4 Ways to Meet Compliance with Innovative Cloud Technologies

February 1st, 2019
4 Ways to Meet Compliance with Innovative Cloud Technologies

According to IDC, no less than 60 percent of all IT spending and up to 70 percent of all software, services and tech spending will be cloud-based by 2020. Cloud-based solutions are on the up and up, and they’re not slowing down. Cloud is no longer a new concept – it’s a requirement for every business.

Your Guide to Ethics & Privacy

January 1st, 2019
Your Guide to Ethics & Privacy

In his 2009 paper Digital Ethics, Richard Capurro described digital ethics as, “the impact of digital Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on our societies and the environment at large.” But, what does that mean for your business and customers?

What is Digital Ethics?

Whether you’re a small, local business or a seasoned global enterprise, you have a moral – and regulatory – obligation to protect your employees’ and customers’ confidential information.

5 Questions You Should be Asking Before the New Year

December 1st, 2018
5 Questions You Should be Asking Before the New Year

When it comes to enhancing the way you do business, you’ve probably got a lot of questions. From implementing new solutions to boosting your existing services, deciding what is best for your business can feel overwhelming.

Technology choices don’t have to be difficult.

Brilliant Tech Gifts for Home, Work and Play

November 1st, 2018
Brilliant Tech Gifts for Home, Work and Play

As you consider holiday gifts for all the people who make your business a success – your employees, customers and partners – answer these three questions.

Do the people on your list like tech gifts (hint: most do)?
Will your recipients use their gift at home, work or play?
Will everyone on your list get the same gift?

Number three is a no-brainer – there’s no way that everyone gets the same gift.

Out With the Old, In With the New – Upgrade Your Tech with Section 179

October 1st, 2018
Out With the Old, In With the New – Upgrade Your Tech with Section 179

When new employees join your business, are they saddled with hand-me-down technology that’s seen better days? If you’ve tried to save money by stretching your computer capabilities over the course of a decade – only to be stuck when a computer “unexpectedly” stops working – Section 179 can help you break the cycle.

Does Your Company Need a vCIO? Take Our Self-Assessment

September 1st, 2018
Does Your Company Need a vCIO? Take Our Self-Assessment

If you’ve never heard of a virtual CIO, you probably assume you don’t need one. But, virtual CIOs, or vCIOs, give companies the benefit of a high-level technology executive without the cost of hiring an in-house CIO. Virtual CIOs examine your current infrastructure, locate gaps in security and productivity, and implement solutions to improve your business operations.

How to Integrate IoT into Your Business: A Checklist for Getting Started

August 1st, 2018
How to Integrate IoT into Your Business: A Checklist for Getting Started

The Internet of Things (IoT) is impacting thousands of businesses every day, from connecting endpoints – like mobile devices, televisions and security systems – to streamlining processes by customizing experiences. But, how do you know if integrating IoT is the right decision for your business?

Whether you’re just beginning your research, or you’ve extensively studied the impact of IoT, there’s a lot to consider when making your decision.

5 Catastrophes that Made IT Disaster Recovery Critical in 2017

June 1st, 2018
5 Catastrophes that Made IT Disaster Recovery Critical in 2017

“Disasters don’t happen here.”

That kind of thinking can be tempting when you’re deciding what IT recovery plan to include in your budget. But the truth is that major disasters can happen anywhere, at any time. In 2017, there were 16 natural disasters that caused at least $1 billion each in damages – and that doesn’t account for other crises such as hacks and power outages.

Five Myths About the Cloud – Debunked!

May 31st, 2018
Five Myths About the Cloud – Debunked!

It’s human nature to be wary of something new, something different – something that seems too good to be true. Especially when it comes to your precious business dollars. After all, that business is your baby and you wouldn’t throw that baby on any old bandwagon.