Moving a business can be exciting. In many cases, the reason for the move is positive. Your business or organization likely is experiencing growth, either in space needed for added personnel and hires or you’re expanding to another location.
In both scenarios, congratulations are in order. However, moving can be incredibly stressful,[...]Read more.
The majority of people with email accounts have encountered phishing emails and other forms of spam at some point, especially to work email accounts.
There are approximately 45 percent of emails sent each day that are spam. According to Spam Laws, there are an estimated 14.5 billion spam messages sent every day.
It is common for email clients to[...]Read more.
In today’s world, your business’s website is often the first impression for a potential customer.
Those customers, as internet users, have expectations. They expect that your website will provide them with the information, services or products that they are looking for. If not, they are going to look elsewhere for what they[...]Read more.
Cyber attacks are an unfortunate reality for small businesses.
In fact, it can be argued that small businesses especially should be aware of how often they are at risk of being targeted by a cyber attack. According to Fundera, 43% of cyber attacks go after small businesses. Of those businesses that fall victim to these attacks, 60% go out of[...]Read more.
Your business’s data has never been more important – nor has it ever been more valuable.
The data your business collects and stores not only contains critical internal information pertaining to operations and processes, but likely also contains private customer information. Should any of this data be accessed by unauthorized[...]Read more.
Cloud computing has taken over. More than 90% of organizations for some or all portions of their daily workloads.
It’s likely that your business already uses cloud based services for some purpose. That could include functions such as email or web hosting.
One of the most popular cloud computing services now, though, is data storage.[...]Read more.
Business owners have a lot to focus on. There are the day to day operations, the planning and goal setting and, obviously, the putting out of every little fire that may pose a challenge. It just comes with the territory.
Needless to say, business owners don’t need any more things to worry about on any given day. Unfortunately, without the[...]Read more.
Software updates are often inconvenient. That is simply the honest truth.
It can be extremely frustrating when you are trying to start an application or even power on your computer or mobile device only to find a notification or pop-up advising you that a software update is available.
What do you do when this happens? If you are like many[...]Read more.
A secure data and recovery system is key to the sustainability of the business. Imagine a fire breaks out at your office and burns it down. How long will it take you to recover and get back to business? You might have insured your business against such an instance, but how do you get back all the data you have taken years to build? It is,[...]Read more.
Technology has proved that things we thought were once impossible could be possible. Remote work is better as you do not have to be at the office to access your systems. Another advantage is systems are more secure with cloud hosting. Due to redundancy, the chances of the system going offline are rare. Healthcare is also part of the technology[...]Read more.
Learn about the triggers of poor network performance and how to mitigate them for your team to enjoy optimal network performance and enhanced productivity.
A seamless network performance results in productivity and efficiency. The cost of a failing network is loss of productivity and downtime. Business continuity is critical to all businesses,[...]Read more.
It's no secret that the business world is more competitive than ever. From startups to established enterprises, companies are constantly vying for market share, customers, and talent. In such a competitive environment, IT plays a critical role in helping organizations gain and maintain a competitive edge.
To stay ahead of the curve, you need to[...]Read more.
Businesses are increasingly turning to big data projects to gain insights that will help them stay competitive. However, these projects often fail due to certain common pitfalls. Here are some of the most common reasons big data projects fail and how you can avoid them. By understanding these mistakes, you can ensure the success of your big data[...]Read more.
Almost every business today relies on data analytics in one way or another to reach new and existing customers. Whether you're a small business just starting or a large corporation with years of experience, data analytics can help you target your advertising efforts more effectively and increase your bottom line.
But first, we need to understand[...]Read more.
Find out how big data can solve global food insecurity issues and the different technologies used in this niche.
While the global population increases rapidly, the quantity of arable land will decrease over the next few decades. This means finding a solution for our food supply is now more important than ever.
The big question on everyone's mind[...]Read more.
Big data is a big deal, and it's not going away anytime soon. According to Cisco, by 2023, 66% of the global population will be using the internet. The big data opportunity is just too big to pass up.
