Run your Business, not an IT Company

  Run your Business, not an IT Company You went into business because you have an interest and expertise in some particular product or service. You began the firm to offer that product or service, but a dirty little problem came along with that new company. IT requirements. You need equipment, and you need networks, and printers, [...]

By | 2018-05-07T19:50:18+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Run your Business, not an IT Company

What is the Cloud: A Simple Analogy

  What is the Cloud: A Simple Analogy You use the cloud and don't even know it. Do you go to Amazon and create a wish list? Do you have an email account on Yahoo? That is cloud computing. All your emails are stored on Yahoo servers somewhere. They are on physical servers, of course, but they [...]

By | 2018-04-30T19:41:28+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is the Cloud: A Simple Analogy

Loss of Data: Causes and Prevention

  Loss of Data: Causes and Prevention The adoption of technology from the simplest of matters to the most complex problems has rendered us heavily dependent on it. We love paying our bills minutes before they are due. We enjoy seeing loved ones face-to-face on our computer screens. We can access and print our extremely sensitive records [...]

By | 2018-04-23T19:29:20+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Loss of Data: Causes and Prevention

Be Proactive: How to Avoid Potential Network Failures

  Be Proactive: How to Avoid Potential Network Failures For small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), an IT network failure can be devastating because they don't have the resources of large corporations to bounce back from such disasters. Preparation against such devastation may be the only course for them to avoid failure and survive with the least damage [...]

By | 2018-04-16T19:15:43+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Be Proactive: How to Avoid Potential Network Failures

It is Heaven! Using the Cloud to Challenge Big Business

  It is Heaven! Using the Cloud to Challenge Big Business Has anyone suggested you begin moving your business to the cloud? Cloud data storage or cloud computing? What is this, anyhow? And isn't it something for huge companies? In the last post we explained what cloud computing is. Simply put, it is the offsite storage of your [...]

By | 2018-04-09T19:14:13+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on It is Heaven! Using the Cloud to Challenge Big Business

Can You Really Afford Not to Have a Backup Plan?

According to Symantec SMB, 50% of SMBs admit to having no backup and disaster recovery plan in place. 41% of those surveyed confessed that they had never even given much thought to implementing a disaster recovery or business continuity plan. If you are one of them, then you really need to think about whether you [...]

By | 2018-03-16T20:23:39+00:00 March 16th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Can You Really Afford Not to Have a Backup Plan?

5 Ways SMBs Can Save Money on Security

5 Ways SMBs Can Save Money on SecuritySmall-to-medium sized businesses and large enterprises may seem worlds apart, but they face many of the same cyber-security threats. In fact, in recent years, cyber-criminals have increasingly targeted SMBs. This is because it’s widely known that SMBs have a smaller budget, and less in-house expertise, to devote to [...]

By | 2018-03-09T20:08:45+00:00 March 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on 5 Ways SMBs Can Save Money on Security

Four Key Components of a Robust Security Plan Every SMB Must Know

Four Key Components of a Robust Security Plan Every SMB Must KnowMost businesses are now technology dependent. This means security concerns aren’t just worrisome to large corporate enterprises anymore, but also the neighborhood sandwich shop, the main street tax advisor, and the local non-profit. Regardless of size or type, practically any organization has valuable digital [...]

By | 2018-03-02T20:00:47+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Four Key Components of a Robust Security Plan Every SMB Must Know

Just Because You’re Not a Big Target, Doesn’t Mean You’re Safe

Just Because You’re Not a Big Target, Doesn’t Mean You’re SafeNot too long ago, the New York Times’ website experienced a well-publicized attack, which raises the question – how can this happen to such a world-renowned corporation? If this can happen to the New York Times, what does this bode for the security of a [...]

By | 2018-02-23T19:52:29+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Just Because You’re Not a Big Target, Doesn’t Mean You’re Safe

Stay Secure My Friend… More Hackers Targeting SMBs

Stay Secure My Friend... More Hackers Targeting SMBs Many SMBs don’t realize it, but the path to some grand cybercrime score of a lifetime may go right through their backdoor.  SMBs are commonly vendors, suppliers, or service providers who work with much larger enterprises. Unfortunately, they may be unaware that this makes them a prime [...]

By | 2018-02-16T19:46:29+00:00 February 16th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Stay Secure My Friend… More Hackers Targeting SMBs