Does Your Business Have a Disaster Recovery Plan?

Today’s business landscape would have been unrecognizable 30 years ago, thanks to the implementation of Information Technology to manage and run operations. With such a reliance on IT, business needs to mitigate risks and implement a disaster recovery strategy to ensure there is continuity in the business even though IT infrastructure fails in any way. Data disasters come in many forms – some can be natural such as an earthquake or flood, some are technical such as utility disruptions or blackouts, and others are human-based such as cyberattacks or human errors. The financial impact of an IT disaster on businesses … Read more

The Right Approach to Managed IT services

Many businesses that set out to hit ambitious growth numbers soon realized that managed IT services help in diversifying and managing the business better. Essentially, business leaders realized that there is a need to invest money on these services to save time. This time would soon be the most important asset that they have. Many of the service providers seek to seal deals with businesses by offering them a list of services and thereby eventually bill the client for a large amount of time being consumed by the business. The concern is that most support providers wait for the clients … Read more

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Can Managed IT Services Work in the Manufacturing Sector?

Managed IT services are great for banks and similar institutions, but can they work for companies in the manufacturing sector? Not only do they work, but it is a good idea for manufacturers to use them. Here is why: Your Business Relies on Computers for Success First and foremost, it is important that you understand that computer systems are actually more important for a manufacturing business than they are elsewhere. This is because you need your computers to analyze production rates, communicate between departments, manage your resources and sometimes even produce the products themselves. You need someone to manage your IT to protect your business … Read more

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8 Benefits of Remote IT Support for a Small Business

  Your IT team plays a crucial role in the operations of your company. The advancement of technology in addition to the need to provide high quality services and the expectations of your customers has pushed IT to the forefront. Chances are as a small business, you are not in the position to hire full-time IT employees in the first place. This is why remote technical support services might be the best fit for your company. Remote access is the ability to gain entry to computer network or individual device from an external computer. It is invaluable when it comes … Read more

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What is Ransomware and What is its Financial Impact?

Ransomware attacks can be extremely costly as it can impact a business’s productivity, reputation, and continuity.  It is never advised to pay a ransom, but many business’s do. Ransomware is a malicious software that is designed to block its victim’s access to a computer system until a sum of money has been paid. It has some key characteristics that differentiate itself from other malware, including: An unbreakable encryption Ability to encrypt all kinds of files Scrambles company’s file names Adds different extensions to company files Displays an image or message to tell you that your data has been encrypted Requests … Read more