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Downtime

How Much Does Downtime Really Cost Your Business?

By Virtual DataWorks | July 19, 2018

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. […]

Optimized

Has Your Website Been Optimized for Mobile Users?

By Virtual DataWorks | July 17, 2018

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 […]

Improve Search Engine

Five Ways Your Business Can Improve Its Search Engine Rankings

By Virtual DataWorks | July 15, 2018

In an age where most business happens online, not showing up in Google search results can really hurt you. While there’s no real shortcut to showing up consistently on web searches, there are a few quick fixes to get your site to show up on your potential customer’s search results…   1. HTML tags – Important […]

preserve your network

Five Things You Should Do Right Now to Preserve Your Network and Systems

By Virtual DataWorks | July 13, 2018

1. Backup Files Every Day – As catastrophic as data loss is, the number of businesses that still are not backing up their network is unbelievable. According to the Symantec Small to Medium Size Businesses (SMB) data, only 23% of SMBs are backing up their data on a daily basis and fewer than 50% are backing […]

Data Loss

Data Loss Can Cause You to Shut Down

By Virtual DataWorks | July 11, 2018

Small and medium-sized businesses today are relying more than ever on IT systems to efficiently run their business, support customers and optimize productivity. These systems house sensitive digital data ranging from employee and customer information to internal emails, documents, and financial records, sales orders and transaction histories. This is in addition to applications and programs […]

Backup Plan

Can You Really Afford Not to Have a Backup Plan?

By Virtual DataWorks | July 9, 2018

According to Symantec SMB, 50% of SMBs admit to having no backup and disaster recovery plan in place. 41% of those surveyed confessed that they had never even given much thought to implementing a disaster recovery or business continuity plan. If you are one of them, then you really need to think about whether you […]

Does two-factor authentication matter for file sharing?

By Virtual DataWorks | July 7, 2018

Today, let’s look at two-factor authentication and its value in protecting your file sharing efforts. First, what is it? Two-factor authentication requires two different forms of identification to verify an employee. In general, the idea behind it is that the two forms of identification aren’t necessarily closely linked to each other: the possession of one […]

enterprise FSS

The 3 Necessities of True Collaboration: A Primer

By Virtual DataWorks | July 5, 2018

Today’s blog is a basic primer on what a complete File, Sync, and Share (FSS) solution includes. Very simply, FSS is a software service that allows you to share all manner of files, documents, spreadsheets and images within an organization as well as with outside third parties, such as customers and prospects. For the average […]

Mobile Productivity

Increase Mobile Productivity with File Sync & Share

By Virtual DataWorks | July 3, 2018

How often do you see people working on their laptops or tablets in coffee shops? Probably a lot, and this is going to become even more the norm as the traditional ‘workplace’ changes. For example, some companies don’t even give their employees personal workstations, and almost everyone is expected to be available 24/7. As a […]

File Sync & Share

Use File Sync & Share as a Good Branding Opportunity

By Virtual DataWorks | July 1, 2018

Are you letting your employees use any file sharing solution they want? Are they collaborating with clients over different platforms? Sharing files via email, text and consumer-grade File Sync & Share (FSS)? Aside from the security risks you are taking and the (in)convenience factor, is this really putting the company in the best light? Think […]