Companies today who leverage cloud providers should reevaluate what data is being stored, and if the data is being exposed to hackers or ransomware. A recent example of this was where a cloud customer realized their data could be hosting potential protected and sensitive information that if disclosed to the authorities or media, could potentially bankrupt them!
Keeping Cloud Costs from Spiraling Out of Control
One of the major advantages of using the cloud for your IT infrastructure is that it can provide significant CAPEX and OPEX savings. However, many companies that adopt cloud services can find themselves being ambushed with hidden costs and fees for services that they thought would be included. Here ...
A Disaster Recovery Checklist for Your Business
Disaster recovery (DR) is a critical service for ensuring business continuity in the face of a network outage, power outage, or other disastrous event that causes the loss of mission-critical business data. Is your business’ disaster recovery solution up to the task of minimizing disruption when ...
The 3 Biggest Challenges to Securing Company Data
Keeping sensitive business data secure is a never-ending mission for most companies. The negative impacts of a data breach can be massive—which is why so many companies spend considerable resources on securing company data. There are numerous challenges for keeping company data secure on any type ...
3 Cybersecurity Facts to Make You Rethink Your Cloud Strategy
In the modern world, data breaches have become a fact of life for many businesses and even government agencies. Repeated headlines about the latest major business or bank data breach have almost desensitized businesses to the risks involved.
Do You Have a Solid Contingency Plan?
Contingency is the ability to avoid a future event, incident, or circumstance that cannot be predicted without certainty. Contingency is usually estimated as a percentage, an example may be a capital project that has a 15% contingency for unforeseen expenses. Understanding how to handle such ...
Do You Know the Top 5 Questions to Ask About Disaster Recovery?
Disaster recovery (DR) is quickly becoming like fire or flood insurance to many businesses. It’s something every business needs to have—but every business owner hopes they’ll never have to use it. Yet, when disaster strikes, business owners will be glad they have it… assuming they have a ...
Why WHOA.com Chose to Partner with Palo Alto for Perimeter Firewall
There are a lot of different companies out there working to create strong perimeter defenses to protect business infrastructure from intrusion. The perimeter firewall is the first line of defense against hackers, blocking the majority of intrusion attempts before they can get inside your IT ...
WHOA.com Named Amongst “20 Most Promising Disaster Recovery Solution Providers 2017” by CIOReview
FREMONT, CA— WHOA.com announced today that it has earned a place in the elite group of companies listed as 20 Most Promising Disaster Recovery Solution Providers 2017 by CIOReview.
5 Must-Haves for Your Disaster Recovery Plan Template
Disaster recovery (DR) plans are a critical component of business continuity planning. However, even though DR could be considered a subset of business continuity planning, DR plans can themselves encompass many different elements.