Data Backups: What You Need to Know

No matter what business you’re in, the most important thing you can do for its survival is making sure that your assets and capital are both secure and protected from loss or damage. For many modern businesses, their primary asset is data. Data is an integral part of how virtually all businesses operate today. Although the method and medium (tape, disks, cloud) have changed, the need is universal.

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Best Practices for Data Replication Between Data Centers

For most businesses, organizations, and individuals, data is everything. Unfortunately, it can all be lost within a matter of seconds. This makes data replication absolutely essential for your protection. With so many options to choose from, it can difficult to determine which one is best for you. Let’s look at several of the best practices for data replication between data centers. Read more

The Dollars-and-Cents Rationale for Moving to the Private Cloud

As enterprise cloud computing continues to grow in popularity, you’ve likely heard some compelling reasons why companies are making the move to a private cloud. Read more

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How to Select an IT Consultant

Selecting an IT consultant is a critical element for ensuring success in contemporary business. As a source of accurate and relevant information, your IT consultant can assist in broadening your company’s knowledge base. By bringing a top-shelf consultation on board, you can feel confident that you are making well-informed IT decisions for your business going forward. Read more

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Unusual Suspects: 4 Types of Malware You Haven’t Heard Of (Until Now)

The topic of malware often causes some confusion. Most people know about viruses and that they need protection on their computers to prevent infections. However, the types of harmful programs that fall under the “malware” heading encompass more than just computer viruses. Read more

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What Questions SHOULD I Ask About the Cloud?

Whether you are pursuing cloud computing for the sake of convenience, added security, economic reasons or all of the above, it’s worth asking: What are the capabilities and what are the limitations when it comes to the cloud? Read more