The Silicon Review
IT is a critical part of running your business, but that same technology can also restrict your agility and slow your business down. Managing IT is expensive. Physical infrastructure lacks scalability and is vulnerable to security attacks – slowing down productivity and putting critical data at risk. Leveraging enterprise-grade cloud services solves these issues and delivers hyper-availability to business operations. Moving to the cloud is the first step to liberating your business from the limits of traditional IT systems. Finding the right cloud provider is the second. Cloud computing is perhaps the most flamboyant technological innovation of the 21st century. It is a 21st-century marvel that holds its importance in almost every field you can think of. This is because it has seen the fastest adoption into the mainstream than any other technology in the domain. This adoption has been fueled mainly by the ever-increasing number of smartphones and mobile devices that can access the internet. Cloud computing is not just for organizations and businesses; it’s also useful for the average person as well.
HostedBizz is a 100 percent Canadian-based and Canadian-hosted integrated technology solutions provider for small and medium sized businesses. Their suite of hosted, business critical, IT applications and managed services remove the technical challenges and reduce the costs associated with infrastructure and application ownership. From hosted applications and services from virtual servers and desktops to hosted email and mobile marketing applications, their services easily scale with your organizational needs. The company hosts these applications within Canadian data centers to comply with Canadian privacy laws. HostedBizz removes the burden of technology management and reduces cost of ownership to a predictable monthly expense turning your technology costs into investments.
Leveraging Best-in-Class Cloud-Based Solutions
Security and Compliance: HostedBizz helps businesses protect sensitive information and applications against known and unknown security threats. They protect your workplace, secure the network and defend critical infrastructure against attackers and malicious activity. The company appreciates that in today’s world of greater mobility, business agility and remote work – cyber threats are rife. That’s why their solutions are proactive to keep your business moving. The HostedBizz cloud hosted anti-spam solution – powered by Spam Titan, is a highly effective enterprise grade spam filtering solution that blocks more than 99.9 percent of spam email for O365 and other email environments, preventing phishing emails, malware, and ransomware from reaching employees’ inboxes.
Remote and Hybrid Work: Modern IT has seen more employees work from home, on customer sites and while travelling. When the 2020 pandemic hit, this transformation accelerated and businesses who were not prepared felt the strain in resources. Now that your business has prepared and is potentially operating in this remote/hybrid delivery model – you need to be sure that workforce productivity doesn’t drop. Employees expect user experience to be as good as onsite and corporate culture needs to be strong enough to exist remotely. HostedBizz offers a wide range of technologies that provide remote workforces with the infrastructure, connectivity and support they need to get their job done – across any device. They can help you choose a remote workforce solution that truly fits the needs of your business.
Disaster Recovery: You’ll be worry-free knowing you can protect your servers, retrieve and restore files instantly from the cloud in the event of an on-premise physical or virtual machine failure. HostedBizz’s bare metal backup solution supports Windows and Linux operating systems and ensures little to no downtime. It accommodates backups every 15 minutes and individual data changes are captured in real time. With HostedBizz you can retrieve or recover data from any virtual, physical or bare metal server. HostedBizz cloud infrastructure is based in tier three data centers in Canada. Its facilities offer physical and IT security, redundant power grids, multiple internet providers and backup power. It also provides geographic redundancy between Eastern and Western Canada. The HostedBizz Veeam solution allows users to backup, replicate, and restore data from a single interface free from any additional licensing costs.
HostedBizz | Leadership
Paul Butcher is a co-founder of HostedBizz. He has over 30 years of experience in various leadership roles in Hi-Technology. He held the post of President and Chief Operating Officer of Mitel Networks Corporation from 2001 to 2011. Mitel was the largest Canadian IPO for a decade when the company went public in 2010. Paul is a graduate of Reading College of Technology in the UK.
Jim Stechyson is co-founder of HostedBizz. He has more than 25 years of leadership experience in the technology industry. He served as President of OM Video from 1990 to 2003, a technology integrator and led the company to a successful acquisition by ClearOne Communications – a US publicly traded company where he served as the President for the Canadian subsidiary.