Logan LeClair

      Logan LeClair is a Marketing Associate at NewCloud Networks.

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      How to Create a Business Impact Analysis

      Posted by Logan LeClair on Sep 3, 2019 3:35:00 PM

      What is a Business Impact Analysis (BIA)?

      Physical damage to a building, destruction of machinery, or even an electrical power outage; what is your plan of action if any of these were to happen to your business? If you hesitated for even a second, it might be time to consider creating a business impact analysis. A business impact analysis, or BIA, helps you understand the effect a disaster can have on your business. With this information you will be able to develop a recovery strategy as well as a mitigation strategy to limit the impact of a disaster. Let us show you how to get started on your own BIA so that you can improve your disaster recovery (DR) plan and improve confidence.

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      Topics: Risk Assessment, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery

      4 Ways to Protect your Business from Ransomware

      Posted by Logan LeClair on Aug 14, 2019 10:15:00 AM

      Ransomware has become a keyword that triggers a quiver-like response in most business owners and IT Managers. This is for a good reason, as Ransomware has the ability to encrypt all of your business-critical data, disabling you access to the most important pieces of your enterprise. Cybercrimes, like Ransomware, are the fastest growing causes of data center outages, up 22 percent in 2016, and can cost you upwards of $3M in down-time costs. Don’t let a cyber-criminal ruin your reputation or halt your sales, take initiative to prepare yourself now! The cost to prepare is minuscule, compared to the impact of an attack, and WILL put you in a position where you will never have to negotiate with a criminal. Without further ado, here are four things you will need to protect yourself from those pesky cyber criminals.

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      Topics: Disaster Recovery, Backup, Cyber Threats

      How to Develop a Mitigation Strategy

      Posted by Logan LeClair on May 22, 2019 9:36:16 AM

      There are all kinds of strategies that businesses need to implement to be successful, existing across numerous different business functions. A key strategy that companies commonly overlook is a mitigation strategy

      Risk mitigation is the process of developing actionable insights that reduce threats to the overall well-being of an organization. Threats come in all shapes and sizes, from natural disasters to cyberattacks. These threats can cause millions of dollars in damages, both physical and virtual. Thus, creating a mitigation plan will help to save your money, as well as improve your business continuity strategy.

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      How do you create a risk mitigation strategy? Continue reading to find out.

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery

      VoIP vs. Landline Phone Systems: What You Need to Know

      Posted by Logan LeClair on May 16, 2019 9:45:00 AM

      With new developments in telecommunications technology, more and more businesses are making the shift to hosted phone systems for the convenience and cost savings they offer. 

      You have likely heard the VoIP vs. traditional phone lines debate. Just like many business owners, you may have tuned this discussion out, without hearing out both sides of the story. The only problem with this, is that your competition didn’t turn its shoulder to the banter, and now has a tailored solution that gives their phone system the ability to grow with them, all for a lower cost.  Don’t let your competition surpass you because of a phone system, and take an in-depth look to help you determine what solution is the best fit for your business.  

      If you want to determine if VoIP is the right solution for your business, keep reading to see how it compares to traditional phone lines.

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      Topics: Unified Communications, Hosted PBX, SD-WAN

      Simple as 3-2-1: Creating a Redundant Backup Solution

      Posted by Logan LeClair on Feb 12, 2019 8:08:00 AM

      The 3-2-1 rule is the guiding principle of data backup and disaster recovery. The rule states that in order to have a reliable, redundant backup and an effective disaster recovery solution, you must have: three copies of your data, on two forms of media, with one copy located offsite.

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      Topics: Disaster Recovery, Backup

      How to Create a Risk Assessment Template

      Posted by Logan LeClair on Oct 23, 2018 8:15:00 AM

      Risk assessing is the process of identifying potential risks that could harm an organization. A risk assessment template helps you identify the hazards that could negatively impact your business and the extent of that negative impact. Correctly identifying the risks your business could face could help reduce the severity of any potentially damaging event.

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      Topics: Risk Assessment, Disaster Recovery

      Holiday IT Prep: 5 Tips for Your Organization

      Posted by Logan LeClair on Nov 22, 2017 12:09:00 PM

      Tis' the question of the season: “How can I be more productive now so that I can spend more time with my family this holiday season?”

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      Topics: Cloud Computing

      Shift to the Cloud– Download the Decision Guide eBook

      Posted by Logan LeClair on Feb 9, 2017 12:43:00 PM

      Cloud computing, a concept that is often misunderstood, is now a trending term in the IT industry. The Cloud is not a bulbous, white figure floating through the atmosphere, but rather a storage facility for all of your data here on the Earth. Those storage facilities are called data centers, and have the ability to revolutionize the way you conduct business.

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      Topics: Cloud Computing

      10 Reasons Why the Cloud is Secure

      Posted by Logan LeClair on Feb 2, 2017 11:41:00 AM


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      The Cloud: What it Really Saves you

      Posted by Logan LeClair on Jan 31, 2017 12:09:11 PM

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