It’s been pounded into our heads for decades: you must have a solid backup of your data. What’s becoming clear is that having a backup for your Internet service is just as critical.
At CloudWyze, we refer to this less as “backup” and more as “redundancy,” but whatever name you give it, you’ll find that the more critical your access to the Internet, the more you should consider having not just one but two ISPs.
Think back to the hurricanes and ice storms we’ve experienced here in Wilmington. If your business primarily serves others in this area, you may have been given a pass if you couldn’t respond to email or if your server was inaccessible. But if you have customers anywhere outside our region, you didn’t make many friends when they couldn’t reach you.
Without Internet access, you’re not just without Web and email access. The Internet now is powering almost every aspect of business – and for good reason. Lose your Internet connection and you’ll be without a myriad of basic functionality that could cost you. Some of the key operations that the Internet affects could include:
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