Acronyms and buzzwords seem to be as common in the Information Technology industry as are mosquito’s in Minnesota. Most of these buzzwords are flavors of the day, describing ideas that are here today and gone tomorrow. Others however, are game changers that shift the ways we use technology in all aspects of our lives, from personal to business. One such phrase is “Cloud computing”.
So, you have heard the words “Business Continuity” and are curious as to what exactly is being refereed to in an I.T. environment. The short answer is; the ability to restore company data in the event of an outage or catastrophe. Business Continuity also means the ability to continue with business operations in the event the computer systems are not functional for a period of time.
The next time your multifunction copier and printer is up for replacement, make sure you erase the hard drive to prevent others from getting important personal or company data.
Here is a good video on what could happen to your old Multifunction copier and printer: