As technology continues to evolve at an increasingly rapid rate, creating demands for new IT skillsets practically by the month, staff augmentation can itself become a full-time job. Many business leaders and hiring managers are finding that professional IT services providers are positioned perfectly to help them find staffers to fill temporary or permanent IT positions.
As your data increases in volume and value, alongside rising threats of natural disaster, equipment malfunction, and cyberattack, it is prudent to consider working with a Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) provider. When selecting such a partner, sometimes known as a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP), it is important to look for experience, a technical reach that spans the full scope of your needs, and the willingness to customize services to fit your exact requirements.
The NOAA predicts an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season, fire season in the West is now endless, and unprecedented floods have hit virtually every region of the country. As if those disasters aren’t enough, according to the 2022 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report, ransomware breaches increased 13% last year—more than the previous 5 years combined. And there were 2.8 billion malware attacks in just the first half of 2022.
Like so many other business considerations, the type of data center that you choose requires a lot of thought. What are your organization’s exact needs? What sort of information are you storing? Who – and how many people – need access to that critical data? What are your cost-related concerns? And how secure do you need your information?
Most business leaders have understood for quite some time that it is essential to have a solid disaster recovery (DR) plan in place to protect the integrity of their IT infrastructure. In recent months, as cybercrime has skyrocketed and natural disasters continue to proliferate, we have learned that planning for disaster recovery in 2022 is much more urgent than ever before.