Even 10 years ago, corporate data backups were much simpler: all data existed in one location, so it was easy to capture everything in a single platform without much hassle. But now, the landscape of corporate data backups has significantly changed. Between on-premise, cloud, hybrid platforms, and masses of complex data to keep track of, […]

By Whitney Snoops | Dec 14, 2018 | Insights

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Given its many benefits, including the potential cost savings and unlimited storage, the cloud can seem like an attractive solution for any business. However, this is not always the case. Much like any other infrastructure option, the cloud can either specifically address your company’s needs or, in some cases, work against them. That said, it’s […]

By Whitney Snoops | Dec 14, 2018 | Insights

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There’s no way around it—you need a (new) IT job. Regardless of the motivation for your change, you want to stand out from your competitors and land the best possible IT job. Here’s the problem: so does everyone else. Short of publishing your resume on brightly colored paper or claiming you worked for Bill Gates […]

By Whitney Snoops | Nov 26, 2018 | Insights

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Financial institutions are lucrative targets for hackers. Banks, credit unions, savings and loan associations, and other similar organizations are not only responsible for safeguarding our finances, they’re also responsible for protecting all of our financial data. Even if an attacker fails to steal money through unauthorized transfers, simply gathering our personal data (e.g., account numbers, […]

By Whitney Snoops | Nov 26, 2018 | Insights

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In recent years, technology has so thoroughly permeated the classroom that K-12 schools are now, for the most part, paperless. Long gone are the days of students lugging around heavy textbooks or losing paper assignments in their mess of color-coded binders and notebooks. Even students in first grade now learn on portable devices like tablets […]

By Whitney Snoops | Oct 25, 2018 | Insights

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IT systems support a wide variety of tasks in an organization—from general computer upkeep and backups to the maintenance of massive data centers, we expect IT services to be secure, functional, and constantly up and running. Sometimes, though, this doesn’t always happen. Any issue that manifests requires a quick resolution in order to maintain business […]

By Whitney Snoops | Oct 25, 2018 | Insights

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The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) is a supplement to the Federal Acquisition Regulation created by the Department of Defense (DoD) that dictates how the DoD purchases or leases goods and services from contractors or subcontractors. This supplement is intended to protect the DoD from data breaches and other cyber attacks, particularly those resulting […]

By Whitney Snoops | Oct 03, 2018 | Insights

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Recently, a number of our clients have fallen victim to phishing scams, leaving their executives asking, “How did this happen?” and “What could we have done differently to protect ourselves?” Let’s take a look at some common types of phishing attacks as well as how you can protect yourself and your organization from becoming a […]

By Whitney Snoops | Aug 30, 2018 | Insights, Product of the Month

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Part of creating an effective IT department is choosing the right infrastructure for your organization. Of course, right is a subjective quality that varies from one organization to another. Although a custom IT solution benefits your organization in the long run (rather than settling for a one-size-fits-all approach), it can be overwhelming to choose the […]

By Whitney Snoops | Aug 30, 2018 | Insights

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The function of any organization’s IT department is to allow businesses to get to their information as quickly and reliably as possible. As an IT employee, you help bridge this gap and resolve any issues that might prevent company goals from being met. Although you’re given the opportunity to think critically, you aren’t always encouraged […]

By Whitney Snoops | Aug 03, 2018 | Insights

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