The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is quickly approaching, beginning on June 1st and lasting through the end of November. AccuWeather predicts up to 14 tropical storms, of which seven storms could have the potential to develop to hurricane strength. The devastation from these storms is staggering; storms such as Hurricane Sandy in the Northeast, Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, and Hurricane Harvey in the Southeast and Gulf regions have caused over $260 billion worth of damage between them within the past ten years.
With the importance of disaster recovery solutions to the continuity of your business, it goes without saying that decisions regarding this area of your IT environment should not be made without thought. After all, your backup and disaster recovery system is your saving grace in the instance of a disaster. Remember, you aren't just picking any backup and DR solution, make sure to choose the platform that is most appropriate for your business needs. This also means that, if you are going the cloud route, you need to choose a service provider that aligns well with your company's goals and initiatives. But how do you pick the best DR solution and service provider combination for your business? Here are 3 considerations your company should keep in mind when choosing a DR solution and service provider.
Every year there is a new list of trending IT solutions that improve efficiencies and processes. IT professionals, in order to keep their organizations lean and agile, will look to this upcoming years' latest technologies and trends. With pressure to cut costs and improve processes, 2019's technologies can help CIOs, CTOs, and CISOs achieve this. Investing in cloud solutions and services will help organizations increase productivity, efficiency, and beat out competition. Here are the top 5 solutions your company should implement in 2019: