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06/25/2021
2 min read
Introducing ConnectWise Recover Complete BDR
Learn about the benefits of using our new backup disaster and recovery console called ConnectWise Recover Complete BDR, and see how it can make you more efficient.
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Business Continuity
12/17/2020
8 min read
Cloud CRM: How to Backup & Recover
With the adoption of CRM solutions by SMBs comes the challenge of ensuring data remains available to users. And while some CRMs, like Microsoft® Dynamics 365®, include some backup and recovery built-in already, they’re often not robust enough to provide the data security and recoverability standards most SMBs require to maintain SLAs. 
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Business Continuity
11/30/2020
2 min read
Backup & data protection for SaaS applications
Reminding clients of the importance of backing up data might sound obvious when talking about data and digital transformation. However, protecting SaaS-based data with backup is not that obvious when it comes to cloud services—even popular ones like Microsoft 365, formerly known as Microsoft Office 365, and tools like Microsoft Teams. We believe that making smart decisions about cloud backup today is the foundation for intelligent data management and digital trust tomorrow.
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Business Continuity
09/03/2020
3 min read
How to calculate the cost of downtime
Managed services providers (MSPs) are often challenged by prospects and clients about the necessity of services and how their investment may pay off. The best and most universal way for clients to really grasp the effects of downtime is to show them the money.
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Business Continuity
08/25/2020
2 min read
Disaster readiness during hurricane season
The year was 1992. I was just a kid in Miami making the best summer memories when suddenly a Category 5 hurricane was barreling its way towards South Florida. There are many things I remember about living through Hurricane Andrew, but a few stick out...
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Business Continuity
04/20/2019
8 min read
What is backup and disaster recovery?
At some point, all computer hardware fails. It’s a fact of life. When hardware fails, it can cripple an SMB and destroy profits in a second. Fortunately, those times are exactly what backup and disaster recovery are for.
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Business Continuity
01/13/2019
3 min read
How often should you test your disaster recovery plan?
Are your clients willing to test their luck this Friday the 13th? As a savvy MSP, you know that having an effective backup and disaster recovery (BDR) solution and disaster recovery (DR) plan is a necessity in today’s business landscape – just in case your client opens an umbrella indoors and their whole IT network crashes. However, having these reliable solutions in place is of no value if the processes aren’t regularly tested. So, the question is this: what does your clients’ DR plan look like and when was the last time they had a DR drill test performed?
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Business Continuity
06/12/2018
4 min read
10 discovery questions MSPs should be asking prospects and clients
To increase your chances of closing a deal, you need to understand the customer and their specific needs. Why might they be seeking help from a managed services provider? What problems are they trying to solve? What challenges are they facing? How can your IT services help overcome these challenges?
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