The pros and cons of local backups

Your business data should have backups — no ifs or buts about it. The real question is whether these backups should be kept in your office or not. To make this decision, you must understand local backups, your needs, and your spending abilities. Getting to know the pros and cons of local backups should also guide you in that process.

10 Tech tools that education experts can’t live without

With education institutions facing enormous pressure to support remote and hybrid learning, it has never been more important to take advantage of technological solutions.

Whether it’s lesson planning software, home learning resources, or even virtual classroom solutions, the education technology (EdTech) market is booming.

6 Exciting new technologies educators can use

It’s an exciting but also uncertain time for the education sector. As schools and universities continue to grapple with the restrictions introduced to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, there’s a growing need to innovate quickly.

What is easy to forget is that this need was already here to begin with.

7 Free resources parents can use to enhance homeschooling

With many schools temporarily closing to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, parents now find themselves facing the reality of homeschooling their children. Although schools themselves will remain responsible for setting tasks and providing resources to their students, it won’t hurt to make the most out of some of the many free online educational resources.

4 Tips for recession-proofing your New Jersey business

When the economy is steady, it’s natural for business leaders to focus on things that directly add value to their organizations, such as increasing sales. Unfortunately, some leaders make the mistake of not planning for the rainy days ahead. This lack of long-term thinking has left many companies struggling to sustain themselves through the global economic downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Top ways to keep remote employees productive and motivated

To slow down the spread of COVID-19, many companies in the United States were forced to adopt a remote work setup. In Morris County alone, there are more than 7,500 confirmed cases as of this writing, which means a lot of businesses will be letting their employees work from home for a few more months.

Data backup and recovery trends to watch out for

No matter how meticulous you plan and execute your business strategy, you have no control over many extraneous variables. So to mitigate or minimize any negative effects of events beyond your control, you need a solid data backup and recovery plan as part of your overall business strategy.

Every small business needs Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service

In today’s technology-focused world, experiencing total network failure is a business leader’s worst nightmare. It’s an alarmingly common problem when ransomware strikes without warning or a disaster renders hardware useless. Regardless of the cause, the effects are often the same, and the aftermath can be devastating for any business that relies on its data and computing systems to function.

How to update your disaster recovery plan

It’s that time of the year when New Jersey prepares itself for its fair share of blizzards, hurricanes, and nor'easters. Experts caution that while December may be a slow start, winter will definitely descend in full force by January 2020. Places like New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York City will most likely experience above-average snowfall this coming winter.

These stats should convince you to step up your disaster recovery plans

The industry reports and poll results are in, and from all indications, IT disruptions increased in 2017 and the early part of 2018, making it a bad period for many companies, especially small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). We’ve culled several reports and surveys to bring you several statistics that should make you take your disaster recovery plans more seriously.

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