The Benefits of a Managed Service Provider

Managed Service Provider

Managed Service Providers – or MSPs – are often recommended as a cost effective IT solution for small businesses. For a minimal monthly fee, MSPs provide a reasonably priced solution to the complex technology pains of small businesses. Here’s a look at the various benefits an MSP can offer your business… Freed-Up Resources and a…

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Six Steps to Better Data Backup and Quicker Recovery

Data backup

Think Quicker Recovery Time, Not Quicker Backup – While incremental backups are much faster than executing a full-backup, they also prolong recovery time. In the event of data loss, a full restore will require loading the most recent full backup and then each incremental backup tape. Having too many incremental backup tapes not only adds time…

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Seven ‘Must Haves’ for Your Small Business Website

small business website

Your website represents your business and so building and maintaining it need to be of primary concern to you as a business owner. We often find business owners struggling with their websites saying things like: “My website looks great, but I am not able to convert” or “I invested so much into creating my website,…

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Virtual DataWorks Becomes a Microsoft Authorized Education Partner

[CANTON, OHIO – July 26, 2018] Virtual DataWorks today announced it has become a Microsoft Authorized Education Partner (AEP), demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft academic customers’ evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment. To earn a Microsoft AEP authorization, partners must complete a test to prove their level of academic licensing and market expertise.…

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Is your Business Safe from Virtual Threats?

Virtual Threats

Did you know that 50% of small business owners think their businesses are too small to be targeted by the thieves of the virtual world? Contrary to popular belief, 72% of hacker attacks often happen to smaller firms – firms with less than 100 employees! So how prepared is your SMB? Here’s a checklist to…

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Is That Email a Phishing Scheme?

Phishing

Research has revealed that over half of all users end up opening fraudulent emails and often even fall for them. Phishing is done with the aim of gathering personal information about you, generally related to your finances. The most common reason for the large number of people falling for fraudulent emails is that the phishing…

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How Much Does Downtime Really Cost Your Business?

Downtime

Many SMB owners think IT downtime only costs them a few productive hours, but there’s a lot more at stake when your systems go down. Customer satisfaction and loss of brand integrity are just two of the key losses apart from the more evident costs such as lost productivity and a temporary dip in sales.…

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Has Your Website Been Optimized for Mobile Users?

Optimized

Did you know that this year there will be more mobile web surfers than stationary ones? That means more prospects are accessing your business website more through their smartphones, tablets or other mobile devices than with a laptop or PC. If you thought you had time to make the switch this year, you may want…

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