Thinking about Cloud Services, but not sure where to start? You may want to consider cloud backup. Backing up data in the cloud has many benefits such as:
The major benefit of cloud backup is that it can be automated. Your files are updated on a daily basis, or a time can be set up for the update. Because this is done over the Internet, you can recover files quickly. And, because the servers are in multiple places, your backups are always available even if one server crashes.
Reduction in Workload
Traditional backup solutions require a person, you or an IT professional, to manually back up or copy files. This can take a long time, and will take you away from your normal job. Many remote backup solutions can be initiated at the click of a mouse after setup, or can be scheduled for when you aren’t in the office.
Easy to set up
Data breaches can be time consuming and costly to your business. Furthermore, they can damage your reputation. To learn how you can minimize the risk to your business, check out our 10 minute video presentation “Technology Challenges Your Business will face in 2013 Part 1 Security.”
If you don’t have time to check out the video, here are a few tips you can do to make your business more secure.
A lot of businesses take sufficient steps to make sure that their systems are protected. However, many data and security breaches come from within the company. If your staff keeps their passwords written on pieces of paper that they leave out on their desks, this is a security issue. It is a good idea to have a written process in place on where to store...
Technology is continually changing at a rapid pace. New software and systems are constantly being introduced. This often comes at the cost of legacy systems which are left behind when developers stop supporting them. Unfortunately, many businesses still use these older systems or programs and are often left without support. Microsoft has announced that they will stop supporting some older, yet still popular software.
For businesses running Office 2003 or Microsoft XP SP3, you need to be aware that Microsoft has announced that they will stop supporting these products on April 8, 2014. This could have far reaching consequences for businesses that use these platforms.
What does this mean for my business?
When a company like Microsoft says they will ‘stop supporting’ a product what they mean is that they will usually stop providing updates, paid support, security updates and possibly even online based support.