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Importance of IT Disaster Recovery Planning

Natural disasters have taken over many of the World News topics, whether it’s a terrible earthquake in the mountains of rural China, or hurricanes that devastated Puerto Rico and wreaked soggy havoc to other places, such as Texas and Florida, or flooding and mudslide destruction in California. Thus, as more areas of the world continue to be decimated by extreme events,…
Monday, July 9, 2018

How Your Business Can Benefit From Axcient Fusion

2W Tech worked with a few clients over the last month that got infected by CryptoLocker. The good news, is that each of these clients chose Axcient Fusion for their disaster recovery product. This ransomware typically propagated as an attachment to a seemingly innocuous e-mail message, which appears to have been sent by a legitimate company. While security software is designed to detect…
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Does Your IT Disaster Recovery Plan Exist?

Any organization that stores data electronically has a backup solution of some kind. Long gone are the days where you can gamble and go unprotected. The demands of the business world today not only require a backup solution, but a disaster recovery solution as well. Disasters are a matter of “when,” not “if.” Most organizations have a backup solution and a…
Monday, June 4, 2018

Tips To Make Your IT Resilient

Almost all businesses critically rely on their IT systems to run their business. Without these systems up and running, businesses can lose thousands and thousands of dollar per day.  If these systems go down due to a natural disaster, temporary power outage, loss of data center, ransomware or hacker attack, lost or corrupted files, or an application failure due to a…
Monday, April 30, 2018

Modern Backup Solutions

Technology is evolving everyday in so many different areas. Whether it be new versions of cellphones, computers, drones or cars to name a few, nothing is staying the same. In order to take advantage of the latest technological advances, you must modernize your business and the solutions you rely on to keep your business running. Today’s backup solution needs to…
Monday, April 16, 2018

Combating Cyberattacks With Disaster Recovery

Cyberattacks are still on the rise, a trend that unfortunately is going to continue to grow. Cyberattacks are pretty much unavoidable anymore, mindsets shifting to a matter of not if, but when. Organizations and systems all over the world that were believed to have been foolproof fell victim to security breaches and malware. Billions of dollars are paid each year…
Monday, April 9, 2018

TCO of Disaster Recovery Solutions

Anytime your business considers new technology solutions, you need to evaluate the features, as well as the total cost of ownership (tco). To get a true measure of tco, you need to evaluate not only the cost of owning the solution, but you need to factor in the cost of maintaining the solution as well. TCO becomes very important in…
Monday, April 2, 2018

Key Elements For Your Backup And Disaster Recovery Solution

If someone is speaking about backup solutions and your mind immediately goes to those manual tape backups you perform occasionally, you probably want to pay close attention to this blog. Backup and Disaster Recovery solutions are continually evolving and maturing to protect against the latest attacks on organizations. It’s no longer enough just to have local protection, it’s important to have…
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Three Phases of Ransomware

By this point, your organization should be well educated on the threat of ransomware. New strands are still being introduced almost weekly and countless victims are getting infected and are facing the decision; to pay or not to pay. A few times a week, I google ransomware just to keep up on the latest strands that have been introduced and…
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Four Tips to Protect Against Ransomware

If you have ever thought or vocalized that a ransomware attack won’t happen to you and your organization, this may make you reconsider. Hackers are demanding money from Pennsylvania lawmakers. A ransomware attack has frozen Democrats in the Pennsylvania state Senate out of their computers, data, email and website. This attack, which is believed to be the first on a…
Thursday, March 9, 2017