Blog: All Things Nortec

Master Migration: What You Need to Know About Moving to the Cloud

The cloud makes services that were once only possible for large companies viable for small to medium-sized businesses. Once you move beyond Office 365, you can take advantage of solutions like pre-coded application components that reduce time spent coding or virtual machines to eliminate hardware concerns. This is only beneficial if you can successfully migrate[…]

3 Next Steps to Take Once You Have Office 365

The cloud has transformed how businesses work—even Microsoft. Innovations like those on Office 365 and Windows 10 are designed with a “cloud-friendly” mentality that acknowledges software is no longer a fixed asset on a single device. Even Microsoft licensing has changed to accommodate the paradigm shift better. Once you’re on Office 365, it feels like[…]

Is Your Cloud Services Provider Taking You for a Ride?

Many companies have moved to cloud-based technology through a cloud provider. Cloud integration is simply the best choice to ensure that your organization’s technology keeps pace with your upward trajectory and choosing a cloud partner is a mission critical decision for your business.  As the holder of the keys to your entire technology infrastructure, your[…]

Your Compliance Solutions Strategy Cheat Sheet

Researching compliance solutions for federal regulations probably doesn’t hold the top spot on your to-do list unless an audit is about to take place. Suddenly, compliance takes over your workday and your productivity suffers. We’ve found that most mistakes occur when organizations are forced to scramble or try to enact solutions on their own. To[…]

5 Compliance Hacks That Can Satisfy Requirements Faster

There you are, laundry list of all your Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) requirements in hand, unsure how to tackle each item by the given deadline and balance all the day-to-day operational tasks that you have. To help, we’ve laid out our top tips for getting compliance met without wasting time. 5 Compliance Hacks[…]

7 Signs You Have Outgrown Your IT Provider

Whether your company is relying on an outsider or utilizing an in-house IT person, red flags will present when you have outgrown your IT provider. It’s simple: when businesses grow, your IT needs will change and the person running your IT will need to understand your goals and have the expertise to promote your growth.[…]

A Faster Way to Meeting Compliance Mandates without Cutting Corners

Compliance. It is something government agencies know they need to manage, but when it comes to the rubber meeting the road, it gets complicated and overwhelming. With compliance projects vying for attention among the clamor of day-to-day operations, it often loses, getting shuffled to the back burner for another day, week or month. Sometimes, an[…]

Business Continuity

5 Business Continuity Myths Dispelled by the Cloud

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

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

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 security that protects your business. Here are 20[…]

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