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What is Downtime Really Costing Your Business?

December 11, 2016
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When preparing your technology budget, it is useful to know the costs associated with downtime. This information can help you prioritize IT expenditures so that critical systems and operations receive the funding needed to keep them running efficiently. Knowing the downtime costs can also motivate you to create […]

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6 Common Data Security Beliefs That Just Aren’t True

November 2, 2016
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When it comes to security, misinformation can be dangerous. You might think that your data is safe based on what you have read on the Internet, heard from colleagues, or simply assumed, but in reality, your data might be at risk. Only when you know the facts can […]

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3 IT Areas Where Your Business Might Need Help

October 4, 2016
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Outsourcing operations to IT service providers is common among small and midsize businesses (SMBs), according to a CompTIA survey. More than 70 percent of the 500 SMBs participating in the survey said that they use an outside IT firm at least occasionally. Most often, the SMBs hire the […]

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How a Converged Infrastructure Can Help You Get the Most out of Your IT Assets

October 4, 2016
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Many businesses have in-house data centers. Their IT infrastructure usually consists of isolated stacks or silos of technologies. For example, a data center might have a stack of application servers, a stack of networking equipment, and a stack of data storage devices. Each stack is typically managed […]

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How to Create a System Image in Windows 10w

October 4, 2016
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Windows 10 includes several backup tools, including one that creates system images. By definition, a system image contains copies of the drives required for Windows to run. For example, if Windows 10 is installed using the default configuration, an image of that system will contain a copy of […]

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6 Ways to Save Your Eyes If You Stare at a Computer Screen All Day

August 17, 2016
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Staring at a computer screen all day can wreak havoc on your eyes. Irritated eyes, blurry vision, and headaches are some of the common signs of a condition called computer vision syndrome. Around 70 million workers worldwide are at risk of suffering from this syndrome, according to a […]

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Devious Tricks That Cybercriminals Use to Scam Businesses

August 17, 2016
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Cybercriminals have stolen $3.1 billion from businesses since January 2015 — not with high-tech ransomware or stealthy spyware, but rather with low-tech emails. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) refers to these attacks as Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams. Since January 2015, more than […]

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How to Protect Your Business from Ransomware Attacks

July 20, 2016
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The number of ransomware attacks is increasing at an alarming rate, making ransomware the biggest cyber threat that businesses are facing today. To see this disturbing trend, you only have to turn back the clock to the beginning of 2016. There was a 30 percent increase in the […]

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