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

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

Breaking News: Downtime Kills Small Businesses

  Breaking News: Downtime Kills Small Businesses Downtime is bad news for any business whether big or small. A recent two-hour New York Times’ downtime occurrence sent Twitter ablaze and their stock price plummeting. Google going down for one to five hours resulted in lost revenue up to $500,000 and decreased overall web traffic [...]

2017-02-07T14:49:12+00:00December 7th, 2016|Informative|0 Comments

Six Steps to Better Data Backup and Quicker Recovery

Think Quicker Recovery Time, Not Quicker Backups - 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 [...]

2016-11-02T16:39:42+00:00October 19th, 2016|Informative|0 Comments

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. [...]

2016-11-02T15:03:34+00:00October 5th, 2016|Informative|0 Comments

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 [...]

2016-11-02T15:03:39+00:00September 28th, 2016|Informative|0 Comments

Five Things You Should Do Right Now to Preserve Your Network and Systems

1. Backup Files Every Day - As catastrophic as data loss is, the number of businesses that still are not backing up their network is unbelievable. According to the Symantec Small to Medium Size Businesses (SMB) data, only 23% of SMBs are backing up their data on a daily basis and fewer than 50% [...]

2016-11-02T15:03:57+00:00August 24th, 2016|Informative|0 Comments

Data Loss Can Cause You to Shut Down

Small and medium sized businesses today are relying more than ever on IT systems to efficiently run their business, support customers and optimize productivity. These systems house sensitive digital data ranging from employee and customer information, to internal emails, documents and financial records, sales orders and transaction histories. This is in addition to applications [...]

2016-11-02T15:04:02+00:00August 17th, 2016|Informative|0 Comments