Now that the FCC is looking to repeal net neutrality regulations, the Internet may no longer be the public commodity we've all come to take for granted. That's because the big Internet service providers may be allowed to charge extra for premium Internet speeds and services.
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Most business owners and IT department heads will recognize the critical importance of backing up company data. You probably do, too, especially if you've heard your share of horror stories about companies shutting down for good due to catastrophic data loss. But simply running those backups isn't enough – you also have to make absolutely sure that they're done right.
Your business needs fast, affordable, reliable Internet connectivity, but how do you choose from the dizzying variety of ISP (Internet service provider) options? Allow our Austin IT managed service team to lay out some basic pros and cons.
You're finally ready to donate or discard those old, outmoded workstations and roll in some new state-of-the-art models. But first you have to move all the data and settings over from the previous generation to the new arrivals.
If you started your business with a bare-bones IT setup, you're probably in need of something more capable and robust now that you're a thriving company. But where should you put your money when you're putting together that new and improved IT system?
Do you have a workstation and server that seem to be giving each other the silent treatment? If these components aren't connecting, you're losing productivity until you can get both pieces of your network networking again. A little troubleshooting, however, can help isolate the causes of common server-workstation miscommunications.
For whatever reason, your IT system is down – and so is your business. It's times like these that make you happy you have an IT provider. They'll get you back up and running again quickly and efficiently, right? And they'll provide you with intelligent guidance in replacing and future-proofing your setup, right?
As popular as cloud computing has become in recent years, some people and businesses are still leery of storing their critical and/or sensitive data up in the digital stratosphere. While it's quite right for you to be concerned about your company's and clients' data, our Austin managed IT services team can assure you that cloud computing can indeed by very secure – as long as you take the necessary steps to secure it. Here are some considerations in building a safer cloud environment for your business:
It's great to be busy – unless your ambitions are outstripping your current IT resources. Do you just try to struggle along as best you can? Do you scale back on your dreams and ambitions? Thanks to Gravity Systems' “remote hands” services, you don't have to settle for either of those compromises. That's because our Austin IT managed services experts can provide high-quality remote IT assistance for Houston, the Central Texas area, Phoenix AZ and every state in the U.S. We can help your IT team reach locally into our markets with easy to use remote hands and on-site support for your remote users.
In a previous post we noted the massive 2014 data breach involving some 500 million Yahoo accounts. Since then, the company disclosed a 2013 breach that exposed the contact information of more than 1 billion account holders.