Hackers are the new terrorists. At least according to UK law. This heated language showed sentiment of real fear, different from only a few years ago when many people believed that if they were “safe” while on their computers, then they were exempt from the risk of being hacked. Whatever these “safe practices” were, they are no longer such an
Fifty-three percent of computer users have been affected by a computer virus at some point in their lifetime. Take that percentage in reference to the number of employees you have. About half of them have likely had a virus on their personal computer before. What makes you think they’ll be any more careful while at work? Viruses along with malware
Unless you have a staff base that can set up, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair your computers, networks, and software systems, you are going to want to consider outsourcing your IT to a tech support company. The first few times you have an IT problem in the office, and you fix it yourself using Google and your problem-solving skills, it may
Let’s face it. If you run a business in 2018 you’re going to need tech help at some point. Whether you need help setting up new technology for your business or you’re looking for ongoing IT support, choosing the right IT company is critical. Here are the six signs that let you know you’re looking at a quality IT company.
Outsourcing your company’s services has its pros and cons. On the one hand, you are relenting some control and trusting your outsourced company with the welfare of your own business. It is out of your hands if they do something wrong, yet it reflects poorly on you. But with this, outsourcing can be a positive for business productivity and can
Cabling is cabling, right? This attitude to the design and architecture to your office cabling can mean you are left with confused, disorganized and ultimately, inefficient cabling. Structured cabling is a buzz word that gets thrown around a lot and represents a ‘better’ cabling system, but what is structured cabling and why does it matter to you?
If you’re planning to migrate from Google’s G Suite to Microsoft Office 365, you’re going to need to be aware of some crucial differences to preserve your data. Making the change can be a significant process that takes downtime to complete properly. You want to be sure of your plans and process for migrating before you start. Some of the
Connectedness and communication are at the heart of every business, and an internet connection is essential for fast and efficient communication and information. So finding the right local internet service provider is something that every home and business will need to do at some point. In some areas, you might not have many options when it comes to choosing an
Old cables just sit there out of sight behind walls, floors, and ceilings so it can’t hurt just to leave them there when you remodel or recable, can it? If your office building is older, you probably don’t even spare a thought for the build-up of old cables and wiring that could be just under the surface. But old cables
Fire can rapidly devastate an office, leaving expensive damage to your property, data, and assets. And yet many businesses are unaware that a huge fire hazard lurks just beneath the walls, floors, and ceilings of many offices. Surprisingly, the network cables that your business depends upon are highly flammable. Not only can they catch fire quickly, because they are spread