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Repercussions of Poor Disaster Recovery Planning

Written on April 3, 2023 at 7:00 am, by

There is general agreement that disaster recovery planning is a crucial part of running a business. We post and remind business owners across the world, but there are still thousands that don’t take catastrophe planning seriously. Most businesses protect their operations by insuring their vehicles, signing contracts with their suppliers,  Continue Reading »

5 Risks your business faces if you don’t work with an MSP

Written on January 18, 2021 at 8:52 am, by

Running a business without an IT specialist is like driving without a seatbelt on. You’re aware of the risks that can halt your activities, but you’re not doing much to mitigate those threats. Should you opt to fly solo and not partner with a managed IT services provider (MSP), beware  Continue Reading »

Why is the cloud nonnegotiable for the post-COVID-19 workplace?

Written on September 10, 2020 at 9:41 pm, by

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way enterprises operate worldwide, and businesses in Iowa are no exceptions. With stay-at-home orders issued across the Show-Me State, business leaders had to think quickly and formulate a plan that would allow them to continue operations, serve customers, and ensure revenue. Inevitably, they all  Continue Reading »

How to choose the best VoIP system for your business

Written on September 8, 2020 at 9:39 pm, by

Many industries now utilize Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) for better communication quality and lower communication costs. Because there are many options, choosing the right solution for your business could be overwhelming. This guide will help you decide which VoIP system suits you best. What are proprietary systems? When most  Continue Reading »

What smishing and vishing attacks mean for your SMB

Written on September 3, 2020 at 9:35 pm, by

The “new normal” is projected to see businesses’ increased reliance on cloud-based solutions, and with it, more numerous and sophisticated cyberattacks. But not all cyberattacks that target small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs) are about shutting down systems or withholding data for ransom. SMS phishing (smishing) and voice phishing (vishing) attacks  Continue Reading »

7 Easy ways to prevent data loss in Microsoft 365

Written on September 1, 2020 at 9:33 pm, by

Microsoft understands the value of business data and the costly repercussions of losing it. That’s why they’ve released a slew of security and compliance tools for Microsoft 365 subscribers. But given the increasing sophistication and frequency of data breaches, these cloud security solutions aren’t enough to protect your files. You’ll  Continue Reading »

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