With so many companies trying to figure out how best to utilize the information they're collecting from their users; we've compiled the most[...]Read more.
Work management software is a tool that can help you to be more productive, but not all work management software is created equal. To find the perfect system for your business, it's important to know what features are most important. Here are some of the top features that deserve consideration before choosing a new work management[...]
In the fast-paced world of today's data-driven business environment, data drives decisions and work. With all the data being generated from the digital information found on the internet and collected internally by organizations, it is no surprise that modern society has come to rely so heavily on data to organize their lives and conduct[...]Read more.
Technology has impacted healthcare through the innovations that have affected aspects of health care like clinical appointments, prescription for drugs, and diagnosis of diseases. Experts in health informatics will agree that technology has led to breakthroughs in research, data collection, and treatment.
Medical providers can use new tools to[...]Read more.
M.D. Cloud computing is beyond moving data storage and management to the cloud.
The education sector at all levels was grossly affected by the impact of the pandemic. As it was in the global economy and its attendant effect on businesses, it was for education. With the emergence of vacant classrooms, there was the need for a Virtual Learning[...]Read more.
Ransomware attacks are on the rise as cybercriminals turn to savvier and tougher-to-prevent techniques of monetizing cyberattacks. For not-for-profit and business organizations that become victims of these attacks, both financial and ethical consequences can be devastating. Let’s put things in perspective; if ransomware lands in a shared[...]Read more.
An increasing number of both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations are enlisting IT managed services, and it’s not hard to understand why. Today’s business landscape is becoming more reliant on information technology (IT). Many organizations realize that they can optimize operational costs while outpacing the competition,[...]Read more.
In the light of the global health crisis caused by the novel coronavirus, various organizations have instructed their teams to work from home as one of the precautionary measures to minimize the risk of infection. With the arrival of vaccines early this year, it seems 2021 is bringing a ray of hope for the global economic system.
But it is beyond[...]Read more.
To thrive in a rapidly changing business landscape, small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) should consider replacing outdated technology solutions with more robust digital tools to keep up with the growing competition, maintain productivity, and stay relevant to clients. In addition, these tools can help SMEs in not only meeting but exceeding[...]Read more.
Businesses run on data. Whether it’s to accomplish daily tasks or make important decisions, the data your business collects using any variety of software and applications likely is critical to your company’s operations.
If we told you there was a technology solution that could grant you access to that data at any time on any[...]Read more.
It’s certainly no understatement to say many of today’s businesses rely on a network to maintain a connection between shared devices, coworkers’ computers and, in some cases, even their customers’ devices. But the more devices, hardware and software that rely on a business’s network connection, the more susceptible[...]Read more.
It’s easy for business owners to feel pulled in too many directions at once. There is so much that is constantly vying for your attention that certain things simply fall through the cracks.
Don’t let IT issues, such as hardware infrastructure, be one of those things you let slip.
You can have the latest and greatest software version[...]Read more.
Malware has been around for many years, however, like viruses that spread to and infect our physical bodies, malware also is always changing and new types are constantly emerging.
This is why it is critical for business owners and anyone in charge of overseeing network infrastructure and security needs to be aware of how malware spreads through[...]Read more.
Businesses looking to succeed in competitive environments must constantly be looking for new efficiencies that give them the edge over competitors. As far as technology is concerned, there may be no edge greater than shifting computing operations and data storage to cloud based solutions.
What are cloud based solutions? They are everything from[...]Read more.
Data is everything in today’s business world.
Think about it: Businesses of every size, from the largest corporations to small one-man or mom and pop operations, rely on data to keep their businesses successful and growing.
This is why it is absolutely imperative for all businesses to have a reliable way to not only keep data secure, but[...]Read more.
How reliable is the technology that your business and its employees rely on each and every day? Every business owner should know the answer to this question.
If you do not have an answer or know that the technology used by your business or organization could be improved, then it may be time for a technology audit, also referred to as an IT audit,[...]Read more.
