Why every SMB should monitor its networks around the clock

Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are popular targets for hackers seeking big rewards for what they often assume will require little effort. SMBs still routinely deal with high-value information, such as personal or payment data, but don’t have the enterprise-grade security measures that big businesses usually have.

Everything Business Owners Need to Know About Colocation Services

Also known as data center colocation, colocation is an off-premise multi-tenant solution to ballooning IT problems. It allows enterprises to enjoy all the benefits of a physical server at a remote third-party facility for a fixed subscription fee.

These facilities host state-of-the-art data center hardware that comes with server monitoring and security, efficient power and cooling, and cloud connectivity.

5 Factors that can ruin your network’s speed and performance

Now that most businesses rely on cloud-based applications for many of their day-to-day routines, few things get in the way of productivity more than a slow internet connection. That’s why every organization should take advantage of the fastest and most reliable broadband connectivity available in their area, which here in Ashburn is fiber-optic cable or vDSL. However, no matter how fast your internet connection should be, there are both external and internal factors that can bring performance to a grinding halt.

Is URL Filtering a Necessity for Your Business?

Your staff might not be aware of it, but the clear majority of data breaches start from within. Even something as innocuous as clicking the wrong link in an unsolicited email can leave your business open to a ransomware attack or, worse, the outright theft of sensitive information.

Unified Communications: What It Means for Your Business and How to Achieve It

A business’s ability to communicate clearly and efficiently often defines its success, but that’s not likely to happen if you rely heavily on landlines and a disparate range of other methods, such as instant messaging and email. The increasing diversity and versatility of technology is making it harder for businesses to seamlessly connect their teams with clients and business partners.

Virtualization security risks & management

While virtualization security is often viewed as an afterthought, it is nevertheless important. Like all technology, securing your virtualized infrastructure is vital to your business’s success. Let’s take a look at some of the security risks posed by virtualization and how you can manage them. Security risks of virtualization Complex infrastructure – Much like virtualization […]

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