When most people hear the term disaster recovery they consider protecting their data. Oftentimes, they will have multiple internet connections and servers/storage in data centers or the cloud to provide redundancy. But have you considered protecting your voice communications?
Telephone systems are the lifeline of any business. Some companies use them more for internal purposes while others have contact centers bustling with agents taking care of customers. As Houston, Florida and the Northeast recently faced some of the biggest storms and hurricanes, maybe it's time to consider voice resiliency.
As the country slowly recovers from the destruction left from the hurricanes Harvey and Irma, more and more businesses are turning to their IT teams to ensure their business-critical communications are up and running. According to Forbes, “IT professionals and CIOs are the new “superheroes” we call upon during extraordinary circumstances…” As the country embarks upon rebuilding this is a time where many businesses will either sink or swim.
Wifi is available everywhere you look. You can easily login to many networks for free to utilize while you are eating lunch, having a cup of coffee or even waiting on an appointment. But is it really a safe option? Is it harmful to your devices, files, and business? There are many risks associated with free wifi. You have to make sure you take the necessary precautions to protect your data when you are on an unknown network. Here are a few things to consider the next time you log on to free wifi: