Category: Business

Cloud Hosting vs. File Servers: A Pros and Cons Analysis

With cloud computing well into the mainstream and steadily replacing roles currently filled by traditional server architecture, it’s time to ask the big question: can cloud hosting replace traditional file servers for storing and sharing files between employees in your organization? Serving, sharing, and storing files was probably the very reason many small and midsize…

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The Pros and Cons of a BYOD Policy

One of the hottest buzzwords in IT over the last several years has been BYOD. This policy, which allows employees to bring their own devices to work and use them as their work computers, has grown to be seen as both a way to cut IT costs and as a morale-boosting perk. And as devices…

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What Kind of Managed Service Plan Is Right For You?

Choosing managed service for your IT needs is often a pretty easy choice for most small and medium businesses. Choosing the right managed service provider, on the other hand, is often a bit more complicated. Even after you’ve decided on the exact services your business needs, navigating the pricing structures of managed service companies can…

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Buying the Right Computer: How to Pick the Perfect Employee PC

Whether you’re purchasing brand new computers for a brand new division or upgrading the technology in your home office, purchasing computers for your employees can be a stressful undertaking. Between different software and job requirements, personal preferences, and space and cost considerations, it can often seem impossible to buy the right computer for the right…

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How to Protect Your Company Email with Encryption

There has been a lot of talk about email privacy and protection lately. With Google getting in hot water over scanning their users’ emails, and multiple well-publicized hacking attacks that had their origins in email, many businesses are looking to take extra precautions with communication. There are many ways to safeguard your email communications with…

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The Biggest Vulnerabilities in Your Business Network

It’s almost shocking to learn how many business owners don’t take proactive action to protect their business networks. Unfortunately, too many CEOs feel that their computers are just fine out of the box and perfectly protected. In fact, company networks and PC’s are more at risk of infection and infiltration now than they have ever…

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When Disaster Strikes: Profiles of Disastery Recovery

Disaster can strike at any time and in any place. That’s why we can’t emphasis enough the importance of having a disaster recovery plan in place before the inevitable happens. Whether it’s a natural disaster, like a flood or a hurricane, or the power goes out for an extended period of time. In either situation,…

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