Everyday Human Error Can Affect Data Protection

Everyday Human Error Can Affect Data ProtectionAre you under the impression that data loss is all about putting up firewalls to protect against evil cyberattacks? Some of the biggest sources of data loss include sloppiness, human error, and…

Disaster Recovery Plans: Do You Have One?

Disaster Recovery Plans: Do You Have One?Disaster recovery and business continuity plans are issues that almost all small businesses fail to think about. More frequently, they decide they haven't the resources to address such "unthinkables."If…

Why Small Businesses Shouldn't Avoid Making Disaster Recovery Plans.

  Why Small Businesses Shouldn't Avoid Making Disaster Recovery Plans. Entrepreneurs and small businesses, especially ones that are fairly new, often don't think about making plans to recover in case of a disaster. However, it is the smallest…

Outsourcing? Really. Its OK: How it can save time and money

Outsourcing? Really. It's OK: How it can save time and moneyAlmost by definition, small business owners and entrepreneurs cringe at the concept of outsourcing. Those who start their own companies like the control and autonomy it provides them.…

Run your Business, not an IT Company

Run your Business, not an IT CompanyYou 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…

What is the Cloud: A Simple Analogy

What is the Cloud: A Simple AnalogyYou use the cloud and don't even know it. Do you go to Amazon and create a wishlist? Do you have an email account on Yahoo? That is cloud computing. All your emails are stored on Yahoo servers somewhere. They…

Loss of Data: Causes and Prevention

Loss of Data: Causes and PreventionThe 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…

Be Proactive: How to Avoid Potential Network Failures

Be Proactive: How to Avoid Potential Network FailuresFor 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…

It is Heaven! Using the Cloud to Challenge Big Business

It is Heaven! Using the Cloud to Challenge Big BusinessHas anyone suggested you begin moving your business to the cloud? Cloud data storage or cloud computing? What is this, anyway? And isn't it something for huge companies?In the last post…

Cloud Monitoring Can Be the Difference Maker for SMBs

Cloud Monitoring Can Be the Difference Maker for SMBsIt’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…