Business Continuity

What Is Managed Firewall and How Does it Work?

Let’s start with the basics: do you know the difference between a firewall and managed firewallopens in a new window? You probably have some idea of what a firewall is and what it does. A firewall is part of your computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:44:29+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Business Continuity, Security|Comments Off on What Is Managed Firewall and How Does it Work?

7 Reasons Why You Need a Disaster Recovery Plan

Many business owners think they can get away with not having a disaster recoveryopens in a new window plan, or only minimal protection of their assets. Here’s something to make you think twice about that strategy: 20% of businesses will experience a failure (flood, fire, outage, etc) in a given year, and […]

By | 2018-05-25T06:53:32+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Business Continuity, Business Value, Cloud Services|Comments Off on 7 Reasons Why You Need a Disaster Recovery Plan

Shared Savings Plans: Why They’re a Win-Win Proposition

WARNING: You might become overjoyed by the amount you could save with a shared savings plan.

First, let’s break down the numbers.

A whopping 35% of telecom and IT invoices contain errors.¹ That’s about 1 in 3 bills that you’re paying incorrectly. What’s more is that […]

By | 2016-09-20T15:40:00+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Business Continuity, Business Intelligence, Business Value|Comments Off on Shared Savings Plans: Why They’re a Win-Win Proposition

Do You Need to Develop Cloud Confidence?

Cloud computing is a utility, but just like electricity and telecommunications, there is a bit of a threshold for mainstream adoption. People have had fears about the safety and security of new technologies for eons. Eventually, though, convenience always wins out, and we’re seeing this happen in the cloud industry today.

Recently, […]

By | 2016-08-26T13:17:35+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Business Continuity, Business Intelligence, Cloud Services|Comments Off on Do You Need to Develop Cloud Confidence?

Data Buzzwords Explained

One of your business’s most valuable assets is data, and ensuring its safety should be a top priority for your IT department. But what of the fact that there are so many different types of data nowadays? It seems like every few months there’s a new buzzword for the latest […]

By | 2016-07-20T15:00:23+00:00 July 20th, 2016|Business, Business Continuity, Business Intelligence, Business Value|Comments Off on Data Buzzwords Explained

Is Your Server Nearly Caput? Here’s Your Smartest Next Move

Move your server to a managed cloud provider like Rackspace. Save money and hassle and never look back.

By | 2018-05-25T08:57:17+00:00 July 5th, 2016|Business Continuity, Business Value, Cloud Services|Comments Off on Is Your Server Nearly Caput? Here’s Your Smartest Next Move

Avoid Costly Moving Mistakes with this Free Relocation Checklist

There’s more to moving into a new office than you might think. Relocation can be a nightmare if you’re not prepared to move your technology and transfer your services properly. This free relocation checklist covers 11 essential steps and expert tips for transferring […]

By | 2016-04-15T09:00:37+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Business Continuity, Business Value|Comments Off on Avoid Costly Moving Mistakes with this Free Relocation Checklist

Ransomware Is On The Rise. Are You Smart Enough to Stop It?

Ransomware attacks are on this rise since last year, and are expected to grow. Millions of samples of ransomware were created between 2013 and 2015 (millions!!!).

Chances are, you’ve been hearing about ransomware a lot lately. Why? Since February of this year, major hospitals, police departments, universities, and school districts have […]

By | 2018-05-29T06:10:18+00:00 April 7th, 2016|Business Continuity, Business Value, Cloud Services, Security|Comments Off on Ransomware Is On The Rise. Are You Smart Enough to Stop It?

Are You Missing Out On These Great Mobility Features?

I don’t work out of the Network Consulting Group office in Tustin, CA, but you would never know that. The reason? Telecommuting with mobility tools is a cinch and it saves the business the expense of setting up a desk for me, plus provides the awesome perk of being able […]

By | 2018-05-29T06:22:27+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Business Continuity, Cloud Services|Comments Off on Are You Missing Out On These Great Mobility Features?