What are Cloud Services?
What is a cloud? It is place to store data. A cloud service is any service made available to users on demand via the Internet from a cloud provider’s servers as opposed to being provided from a company’s on-premises servers. Cloud services are designed to offer convenient, scalable access to applications, resources, and services that are fully managed by a cloud-services provider. Full article.
Examples of cloud services include the following:
- Online data storage
- Backup solutions
- Web-based e-mail services
- Hosted office suites
- Document collaboration services
- Database processing
- Managed technical support services
Today, the cloud comes in five services:
- Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
- Backup as a Service (Baas)
- Platform as a Service (PaaS)
- Software as a Service (SaaS)
- Private Cloud
4 Business Continuity Planning Essentials
A key component of a business continuity plan is a disaster recovery plan that covers strategies for handling IT disruptions to networks, servers, personal computers, and mobile devices. The plan should cover how to reestablish office productivity and enterprise software so that crucial business needs can be met. There are four fundamental actions that every plan should include. Full article.
- Ensure Employee Well-Being
- Keep Customers in the Loop
- Enable-IT Uptime
- 4. Keep Business Moving
Cloud vs. On-Premise Solutions
Data is your business’s most valuable asset and should be treated that way. With Abacus Technologies, your data is located in a secure, reliable environment and is accessible at all times. Green Cloud’s world-class data centers are fortified with robust, multi-layer security processes and procedures to ensure your data is never compromised. Also, certified engineers continuously monitor Green Cloud’s data centers to ensure that everything runs smoothly all day, every day. Full article.
Why a Cloud-Based Backup Strategy is Necessary
There are many elements to cloud-based backups and different strategies to take. So, it’s important to understand best practices, benefits, and potential issues. That is why we have partnered with the top cloud-based backup providers in the industry to bring you a variety of services to fit your business needs. Call us today to get your customized quote. Full article.
Cloud-Based HIPPA Compliance Solutions
With the launch of the cloud, data storage and backup providers now share the responsibility for the protection of sensitive patient data from the genuine threat of the mishandling and misuse. Because patient privacy is at stake, federal law requires data storage and backup providers to implement physical security and electronic security measures that specifically protect ePHI. Full article.
Business Continuity Strategies for Law Firms
As attorneys, you are devoted to providing your clients with the best legal advice and service possible. To do so, you recognize that time stops for no one. Any downtime is a huge threat. As a lawyer, you have a finite amount of time to build your case, gather materials, and perform research. The Legal Technology Survey Report results show that the number of lawyers moving to the cloud is up 40% from last year. Close to 90% of all documents produced in law firms are now digital. With technology changing the landscape, law firms can be more productive and achieve faster results, but there are also potential drawbacks when client data is digital. Full article.