This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Carbonite To Host Webinar For Small Businesses: "Jumpstart Your Business' Disaster Planning"

Stocks in this article: CARB

BOSTON, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Although small businesses recognize the significant impact data loss could have on their business, more than half do not have a disaster preparedness plan for business data, according to a study from Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), a leading provider of online backup solutions for consumers and small to medium sized businesses. With National Disaster Preparedness month planned for September, Carbonite will offer a free live webinar for small businesses to help them prepare to safeguard their businesses with a plan they can create on their own. "Jumpstart Your Business' Disaster Planning: Top 3 Elements of a Do-It-Yourself Program" will be held on Tuesday, August 28 at 12:00pm ET ( 9:00am PT).

(Logo: )

"Research has shown that while 81 percent of SMBs see data as their most valuable company asset, 57 percent are unprepared to protect should disaster strike*," said Pete Lamson, senior vice president of Small Business, Carbonite. "Furthermore, FEMA has stated that 40 to 60 percent of small businesses never re-open after a data disaster, so small business owners need to review the risk and to prepare accordingly."

"We hear from small businesses far too often that they think a disaster plan costs too much money or takes too much time, and we want to show them that preparing for a disaster can be done with ease and affordability. Businesses that are prepared overall and are safeguarding their valuable business data will be in a much better position to get their businesses back up and running after a disruption," continued Lamson.


During the webinar, Lamson will address the common reasons a small business owner may not have a disaster preparedness plan in place, what can happen to these businesses should a disaster strike and how they can create a plan on their own. The session will also take a deeper look into actionable items that can be implemented today to help protect small businesses and provide resources to help further prepare them overall.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 18,080.30 +50.09 0.28%
S&P 500 2,092.42 +10.54 0.51%
NASDAQ 4,814.3070 +40.8350 0.86%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs