Ransomware is a type of malware that generally holds a system or data hostage until a ransom is paid. There are different entry points hackers can access to deploy ransomware, such as a phishing attack or software vulnerabilities. Since data is such a critical part of operations, all businesses are at risk of an attack. IT Consultants can help prevent ransomware through employee training, patch management, and disaster recovery implementation.
Company leaders and executives face the challenge of deciding which option is best. Especially when it comes to small business IT support. From in-house IT technicians to outsourced IT support, the options continue to grow. Managed IT services have expanded the possibilities even more because of the affordable resources now available for SMBs. Take a look at some of the options available to determine which is best for your small business.
Businesses of all sizes have data, which means they're at risk of losing data. Many SMBs don't take the precaution of safely store data, which increases the chance of a data breach. We have put together a list of tips that will help improve your data storage.
The Cloud era is upon is and it's not just a fad, but a completely new way of delivering and consuming data. The cloud makes it possible for IT service providers to deliver services more efficiently. It is important for businesses to understand the basics of the cloud since this technology is currently in use and will continue to gain popularity. You have more than likely been using cloud services in some way or another without even realizing it. Take a look at these 4 examples of what the cloud is not.
Collaboration is the act of working with another individual or group of individuals to achieve something. In the workplace, collaboration tools range from data sharing to messaging systems to web conferencing. A collaboration solution combines multiple tools to create unified communications.
Managed service providers must be highly competitive in order to attract and keep clients. Because of the importance of technology within any company, mid-market businesses can take advantage of the competitive market and should know what to look for in a managed services offering. Take a look at these 5 key factors that can help you understand if the managed services offering provides value for your company.
Looking for IT consulting in Los Angeles can result in a hit or miss partner. There are many factors to consider when looking to hire an IT consulting firm. It is important to ensure that the tech solutions provided to you are reliable and the company you are working with takes a proactive approach towards your business technology.
Not many people enjoy spending their revenue on technology expenses, but many businesses have to. Small businesses spend an average of 6.9% of revenue on IT according to TechTarget. This IT costs are a necessity for business operations but does not have to be so high.
Today, IT infrastructure serves as the foundation for most businesses. If that infrastructure crumbles, the company faces extinction. That’s why it’s more important than ever for companies to analyze Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and develop long-term IT strategies. Colocation is the middle ground between the cloud and owning a data center, and it’s an IT strategy that works for businesses of all sizes, even those that can afford to own and operate their own data centers. Here are five reasons why companies of varying sizes maintain footprints in colocation facilities:
Leading companies worldwide are increasing their initiatives towards a more sustainable business. Sustainability encompasses practices that contribute to a well-preserved environment while also saving energy costs for businesses. Sustainable development allows businesses to run without compromising resources for future generations. Corporate social responsibility is important for any business because it promotes sustainable development and benefits the company in terms of overall success.