Managed Cloud Services Make Sense for Small Business

November 19, 2018

Your small business may find you have a less-than-ideal level of IT resources. At least that is the case for many SMBs, many of which have no dedicated (or a very small) IT department. When considering a move to the cloud, below are the benefits of managed IT cloud services for small businesses requiring additional IT support....

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The Ransomware Threat

October 29, 2018

Hackers think very carefully about their efforts and the return on risk. Most of us have heard about giant retailers, banks, credit card providers, and email service providers being hacked with devastating results. From the risk-reward perspective, these companies have become high-risk-but-high-return targets. Large companies remain big...

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10 Kinds of Managed Cloud Services

October 12, 2018

Managed cloud services, or the hosting and management of IT services by a third party, isn’t an all or nothing proposition. Organizations can pick the right mix of services for them, with the option to add on or remove services as needed. Below are various managed cloud services that are in the market. ...

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5 Reasons Why Disaster Recovery as a Managed Service Is a Good Idea

October 1, 2018

While it is certainly possible to create your own cloud backup and disaster recovery strategy, there are several highly beneficial advantages to employing a managed plan—also frequently called disaster recovery as a service, or DRaaS. Here are five of these advantages. ...

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Advantages of Managed Cloud-Based Backup

September 21, 2018

Securely backing up company information is crucial in ensuring that valuable data isn’t lost or compromised. While an organization can use internal resources for this task, in many cases a managed cloud engagement is more efficient. Here are key advantages of using a managed services vendor to provide cloud-based backup of corporate inf...

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Introduction to Managed Backup and DR

September 12, 2018

Ensuring business continuity in the event of an incident is a crucial corporate responsibilities, of which backing up corporate data is an important part. But variation exists in how to achieve this. This analysis article will discuss how using a managed services provider can be a wise approach to accomplishing these tasks....

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Productivity Improvements with Managed Cloud Services

July 25, 2018

All organizations seek to improve productivity; there are various ways this can be achieved. Managed cloud services can help organizations do more for less money. Managed cloud services are essentially IT services that are hosted and managed by a third party. They are part of the larger managed IT services market, which consists of the ...

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Top Business Priorities - Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery

March 26, 2018

Keypoint Intelligence-InfoTrends asks U.S. businesses annually about their top priorities for the next few years. The most recent survey revealed that the top business priority is “improving document security,” followed by “staying in business, being profitable.” Managed services for data backup and disaster recovery align with these ob...

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Managed Security Services: The Value of Partnership

March 26, 2018

The scope and depth of cyber threats is immense and growing. Keypoint/InfoTrends’ research indicates that 64% of organizations have been the subject of some sort of cyber security breach. Without an IT security services provider on your side, your organization is essentially alone against a myriad of global threats that are increasing a...

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Employing a Managed Approach to IT Security

March 26, 2018

Data security threats are increasing. Keypoint Intelligence/InfoTrends research indicates that 64% of organizations have been the subject of some sort of IT security breach. This threat is not limited to large corporations. Medium-sized businesses (between 100 and 1,000 employees) are nearly as likely to be attacked as large companies (...

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