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Virtualization Giants Are Pairing Up

For companies trying to create employee desktops stored on a server and delivered over the internet, security and optimization often entail a mess of vendors, settings, and updates. But, now, two of the biggest names in the industry just announced a partnership that aims to simplify the whole process: Azure and […]

By | 2018-05-28T10:12:31+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Business Value, Cloud Services, Virtualization|Comments Off on Virtualization Giants Are Pairing Up

Infected with Ransomware? Don’t Panic Just Yet.

Although a ransomware infection might feel targeted, you’re not the only one who’s been infected. Ransomware is spreading at an alarming rate, but the more it spreads, the more resources are allocated to fighting it. If your data is held hostage, check these lists for free decryption tools first!

The state of […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:27:17+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Business Value, Security|Comments Off on Infected with Ransomware? Don’t Panic Just Yet.

Head’s Up: We’re Hiring!

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with a small, closely-knit team of dedicated professionals?

NCG has been in business or 25 years and is a recognized leader in the telecommunications and I.T. consulting industry. The average employee tenure is about 10 years and the company offers a comprehensive benefits package.

We’re […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:30:59+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Business Value|Comments Off on Head’s Up: We’re Hiring!

SDN & Virtualized Networks: How They Differ

Many people wonder what the difference between Virtualized Networks and SDN (Software-Defined Networks). Let’s take a look at what sets them apart.

Software-defined networking (SDN)

Managing storage, infrastructures, and networks with high-level software is something I.T. technicians have been doing for a long time. It’s a subset of virtualization and it is one […]

By | 2018-05-28T10:22:03+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Business Value, Cloud Services, Virtualization|Comments Off on SDN & Virtualized Networks: How They Differ

Why Should You Care About SD-WAN?

SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network) is the future of networking. It enables you to use a broadband internet connection to virtualize your legacy network hardware to reduce the costs associated with traditional MPLS networking. Some providers of SD-WAN even claim they can cut your networking costs by 90%, a stunning […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:33:53+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Business Value, Cloud Services, SaaS, Virtualization, Web & Cloud|Comments Off on Why Should You Care About SD-WAN?

Hackers Can Use Autofill to Get Your Credit Card Info

Does filling in web forms sap all your browsing energy? Do you find it especially taxing to shop or register online using a mobile device? Google’s Chrome alleviated this dilemma when it introduced the Autofill feature in 2011, which made filling in forms much faster and making credit card purchases […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:37:56+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Business Value, Security|Comments Off on Hackers Can Use Autofill to Get Your Credit Card Info

The Ransomware That Will Have You Selling Your Soul

Ransomware has become a fast-track for making money for some hackers this holiday season. But instead of just demanding a small payment for the decryption code that will unlock their computers, some hackers are demanding that victims sacrifice two other friends to ensure they receive the code they need.

Ransomware is […]

By | 2016-12-28T16:00:41+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Business Value, Security|Comments Off on The Ransomware That Will Have You Selling Your Soul

New Year, New Cyber Threats

Have you had to deal with security issues in the past year? Brace yourself; there are more to come. For this reason, security experts have become indispensable to businesses. They guard tech-dependent individuals and businesses against malicious attacks that pose threats to their privacy and livelihood. As you ring in the […]

By | 2018-05-29T05:42:55+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Business Value, Cloud Services, SaaS, Security|Comments Off on New Year, New Cyber Threats

AWS Changes Storage Options and Pricing

Users of Amazon Web Services (AWS) will notice a difference in the price they pay for cloud storage as the company rolls out yet another price drop. Additionally, AWS has made changes to its Glacier “cold storage” plan in an effort to optimize customer data retrieval time. Find out more […]

By | 2016-12-07T16:00:55+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Business Value, Cloud Services, Web & Cloud|Comments Off on AWS Changes Storage Options and Pricing

Easy Business Security Tips for Preventing a Costly Data Breach

In an overwhelmingly digital landscape, businesses depend on I.T. for marketing, data storage, and financial transactions. And with that comes the need to secure every bit of private information cyber criminals might want to get their hands on. While an outsourced security professional may be a good investment, there are […]

By | 2016-11-25T16:00:48+00:00 November 25th, 2016|Business Intelligence, Business Value, Security|Comments Off on Easy Business Security Tips for Preventing a Costly Data Breach