business continuity

It is certainly important to keep the lights on in the event of a disaster. Having a hosted phone system allows you to build your business continuity plan by keeping your communications flowing regardless of whether your main offices are open. Simply reroute your calls to your employees mobile devices or softphones and continue to communicate with your clients. Your company must keep functioning even if all or some of its offices are shut down.

Is Your Business Prepared?

DLS data backup and recovery
It is human nature to ignore the potential for something to go wrong, especially when you have never experienced it firsthand. However, a false sense of security can and does effect livelihoods. When a disaster strikes, few truly expect to realize incredible loss and inevitable regret from not having prepared well. Your Investment Your business took years to build and you put everything imaginab...
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DLS Internet Services Races to Help Car Outlet Get Back to Business

Chicago building fire
At 3:20 a.m. one morning in March 2014, business as usual stopped for Total Finance, the loan division of Car Outlet, one of Chicago’s fastest growing aftermarket car dealerships and financing groups. Nearly 100 firefighters responded to the fire on West Irving Park Road that had engulfed the company’s offices, causing the entire roof to collapse. Lance Seamans, CIO for Car Outlet remembers it al...
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Hosted PBX and Business Continuity in Times of Crisis

With Superstorm Sandy causing untold destruction and massive disruptions to large swathes of New Jersey and New York City, some organizations have begun to wonder how, exactly, they’d fair if they were hit by a massive weather systems, while other organizations are left with the mess of figuring out how they’re going to rebuild their communications infrastructure in a manner that will ensure conti...
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Integrating Hosted PBX and Cloud Desktop Services Into Move Strategy

Business relocation and expansion decisions are among the most important ones company executives have to face. The rapid advances in information and communications technology over the past few years have dictated a change in the attitude towards working practices, employment patterns and, subsequently business relocation. When moving a business, small or large, IT relocation strategy matters. M...
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Thoughts on Telecommuting

Evolution of business practices Weather on the east coast did deliver on a promise of utter volatility. In January, the city of New York was beaten by six winter storms resulting in the closure of schools, shutdown of transportation system and multitude of accidents. According to The Wall Street Journal, New York Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, had declared a weather emergency in the city as the snow be...
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