Part 2: Is Your Backup Solution Right For Your Business?

In last month’s blog, we discussed a true-life scenario where a less expensive, file based, cloud backup solution was used instead of a recommended image based backup and disaster recovery solution. If you recall, this resulted in nearly two weeks of downtime in order...

Part 1: Is Your Backup Solution Right For Your Business?

If you have been a regular reader of my blog, you know I’ve discussed backup and disaster recovery in some detail. For this blog, instead of just defining the terminology and rational, I want to share a true story of what can happen if a business does not have the...

Wait .. I Should Be Spring Cleaning My Data?

Did you know that the month of April is Records and Information Management Month? What a great time to think about organizing and doing some spring cleaning with your company’s data shares and applications. One way to organize stored information and allow staff or...
The 3 Types of Cloud Computing

The 3 Types of Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing in general is a very broad term that encompasses any computing resource delivered over the internet. However, it can be broken down to one of three different types of solutions; PaaS, SaaS, and IaaS. PaaS (Platform as a Service) provides a framework...
Are All Firewalls the Same?

Are All Firewalls the Same?

The network firewall acts as the lone security officer and gatekeeper between your companies’ computers and the wild wild west of the Internet. While most Internet providers have a basic firewall incorporated into their device, it is not always adequate for a...