Physical vs Virtual Servers: What, Why and How

Physical vs Virtual Servers: What, Why and How

Physical vs virtual servers Most small businesses use one or more physical servers. These hardware devices are essentially big computers with more capacity than desktops.  Like all computers, servers have a motherboard, memory, and disk space.  Physical servers can be located in your office, in a data center, or in “the cloud” (a data center…

Computer Warranties: Are They Worth it For Businesses?

Computer Warranties: Are They Worth it For Businesses?

According to Warranty Week, extended warranties are a $40 billion business. Manufacturers make lucrative margins on warranties, because they know that most people will never take them up on the offer. For personal electronics, extended warranties aren’t usually worth the money because the chances of needing a repair are low; the cost of repairs or…

Business Firewalls: How to Protect Your Computer Network

Business Firewalls: How to Protect Your Computer Network

With all the news about data security breaches and malware attacks, businesses are finally starting to take network security more seriously… as they should! Downtime and data loss can have a devastating impact on a business. Small businesses are not immune from criminals with malicious intent. In fact, 43% of cyberattacks target small businesses because…