Nowadays, managed service providers (MSPs) perform a wide range of services specifically tailored to the needs of each customer. Some of these services include network security and management, software-as-a-service, data backup, cloud management, server management and virtualization, and day-to-day IT support.
In a nutshell, an MSP’s job is to keep you and your systems protected and up and running for as long as possible. Having an MSP catering to your IT needs means that yo
Of course! Computer technicians should be able to increase a computer’s hardware performance depending on the device’s model. For instance, a hardware upgrade can, at times, fix a slow-running computer. However, if the device you have is outdated - there really isn’t much to do but to upgrade. Some of the easiest hardware upgrades to consider are: Adding More RAM - RAM stands for random-access memory. The faster your RAM is, the better performance your PC will have. With fast
As a small business owner, you know that technology plays a crucial role in your day-to-day operations. When technology works as it should, business is smooth and seamless. However, even minor hiccups in your business processes could put a halt to your productivity. On top of the ever accelerating digital transformation, COVID has introduced a whole new gambit of challenges for small businesses, making technology all the more important. That means you’ll need to evolve at a r
Did you know?
• 1 of 10 corporate laptops will be lost or stolen over their
• 140,000 hard drives fail in the United States each week.
• A new organization will fall victim to ransomware every
14 seconds in 2019.
As a business owner, these are sobering statistics. Your employees are critical to daily operations. Loss or failure of their PCs can mean lost business, loss of critical data, and work stoppage. Additionally,
ransomware attacks, with the potent
Definition - What does Network Backup mean?
Network backup is the process of copying and backing up all end devices and network nodes in a computer network.
Network backup may also refer to the actual data or files that are backed up in a network backup process.
Let's explain Network Backup
Network backup is an integral part of the backup and recovery process in an IT environment. It is typically done using network backup software, which identifies the network components
Did you know that the illicit trading of personal data was worth $3.88 billion last year? Cybercrime is a successful industry known for its innovation. It goes far beyond the vision many of us have of some hacker nerd in his basement. Many who engage in this activity are professionals and work in large, collaborative teams. Some may even be sponsored by governments. If you follow the news, you know that large corporations and even government agencies who have fallen prey to h
Did you know that 58% percent of small businesses aren't prepared for data loss? That is over half and the stats just get worse. It is estimated that out of those businesses that have a data loss, 60% will actually shut their business down in less than 6 months. As a Managed Service Provider for almost 20 years, we have seen our share of business owners that come to us when it is too late. It's critical for small businesses to start backing up their data and come up with a di
2020 was the year that the workforce went remote and as a result many businesses are being overwhelmed by additional network traffic. The need for IT security solutions has never been greater. There are many companies on the market that make claims in regards to entry level firewall capabilities, but only one in this Managed Service Provider's opinion that really delivers. At Applied Integration we put our trust in the company, SonicWall. Working as a certified partner we
Ransomware is getting more specific of its targets. Why does this matter? It's more strategic nature, means that it’s also going to be more effective. The bad guys are now studying their targets to identify weaknesses in order to exploit them. In most cases, the ransom amounts are based on the target's ability to pay. Research pays off. So what do you do if you find out that your company is being targeted for a Cyberattack? Here are a few steps to take to protect your busines
Before 2020, the word VPN was most likely not something that you heard much. When much of the workforce moved remote during spring of last year, this VPN word became a part of daily life. So what is a VPN...let's break it down. The VPN acronym stands for Virtual Private Network but what does that actually mean? Virtual The virtual part of VPN means just that – There is no connection needed. Imagine a tunnel that is built to virtually connect your devices to your secure offic