The office isn’t the only place where work gets done. People do their work from home, hotels, airports, restaurants, coffee shops, etc. Even though Yahoo! and Best Buy are making news recently for requiring their employees to come back to the office to work, working outside of the office is still the norm for many […]
Have you seen the show “Doomsday Preppers” on the National Geographic Channel? For those who haven’t, “Doomsday Preppers” is a documentary series that chronicles how people are preparing for a disaster that could cause the end of the civilized world. Though the show sometimes gives a humorous view of the ways that people are preparing […]
The best known applications in the cloud — like Salesforce, Facebook, Google Apps and Microsoft Office365 — are in the “Public Cloud.” This means that when one creates an account to use any of these applications, there are no servers to setup and no software to install; everything is configured and ready to go. Everyone […]
Spam emails are not only annoying and time consuming, but also they’re becoming more dangerous to your personal privacy and the security of your computer. Millions of computer users are getting infected, spoofed and tricked by spam emails every year, forcing the user to pay hefty fees to clean and restore their PCs back to […]
The question I most often field about the cloud from customers is: “Should I take my business to Google or Microsoft?” Though the question seems straightforward, the answer is not always immediately obvious, because neither Google Apps for Business nor Microsoft Office 365 is a “one size fits all” solution. Both have their strong points, and the solution a business chooses needs to be the one that best fits the goals and needs of that business.
Have you ever lost an hour of work on your computer?
Now imagine if you lost days or weeks of work; or imagine losing your client database, financial records and all of the work files your company has ever produced or compiled. What if a major storm, flood or fire destroyed your office and all of your files? Do you have an emergency recovery plan in place that you feel confident in? How quickly do you think you could recover, if at all?