disaster recovery

Finding the Best Managed IT Services Near Me

Searching for the best managed IT (information technology) services for your business is hard work.  There are lots of questions to ask to make sure you're getting the best fit for you.  There are likely many managed IT companies near you, but how can you be sure you're choosing the best one for your business? To begin with, ask yourself why are you searching for managed IT services.  It could be your business is growing, and your IT function doesn't work [...]

Ransomware Attacks Hit Three Florida Cities

Ransomware attacks are on the rise across the country.  No greater example of this is the recent rash of ransomware attacks on Florida cities.  Over the last several weeks, three Florida cities have fallen victim to these cyber attacks.  Over the last 5 years, more than 165 municipalities around the country have reported being the target of an attack, and experts believe that number is likely underreported. In 2018, approximately 53 municipalities reported attacks.  There have already been 21 reported attacks [...]

Budget-Friendly IT Strategies For Small Businesses

New technologies emerge every day for business.  Whether it's artificial intelligence, cybersecurity or the latest and greatest gadgets, there are always new technologies to consider.  For small businesses, access to these tools or the ability to afford them is often prohibitive.  According to a recent Deloitte study, 80% of small businesses don't take advantage of all of the digital tools that are available to them.  By utilizing technology effectively, tech savvy businesses significant improvements including: Earned two times as much revenue [...]

Data Backup Protects Your Data in Ransomware Attacks

Everyone knows that data backup is imperative to running a successful business.  Your data is the most important asset you have.  Yet reports keep rolling in about ransomware attacks across the country.  These reports we hear about aren't on small or mid-size businesses either.  Big companies and government entities are getting hit at an alarming rate.  Just two weeks ago, the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport had their computer systems go out, and for an entire week, the airport described the problem [...]

Online Scams – Managed IT Services Help You Avoid Them

Cybersecurity is one of the hottest topics in any business setting.  With the massive amounts of data that business have on hand, from financial data to personal employee records, all businesses have to protect themselves from online scams.  The threat of online scams is visible every day.  We often hear about the large company data breaches such as Marriott and Facebook.  But the small and medium businesses are at as much risk.  According to Small Business Trends, 43% of all cyber [...]

Disaster Recovery: Are You Ready?

If your business was a victim of a flood, would you be able to recover quickly?  What about a fire?  How about a ransomware attack?  All of these are potential disasters for a business, but with a solid disaster recovery plan in place, most businesses could survive.  According to the Disaster Recovery Preparedness Council, three out of four businesses are at risk of being unprepared for a disaster.  With reported losses from disasters ranging from a few thousand dollars to [...]