The Future of the IoT: Pros and Cons

The Internet of Things (IoT) is just not a catchy phrase that people toss around to talk about the possibilities of the future of connectivity between devices. IoT is here today, and is expected to grow and expand, as the connectivity between devices will make people’s lives easier. Imagine you are on your way home…

The Benefits of Hosted Applications

For small business owners, there are several different ways to set up your IT infrastructure (i.e. computers, software applications, website, etc.). You could purchase your own server and attempt to support all of your IT needs on your own. However, it may not be the most cost-efficient solution, since you have to purchase or lease…

Hard Drives vs. Cloud Storage

The ongoing debate concerning the use of hard drives vs. cloud storage always brings up some interesting points. Whether you do everything on your own computer and don’t have to share anything or you are involved in desktop virtualization, there are pros and cons for each method of storage. Security One main concern that people…

What Businesses Need to Know about Cyber Security

Are you prepared to deal with a cyber-security incident at your business should one occur? The number of cyber-attacks is on the rise, and many businesses are quickly discovering they are not prepared, nor do they have plans in place for dealing with malicious, aggressive, and deliberate attacks on their organization’s data infrastructures. As a…

How to Protect Yourself from Phishing Tactics

Whether you’re an administrator of virtual desktops or a novice computer user, phishing attacks can wreck havoc on anyone. In this blog we’re going to highlight a few ways to avoid these cyber-attacks so that you can protect yourself when you’re browsing the Internet. Be wary of emails asking for your personal information. If you…

Should You Have Your Own Server?

Many businesses host their own server because they want to keep their data secure. They also have an IT department that can deal with things like server issues and issues with any software used by employees. In other words, there is an entire department devoted to nothing but the management of the data system at…

Off-Site Data Centers Provide Best Protection

No matter where in the world your company is located, natural and manmade disasters are a threat to your business, but you can always protect your data from that threat with the use of a data center service. More and more companies are learning the folly of storing all the copies of important company data…