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Virtual server configuration best practices

In this article, we're going to talk about virtual machines and virtual server configuration best practices. But first, let's start with why configuring a virtual server correctly is important: Security: Virtual servers can contain sensitive data and be targeted by cyberattacks. Proper configuration can help prevent unauthorized access, data breaches, [...]

Virtual server configuration best practices 2023-02-19T19:26:39+00:00

Preparing for SOC 2 Type 2 Compliance Certification

SOC2 Type 2 compliance is a set of security standards for service providers that handle sensitive data such as financial information, personal identification, or protected health information. The goal of SOC2 Type 2 compliance is to ensure that service providers have appropriate security measures in place to protect the confidentiality, [...]

Preparing for SOC 2 Type 2 Compliance Certification 2023-02-19T19:05:45+00:00

Small business cloud services

Is Your Business Ready for The Cloud? Here’s a tech prediction we don't need a crystal ball to make: sooner rather than later, most organizations will move most of their IT to the Cloud! The cloud is hot topic these days. The vast majority of software vendors are moving away [...]

Small business cloud services 2021-12-28T00:12:18+00:00

Importance of Remote Monitoring to IT Management

Even before a global pandemic created a paradigm shift that increased the hybrid and work-from-home (WFH) models, certain business functions like IT departments had been strongly utilizing remote operations, specifically when it came to keeping track of computer systems and IT assets in the form of remote monitoring. Remote IT monitoring [...]

Importance of Remote Monitoring to IT Management 2021-07-30T18:28:23+00:00

Trends in Business Technology: Looking Back at COVID-19

There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic created a paradigm shift within business operations. According to trend reports from Malwarebytes, around 70% of organizations had moved at least 61% of their workforce to a work-from-home model. These requirements yielded an increased use of video conferencing and team collaboration software, and [...]

Trends in Business Technology: Looking Back at COVID-19 2021-07-14T15:41:39+00:00

Cyber & Data Breach Insurance: Managing the Risk of Data Breaches with Insurance

Cyber & Data Breach Insurance: What is it and how is it underwritten? When evaluating potential solutions for your organization's cybersecurity program, you are likely only considering the ones that directly protect your computer-related and information systems. This might include controls for network security, application security, and/or information-security. But what [...]

Cyber & Data Breach Insurance: Managing the Risk of Data Breaches with Insurance 2021-10-04T19:38:54+00:00

IT Support for Small Business: Common Questions About Outsourcing

Contracting out (or outsourcing) functions of a business seems like an inevitable consequence of running one. Surprisingly though, when referring specifically to small businesses, only 37% actually do. For a variety of different reasons, small businesses will try to avoid it. IT support and technology management, in particular, does tie [...]

IT Support for Small Business: Common Questions About Outsourcing 2021-03-26T18:52:29+00:00

3 IT Tips for Managing Remote Employees Post-Pandemic

3 IT Tips for managing hybrid remote work post-pandemic The sudden shift to remote work that started in March 2020 has essentially transformed the way organizations run their operations and manage resources. A viral infection that turned into a worldwide crisis led to businesses finding themselves operating in crisis mode [...]

3 IT Tips for Managing Remote Employees Post-Pandemic 2021-03-22T17:32:33+00:00

6 Benefits of Desktop Virtualization

What is Desktop Virtualization and VDI (Virtual Desktop Computer Infrastructure)? Desktop virtualization is the act of separating Desktop Environment and Application Software from the Physical Device. Desktop Virtualization creates a software-based (or virtual) version of an end user’s desktop environment and operating system (OS) decoupled from the hardware or computing [...]

6 Benefits of Desktop Virtualization 2020-07-24T19:43:24+00:00

Remote Work Best Practices

Remote Work Best Practices Remote Access from home to office computer has become the most urgent request on all Helpdesk and Computer Support boards. The mass closures of schools, risk of being exposed to the Corona virus through close contact, and local governments’ policies on social distancing has forced many [...]

Remote Work Best Practices 2020-03-17T15:53:14+00:00