Network Security For The SMB

I want to take some time to discuss the importance and affordability of securing your company's network and data.  Most SMBs I come accross are not doing enough to protect themselves against the myriad dangers threatening their organization.  Criminals are casting an ever-widening net on electronic targets; and now, more than ever, it is becoming

Can My Organization Afford In-House IT?

If your company is just struggling to get off the ground, probably not.  As valuable as a well-trained staff of IT professionals can be for an SMB, an in-house IT shop may not be in the cards – or the budget. Let's explore the development of an IT infrastructure as it relates to the maturation

Simplified Cloud for the Layman

I heard a great definition for three types of cloud at a Symantec conference late last year. Public Cloud – Resources you utilize via the internet which you do not own Private Cloud – Resources you utilize via the internet which you do own Hybrid Cloud – A mixture of the previous two clouds The

SMBs and leveraging the cloud

Cloud computing is a buzzword that has gotten so watered down in overuse that it has become almost meaningless in the public discourse, so I will have to follow this article up with an article addressing different types of "clouds". Technology is notoriously fast-moving. Blink and you get left in the dust. SMBs know this