Tag: Business/Finance

30
Mar

Tips for Selecting a Backup and Recovery Provider

World Backup Day is here, what are you doing to protect your business from data loss or even worst a serious hit to your business when a crisis hits.  Trust us to protect your business from any data loss. Backing up company data on the Internet is becoming more popular with each passing day. In…

26
Mar

Should you hire a professional IT firm or go internal?

Businesses today wrestle and grapple with the thought of hiring their own technology support staff to support their daily need for IT support without fully understanding the risks and the costs associated with having their own team of technology professionals. Business owners, C level execs and Managers are attracted to the idea of having a…

23
Mar

IBM Says: Cloud Adoption Set To Increase

Everyone seems to be talking about cloud computing and its myriad benefits to small businesses, large enterprises and even individuals, but not everyone is deploying it. Change takes time. And the cloud is something that many still don’t fully understand. A survey of 572 business and IT executives, conducted by IBM, revealed that only 13%…

18
Mar

What is operations management?

When we talk about operations management in a small business, we’re talking about a lot of moving parts. Operations management means all the activities, processes and controls a small business uses to produce its products and services. These include: New product or service development Inventory management Purchasing Manufacturing Distribution Logistics An operations management plan for…

16
Mar

Are you ready for Windows Embedded Standard 8?

Yet another Windows preview is available for folks to download. This time, it’s the Windows Embedded Standard 8 operating system, which according to Microsoft, will make it “easier for devices to extend enterprise business intelligence with improved device management, servicing and data connectivity.” It can be accessed and downloaded here. This could be welcome news for…

15
Mar

Don’t Forget About Microsoft’s Big Easy Offering

It’s easy to procrastinate, especially when it comes to doing mundane or tedious tasks such as upgrading software. But when there are savings involved, it makes sense to put upgrading your company’s software somewhere near the top of your list of priorities. Microsoft’s Big Easy offer allows small-business owners to save 15% off Microsoft’s estimated…

15
Mar

Are you ready for Microsoft SQL Server 2012?

Close on the heels of the release of the Windows 8 consumer preview comes Microsoft’s announcement of the release of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 on Mar. 6, 2012. Those who want to test SQL Server 2012 can download a “fully functional” trial version of the software that will expire automatically after six months. Those who are already…

12
Mar

LinkedIn Following in Facebook’s Footsteps?

People are pretty familiar with Facebook’s “Like” button, especially when it comes to company pages. Now, LinkedIn, which has long been known as a great job search tool, is jumping on the bandwagon and making it easier for businesses to interact with customers, colleagues and prospects by offering them a “Follow” button to put on…

29
Feb

New Domain Name Scam Surfacing

A few of our clients have reached out to us as their trusted IT advisor asking us about this email they have received.   Looks like another chinese domain name scam. What we recommend is that you simply delete this message and not act on their requests.  There are often scams such as this online…

22
Feb

Small Businesses Largely Targeted by Cyber Criminals

Just because you run a small business don’t think you’re safe from hackers. On the contrary, your company is more likely to come under attack because it is small. Most small businesses’ systems are easily infiltrated, so more and more, cyber criminals are opting to attack them instead of large enterprises. Why are small businesses…

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