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In-House Servers vs the Cloud: Which is Better for My Business?

As cloud technology has expanded, it has become a much more accessible option for small and medium-sized businesses looking for simplified ways to store and access data. However, many businesses who are still using in-house servers may be wondering if it’s worth the switch to the cloud, whether it’s safe, and if it’s cost efficient....

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Tools and Strategies to Help Your Remote Network Thrive During COVID-19

Recent developments in the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) have necessitated the urgent transition to a remote workforce for many businesses. Current regulations in and out of the U.S. range from recommendations to limit social contact to government-mandated quarantines. Even if businesses in your area haven’t yet been required to stop operations at their physical locations,...

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Data Loss Prevention: How to Make Sure Your Business is Safe

Data loss is one of the biggest concerns for modern businesses. With cyber crime increasing and unforeseen circumstances surrounding COVID-19 changing the way businesses operate, data loss prevention needs to be a top priority. Large-scale data loss, such as during a ransomware attack or improper backups, can have dramatic effects for small businesses. In fact,...

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How to Protect Your California Business from Ransomware

Did you know a cyber attack occurs every 39 seconds, resulting in an average 2,224 cyber attacks per day? Any California business that relies on technology should understand just how critical it is to protect their systems from these threats, especially advanced attacks such as ransomware. Ransomware attacks cost businesses an average of $713,000 per...

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National or Local MSP? The Advantages of Going Local

Many businesses are discovering just how important it is to use the services of a Managed Service Provider (MSP) when it comes to their IT support. There are advantages to outsourcing your IT support to such a team, including more comprehensive support, 24/7 system monitoring, and cost-effective solutions. But some businesses may struggle deciding whether...

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VoIP vs Traditional Phone Systems for Your Business

When it comes to telephone communication at your business, it’s important to make sure you have the best solution for your company’s needs. Whether you’re frequently making international calls or need advanced conferencing options, understanding the differences between traditional landlines and VoIP phone systems can help you make the best choice. Here are some of...

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Why Financial Institutions Need an Expert IT Services Company

The digital age has transformed the way that financial institutions operate. In fact, banking has seen a dip in the number of brick-and-mortar branches and a rise in the number of people that bank online. A 2017 survey conducted on behalf of the American Bankers Association even found that two-thirds of Americans use online banking...

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How a Hyperconverged Infrastructure Can Propel Your Business Forward

Due to the internet’s insurmountable rise to relevance in the 90s, companies have adopted infrastructures with dedicated storage solutions, servers, and networking. At the time, this was meant to be a future-proof infrastructure that IT departments could make changes to overtime, with more capable technology. But with hybrid cloud’s emergence, the legacy three-tier infrastructure simply...

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How Your Business Can Achieve Greater IT Privacy with a Managed Service Provider

Data privacy remains a major concern in the digital age —especially when it involves the open communication channels of the Internet. As such, more and more business owners and organization heads are making it a priority to seek a reliable service provider that reduces the risks of data breaches. Here’s how a great Managed Service...

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Be Ready: What To Do Now That Windows 7 is Ending

Inundating the headlines over the past year has been the news that support for Windows 7 is quickly coming to the end of the road. Microsoft announced that as of January 14th, 2020, critical security updates will no longer be provided, meaning that systems running on Windows 7 in the new year will become vulnerable...