Category: Network

The Benefits of Network Management

May 21, 2021

Today’s business networks are growing increasingly complex. Fifteen years ago, an employee would likely have a work computer that they only used in office, and that was it. Now, the average employee has 2.3 devices they use for work, and 14% of employees use 6 or more devices.   To make things more complex, they aren’t just using these in the office. In fact, after […]

How to Keep Your Systems and Software Up to Date

December 22, 2020

There was a time when technology stayed the way you bought it. Whether it was your TV, your home phone, or even older computers, you never had to update it. You continued to use it as–is until it broke, or something better came along.   Today, however, the devices we use are constantly changing. Updates have become a routine […]

5G Introduces New Capabilities…and New Cyberthreats

October 13, 2020

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Make sure to read our previous post about educating employees on cyberthreats here.  As we head into the fall season, most major tech companies are starting to unveil their new 5G–enabled products. Though 5G coverage is still limited, it’s quickly spreading. Meanwhile, larger businesses and organizations are working to develop their own private 5G infrastructures. Soon, 5G will be the new […]

The Hidden Cost of a DDoS Attack

June 5, 2020

There are many digital threats facing modern businesses. While it’s usually large companies that make the headlines, small businesses are targeted just as much by spam bots and hackers, if not more. One particular type of cyberthreat that has grown in both commonality and scale over the past decade is DDoS.  DDoS stands for distributed denial of service. A large-scale version of […]

Understanding the Differences Between Data Center Tiers

June 1, 2020

When people think of data centers, they might imagine endless rows of servers housed in high-security facilities built in underground bunkers. While there are certainly facilities like that, it isn’t always the case. In fact, a data center doesn’t actually have to be a dedicated building.  Any room that houses server equipment and storage systems is technically a data center, but for […]

Importance of Physical Server Access

May 29, 2020

Protecting your servers from unwarranted physical access is an important part of cybersecurity. Even with the proper firewalls, authentication measures, and redundancies in place, all of these defenses don’t mean much if a person can plug straight into your system. Placing your servers in a secure data center is a great way to keep them […]

Integrated Managed Backups into Your Infrastructure

May 15, 2020

Modern businesses (hopefully) understand how important it is to protect their data and systems from potential disaster. With technology, it’s rarely a question of “if” but “when.” Even with the best security systems and the latest hardware in place, things can go wrong very quickly. In addition to suffering from a data breach, you could […]

The Biggest Security Threats When Working from Home

April 30, 2020

It’s incredible that we live in a time when so many people are able perform their jobs from the comfort of their own homes. If COVID-19 and the current quarantine measures had happened even just 15 years ago, businesses would be facing much greater challenges in providing access to files, software, and more.  Today, much […]

Preparing for Disaster and Keeping Your Business Operating

March 27, 2020

With the quarantine measures taken to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus, businesses across the country have been scrambling to keep operating. Offices have largely been shut down, and workers are operating remotely.  While modern technology provides the means for workers to continue to work and collaborate from the safety of their homes, uncertainty looms. It is currently unknown how […]