Disasters can strike at any time, and at any level of severity. From the deletion of a critical file, to your business being destroyed in a fire, you should be taking steps to prepare for potential disaster. In order to be prepared for a disaster, and to make it out the other side, many companies

Technology is becoming increasingly complex and many small to medium business owners and managers are finding it an increasing challenge to manage their systems, while also ensuring that they are secure. One way to prioritize security is to turn to an IT partner, many of whom offer managed antivirus solutions. While this is a viable

One of the first steps many companies take when they are looking to secure their computers and networks is to implement an anti-virus or malware program and scanning. While this will go a long way in deterring network intrusions, malware can still sometimes find a way to get onto your systems. In order to minimize

Are You All Aboard Yet?

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 by

RESEARCH REPORTS REGARDING MANAGED SERVICES ISSUED LAST WEEK FORECAST: The Managed Services global market will grow from $143 billion this year to $256 billion in 2018 Compound Annual Growth rate will average 12.4% Services include data center, information, mobility, infrastructure, communications and security North America is projected be the largest adopter of managed services North

If your business is like others in today’s business world, you’re more budget-conscious than you used to be, and you re-evaluate every aspect of your business for potential cost savings. This shift into a budget-conscious mindset has placed a brighter light on consulting firms like IT providers. Your business, like others can reap the benefits

To achieve long-term success as a business you must be proactive rather than reactive regarding your IT needs. For most business owners, the decision to outsource their IT needs is essential so they can be proactive, and, at the same time, focus on their business, rather than IT needs.  However, some are hesitate to outsource,

Research from CIO magazine in their “2013 State of the CIO Survey” discusses how CIO’s are now being more effective about building relationships with their non-IT stakeholders and are now viewed more as a business peer. CIO’s  and IT managers are building these non-IT relationships by focusing on solving business problems and providing solutions that

Time has become increasingly valuable to businesses in our modern age. Technical issues do not have a predictable timeframe and for many businesses it becomes imperative to ensure that you have competent and dedicated support around the clock to keep vital aspects of your business operating smoothly. The value of a 24/7 on-call team to tackle

Cloud – 5 common myths

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 by

One of the most common tech related terms of the past half decade or so is the cloud. It seems like nearly every software developer and vendor offers cloud-based solutions that will change the world – or at the very least how you work. The cloud is definitely useful, but there are some common myths

The data on your computer includes your documents, music, photos, videos, contacts, and software. Modern computer hard drives are able to hold enormous amounts of data, which makes the consequences of data loss potentially disastrous for a business. Does your organization regularly back up your data? If not, it’s important to start backing up your

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