7 Tips to Consider When Migrating to the Cloud
Aug20

7 Tips to Consider When Migrating to the Cloud

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[...]

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Why You Should Get a Regular Audit of Your IT Security
Jul16

Why You Should Get a Regular Audit of Your IT Security

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[...]

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7 Reasons a Personal Cloud Server Will Benefit Your Company
Jun18

7 Reasons a Personal Cloud Server Will Benefit Your Company

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[...]

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What are the Benefits of Outsourcing Managed IT Services?
May22

What are the Benefits of Outsourcing Managed IT Services?

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[...]

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The Benefits of IT Consulting for Your Brand
Apr03

The Benefits of IT Consulting for Your Brand

We've heard the jokes about people contacting IT, to be asked if they've turned a device off and on again. But IT support is a vital aspect of your business setup if you want to expand your brand.

72 percent of businesses require a minimum of 99.99% uptime for their IT systems.

Having an in-house IT department might be beyond your budget right[...]



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Business Benefits of Private Cloud Computing Services
Mar13

Business Benefits of Private Cloud Computing Services

When it comes to IT infrastructure there are many options to choose from. Businesses of all sizes and scopes can benefit greatly from a private cloud dedicated to their specific needs and IT requirements.

In this article, we are examining the business benefits of private cloud computing. Read on to find out if going private is the way to go for[...]

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10 Telltale Signs You Need Professional IT Services
Feb05

10 Telltale Signs You Need Professional IT Services

Your business's computer networks are like your company's arteries and veins.

Without them, the flow of information stops--and problems start. If you're finding yourself dealing with more problems than solutions in the IT realm, it might be time to spring for professional IT services.

Navigating today's IT world can feel a lot like walking on a[...]



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6 Reasons Why You Should Always Upgrade
Jan02

6 Reasons Why You Should Always Upgrade

Did you know that even software security experts don't always upgrade their software when a new version comes out?

Up to 40% of security administrators don't prioritize updating their software. So it's no big surprise that the average software user doesn't upgrade as often as they should either.

However, with the worldwide release of so many[...]



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Frequently Asked Questions About Ransomware
Dec06

Frequently Asked Questions About Ransomware

Ransomware is malicious software (malware) designed to extort money from users. There is a lot of information being shared about all the different types of ransomware. With all the data available, it's hard to get a full understanding of this serious threat. That's why we put together these FAQ's. It's our hope that it  will help you to[...] Read more.
On-Premises vs Cloud Data Storage: Which is Right for Your Organization?
Nov03

On-Premises vs Cloud Data Storage: Which is Right for Your Organization?

Regardless of the industry in which your company operates, it probably uses data. Retail businesses use data to track sales and optimize marketing campaign, financial institutions use it to assess risks and protect against fraud, and even healthcare businesses use it to store patient information.

As computing hardware and software improves,[...]

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Here’s what you should know about the KRACK WiFi vulnerability
Oct17

Here’s what you should know about the KRACK WiFi vulnerability

1. It does not affect Access Points, unless the Access Point is in client mode (Wireless Bridge).
2. It does not affect Windows or iOS, as they don’t support the part of the handshake that allows for the rekeying vulnerability.
3. BSD/Linux/Android (it runs the Linux kernel) are affected since a majority of the AP’s on the market use[...]

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Is an MSP Right for Your Business?
Oct02

Is an MSP Right for Your Business?

Managed service providers (MSPs) offer full IT support, from basic hosting maintenance to general cyber security. They are mostly used by large enterprise businesses, but because of the internet's opportunity many small businesses need someone who understands hardware and software support.

MSPs work with contractual obligations where the client[...]

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Why Forcing Frequent Password Changes is Actually Harmful for Security
Sep06

Why Forcing Frequent Password Changes is Actually Harmful for Security

The general rule of thumb in security is to have users reset their passwords every 60 or 90 days. If you're a user who logs into a network every day, you're probably familiar with the notification that you must change your password. If you're an IT administrator, you are probably faced with determining the right time interval to satisfy security[...] Read more.
Common Intrusion Points for Ransomware and Malware Infections
Aug09

Common Intrusion Points for Ransomware and Malware Infections

If you have read the news recently, you have  probably heard of the WannaCry ransomware attack, a scary computer infection that took hold and quickly spread worldwide. In what seemed like a matter of hours, computers across the globe were crippled, as were the businesses that owned them.

As ransomware goes, the WannaCry exploit turned out to[...]

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10 Tips for Staying Safe Online
Jul05

10 Tips for Staying Safe Online

You don't have to look very far to run into trouble online, and it may be truthfully said that the virtual world can be just as perilous as the real one. People fall victim to a multitude of online scams and malicious software every day, and the chances of that happening are increased greatly if you have a shared family or work[...] Read more.