Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
It is a common, but deadly mistake, to use the term Backup (B/U) interchangeably with Disaster Recovery (DR). This misunderstanding could cause any number of data security and data recovery issues that could potentially destroy a company or at least its IT guy. There is an additional concept in the same vein known as Business Continuity (BC) – let’s do a gut check. To start with, a business continuity assessment is a high-level assessment of a company’s IT enterprise and systematically identifying and then eliminating single points of failure (SPOF) – such as a single core-network switch, standalone server, or a single connection to the internet.
Why should you choose Krypt as your server host? Since our founding in 1998, Krypt has soared into prominence as the dedicated server and hosting division of VPLS, Inc., and currently hosts more than five million websites, as well as 500,000 IPv4 web addresses. And now until the end of February, Krypt is offering its top-rated dedicated servers at a special discounted price! Read on to find out more details about this exclusive offer!
VPLS provides managed infrastructure that helps businesses secure their devices. In this blog, we are focusing how our managed infrastructure specifically helps schools keep their important data safe. We pointed out three types of infrastructure that we manage and that we find important for schools. Read more
When it comes to cyber-security, K-12 school districts have more to lose now than before. In addition to new threats and breaches, cyber-security can also prevent schools from achieving and maintaining unique K-12 requirements, such as FERPA and CIP, which can lead to numerous funding and liability issues in the long run. Educational institutions are especially susceptible to a multitude of cyberattacks. Along with unexpected breaches, overlooked access points in data systems can provide cybercriminals an entry to obtain classified and valuable data. Read more
November and December 2018 Recap Blog
During the months of November and December of this past year, VPLS had a plethora of reasons to celebrate; multiple 2018 Employees of the Month and Employees of the Year winners; the surpassing of both their donation goals for their Movember campaign in November and Shoes That Fit campaign in December; the completion of their bi-annual DRaaS testing by the engineering team; and finally, successful catered events and luncheons that were hosted by their very own Sales and Marketing team. These eventful final months at VPLS were a fitting way to end to such a fulfilling year for the team! As usual, VPLS invites their readers to join them as they reflect on moments that made 2018 so special to them…