SaaS backups: Better safe than sorry

SaaS backups: Better safe than sorry

SaaS (software-as-a-service) applications have exploded in popularity in the last few years. For IT professionals, these cloud-based apps have made our work significantly easier in some ways – but more challenging in others. Last week, our team was reminded of a very real risk that most business owners (and even savvy IT professionals) often overlook….

Technology Assessment: The Top 12 IT Problems Found in Businesses

Technology Assessment: The Top 12 IT Problems Found in Businesses

Most business professionals have become proficient in how to use technology to manage their personal life. Unfortunately, those skills don’t always translate over to running a business and managing business technology. In fact, having some technical knowledge can lead to over-confidence, leaving your business open to risks and missing out on opportunities. IT security is…

Disaster Recovery Planning – IT Lessons from Hurricane Season

Disaster Recovery Planning – IT Lessons from Hurricane Season

Hurricanes. Floods. Fires. Tornados. Natural disasters remind us that we can’t control everything. What we can control is how we prepare in advance and how we respond afterward. Disaster recovery planning is critical! Imagine that a fire burnt your business to the ground overnight. How quickly could you get back up and running? I worry…