities must be well-managed, along with access to trusted services. Bank and IT...
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    Importance of Managed IT Security Services
    July 27, 2017
    Businesses are increasingly facing various cyber threats, and IT security has never been more important. Luckily, Idealstor provides managed security services for companies of all sizes. Whether you need the latest virus...
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    Facilitating a Cyber Security DMZ to Preserve Your Company
    July 25, 2017
    Cyber security often incorporates a "network DMZ." The De-Militarized Zone between North and South Korea was something established that put either side of the conflict out of the range of gunfire from...
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    Hackers Don't Work Alone, Why Should You -- When You Can Have an IT Security Team on Your Side?
    July 24, 2017
    Internally Sourced IT Solutions Just Aren't Enough IT security requires concerted professionalism to be effective. Unless your name is an anagram of "one" like Neo from The Matrix, you're not going to be...
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    Why You Need to Perform Periodic Cyber Security Assessments
    July 22, 2017
    Cyber security is an important part of all businesses. In this day and age, cybercriminals target everyone--- from one-man shops to large corporations--- in an attempt to steal data, get access to...
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    Effective IT Security Solutions Utilize Cybersecurity Assessment Protocols
    July 21, 2017
    Security Assessment Protocols IT security has become an exceptionally prevalent need in modern business, so much that an established methodology of approach has been made standard protocol. Usually, software toolkits are combined with...
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    Why Cyber Security Needs Multi-layered Solutions
    July 20, 2017
    Your cyber security needs to be better than just antivirus software. Without multi-layered security solutions, your network is vulnerable to a potentially damaging cyberattack. Hackers now use exploit kits to easily sneak...
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    IT Security is Fundamental--- Neglecting It Can Implode Your Business!
    July 19, 2017
    Hope You're Never Hacked, Prepare for When It Happens IT security of the finest grade can’t ensure your business won't be undermined. Have you heard of the "Vault 7" information made public by...
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    Your Employees Can Be the Greatest Cyber Security Risk
    July 18, 2017
    The Human Element Your cyber security team must consider human error when security measures and policies are implemented. If it doesn't, the widest possible potential for threat will be wide open. Did you...
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    IT Security Isn't Properly Applied by Small Businesses--- Here’s Why
    July 17, 2017
    No Shortage of Threats IT security IT security is your best defense against cyberattacks, but many small to medium-sized businesses neglect to secure themselves. One reason is that many small businesses don't consider themselves...
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    Combating the new age of Cyber-Criminals involved in Ransomware attacks
    June 25, 2017
    Picture the following scenario; you have just embarked on a well-deserved holiday to Austria with your significant other, and are about to check into the luxurious 4 star hotel- Romantik Seehotel Jägerwirt....
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    Hackers switching file types to infect
    June 21, 2017
    Hackers and malware distributors have been evolving due to recent announcements by Google and other email vendors blocking javascript and other attachments that are widely used for malicious activity but rarely used...
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    GitLab Fails on 5 out of 5 backup methods
    June 14, 2017
    Recently GitLab.com accidentally deleted a live production database while attempting to perform routine maintenance late at night.  The Guardian reports that a sysadmin working late at night mistakenly used the sudo rm -rf command(linux...
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    LA Valley College Pays $28,000 RansomWare Demand
    June 12, 2017
    In the latest big breach, the Los Angeles Valley College on recommendation of Cyber Security experts and Law Enforcement has agreed to pay $28,000 worth of Bitcoin to hackers. They had been infected...
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    Washington DC CCTV Network hit with Ransomeware days before Inauguration
    June 7, 2017
    In yet another RansomWare attack, we now find out that a large scale infection targeting Security CCTV Camera Systems and Networks occurred in Washington DC just days before the Inauguration. The Washington Post...
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    Recovering from Ransomware
    June 2, 2017
    This is a great video on recovering from a RansomWare attack, but as noted this is a completely stock type system with a very limited amount of data and it still took...
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    San Francisco’s Light Rail System could have avoided Ransomware with Idealstor!
    May 26, 2017
    San Francisco’s Light Rail System was infected and brought down by hackers this busy holiday weekend resulting in millions of lost revenue!  The same Hacker is also responsible for the Ransomware attack on Hollywood Presbyterian...
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    Business Continuity, much more than just a backup!
    May 12, 2017
    Business Continuity often gets mistaken for backups, a lot of businesses believe if they have a backup system in place they are completely covered in the event of a disaster. Few businesses...
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    Storage Switzerland recommends a closer look at Idealstor IHS
    May 5, 2017
    Storage Switzerland has recommended that SMBs take a closer look at Idealstor Integrated Hyper Converged Solutions in their latest Briefing Note. StorageSwiss’s article highlights the difficulty small to medium sized businesses have in creating...
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    Idealstor’s IHS in the news!
    April 21, 2017
    Tech Target recently highlighted our new hyper-converged systems where we are given a virtual badge of honor for being the lowest priced hyper-converged solution on the market.  Tech Target’s article highlights the...
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    Idealstor Unveils Industry’s Most Inexpensive Hyper-Converged System
    April 14, 2017
    Reduces Total Cost of Ownership for Small Medium Businesses by 40% and more Idealstor IHS Delivers High Availability and Scalability for the Virtual Infrastructure at $7498 per node without compromising quality and performance AUSTIN,...
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    15 Reasons to use Idealstor
    March 17, 2017
    Non-proprietary – Built on industry-standard hardware. Runs on Windows Server operating system – No learning curve, most administrators are familiar with it. Use any backup software that you like. You’re not...
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    Idealstor Use Cases
    March 7, 2017
    The Idealstor removable disk solution offers an affordable and more robust alternative to other portable solutions on the market. Offering random access performance, simplicity and portability, Idealstor can be used for many...
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    Idealstor vs Tape
    February 24, 2017
    Is Tape Still a Viable Option for Backup? Historically tape has been the most used storage medium for the backup and recovery of primary data. IT professionals have used tape for archival purposes...
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    Idealstor vs Consumer USB Drives
    February 10, 2017
    Why can’t I just buy a removable USB drive from Costco, Best Buy, or any online store and build my own backup system? We get asked this question a lot. So, we thought...
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    Idealstor Disk-to-Disk benefits at no extra cost
    January 20, 2017
    SPEED Idealstor is capable of data at sustained transfer rates of 6 Gb/s, whereas the fastest tape drives today only offer high-transfer rates using streaming. The big difference is that disk does...
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    Idealstor vs RAID
    January 4, 2017
    Backing up to a Large Network Attached Storage with RAID? … Think again. Data is exploding and doubling every two years. Did you know that in 2011 the world created a staggering 1.8...