Is Your Company a Good Candidate for the Google Cloud?

August 26, 2016

The Google Cloud is basically a cloud-based system designed by Google that functions in much the same way as the Google Drive, the Google search engine, and Youtube. Much like the Google Drive, the Google Cloud is a place to store files and documents in one place safely. Users search for their documents like they would

Why you should leverage the cloud to reduce your IT expenses

August 16, 2016

Over the past few years, cloud and cloud computing has gained the attention of individuals, companies and organizations from all over the world. The large reduction in IT expenses that come with the use of cloud has brought about the gain. Below are some of the IT expenditures in a company that cloud has successfully reduced.

Beware Ransomware

August 6, 2016

  When one comes across the word "ransom", what comes to mind usually is the act of holding a person hostage in exchange for some type of payment. Criminals have now taken to the worldwide web with a new form of extortion— ransomware.  What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a specific type of malware that hackers create

Are your firewalls ready for a security breach?

July 24, 2016

If you have a local network connected to the web, nasty people are going to attack it. It doesn't matter how minor a target you think you are; "security by obscurity" doesn't work. A firewall is an essential component of a secure network. It reduces the number of attack routes, so you can focus on guarding the

Why Free Wi-Fi Puts You And Your Business At Risk

July 14, 2016

Simply put, free wi-fi has no real security against hackers and thieves. Free wi-fi requires no password to get in, and is all on one network that the public at large uses. This makes it a danger to both the public and businesses in general. Sure, there are some definite pros to free wi-fi; first

5 Benefits of Cloud Computing For Your Business

July 13, 2016

Cloud computing is a relatively new service, but adopting its services to your business offers numerous benefits: 1. Cost You pay only for what you need, which enhances cost flexibility. Instead of buying software or storage space at a fixed rate, cloud computing enables you to rent what you need as desired. Data recovery is

Backups: Centralized or Distributed?

June 23, 2016

Choosing between centralized or distributed backups can be tricky. They each have their benefits, as well as their drawbacks, so in the end it really comes down to what's best for your business. With centralized computing, all resources are stored in the same location. The benefits include lower costs and better security, since everything is in one

Three Ways to Protect Your Data

June 9, 2016

The most valuable thing on your computer is the unique data you create. After all, the data you create is the reason you have the computer. If the data you create is lost, it may not be possible to replace it. This is why it is so important to know how to effectively protect your data.

What are the 8 top Internet threats you should watch out for?

June 1, 2016

Internet-based services are essential for a company's growth and success. Emails, websites, and cloud computing are all a part of day-to-day business operations. However, along with tremendous increases in productivity and convenience, the Internet brings with it the potential for devastating, costly cyber attacks. The following are 8 top Internet threatsyou need to be aware of and

Choosing Cloud Backup Solutions Wisely

May 26, 2016

An offsite backup is essential to data safety. If something bad happens to your data center, it can take out a local backup at the same time. Cloud services are a convenient and cost-effective way to back up to a remote location. To find a service that will meet your present and future needs, you just have