Month: October 2016

Server Virtualization and Small Businesses

Server virtualization serves as a consolidation strategy that decreases space, time, and IT costs for businesses. Defining Server Virtualization Server Virtualization merges multiple servers into one server. It also consolidates the servers’ identities, operating systems, and processors. Server Virtualization works through software. The software creates a Virtual Machine, which acts as a co...

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The Benefits of Image Based Data Backups

In our previous article, we outlined the benefit of using programs that can backup your data while clearing your disk space. This time around, we’re more specifically expanding on data backups and how they benefit your business. First, let’s knock out the biggest concern. Security. People have become wary about using backup services, particularly on online/cloud platforms, because they...

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Sluggish PC? Read This.

It happens to the best of us. You buy a shiny, new PC, load all of your programs and files and personalize it to your liking. Then, before you know it, you have a sluggish PC. Don’t get frustrated, and don’t waste your money replacing it with another computer. If you think your PC became slow quickly – you can restore its speed even quicker with these simple tips and a little help fro...

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The Malware Behind the Massive DDoS Attack

Tweet. Podcasts. Music. Stream. Shop. Eat. If you tried doing or accessing sites pertaining to these categories late last week, you probably ran into a little trouble. A proliferated DDoS attack stemming partly from malware shut down major players in industries across the country. The list of companies affected includes: Twitter Soundcloud Spotify Netflix Etsy Amazon Reddit ...

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The Importance of PCI Compliance

Is your business processing sensitive credit or debit card data? If so, understanding the importance of PCI compliance is vital to your success. Here’s what you should know: What is PCI compliance? PCI is an acronym for Payment Card Industry. PCI compliance is an agreement established by the PCI Security Standard Council that outlines a set of requirements to ensure companies are conduct...

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The Best Firewall Solutions

FACT: Ransomware has increased over 35% since 2015. We’re always going to drive the importance of protecting your digital assets, especially with the rise in intricately designed ransomware and other vicious attacks. Just imagine what it would be like to run your business without computer access every day. And then imagine how you’d feel when you find out just how simple it could have been...

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