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Disaster Recovery Preparedness – Part I

Most mid to large-sized companies have some Disaster Recovery (DR) plan.  These DR plans range from an employee periodically backing up company files on a tape and taking it home, to having a fully-documented and tested DR plan firmly in place.  Unfortunately, for a small to midsized business (SMB) this is often not the case.


Disaster Recovery Preparedness – Part II

Putting together a BC plan can seem like a daunting task, when you start thinking about all the things that can go wrong and what it would take to recover from them. However, like the old riddle: how do you eat an elephant? (Answer: One bite at a time) if you break down the areas of concern into separate tasks, it all becomes easier.


Improve Business Results through Virtualization

What is virtualization? There are different types, but generally, the term refers to the process of making one computer do the work of many …


Relocating Your Office – Not as simple as you may think!

Whether your business is expanding and you and your employees are experiencing growing pains, yearning for more space and roomier surroundings, or whether you feel you are paying for more space than you need …


Pros and Cons of a MSP Agreement

In today’s world of ever-changing IT offerings and services, more and more SMB’s are moving to using a Managed Service Provider (MSP) to take care of their IT needs. However, if a SMB doesn’t do their homework …


Sky’s the Limit for Cloud Computing

To some business owners, the phrase “cloud computing” might conjure up some exotic and futuristic technology that has nothing to do with their day to day business operation. Some are really not quite sure what it is…



The five biggest mistakes small business owners make with technology

In today’s world of technology, with its accelerating rate of change, it can be hard to do things in the best way.  Do you point and click or touch and tap, scroll or flick and how about zoom in-zoom out vs. pinch and spread?…