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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, printers, and data storage to keep the [...]

2017-09-12T13:01:26+00:00July 2nd, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

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 from government and financial websites [...]

2017-09-12T13:09:05+00:00June 18th, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

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 if failure occurs. SMBs must be [...]

2017-09-12T13:52:07+00:00June 17th, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

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

  Not 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 small company’s website? What’s to stop someone from [...]

2017-06-05T08:09:01+00:00June 1st, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

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 target for hackers. Worse yet, this [...]

2017-06-05T08:03:59+00:00May 25th, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

Cloud Monitoring Can Be the Difference Maker for SMBs

  It’s a fast-paced world. Not only do people want things, they want things right now. This sometimes-unnerving need for instant satisfaction has only intensified now that we have Wi-Fi and mobile devices that keep us connected regardless of where we are, what we’re doing or the time of day. There is no longer [...]

2017-06-05T08:10:39+00:00May 18th, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

Why Hybrid Clouds are More Than Just Another Trend

  It should come as no surprise that many small to midsize business owners take pride in overseeing every aspect of their startup business. Naturally, many are apprehensive when it comes to surrendering control of their servers, their data, and their applications. The downside of this need for control is that operating and maintaining [...]

2017-05-18T10:38:53+00:00May 11th, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

Why More SMBs are Turning to the Cloud to Reduce TCO

More small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) seem to be taking the initiative to learn more about the benefits of the cloud.   Determining why SMBs have this sudden keen interest in the cloud isn’t all that tricky. If you shouted, "Cost Savings!" in a room full of SMBs, you'd undoubtedly be the center of attention. [...]

2017-05-05T09:44:34+00:00May 4th, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

How SMBs Can Utilize the Cloud To Build Their Business

There has been a lot of talk lately about the cloud and its ability to put small to midsize businesses (SMBs) and startups on a level playing field with large global enterprises. Can this be substantiated or is it a load of trendy hype to push SMBs to cloud-based solutions?  We’ve compiled this breakdown [...]

2017-05-05T09:37:46+00:00April 27th, 2017|Informative|0 Comments