What’s at stake during an IT outage?

Most of us have been there: a server crashes or the network goes down and productivity throughout the office slows to a snail’s pace. Or maybe it’s just you and your aging laptop that finally decided it wasn’t going to turn on today. It’s frustrating when that happens, but your patience isn’t the only thing…

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Why cybersecurity matters

When talking about cybersecurity issues, many people jump straight to thinking about hackers and ransomware. But studies have shown that anywhere from 50% to 95% of security incidents are due to human error. That’s a pretty staggering number!  So what does that mean? It means every business, large or small, is potentially at risk. For…

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Tired of endlessly replacing hardware and software?

As technology changes and a business grows, it can start to seem like you’re constantly replacing hardware or software to keep up. Is there an end to that cycle? Yes, there can be. More and more companies are moving toward an IT strategy that includes hardware as a service (HaaS) and software as a service…

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Is your IT foundation a firm one?

A great house on a weak foundation will ultimately become a nightmare to live in. Poorly designed IT environments are the same. They will perform poorly and become very expensive to maintain and use.  How can you tell if your IT foundation is firm?  Let’s continue with the house analogy. If your floors are creaking,…

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What is business continuity and why do you need it?

Fires, floods, accidents, server crashes, virus infections, stock market crashes, and the apocalypse can all impact a business. Zombies might not actually be a threat, but you get the picture—lots of things can happen that impact your business. Business continuity means having a plan in place to prepare for disasters. The plan should include IT…

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