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.

Choosing between local and cloud backups? Pick both.

As a New Jersey business owner, you need to protect your office data from natural disasters like hurricanes and blizzards that threaten the state annually, and man-made threats like cyberattacks and malware. Protecting data includes having backups. No matter what type of disaster strikes your office, your data can easily be retrieved, and your business can quickly recover.

Expecting the unexpected: What constitutes a good business continuity plan

A good businessman is like a Boy Scout -- ready for anything. That includes making plans in case your business is interrupted by forces beyond your control.

Natural and man-made catastrophes can inflict extensive damage on businesses. In 2017 alone, there were $144 billion worth of insurance claims, with $138.1 billion due to natural catastrophes and $6.2 billion to man-made disasters.

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