More and more healthcare organizations are turning to managed services providers (MSPs) for their IT needs. The outsourced technology support model lets hospitals and clinics focus on being healthcare providers rather than IT professionals learning on the fly. Here’s why partnering with MSPs is beneficial for healthcare providers: MSPs guarantee response times When it comes […]
Today, many businesses rely on servers for their day-to-day operations. If your servers are hosted locally, you should be aware that proper temperature control plays a vital role in keeping them running smoothly. Knowing how to properly cool your servers can help minimize the risk of crashes, which can cause downtime. How does temperature affect […]
The shift to remote work has not been easy, especially for IT administrators. After all, they’re in charge of supervising and securing workflows, devices, and software to ensure optimal user experience and to keep cyberthreats at bay. They are also expected to deploy IT solutions that are within budget so that costs don’t run amuck. […]
Cloud solutions today are more secure, flexible, and cost-effective than ever before, which is why they have become indispensable for many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). And thanks to hybrid cloud solutions, SMBs have access to even more agile computing resources. Hybrid clouds are a combination of private and public clouds. In private clouds, data […]
If your managed IT services provider has been using the same business continuity plan (BCP) for years, your organization may be in trouble. BCPs should continuously be updated so you avoid overlooking or underestimating certain issues. Not updating your BCP is just one mistake that can harm your business. Here are a few more you […]
Cloud computing has transformed the way we do business by giving workers greater flexibility and reducing costs. But while there’s no denying the benefits of cloud computing, it presents several unique security challenges that need to be addressed first.
Cloud technologies have ushered in a new era of work where office employees no longer need to be restricted by the boundaries of the office desk. One of these innovations is Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), which has become the new standard in business communications.
You may have heard of the terms intrusion detection system (IDS) and intrusion prevention system (IPS) when setting up your cybersecurity. For most non-IT folks, both terms sound similar, but there’s an important distinction between the two. The main difference is that an IDS monitors network activities, while an IPS controls traffic.
Remote work is here to stay, but reaping its benefits comes with unique challenges that must be addressed to keep risk to an acceptable minimum. Some of these challenges also apply to branch offices, many of which don’t have adequate data protection controls in place.