Data drives business. From the largest of corporations to even many small mom and pop stores on Main Street, data is invaluable to businesses.
One of the most important aspects of using data for businesses, though, is keeping it secure and out of the hands of those who would use it improperly. Today, every business needs a plan for how to[...]Read more.
Technology drives most businesses forward more than nearly anything else. Each day, employees of businesses both large and small rely on multiple forms of technology to stay productive, achieve results and reach or surpass their goals.
Ideally, this leads to more success for the entire business. However, that success is threatened whenever[...]Read more.
Think about for a moment how many emails you read and send per day. Now, add in the number of emails your coworkers or employees read and send per day.
That’s a lot of emails. Or, as a hacker or other malicious entity may see it, that’s a lot of opportunity for mischief or malicious activity. When it comes to email, that malicious[...]Read more.
“The network is down again.”
Those words unleash nightmare scenarios for many business owners and their employees. When networks go down or suffer serious lag in connection speeds, productivity takes a hit and businesses have to scramble to make sure operations don’t grind to a complete halt.
Troubleshooting wireless network[...]Read more.
All businesses, whether they are small, medium or large, need reliable data storage solutions. There’s no way around it.
Simply think about how much data that is necessary for business operations. There is email, documents, databases, spreadsheets, websites themselves and so much more. All of that data needs to be stored somewhere.
More employees are working from home now than ever before thanks to social distancing practices their employers have adopted in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Faced with this new remote work reality, though, businesses and organizations that can operate this way are having to get creative on how they keep their employees connected and[...]Read more.
Businesses need to be ready for anything, no matter their size. Contingency plans must be in place for all aspects of the business. Critical components of business operations, such as network infrastructure and broadband connectivity, cannot be overlooked.
However, if the business community has learned anything in the last couple of weeks, it is[...]Read more.
Cloud computing often represents the most flexible technology solutions available to businesses today. That’s why it is so popular among commercial users of every size.
As cloud technology continues to improve and its use continues to grow, learn why your business might be best served by switching to the cloud and a managed cloud services[...]Read more.
As a business owner, you know how much time and effort it takes to keep your operation on the right track. No matter the size, whether it’s a small, medium or large business, what matters most is focusing on what keeps your business running and - hopefully - profitable.
That’s why many companies view outsourcing certain functions of[...]Read more.
Businesses run on technology. With the right hardware and software, companies of all sizes can reach more customers, be better prepared to face their competition - wherever those competitors may be - and simply operate at a higher level of efficiency in general.
But to reach that point, businesses must know that they working with reliable,[...]Read more.
Never before have small businesses needed to focus more on how they plan to defend their networks and devices against cyber attacks, specifically malware.
Most businesses, not just small, are taking this threat seriously - as they should. In 2018, security service investment in company budgets grew faster than any other investment area.
Business IT needs are always changing. However, one constant that remains is the need for each company to maintain and secure some form of network infrastructure.
It is true that cloud computing’s rise in popularity seems to always be increasing (hint: it is), but many businesses continue to rely on a network infrastructure that is centered[...]Read more.
Cloud computing is not going anywhere. Neither is one of its most popular types - software-as-a-service tools and services.
Software-as-a-service (SaaS) is a popular - if not the most popular form - of cloud computing. If your business uses any sort of online services and tools, then chances are you are likely using a SaaS solution. These tools[...]Read more.
Businesses rely on the internet and the many wireless networking capabilities it offers more than ever before.
With good reason, too. Not only does better wireless networking improve experiences between businesses and customers, but it can also increase capabilities within the office by streamlining communication, offering productivity-boosting[...]Read more.
The world of malware is constantly transforming. Those who wish to cause grief for computer users are always discovering new ways to annoy and even cause actual financial harm through their cyber attacks.
These cyber attacks are also getting sneakier and more sophisticated. On top of that, hundreds of millions of computer viruses and malicious[...]Read more.
