How Managed Services can Benefit your Business

Managed services and managed service providers (MSPs) function as a proactive manager of information technology (IT) services for businesses. Reactive IT services, which are very common and have existed far longer than MSPs, focus more on addressing an issue or performing a task when a business contacts them to do so. MSPs focus on performing tasks for a business as they are needed. Read More

Is Your Business Ready for SharePoint?

When your business grows, more tasks will need to be accomplished. As this list of tasks continues to grow, you are faced with a dilemma: do you continue handling it like you always have, hire new people, or do you consolidate some parts and keep a small team dedicated to those tasks? When it comes to intra­ and extranet, content, document, and workflow management, cloud storage, as well as entrepreneurial social networking and web searches, Read More

How to Build an Efficient Network Infrastructure

Having a network for your business can vastly improve efficiency, allowing you to send
instant communications, files, and other data quickly and easily within the building. In order to
achieve the full potential of this efficiency, one needs to have an efficient network infrastructure.
The network infrastructure is the actual hardware associated with your network. Read More

T­-Mobile Hack

In the digital age, security means a lot more than a securely locked door. These days, criminals don’t need to break into your house to steal important information like banking info, Social Security numbers, and credit cards. They can break into a computer server where all of these things are stored and swipe up the data for thousands to millions of citizens all at once. The latest incident of this involves mobile telephone company T­-Mobile where up to 15 million people may have had their credit information compromised Read More

Is It Time to Upgrade My Computer?

As they age, computers tend to slow down. This can be caused by several different factors including hard drive wear, viruses, low memory, and worn out components. Often, people just keep trudging forward with a slow computer, possibly feeling like “this just is how it is,” but a lot of times you can either replace a component, change some software, or in an ultimate case scenario, buy a new computer altogether. Read More

WiFi: Secure or Open?

When it comes to connectivity, wifi is one of the most widely available ports of entry to the vast internet. A few years ago, it was the only way to wirelessly access the internet, and people with laptops were glad to have it. Coffee shops started hosting free wifi and now some restaurants feature it. In the mobile age, most phones are able to access the internet via 3G or 4G connections through their carrier, but wifi is more reliable inside a large building and it won’t cost you anything for data. Read More

Should You Upgrade to Windows 10 or Wait ?

You may have noticed that little popup window nagging you to upgrade to Windows 10 for free. Free is good, right? Well, truth be told, even though Microsoft is offering the upgrade for free, you might be getting more than you bargained for with the upgrade. There are some things to consider before making the jump from Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 to Windows 10. Don’t worry about rushing the upgrade, as you have a year from July 29, 2015 to do it. Read More

Why should You have a Cloud Backup?

If your business relies on on storing a lot of digital files, whether for your own purposes or storing client data, it is absolutely crucial that you back that data up. About 60% of SMBs (small or medium businesses) prefer backing up data to drives connected to one of their computers, according to a study done by Spiceworks. However, it’s probably not conducive to back it up to several hard drives that take up space all around your office and are all vulnerable to one catastrophe. Read More