Disaster Recovery Planning- Risks Uncovered

In this white paper we describe the steps you can take to mitigate risks uncovered during the weather and terrorist related events that occurred in 2005. We also provide a quick self-assessment tool you can use to gauge your current level of disaster readiness.

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Cloud/SaaS is the Perfect Solution for Food and Beverage Processors

Fast becoming the preferred delivery model for companies in other manufacturing industries, software as a service (SaaS) is being adopted by food and beverage processing companies using inadequate management systems. See how a SaaS-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system helps processors operate more efficiently and profitably, and enables world-class security, disaster recovery, and an expandable storage capacity. Read More

ERP: A Layman’s Guide

Every enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation comes with risks. But a seven-figure price tag and a painful multiyear deployment don’t have to be part of the package. This layman’s guide to ERP discusses how various industries, trends, challenges, and new tools are reshaping the ERP landscape. By developing an in-depth understanding of the technology, its benefits, and its risks, every organization can achieve ERP success.  Read More

The Guide to Google Apps Training: Part Two: How to Secure a Google Apps Domain

You don’t have control over attempted attacks on your domain, but putting the right security systems in place means you can block access to your data and your domain. Google Apps provides users with a wide variety of customizable options to ensure that a domain is secure. Google Apps features stringent user access controls, governing how and when selected users gain access to the domain, and a disaster recovery system in order to retrieve any data compromised due to a security breach.

In this white paper, learn the basic systems and settings for a variety of security features, including development of domain recovery options, enforcement of secure sockets layer (SSL) connections, how to configure two-factor authorization for maximum mobile security, and the importance of auditing and setting long minimums for passwords. You’ll also read how the Google Apps system works to create the best mobile security for your domain, and how installation of a Google Apps Device Policy can further protect your domain in case of device theft. Get information on the disaster recovery features included in the core Google Apps, and how third-party systems such as Backupify can be added to further strengthen data recovery options, ensuring that duplicate copies of documents are available. Through these controls, users can be assured that their domain data is secure.  Read More

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