General IT

Establishing a Disaster Recovery Plan and Backup Solutions for Your Business

As we head into a post-COVID world, today’s businesses face more cyberthreats than ever. In fact, cyberattacks increased by 400% in 2020. Though data breaches and system compromises are often associated with larger scale companies, small businesses aren’t exempt. Nearly 20% of small businesses will experience a cyberbreach, and 60% of those businesses will go out of business within six months.   Yet …

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Is Remote Work Good for Business?

Is Remote Working Good for Businesses and Their Employees?

Over the past year, countless companies have found themselves having to adopt to remote workplaces. By last April, 62% of working Americans were operating out of their homes. Though it certainly came with its technological challenges, not to mention cybersecurity threats, most companies and their employees have managed to make it work.  As we now appear to be in the homestretch …

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Keeping Employees Engaged During Social Distancing

In the initial weeks of COVID-19 quarantine and working from home, most businesses were focused on simply maintaining operations. That meant ensuring employees had the necessary tools, that systems and files were accessible, that important information was still protected, etc.  Much of this is an ongoing process that continually needs to be monitored, reviewed, and adjusted, but …

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Preparing for Disaster and Keeping Your Business Operating

With the quarantine measures taken to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus, businesses across the country have been scrambling to keep operating. Offices have largely been shut down, and workers are operating remotely.  While modern technology provides the means for workers to continue to work and collaborate from the safety of their homes, uncertainty looms. It is currently unknown how …

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Best Practices for Working from Home During COVID-19 Quarantine

Working from home was once considered a luxury that few could experience. But in today’s fast paced, interconnected world where you can access just about everything you need from any device of your choosing, working from home is a fairly common opportunity.  But there’s a difference between having the option to work from home and having no choice but to …

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Could You Be Violating Your Customers’ Privacy?

Like any relationship, the relationship between a customer and a business should be built on trust. In the case of privacy and personal information, your customers are trusting that you are being responsible with their information.   Unfortunately, many businesses aren’t.   This is a serious issue for a number of reasons. If a customer’s data is leaked, it could result in them …

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What to Look for in an IT Company

Just about every modern business could use a little IT assistance in today’s digital frontier. However, many small and medium sized businesses don’t have the budget to afford in-house IT staff. Even the businesses that do find that their needs exceed their own team’s capabilities. With the growing and ever-evolving threats to cyber security in an increasingly connected …

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Managing the Internet of Things in Your Business

With a new decade on the horizon, you can expect technology to become even more integrated into your business. Smartphones and laptops are being joined by lighting systems, climate control units, fleets of trucks, company cars, office appliances, and more.  As technology becomes cheaper, integrating it into a singular system becomes more feasible and advantageous for businesses of all sizes. This year, Gartner (a …

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