Nobody likes interruptions. This is certainly true for businesses and busy professionals who have productivity levels to meet and goals to accomplish every day.
However, some interruptions are necessary. Take software updates, for example. Though they can interrupt the daily workflow, software updates carry anything from user experience[...]Read more.
In today’s ultra-competitive business environment, more and more companies are searching for ways to maximize productivity, efficiency and, overall, profitability. This means taking stock of strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for growth.
To capitalize on its strengths and determine which opportunities deserve a business’s focus,[...]Read more.
Cloud computing is here to stay. Every year, the number of companies using some form of cloud computing or cloud-based solutions grows exponentially.
In fact, 83% of enterprise workloads are expected to be operated via the cloud by 2020. That is due to the technology’s undeniable benefits for businesses of all sizes: potential cost savings,[...]Read more.
If you have an email account, then chances are you have encountered your fair share of phishing and other forms of spam email messages.
Every day, 14.5 billion spam messages are sent, according to Spam Laws. That accounts for 45 percent of all email sent every day.
Email clients apply filters and separate most spam from your general inbox, but[...]Read more.
Learn the current methods and exploits hackers are using to get your data!
Whether you’re a CIO, the head of IT, or in a non-security-related position, if your data security practices are unclear, your company is at a greater risk to a data breach. Join us over your lunch hour to learn the current methods and exploits[...]Read more.
In today's connected, digital age, computer systems are the backbone that ensures companies and their employees succeed. But when that backbone fractures - or even breaks - your business could be left scrambling to find solutions.
Whether your company uses desktops, laptops or a combination of the two, you should seek to prevent hardware failure.[...]Read more.
When it comes to running a small business, cost efficiencies and time-saving strategies are critical to success. As a small business, you don't have a large team of employees that can handle every single issue that rears its head. It's also unlikely for small businesses to have an endless pool of financial resources to throw at those problems[...]Read more.
Not every business has the manpower, resources or money to hire IT staff, but that doesn't mean you can neglect your IT needs.
Every organization today relies on IT in some way, so having the right level of support to deal with issues is essential. That's where the benefits of a managed IT service team comes in.
Rather than hiring the staff[...]Read more.
With the average data breach now costing companies around $4 million per breach, having a security breach is probably far outside of your budget. If you've decided to move some of your important data onto the cloud, you need to take cloud computing security seriously. Otherwise, you could end up losing customers or, worse, being sued for[...]Read more.
Does your business computer sound like it's going to take flight almost every time you turn it on?
That loud noise that you're hearing is most likely the fan in your computer trying to cool your PC off. A computer with an unusually noisy fan is begging for you to take it in for computer repair right away, as it could be a sign that it needs[...]Read more.
Business in the United States and around the world is booming.
Unemployment rates are low. Consumer confidence is up. And businesses are turning record profits on the backs of increased consumer spending.
All of those factors for your business mean a lot of opportunities. That is of course if you're willing to streamline your processes, improve[...]Read more.
According to Forbes, 83% of workloads will be on a cloud platform by 2020.
Migrating to the cloud is a huge undertaking that has a fair bit of risk. Not to mention comes with some growing pains. Though the result is worth the effort, there are tips that can make the process as smooth as possible.
Read on for 7 tips to keep in mind before you[...]Read more.
Welcome to the Age of Technology, in which everything seems to be connected through the Internet and internal networks. If you are running a business, you most likely have a network that you and your employees use for operational tasks.
Your network might seem secure to you, but how are you really going to know without getting it checked out[...]Read more.
Maybe you're running a business where technology isn't the top priority. Even if that's the case, you should think about it because it's a great way to keep your company updated.
Technology can also help you to keep up with changes such as new privacy policies like General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). One way to do this is by implementing[...]Read more.
With current estimates putting the cost of the average data breach around $3.6 million, no business wants to see a loss of this size if they can afford it. If you don't have the best IT staff around you, could be dealing with lost revenue, a damaged reputation and even lawsuits.
One of the many benefits of outsourcing your IT services is that you[...]Read more.
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