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Tips To Ensure Safe Holiday Shopping

By John Almeter | Dec 4, 2019

As we are now officially in the holiday shopping season, I wanted to pass along some precautions provided by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) which focus on protecting your identity while during this holiday period. The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve is one of the most lucrative shopping periods for retailers in…

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CapEx to OpEx- Benefits of Moving Your IT Expense

By John Almeter | Nov 11, 2019

Not too many years ago, businesses paid for their IT as an upfront and typically large CapEx investment.  Decisions were based upon costs associated not only with the hardware and software required to deliver technology solutions but also the human factor of projected costs to implement and maintain the technology infrastructure. These costs were in…

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The Biggest Disaster Recovery Myth for Small Businesses

By John Almeter | Oct 22, 2019

One of the biggest challenges facing business technology systems is the protection of your data. Protecting it from cyber criminals, human error, and natural disasters. How can you be sure that your small business is protected if a disaster strikes? While Disaster Recovery (DR) has gained a lot of traction in recent years, myths surrounding…

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Is the Cloud Right for My Business?

By John Almeter | Oct 15, 2019

The answer is…yes. No matter the size or industry, there are tangible benefits for every company. Let’s take a closer look at how cloud computing helps all types of businesses be more productive and obtain their strategic goals and objectives. Business Type 1: Start-Ups If you have ever started your own business, you know that…

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AutoCAD in the Cloud- Yes, You Can!

By John Almeter | Oct 10, 2019

If you are in the architect, engineering, or construction (commonly referred to as AEC) sectors, you have likely heard that AutoCAD is not compatible with the cloud. Or perhaps it’s the cloud is not compatible with AutoCAD. The good news is that with the evolution of cloud technologies, these statements are no longer true. The…

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Cloud Providers- Is Bigger Always Better?

By John Almeter | Oct 7, 2019

The Players The Big Guys: You have likely heard the names of enterprise-level cloud platforms including Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. Their platforms span across the globe and include a network of data centers and resources. They are established and their complex environments can’t be easily replicated but does bigger always mean better?…

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Backups Are Still Necessary- Even When Using Cloud Services

By John Almeter | Sep 26, 2019

Do you keep some or all of your data on the cloud?  If so, you are in the majority instead of minority these days. The trend in the last few years has users moving away from storing critical files and data onsite and leveraging cloud services, like Desktops2Go®, where they’re more secure and accessible from anywhere and…

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Top 3 Hosted Virtual Desktop Myths You Should Not Believe

By John Almeter | Sep 17, 2019

Explaining hosted virtual desktop/cloud computing to an SMB business owner is not an easy task which is due in large part to not being able to extract the ‘geek speak’ from the concept. We get this and want to take the time to set the record straight, in simple terms, about the many benefits and…

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Winter is Right Around the Corner, Prepare Now for Business Continuity

By John Almeter | Sep 9, 2019

We know it is hard to say goodbye to summer and welcome in the fall season because that just leads to winter. With holiday travel, stormy winter weather, and unpredictable flu and cold illnesses, these last few weeks leading into fall is the time to start identifying and implementing solutions which will help you maintain…

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