Category Archives: Disaster Recovery

Hidden Dangers of Unsecured WiFi

Unsecured Wifi, Recovery Plan, Enstep, Houston TX

Easy access to wireless connectivity is what powers mobile workforces. That makes it a great thing for countless growing businesses but may also become a vulnerability.  Unsecured WiFi An unsecured WiFi connection is any connection that’s public, meaning it doesn’t require a password. These unencrypted connections broadcast like a radio frequency so that if they’re unencrypted, […]

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Cloud Computing Basics Every Business Owner Should Know

Cloud Computing Basics, Enstep, Houston Hybrid Cloud Provider, Texas

Cloud computing may have once seemed like a passing IT fad, but this technology has proven its worth and is here to stay. Cloud infrastructure is basically an outsourcing of computer programs. Using cloud computing, you can access software and applications from wherever you are, as long as you have an internet connection. The data, […]

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Starting a New Business? Learn the IT Basics!

IT Basics

Businesses must rely on information technology (IT) if they want to be successful. Information technology provides you the opportunity to analyze specific data and plan your business accordingly. Research from the past 20 years proves that organizations that invest in IT increase their market share, financial figures, and overall competitiveness. Seven IT Basics Starting a […]

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5 Crucial Tips for Creating Your Business Continuity Plan

Business Continuity Plan, IT Consulting and Implementation, Enstep, Houston IT Solutions

Business continuity is what ensures that operations are not severely impacted by unforeseen events. It’s a contingency plan for disasters, death, and other events that could have significant ramifications for your business operations. Think of it as a what-to-do when unplanned incidents take your vital systems offline. A good continuity plan ensures that critical operations can continue unimpeded. […]

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8 Hurricane Technology Tips You Shouldn’t Ignore

Hurricane Technology Tips for Business Continuity

During hurricane season when the weather channel is a continuous tropical storm forecast, everyone goes into disaster preparedness mode. For business owners, this means making sure that the most critical parts of your operation are able to continue both during and after the storm. Your newsfeeds are likely hot with advice on how to best […]

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Data Loss: What if I didn’t Back Up?

Data Loss: What if I didn't Back Up?

We’ve all been there. You’ve worked long hard hours on a document or project- editing, refining, perfecting it until it was just right. You’re completely satisfied and ready to congratulate yourself when it happens. Maybe you accidently deleted the wrong file, had a power failure and hadn’t saved recently, or malware or a virus has […]

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Data Backup: On-Site vs. Off-Site, which is Better?

Data Backup: On site or Off site?

Data makes the World Wide Web go around. It makes the world of business go around as well. Imagine finding tomorrow morning that your hard drive had crashed overnight. How would you contact your clients for the day? What would happen to that big project you’ve spent weeks on? You would likely struggle just to make […]

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Why Your Business Needs Disaster Recovery as a Service

Disaster Recovery Plan for Business Continuity

Our high-tech world is full of acronyms and we sometimes wonder how important many of them are to us. DRaaS is the acronym for disaster recovery as a service. It is something that every small and medium-size business must have to protect important data. It is the way that a company can have failover to […]

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How a Solid Disaster Recovery Plan Drives Business Continuity

Disaster Recovery Plan for Business Continuity

Bad news sometimes blows in with the wind. A major storm can cause power outages and even flooding which have dire consequences for any small or medium-size business. Computer systems may not be adequately protected from a disaster, and the result can be a disruption of business continuity. In our highly competitive marketplace, this is […]

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Disaster Recovery

Houston is still recovering from the flooding that occurred in late May as a result of several storm systems that came through one after the other.  If your business was located in one of the areas around the rivers and bayous that overflowed, or any of the other flooded areas, you may have lost valuable […]

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