During the growth of any business, somewhere between two computers and ten, companies realize the need for a computer network. Computer networking allows multiple computers and devices to communicate and share information and resources, such as all sharing the same main printer.
The ability to communicate directly between the computers on your network and share files can greatly increase productivity. There is also a cost savings associated with the ability to share devices like printers and scanners between several computers.
With any connection between computers and other devices, whether wired or wireless, there comes potential security risk. But if you know how to safeguard your network, you can enjoy the convenience and savings without putting your systems in danger.Continue Reading →
As a business grows and adds employees, customers, and vendors, one of the first things upgraded is the phone/communication system. As you add staff, usually each one needs a phone at their desk and a way to easily communicate with each other internally. Many companies end up getting a PBX phone system, which stands for Private Branch Exchange. The easiest way to think of it is a multi-line system that allows inter-office communication by means of extensions. Each of the…Continue Reading →
No matter what size your company, having reliable IT support for business systems is crucial. With technology now powering everything from accounting to sales contact management to your corporate website and emails, no company can be without an IT support team, whether in house or outsourced. When computers or networks go down, it costs businesses money in a number of ways. There is the cost of lost employee productivity, lost business if customers are trying to find you on the…Continue Reading →
In the world of viruses, malware, and other malicious computer scripts, Ransomware is becoming one of the most dangerous of the bunch for businesses. Like other types of malware, it can infiltrate a computer or a server with multiple connected computers by one click on a fake email attachment or a bad web page. If your business doesn’t have regular and reliable data backup, you could be paying $10,000 to $40,000 to get your data back once you’ve been a…Continue Reading →