How Proactive IT Management Saves You Time and Money

Many companies may view proactive IT management as an unnecessary expense, choosing to handle their tech support reactively when problems occur. While this break/fix model was the norm for decades, it didn’t take long for businesses and IT professionals to find a smarter and more efficient alternative.

How to Create a Disaster and Backup Recovery Plan

Did you know that two of the most common disasters that can bring a small business to its knees are power outages and hardware failures?
When these unpredictable and unavoidable situations impact a business’s network, the cost can be huge, and without a backup recovery plan in place, irrecoverable.

3 Reasons Why Your Business Should Switch to a VoIP Phone System

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology has been around for several decades now, and even as it continues to gain popularity, we hear from several clients that they are still on the sidelines about making the switch. Understandably so. It is a big decision.

12 Tips For Your Data Security Plan

Did you know that 90% of the 5,500 small, medium and large companies surveyed in 2015 experienced at least one security incident? Having a data security plan in place is of utmost importance to every business.

With all the personal and corporate data provided by clients, customers, and employees, it is of crucial importance that businesses have security measures in place to protect this sensitive information.

Patch Tuesday

Welcome to this February Patch Tuesday Bulletin. This month brings 6 critical and 7 important severity patches. While there are 7 potential arbitrary code execution flaws, it appears that none of them are being attacked in the wild. Start the month with MS16-009 and MS16-022. These 2 patches deliver updates for Internet Explorer and Adobe Flash Player for a combined remediation of 35 vulnerabilities.

Could Filing Cabinets Be Costing You Money?

Go Green and Save Green
Our society is making a push to "Go Green" these days with an effort to reduce paper usage and making a push to utilize digital documentation. The fact is, this practice not only benefits the environment, but can also put a considerable amount of green back into your bank account.

Tech Tips: Is Your Data Backup Protected Against Storm Season?

The Best Defense is a Good Offense
It's that special time of year when the threat of fire, flood, severe storms, water damage and even theft are very real. This is why ensuring your company's critical data is backed up and protected in the case of power loss or system damage.

Disaster Recovery Plan: Preparing for the Storm Ahead

How Long Will It Take to Get Your House in Order
When it comes to a proper disaster recovery plan for your business, do you feel satisfied and secure with simply having your data backup on a hard drive or in-house server? If you said yes, then you could be setting your business up for failure.

Must Know Info For Backup, Security and Disaster Recovery

The Importance of a Proactive, NOT Reactive Approach
With the major role information technology plays in the way business is conducted in today's world, it's crucial that every business owner, both large and small, be able to see the big picture of protecting client and company data from disaster.

How Fast Can You Be “Backup” And Running?

Data Disaster Averted
Having appropriate data backup solutions isn't the only concern when it comes to an IT disaster for your business. Depending on what your method of data recovery is, in the event of a data loss event, you could be putting your business on hold as you put the pieces back together.