Data Backup

Backup vs Disaster Recovery

Posted date: September 6, 2016

Backup and disaster recovery are not directly interchangeable terms; but disaster recovery is not possible without backup in the first place. We do backups because we know we have to, in case we lose the primary versions of data and/or the systems ...

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Bottom Line Newsletter | Summer 2016

Posted date: July 12, 2016

Hear from the President of ASK, Mike Maddox, check out this quarter’s client spotlight, Merchant Solutions, learn about our new TAM Program and more in this edition of the Just ASK Lansing newsletter. The Bottom Line Newsletter from Just ASK  ...

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Top 4 IT Hardware Solutions for Small Businesses

Posted date: July 1, 2016

If you are opening a small business or have been running one for years, setting up the technology and IT aspect of your company can be tedious and overwhelming. Luckily, we have some experience setting up IT hardware solutions for small businesses th ...

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Is Your Business Taking Care of Cyber Security?

Posted date: June 9, 2016

ASK President and CEO Mike Maddox joins Michigan Business Network to discuss a major issue facing every business today – Cyber Security. This is not a new issue and the targets are not only large companies. These hackers are looking for open ...

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Part 1: White Hat Hackers – Using Their Powers for Good

Posted date: April 4, 2016

  Jonah, a not-so-typical 16-year-old, was making thousands of dollars by ripping off some of the world’s biggest tech companies. There were no passwords compromised, there were no hacks into databases, but simply face-to-face interactions ...

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Apple Stands Firm on Data Security Decision Against FBI

Posted date: April 1, 2016

  Though the FBI eventually gained access to the iPhone of one of the San Bernadino gunmen, Apple had no part in helping them get that access. Apple CEO, Tim Cook, challenged the court order telling the company to help the government bypass secu ...

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What You Can Learn from Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Plans

Posted date: January 5, 2016

What You Can Learn From U.S. Regulator’s Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Recommendations U.S regulators have recommended that all futures and securities firms review and update their current data backup, disaster recovery plans, and ...

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Is That A Business Continuity Plan in Your Pocket…Or A Bunch of Jargon?

Posted date: December 29, 2015

Is That a Business Continuity Plan in Your Pocket or a Bunch of Jargon? Technology is full of difficult jargon. To further complicate things, certain terms are often used in a different context between one publication or service provider and the next ...

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8 Hard Truths About Data Recovery & Business Continuity

Posted date: December 22, 2015

8 Cold Hard Truths for SMBs Not Worried About Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity The foundation of any successful business continuity solution is the ability to retrieve data from any point in time from anywhere. When the topic of data recover ...

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New Report from IBM Shows Need for Disaster Recovery Strategy

Posted date: December 11, 2015

  IBM, a major player in the IT industry, has issued the results of a report recently on ransom ware and malicious insider attacks. X-Force IBM X-Force, the security team at IBM, has found that the top infection that is facing businesses today i ...

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