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Business Continuity

5 Business Continuity Myths Dispelled by the Cloud

Friday, 10 August 2018 18:09

IT is critical for your business, perhaps more so than the office you’re in or the chair you’re sitting on. If IT fails, your business can go down with it, with lost revenue and business disruption making up nearly 83% of the average costs associated with downtime. You already know you need business continuity as[…]

How Your Business Continuity Can Fail and What You Can Do to Prevent It

Tuesday, 07 August 2018 13:21

How confident are you that your systems can be restored after even the smallest disaster? Regardless of what types of disaster recovery solutions you use – cloud or on-prem hoping your systems will be intact on the other side of an incident is a recipe for a real disaster. There are a few reasons business[…]

20 Tips to Protect Your Business from Hackers

Wednesday, 09 May 2018 15:28

20 Tips to Protect Your Business from Hackers To protect your business from hackers, you have to think about it like protecting a castle. If you focus on just keeping the perimeter safe, like most businesses do with firewalls and antiviruses, you’ll be ill equipped to deal with the inevitable breach. You need affordable, well-rounded[…]

The Shockingly Low Cost of High-End Network Security

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 15:00

The Shockingly Low Cost of High-End Network Security Microsoft users – your best security options are inexpensive and right under your nose. Yet, we keep running into businesses that aren’t using them. If you’re an Office365 user, you’re probably already paying for security and not using it. Here’s why: Nobody is telling you about the[…]

Security 3.0 – Why You Need Identity-Based Protection Now

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 10:56

Security 3.0 – Why You Need Identity-Based Protection Now In the last 8 years, more than 7.1 billion identities were exposed in data breaches. A paradigm shift is underway. Today, we know that the idea of our social security numbers being kept secure for our entire existence is unlikely. We have credit monitoring, identity theft[…]

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Skype for Business Cost Savings

Monday, 19 February 2018 11:35

What’s All the Hype About Skype for Business? With the number of fully featured phone systems on the market, businesses have a unique ability to base their decision on price above any other factor. And for businesses under 400 users, Skype for Business should be on the short list of phone solutions. Until recently, surprisingly[…]

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Get The Most From Your Cloud Services

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 12:47

The cloud is complex.  Getting the most from the cloud – and your investment – means understanding a myriad of configurations, instance types, storage options, availability zones, and pricing plans. And they’re constantly changing. Here are 3 essential things to keep in mind in order to maximize your cloud services: Bridge the Knowledge Gap There is an underlying[…]

Skype for Business working as an office phone, for video conferencing and collaborating.

9 Must-Have Office Phone Features

Sunday, 14 January 2018 18:00

There is no denying we’re a society that likes to meet and communicate. Monday staff meetings. Emails. Instant messages. Phone calls. PowerPoint presentations. Webinars. Until recently, all of these had to be done across multiple communications tools and was complex and disparate. Skype for Business brings it all under one affordable, scalable, all around easy[…]

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What the Evolution of Phones Means for Your Business

Sunday, 14 January 2018 17:50

Within this decade, we’ve ushered in a new era of mobile and voice communications. For better or for worse, voice over IP (VOIP) evolved to offer companies a way to eliminate infrastructure requirements, by getting rid of phone lines and allowing the Ethernet cable to control all communications. Since that time, things have continued to[…]

4 Tips for Choosing a Cloud Services Provider

Tuesday, 26 December 2017 10:31

Cloud services is one of the fastest growing sectors in the business technology landscape today. Accounting firms, law firms, professional services organizations – small and mediums sized businesses in every shape, scope and market – are turning to Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) for Cloud Server Instance, Cloud Backup, Cloud based Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery, and a[…]

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