The 2 most common causes of real-life DR events

Data is the foundation of almost every organization. Still, protecting data can be a huge challenge for organizations. This is due to among others persistent threats from cybercriminals, employee errors and natural disasters. We’ve all heard horror stories about unexpected business disruptions that adversely impact business operations, revenue, and customer sentiment. Unfortunately, these disruptive events … Read more

What is BCDR and why should North American business leaders take note?

In the current climate, business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) have a higher profile than ever before. Yet it often slips through the cracks of organizations’ day-to-day operations. Organizations of all sizes are increasingly dependent on digital technologies to generate revenue, provide services and support customers. However, to be able to do this, applications and … Read more

Most Innovative Cloud & Hosting Solutions Provider 2022

Stage2Data has been recognized as one of North America’s fastest-growing and most trusted cloud solution providers. The company is working with best of breed technology partners to deliver enterprise-quality services to the market, making a significant impression on the industry, the marketplace, and all its customers. For over a decade, Stage2Data has provided flawless cloud … Read more

4 Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service must-haves. Does your service provider include these?

Last year, a massive 86% of organizations (recorded across 17 countries) fell victim to successful cyberattacks, 69% were compromised by ransomware while lax employee awareness and an overall lack of skilled IT personnel further impeded IT security. And these are only the manmade disasters that organizations have to contend with; there are also natural disasters … Read more

Case Study: Onboarding Cohesity Improves Stage2Data’s Top and Bottom Lines

Enterprises are increasingly turning to managed service providers (MSPs) to accelerate cloud adoption and offer best of breed innovative solutions. We recently onboarded Cohesity’s comprehensive data management platform that includes multitenant features and robust security to grow our as-a-service offering. We realised that a new technology partner needed to come on board to ensure rapid … Read more

Stage2Data announces new technology partnership with MinIO to provide long-term object storage

Stage2Data is pleased to announce its newly established partnership with MinIO, a pioneer in high performance, S3 compatible object storage. MinIO specialises in developing cloud-native object storage and helps businesses build private cloud infrastructure. This partnership will be particularly valuable for Stage2Data clients looking for cost effective long term storage. Leaders in cloud storage In … Read more

Case Study: St. Mary’s General Hospital selects Stage2Data and Cohesity for their backup and recovery needs

Located in the heart of Kitchener, Ontario, St. Mary’s General Hospital is the second-largest acute care hospital in the St. Joseph’s Health System and a Regional Cardiac Care Centre. The hospital proudly serves the residents of Waterloo, Wellington County with an extended reach to Dufferin, Grey-Bruce and beyond.  With its nearly 2 000 staff, physicians … Read more

Case Study: KMB Law Streamlines and automates employee pre-screening with Stage2Data’s Pre-screening Tool for Workplaces powered by Plan4Continuity

Ensuring a healthy workforce and protecting clients and visitors to your office remain paramount during the current pandemic. To achieve this, the World Health Organization recommended certain precautions to reduce exposure to and the spread of COVID-19, such as daily fit-for-work screening.  With Plan4Continuity’s Pre-Screening Tool for Workplaces, employees and clients can complete the pre-screening … Read more

Case Study: Copperfin Credit Union transforms backup and recovery operations with Stage2Data and Cohesity

Data loss as a result of, amongst others, cybercrime, hardware and software failures and human error is a major concern for organizations of all sizes. It can disrupt the day-to-day operations of any information-based business. Additionally, it remains a challenge to ensure that backups occur on a timely, scheduled basis. Copperfin Credit Union, Northwestern Ontario’s largest locally … Read more

Need Office 365 backup? Here are 3 reasons why you should consider Cohesity

Businesses everywhere are grappling with the challenge of moving to the cloud. The Microsoft Office 365 platform has certainly simplified the delivery and efficiency of productivity tools to remote workers; however, research suggests that its widespread adoption is also creating data-exposure issues that should be identified and fixed. Even with software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform providers such … Read more