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Response Time Matters

Have you ever called into a service provider and been told that your hold time is going to be about 30 minutes?

Have you ever sent an email to a service provider that somehow disappeared into the ether?

Have you ever been given a specific service time window only to find that the guy shows up late  or doesn’t show up at all?

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What Do Ramen Noodles and Outsourcing Your IT Have in Common?

How Painting My House Made Me See the Value in Outsourcing to the Professionals!

 

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Connections for Business Ranked Among Top 501 Managed Service Providers by MSPmentor

Connections for Business Ranked Among Top 501 Managed Service Providers by Penton Technology’s MSPmentor

 

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Network Virtualization: Don't Try this at Home

Network Virtualization: Don't Try this at Home

 

More and more organizations are turning to virtualization as they face an increasingly complex IT environment. Enterprises of all sizes have found that relocating their operating, network and/or hardware resources to an offsite host server provides an array of business benefits.This virtualized IT environment can lead to reduced capital and operating costs, flexibility in the allocation of system resources to meet changing requirements, the ability to quickly integrate legacy and new systems, and scalability for expanding operations. Another key but often-overlooked advantage of using virtualized machines in an enterprise-level data center is the improved data and network security provided to an organization.

Despite the common misconception that virtualization increases security risk, in actuality today’s virtualized networks can be much more secure than an entity’s in-house network. This is particularly the case in an IT ecosystem where threats originate from evolving network technologies, protocols and devices, as well as sophisticated hackers and data thieves, internal breaches, hardware and software failures, business partner security breaches and even natural disasters.

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Next-Generation Firewalls

Next-Generation Firewalls

The humble firewall has come a long way since the packet-filtering days, originally founded in the 1980's. These early firewalls operated mainly on the first four layers of the OSI model, intercepting traffic and inspecting the properties of every packet to determine if they matched a pre-configured set of rules. Firewall development did not take a breather between then and the next-generation firewall of today. In fact, the ride from there to here has been largely organic – developments in firewall technology, intrusion detection and prevention, and user or content management have all been assimilated into the unified threat management (UTM) platform of today.

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Hurricane Season is Here... Who Cares, Really?

Hurricane Season is Here... Who Cares, Really?

At the end of June, I was in the garage looking for 4th of July decorations (per my wife's instructions) and I couldn't help but notice the hurricane shutters in the corner. As a Florida native, I have seen the terrible destruction that hurricanes can bring homes and businesses. And predictably, the "disaster marketing" engine started up last month with questions like "Are you ready for hurricane season?"

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Tech Tips - May 2014

Time-Saving Tech Tips for Your Keyboard!

You're going to love these tips!  Check out some cool typing and keyboard shortcuts – some simple time-saving tricks you may not be aware of:

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