What happens if you DON’T move to the cloud?

These days, you hear a lot about the importance of moving certain aspects of your company’s data to the cloud. And maybe you think, “Yeah, yeah – when I get around to it. Right now I’ve got too much on my plate. What’s the rush anyway?” The answer may actually turn out to be “quite…

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What is a computer virus?

There are plenty of nasty diseases going around these days. Colds, flus and oh yeah . . . computer viruses. They may not be as painful to your body as a cold or flu but they can do serious damage to your hardware – and your business. But how exactly do they do that? Self-replicating…

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Don’t ignore cybersecurity

It’s easy to want to keep security on the back burner of your business. After all, it’s not one of your chief money-making operations. However, if you work with companies who maintain sensitive information, security is of paramount importance to them. Therefore, it needs to be of paramount importance to YOU. Cybersecurity is your responsibility…

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Make sure you’re using cloud-based best practices

If you’re a small or mid-sized business, you know that moving at least some of your data to the cloud is a wise idea. But are you aware of the more nitty gritty best practices that go along with it? Start with certain data If you’re a little wary about moving your data to the…

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Is it time to move your company to the cloud?

You’ve been contemplating moving your company’s data and operations into the cloud for some time now. But how do you know when it’s the right moment to make the leap? Below are some considerations. You want to save money As a company, you’re always looking to save money. The great thing about moving to the…

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What can we learn from the Facebook data breach?

On Sept. 28, 2018, Facebook announced that its network suffered an attack. The result was that the data of almost 50 million users was compromised. While Facebook has since addressed the issue and informed any users who might have been impacted, much can be learned about safety and security online from this massive breach. A…

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Is that a “tier” in your eye?

Are the different data center tiers especially confusing to you? Do you feel like breaking down into, well, tears when you try to contemplate them? Here’s a quick guide to tiers that we promise won’t make you cry! Tier one This is the lowest tier available. In general, it has the most downtime, but can…

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Something smells “phishy”

Do you have a strange e-mail in your inbox, claiming to be “important” or “urgent,” but you don’t recognize the sender? You open it up and it urges you to do something about it in a timely manner. And indeed you should. In fact, you should delete it as soon as possible. Before you become…

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High returns are expected on data center investments

Everyone wants a high return on their investments, but those who put their money into data centers may really have something to celebrate. According to a recent survey by CBRE (a commercial real estate service), most of those who invested in North American data centers expect a 10 percent – or more – return for…

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What happens when malware infects your website?

It happens all the time. One day, your website is up and running just fine. The next, you can’t access it from either the user end or the administration panel. What’s worse is that it seems to direct you to some other website – one that has nothing to do with your company. You may…

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