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Gas prices have gone up significantly across the nation, with summertime threatening to be the most expensive travel season in several years. While nobody has a crystal ball regarding long-term increases, it's safe to assume that the price of gas may be an issue for your workforce for quite some time, especially if long commutes are involved. Fortunately, there's an easy way to sidestep this issue – by taking advantage of Gravity Systems' remote computing options.

From time to time, company IT departments are jolted into fresh concern over the issue of email security by some massive scandal, or by a major provider announcing a new patch or feature. But what about the rest of the time, when all seems well? If you haven't reviewed your email security practices and policies in a while, it's time to take a fresh look at them. Here are some issues to consider, courtesy of your Austin IT support team at Gravity Systems.

Energy bills are no joke, especially as we move toward summer – but some smart IT system practices can help you survive. Here are some suggestions from your IT managed services team at Gravity Systems.

It's said that change is the one constant in life, and nowhere is this more evident that in the modern workspace. The preference of today's generation of mobile workers and flexible thinkers, along with the trend toward cost-effective use of commercial facilities, have caused businesses to embrace “nimble office” environments and technologies. If you're ready to think outside the box for your own facility setup, here are some strategies to consider from your Austin IT business support team at Gravity Systems.

The decision to keep your software current may seem like a no-brainer, but is it really? While minor upgrades can prove highly valuable or even critically important, it's possible to take things too far – or not far enough. Let's look at the question of software upgrade scheduling, and when you might need the insights of our Austin IT support experts at Gravity Systems.

Technologies may change, but governments must endure. If you work for any level of government organization, you must be ready to provide the necessary services your citizens are counting on. That means your technology must be ready to help you serve those citizens. Gravity Systems can help by providing customized government IT solutions to departments and agencies just like yours.

Once upon a time, perhaps not so long ago, it was just you, your key teammates, and a few computers. You've worked since then, and your business has grown impressively. But has your technology kept pace with those changes – and is it on track to adapt to future expansion? If your IT network is experiencing acute growing pains, maybe it's time to look at some sensible ways to build it out, with the aid of our Austin business IT support team at Gravity Systems.

By now, just about every computer user has heard of the recent Facebook scandal, in which the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica shared the personal data of anywhere from 30 million to 87 million Facebook account holders (depending on whose numbers you believe). It's an understandably alarming situation, not only for individual Facebook users but also for businesses with Facebook accounts – and the underlying concern applies to other social media channels as well. How do you guard your data against such threats? Here are some suggestions from our Austin IT business support team.

Rain, wind, thunder, lightning, hail – we're accustomed seeing the Central Texas sky put on some dramatic displays in the month of April. If you've ever had the power go off in your home or had to replace a window due to hail damage, you know what spring storms can do. Even worse, damage to your IT system can grind your whole enterprise to a halt. Here are some tips on how to protect your technology – and your productivity – against foul weather.

There's a great feeling of relief and security when your critical data is safely tucked away in one or more off-site servers. But do you actually know where those servers are, who's managing them, or what happens if trouble strikes? Let's look at some critical considerations.