31 July 2017

Cloud Managed Networking – why consider it?

Historically, managing a network for a business was far less complex than it is today. Once users went mobile and applications moved to the cloud, however, businesses began clamoring for bandwidth and security became paramount. These new demands mean managing the network can become expensive and complex. Many find cloud managed networking to be the […]

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28 July 2017

Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR) Plan – – Essential or Just “Nice to Have?”

The decision to move forward with a disaster recovery plan depends a lot on the likelihood of an adverse event and your appetite for risk. When is the last time you experienced an outage? According to a study by the Ponemon Institute, outages occur much more frequently than we realize. 95% of respondents reported data […]

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28 July 2017

16 Questions You Should Ask Your IT Services Provider Before Hiring Them To Support Your Network

Here are good questions to ask any IT Service provider about how they handle customer service, maintenance of your network, their technical expertise and their  support policies and process. Customer Service: Q1: Do they answer their phones live or do you always have to leave a voice mail and wait for someone to call you […]

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25 July 2017

What’s a person to do in a noisy IT world?

In a world where businesses are totally dependent on technology to operate, how do organizations focus on their core business when they are distracted by the constant changes and threats that arise in IT? Are vendors creating too much fear? To explore this topic, we posed several questions to our own Chuck Mosca, COO of […]

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6 July 2017

Ty Cornwall, President, on Managing IT in a NotPetya world

If you manage an IT organization, you have likely had several meetings about the latest malware, Petya (or NotPetya as some are referring to it), and your meetings are focusing on the escalation of malicious intent that these exploits are having. You are also discussing legacy operating systems on your network that you haven’t been […]

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