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The Down Low on Downtime

The Down Low on Downtime

Sep 22, 2014
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Happy hours, dinners with friends and watching a football game over the weekend are great examples of how downtime can be a good thing, but when it comes to your company’s website and system operations, downtime is not good when it comes to a lost revenue, wavering customer trust and sheer frustration. Read More »
Overwhelmed by Technology? You’re Not Alone

Overwhelmed by Technology? You’re Not Alone

Sep 18, 2014
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CEO? CTO? CMO? For many small business owners, a different title could apply every hour.   According to a recent survey commissioned by Microsoft, more than a third of small business owners are filling the roles of CFO, CMO, COO, CIO and CTO on a daily basis for their companies. And, despite a lack of expertise in the area, more than 66 percent of small business owners are managing all IT functions for their companies. Read More »
The Caveats of High Availability

The Caveats of High Availability

Sep 17, 2014
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There’s a perception that data in a cloud should provide all-the-time, unlimited availability. Perhaps this is because the concept of a natural cloud is one of unlimited expansion, but the reality is that any time a server goes down, whether it’s scheduled or unexpected, there will be a temporarily decrease in the availability of accessible data. Because of the varied roles these information storage giants play from housing operational information and technology and hosting the network and computer system, the lack of availability, even for a short time, can feel like a potential disaster in the making. Read More »
Don’t Play that Video!

Don’t Play that Video!

Sep 12, 2014
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Fess up—did you click on this post because of the image?   Recently, videos like this have run rampant on Facebook. If you clicked on this photo in your Facebook feed, then you know that this “video” and others like it are a scam. Read More »