For many small companies, email is the lifeblood of their business, yet too few protect it adequately against disaster. Not only is email their primary mode of communication, it’s also often a de facto document management system, a searchable repository of vital business data.
In this era of downsizing, small and midsize businesses are rethinking their disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
The majority of Canadian small business owners are unprepared to deal with common disruptions that can impact their ability to do business, according to the American Express Small Business Monitor. Almost half of small business owners are unfamiliar with the practice of business continuity planning.
Local Singapore small and midsize businesses (SMBs) pay more attention to saving critical business and customer data than their peers in other Asian countries, but still need to do more to protect their critical corporate data, a Symantec survey finds.
The Government of Canada is taking steps to assist small and medium sized businesses respond to the current influenza pandemic, Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq and Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. David Butler-Jones, announced.
Nearly half of small businesses — 44 percent — have delayed or canceled IT projects because of economic uncertainty, according to a new study. But at the same time, 23 percent of small businesses received a D or F grade when it comes to their own IT effectiveness.