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3 IT Resolutions for 2015

January 2015

The New Year offers a great opportunity to reflect on the previous year and develop new goals and resolutions for your business. Here are three New Year’s resolutions for IT to ensure a successful 2015.

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Tech Trends for 2015

December 2014

From the rapid adoption of Cloud computing to large-scale security breaches, this has been an exciting year in the technology industry. As 2014 comes to a close, it’s time to look forward to the tech trends that will shape the coming year. Gartner’s research experts recently announced their Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015.

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Systems Management for Maximizing Uptime

November 2014

Companies are more reliant on technology today than ever before, making uptime and security critical for all organizations. An effective systems management plan can go a long way in reducing potential downtime for your servers, applications and network infrastructure. Although most systems management tactics are certainly not new, they are still very effective in ensuring your systems are protected and running as smoothly as possible.

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Choosing a Backup Solution

October 2014

Ask most IT professionals, and they’ll tell you that managing backup is right up there with going to the dentist on their list of least favorite activities. Although backup may be tedious and time-intensive, it is a necessary part of protecting your company’s data. In fact, most companies that experience a major data loss with no emergency or backup plan are closed within two years.

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Choosing the Right MSSP for Your Business

September 2014

Security remains a key issue facing technology professionals today. With all of the high-profile breaches in the past year, it’s no wonder that fears over security and malware outbreaks continue to keep IT executives up at night. Although security should be a company-wide initiative, IT executives are often held responsible for safeguarding their organizations against an attack.

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Four Cybersecurity Tips to Protect Your Company

August 2014

According to the recently released 2014 Cost of Data Breach Global Analysis report by the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of a data breach to a company increased by 15% this year to $3.5 million dollars. With costs continually increasing and cyber threats growing exponentially, companies can no longer afford to avoid the issue of cybersecurity.

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Trends in IT Security

July 2014

With all of the major data breaches in the past year, security is certainly one of the hottest topics in the IT industry today. Gartner recently held their annual Security and Risk Management Summit, identifying the 2014 Top 10 Technologies for Information Security. As the number of cyber threats and data breaches continue to increase, organizations are being forced to shift their security strategies and re-allocate their resources to combat attacks.

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DR in the Cloud

June 2014

With hurricane season kicking off on June 1st, the topic of disaster recovery (DR) is becoming more prevalent. In fact, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released their 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Outlook a few weeks ago, predicting 8 – 13 named storms and 3 – 6 hurricanes this season. While these numbers indicate a near-normal hurricane season, we all know that it only takes one hurricane near you to wreak havoc on your business.

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Top 5 Reasons DR Plans Fail

May 2014

Most businesses and IT professionals recognize the need to implement a disaster recovery (DR) plan. However, according to the 2014 Annual Report by the Disaster Recovery Preparedness Council, 3 out of 4 companies are failing to properly prepare for a disaster. I don’t need to tell you that these odds aren’t good. With all of the priorities facing IT professionals today, it’s difficult for many IT leaders to justify the cost and time needed to implement a comprehensive DR plan.

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3 Important Considerations for Choosing a Disaster Recovery Site

April 2014

After one of the coldest winters on record, I am looking forward to spring. But with April showers comes an increased chance of severe storms and flooding which could wreak havoc on your IT infrastructure and have an impact on your bottom line. A good disaster recovery plan can go a long way in minimizing the effects of an unplanned outage.

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