Increase Protection and Reduce Costs with Azure for Disaster Recovery and Backups

For many small to mid-size businesses, a natural disaster or a ransomware attack could mean catastrophe. In fact, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), nearly 40% of small businesses never reopen after suffering a natural disaster. Additionally, downtime due to ransomware costs small businesses an average of $100,000 per incident. Building a comprehensive business continuity/disaster recovery strategy, then, is critical to long-term business health. With Azure for disaster recovery and backups, Microsoft provides a flexible, secure solution to protect your organization at a lower cost than traditional backup and recovery methods. Safeguard Both Data and Workloads With Azure,…

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Be Prepared for Winter Storms to Ensure Business Continuity

With last winter’s Nor’easters still fresh in our memories, forecasters have predicted colder weather and fewer winter storms for the NYC area for early 2019. According to AccuWeather, El Niño will affect winter weather across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic. A few big snowstorms are expected to hit the mid-Atlantic states, but the far Northeast may dodge some of them. Regardless of the forecasts and recent mild temperatures, businesses should take precautions to be prepared for the dangers of winter storms that may arise. We recommend everyone stay safe through any storm and heed the warnings from the National Weather Service….

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Is it Spring Yet? How to Survive a Late Season Winter Storm

Just when you think it’s safe to go outside and grab some rays, along comes another winter storm. This year’s fourth Nor’easter on the first day of spring makes winter-weary individuals and business leaders want to just ignore it. Regardless of our hopes for spring, precautions are still in order whenever weather experts forecast winter storms. We recommend everyone heed the warnings from the National Weather Service and please stay safe through any storm. And to protect your business, we advise that you take steps to verify the integrity of your business continuity hardware such as surge protectors and UPS…

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Cyber security for Municipalities: Balancing Risk and Budget

Cyber security for Municipalities: Balancing Risk and Budget From WannaCry ransomware to Russian collusion, cyber-warfare has taken a turn. According to Carl Mazzanti, President of eMazzanti Technologies, local governments are the new battleground. With increasing threats and tight budgets, effective cyber-security for municipalities requires a precarious balancing act from our public officials. “Municipalities offer an easy target for bad actors,” says Mazzanti. “They are relatively simple to breach, and they collect an abundance of valuable data, from taxpayer and credit card information to pension data.” Sacramento Recently Attacked We may blithely assume that the personal and financial data we hand…

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6 Ways to Help Business Disaster Recovery

6 Ways to Help Business Disaster Recovery Thousands of businesses impacted by recent wildfire and hurricane disasters need assistance to reopen We in the business community are all shocked and dismayed by 2017’s long string natural disasters. Hurricanes, Harvey, Irma and Maria inundated or leveled communities in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. At the other extreme, wildfires in California incinerated more than 3,500 homes and structures. The loss of life saddens us as we view neighborhoods under water or leveled to ashes. Business Impact More than homes have been lost. Texas estimates that 29% of its nearly 5 million businesses…

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The Game of Thrones Hack: What it Means For You and Your Business

Every Sunday, millions of people tune in to watch the characters on the HBO series Game of Thrones face an evolving series of threats. From poisonings and beheadings, to epic sword fights and naval battles, it seems like we’ve seen it all. Well, now HBO is dealing with serious threat of its own—and no, we’re not talking about dragon fire. The premium network suffered what appears to be a major cyber attack, with hackers threatening to leak over 1.5 terabytes of data (according to Mashable, that’s the equivalent of 303 pirated seasons of Game of Thrones). HBO isn’t the first entertainment…

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2016 Hurricane Season Most Costly, Deadly Since 2012

eMazzanti Technologies strongly advises business owners to prepare for 2017 Hurricane Season to ensure business continuity Hoboken, New Jersey ­- (Cision) May 16, 2016 – eMazzanti Technologies, a New York City area IT consultant and managed services provider, commented today on 2016 hurricane losses, and predictions for the 2017 hurricane season. The firm is urging business leaders and owners to prepare thoroughly. They point out that 2016 was the most costly and deadly Atlantic hurricane season since 2012, the year of Hurricane Sandy. “The 2016 Hurricane season brought devastating losses to business.” stated Jennifer Mazzanti, CEO, eMazzanti Technologies. “Owners and…

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How the Cloud Eliminates Your Top Three Data Security Risks

You are a business owner who has their doubts about the cloud’s data security. We get it. The thought of migrating all of your company’s mission critical data to a relatively new piece of intangible technology named after a weather phenomenon traditionally associated with doom and gloom is a scary concept. The reality is that you have nothing to fear. There are outside forces and internal practices threatening to bring doom and gloom to your business each day, from which the cloud can protect you. Continue reading to learn how cloud-powered data storage eliminates your three biggest security risks. The…

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Celebrate World Backup Day All Year Long

Pledge to carefully implement and regularly test a comprehensive backup solution that will protect all your important data and allow for easy data recovery. If you lost all the data your business created today, how would it impact your bottom line? What if you lost all your data from the last week, or even the last month? Without a well-functioning backup strategy, your business could soon learn firsthand the catastrophic impact of data loss, not only to revenue but to customer satisfaction and critical business processes. To avoid just such a scenario, an independent initiative launched World Backup Day in…

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eMazzanti Technologies Urges Disaster Recovery Planning to Prepare for Active 2016 Hurricane Season

Disaster recovery expert strongly advises business owners to prepare due to above-normal hurricane season predictions Hoboken, New Jersey ­- (Cision) June 10, 2016 – eMazzanti Technologies, a New York City area IT consultant and managed services provider, commented today on predictions for the 2016 hurricane season, urging business leaders and owners to prepare for a greater than average number of major storms in the Atlantic. Hurricane season officially begins on June 1 and ends November 30. “Any modern business with customer data, including retail and professional services, won’t survive if their systems aren’t operational soon after a disaster,” stated Jennifer…

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