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Business Continuity Planner

- February 28, 2019

Our CEO, Eric Hart, is a contributor to CFO.University, a a professional community of member scholars, companies and trusted advisors committed to the development of chief financial officers. He recently contributed an article about business continuity along with a planner developed jointly with Steve Rosvold, CFO.University’s founder.

This article originally appeared in the January 2019 issue of  Business People Vermont. The new year is a great time for business planning, including evaluating and reducing the significant risk that IT failures pose to our businesses. We do this formally by creating four IT plans: business continuity plan; disaster recovery plan; security policy; data breach/incident […]

Datto surveyed 1,700+ Managed Service Providers serving 100,000+ small-to-mid-sized businesses around the globe and here are some of the results: Only 38 percent of SMB clients are “highly concerned” about the business threat of ransomware The ransom isn’t what breaks the bank. The downtime and data loss cut the deepest Among those industry verticals who […]

More businesses are moving their storage to the Cloud as the economic and technical benefits grow.  Companies can usually migrate all of their data from local disks to the Cloud in a matter of days or weeks so the good news is that the initial loading process is relatively simple and straightforward. However, Cloud backup […]

Many thanks to Nick Hinge, Director of Client Technology, for this thoughtful piece. My life has changed dramatically over these last two years. In the spring of 2016, we welcomed a baby girl into the world and this spring, we welcomed our new baby boy. Then we decided to move down the road into a […]

All businesses–regardless of size–have a digital presence. This mandates that both mundane and mission critical data must be regularly backed up and ready for recovery at the drop of a hat. Whether it is managed in-house or outsourced, business owners and financial managers don’t always know what data is backed up, how often it’s backed […]

Lamoille Economic Development Corporation (LEDC), Cybersecurity for Small Business  

For companies located in colder climates, winter storms may range from a moderate snow in a short amount of time to a blizzard lasting for days. Some storms are regional and affect several states while others are more localized, depending upon geography and terrain. Business owners and managers typically have contingency plans for the staff […]

Savvy business leaders identify and control key risks.  This is even more important in the area of technology as it is embedded in all aspects of every daily transaction.  Surprisingly, many C-level executives seem to never quite find the time or resources to deal with this issue and end up with an event that puts […]