Category Archives: technology

Should You Handle the Cloud on Your Own?

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As of June 2023, 94% of businesses use cloud services—but not all of them are using these services effectively. Understanding the many aspects of the cloud can help your business use this important tool effectively, and also determine if you require extra support through cloud managed services. We’ve gathered some great points to consider as […]

Is On-site or Cloud Backup for Small Businesses Better?

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The big fish in the tech industry have access to advanced data storage and security solutions, but what about small businesses?  Many small business owners feel overwhelmed when trying to decide between on-site and cloud backup for their company. And with data security becoming more and more important, it’s no wonder why. Businesses face pressure […]

How to Create a Successful VoIP System for Your Small Business

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Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has become an increasingly popular choice among small businesses due to its low cost and ease of use. Compared to traditional landline phone systems, VoIP is unbeatable. In fact, businesses back this sentiment: 69% of companies used VoIP in 2019, and 31% claimed to use it due to productivity gains. […]

Network Optimization: What Is It and Why Your Business Needs It?

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A network is a critical part of any business. It’s the backbone of operations and provides the infrastructure to send and receive data, host applications, store information, and more. However, when a network isn’t properly optimized for speed and performance, it can cause significant problems that could potentially put your business at risk. Don’t let […]

Is Google Workspace Worth the Upgrade?

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Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) is a suite of cloud-based tools that can help businesses become more efficient, productive, and secure. With over 4.3 billion users, Google Workspace tools are one of the most popular business productivity tools for organizations of all sizes.  From collaboration and communication tools to security features and additional services, there […]

What is Phishing and What Can You Do to Stop It?


Phishing attacks are one of the most prevalent threats to information security, both for individuals and businesses. Hackers are using email, social media, phone calls, and any other sort of communication they can to steal valuable data, whether it’s access to passwords, credit cards, or other sensitive information. Businesses, of course, are a particularly popular […]

How Are Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Related?

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

The way a firm responds to an emergency or other unanticipated occurrence may have a significant influence on how quickly it can resume operations and its future prospects. With the past years being affected by a worldwide pandemic, businesses are in more need than ever of creating a business continuity plan. Preparing for a disaster […]

Advantages of Using a Cloud-Based Communication System

VoIP Phone

There are many advantages to using a VOIP phone system on the cloud versus traditional telephone service or using an onsite traditional or VOIP phone system. Whether you are seeking a hosted VoIP system, a Unified Communications (UC) solution, or a team collaboration software or app, today’s cloud technologies offer big advantages to today’s businesses. […]

What Is the Cloud?

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What is the cloud? Great question! Well, most people think of it just as that, an amorphous collection of data on the internet running things.  They might think, “Oh, my data is stored in the cloud.” The key thing to realize is that saying something is in the cloud is just saying, “It’s on a computer somewhere […]