Blog: All Things Nortec

Data recovery and backup solutions are critical for disaster recovery

Without Backups You’re Gambling with Your Business’ Future

In March, many people confidently predicted we’d be back to “normal” by summer. We’re now entering Q4, and we’ve already experienced a global pandemic, social unrest, catastrophic weather events and entered a recession. If this year has a lesson, it’s that it’s impossible to know what will come next. Do you really want to gamble[…]

Clock with saying time for action as Microsoft Server 2008 support ends need Microsoft licensing

It’s Go Time: Microsoft SQL & Windows Server 2008 Support Ends Jan. 14

If you’re running Windows Server 2008 and/or SQL Server r2 2008 don’t pass go, don’t collect $200. Time is up and you need a plan you can implement ASAP. Here’s what you need to do to stay secure. How to Quickly Migrate Away from Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server rR2 2008 Protect your organization,[…]

Leader concept using umbrellas demonstrates Microsoft Defender ATP as network security leader

Why Gartner Says Microsoft Defender ATP Can Strengthen Your Security

Microsoft says it detects 5 billion cyber incidents each month and protects against over 99% of those threats. These robust security capabilities factor into why Gartner placed Microsoft in the Leader quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security End Point Protection (EPP). Keep reading to see what it means for your organization[…]

How Nortec Restored MyEyeDr.’s Confidence in External IT Partner

How Nortec Restored MyEyeDr.’s Confidence in External IT Partners Background  MyEyeDr. operates 550 optometry offices throughout the U.S. and plans to have 600 locations by the end of 2019. They have an acquisition-based growth strategy, which they’ve successfully used to expand from 100 locations 5 years ago to where they are today, with an expanding[…]

Defending Your Business’ Galaxy

The Rise of Azure Security, Defending Your Business’ Galaxy

At the beginning of a teaser for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker you hear “we’ve passed on all we know.” We could pass on all our theories and ideas about Star Wars but should probably stick to what we know best: ways you can defend and grow your business using Microsoft Azure services. There[…]

Why a Security Industry Leader Chose Nortec as Their IT Provider

Background  The Security Industry Association (SIA) is a global trade association with more than 1,000 corporate members including manufacturers, integrators and distributors of converged IT/physical security solutions used throughout commercial, residential and government markets.  SIA’s mission is to help its member companies grow through the association’s strategic networking, research, standards, advocacy and learning and development[…]

Nortec Secures Pennsylvania County Government with Affordable NextGen Firewall

The Challenge When a Pennsylvania county government agency was looking to replace their existing firewall solution, they enlisted the consulting services of Nortec Communications. The customer wanted a more advanced firewall solution that offered more comprehensive security features, enhanced reporting and consistent performance. Specifically, the agency sought a firewall that would accurately and unfailingly address[…]

Event Planning Firm Grows its Security Solutions with Data Protection

Background J Street Group, LLC is a full-service event planning firm based in Washington, DC. They also provide event consultation, and regularly work with high-profile leaders in government and the private sector. High-profile clients have included world leaders and global organizations. The small team is constantly on the go. They needed security solutions that provide[…]

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[…]

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