THE BEI BLOG
According to a Nationwide Insurance survey, more than 75 percent of small businesses don’t have a disaster plan simply because it’s not a top priority. However, since January 2013, Nationwide has processed more than $417 million in catastrophe claims related to small businesses. Obviously, something needs to change so businesses don’t go unprotected.
Cutting costs is the primary goal for most business owners. They’ll scour their books looking for areas that offer a little wiggle room and decide what’s important and what’s a luxury. The reality is, due to lack of time or expertise, nearly every business has hidden savings within their IT. Here are four major steps […]
According to an IHS study, outages cost enterprises $700 billion a year. Though this statistic is alarming, it doesn’t quite hit home for many businesses. But, doing the math for your specific organization and calculating your true cost of downtime is critical to understanding how much you can really afford.
As technology continues to evolve, so do your technology needs. But many businesses lack the internal resources they need to fully manage IT on their own and—when your resources are lagging behind—your business lags behind your competitors.
Six Ways Cloud Can Increase Your Risk Every day, more businesses are looking to the cloud because it delivers cost-effective productivity, collaboration, efficiency and more. But, even as its popularity continues to grow, the Cloud Security Alliance warns that businesses that embrace the cloud without fully understanding the environment and its associated risks are more […]
Cloud computing is officially a common term. More and more small and medium-sized businesses are looking to cloud because it offers IT cost reduction, flexibility, collaboration, higher productivity and collaboration. With cloud, you have the ability to gain a competitive edge by raking in the benefits of an enterprise-class IT infrastructure and the latest versions […]
Something to Consider This World Backup Day: Which Is Right for Your Business, Disaster Recovery or Business Continuity?
World Backup Day comes around every year on March 31. This day prompts us to be aware that our data is not safe. It’s a reminder that at any given moment a disaster can strike – in the form of bad weather, a hacker or even human error – and all your critical business files […]
Sometimes, there comes a point when it’s simply time to move on. Things are just not like they once were. Your business has matured, and you now have new business needs that must be met. Change never comes easy. But if switching to another Managed Service Provider (MSP) will benefit your business, then maybe that’s […]
2015 has come to a close. You’re now tying up loose ends to launch into a successful 2016. Likely, you’re still reviewing last year to discover business successes you can repeat and areas that need improvement. Also consider this for a moment: How much time did you spend using technology, struggling with it, and maybe […]