Why Should You Get On The Cloud?

A recent article by The Guardian (UK) states that the cloud industry is set to see a growth of around 30% soon. But many small and medium business owners are still struggling to make sense of the cloud and how it can benefit them. If you are one of them, then here’s what’s in store [...]

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Understand How Data Losses Happen – In Order to Prevent Them

Small business owners are often worried about data loss. Rightly so, because data loss has the potential to wipe out a business. We have identified the most common forms of data loss so you can see how they fit into your business and assess the risks related to each of these pitfalls.1. Human Error - [...]

By | 2017-09-15T16:46:22+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Understand How Data Losses Happen – In Order to Prevent Them

The Benefits of a Managed Service Provider

Managed Service Providers - or MSPs - are often recommended as a cost effective IT solution for small businesses. For a minimal monthly fee, MSPs provide a reasonably priced solution to the complex technology pains of small businesses. Here’s a look at the various benefits an MSP can offer your business… Freed-Up Resources and a [...]

By | 2017-09-08T16:36:40+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Benefits of a Managed Service Provider

Six Steps to Better Data Backup and Quicker Recovery

Think Quicker Recovery Time, Not Quicker Backup - While incremental backups are much faster than executing a full-backup, they also prolong recovery time. In the event of data loss, a full restore will require loading the most recent full backup and then each incremental backup tape. Having too many incremental backup tapes not only adds [...]

By | 2017-09-01T16:24:24+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Six Steps to Better Data Backup and Quicker Recovery

Seven ‘Must Haves’ for Your Small Business Website

Your website represents your business and so building and maintaining it need to be of primary concern to you as a business owner. We often find business owners struggling with their websites saying things like: "My website looks great, but I am not able to convert" or "I invested so much into creating my website, [...]

By | 2017-08-25T15:06:27+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Seven ‘Must Haves’ for Your Small Business Website

Mitigate Costly New Technology Risks for Continued Stability and Profitability

Partnering with a managed service provider (MSP) is one new approach being used by many companies like yours. Experienced MSPs have access to newer tools that reduce costs by automating many routine in-house labor intensive processes. Break-fix is labor intensive, and labor is one of the most expensive operating costs within your IT infrastructure. The [...]

By | 2017-08-18T15:05:19+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mitigate Costly New Technology Risks for Continued Stability and Profitability

Is your Business Safe from Virtual Threats?

Did you know that 50% of small business owners think their businesses are too small to be targeted by the thieves of the virtual world? Contrary to popular belief, 72% of hacker attacks often happen to smaller firms - firms with less than 100 employees! So how prepared is your SMB? Here’s a checklist to [...]

By | 2017-08-11T15:03:49+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is your Business Safe from Virtual Threats?

Is That Email a Phishing Scheme?

Research has revealed that over half of all users end up opening fraudulent emails and often even fall for them. Phishing is done with the aim of gathering personal information about you, generally related to your finances. The most common reason for the large number of people falling for fraudulent emails is that the phishing [...]

By | 2017-08-04T14:52:24+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is That Email a Phishing Scheme?

How Much Does Downtime Really Cost Your Business?

Many SMB owners think IT downtime only costs them a few productive hours, but there’s a lot more at stake when your systems go down. Customer satisfaction and loss of brand integrity are just two of the key losses apart from the more evident costs such as lost productivity and a temporary dip in sales.Here’s [...]

By | 2017-07-28T14:38:08+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Much Does Downtime Really Cost Your Business?

Has Your Website Been Optimized for Mobile Users?

Did you know that this year there will be more mobile web surfers than stationary ones? That means more prospects are accessing your business website more through their smart phones, tablets or other mobile devices than with a laptop or PC. If you thought you had time to make the switch this year, you may [...]

By | 2017-07-21T14:28:59+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Has Your Website Been Optimized for Mobile Users?