What are the types of cloud services?

By John Merrey

How you access your files and programs is impacted greatly by the cloud services you are using. The cloud can be used to host files, programs, and even your entire desktop. Some of those services are completely cloud-based, while others synchronize with your computer.

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Cybersecurity best practices for small and medium businesses

By John Merrey

For most businesses, it should be a priority to have a cybersecurity policy as well as measures in place to make sure your organization is following the policy. Implement your measures appropriately and properly and make sure they’re being used by everybody on the team.

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What to look for in an IT support company

By Brandon Jackson

It’s important to select the right IT support company because most of your organization likely relies on computers and software to do its daily business. The culture of an IT support company is an often-overlooked factor that can impact your relationship. 

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What are the pros and cons of virtualization?

By John Merrey

Virtualization is a part of cloud computing. It’s a technology that lets you create useful IT services using resources that are traditionally bound to hardware. It’s part of cloud computing. Virtualization works by using software that runs on a computer host so that multiple users can use the host resources. 

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Risks of poor business password management

By Brandon Jackson

The most commonly neglected cybersecurity area is password management. If your organization is not using best practices like strong, unique passwords or secure password management tools, you risk a significant breach. 

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Improving employee engagement with Teams

By John Merrey

How can you improve employee engagement with Office 365? Getting your entire organization to switch over and get the most out of Office 365 can be challenging. Employees often resist change and have misconceptions about Microsoft or Office 365. It requires purposeful implementation and training. 

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What are the key components of an IT roadmap?

By Brandon Jackson

An IT roadmap should be proactive and preventative, which is why its foundational pieces should be understanding the aging and lifecycle of all the machines in your environment. Infrastructure components like desktops, laptops, servers, network switches, and battery backups.

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What are the advantages of working with a local IT provider?

By John Merrey

There are always going to be times when you need onsite support. Remote IT providers must rely on local subcontractors that you don’t know. With a local IT provider, you get an immediate response for onsite needs such as implementations, hardware replacements, and emergencies. This means a quick resolution for critical issues without relying on remote assistance.

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How can you protect against ransomware attacks?

By Brandon Jackson

Ransomware attacks are from malicious software designed to block an organization’s files from being accessed until they make a ransom payment. Most of the time, organizations just pay the ransom to prevent the stop in productivity from losing access to their files. 

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How can you prevent data breaches?

By John Merrey

The digital age has resulted in unparalleled connectivity and convenience but has also given rise to an ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats. The battle to secure sensitive data is unending, and organizations must be armed with more than just firewalls and antivirus software.

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