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September is National Preparedness Month

September means shorter days, cooler temperatures, and a new school year. It’s also National Preparedness Month. The annual initiative, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), encourages Americans to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, and communities. The theme of this year’s campaign is “Prepared, not scared.” In this blog, we discuss how…

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Key Factors to Consider When Scanning Documents

Are you thinking about going paperless? Before rushing out to buy scanners and imaging software, take a deep breath. Here are several key factors you should consider first: Scope Decide what documents to convert to digital images. It might be tempting to scan and digitize all your records right away, but you may end up…

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Behind the Scenes of a Records Storage Service

You have choices about where you store your business documents, but not all options are equal. In this blog, we offer an insider view of a records storage service. Security In a world filled with identity theft and business fraud threats, you can never be too careful with your information. A records storage service ensures…

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Top 10 Reasons Your Business Needs an Offsite Records Storage Solution

Are you struggling to keep up with your business documents? Is an inability to find paper files affecting your ability to make timely decisions? Here are 10 reasons you may need offsite records storage: 1. Productivity You spend countless hours each week searching for documents. Managing your records from an offsite records storage facility allows…

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6 Tips for Protecting Your Backups

Your backup data is valuable, and you can lose it in a flash. What are you doing to protect it? In this blog, we offer six tips for keeping your backup data safe. Tip 1: Go Offline It can take hours to back up data to the cloud, and even longer to recover it using…

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