Keeping Your Business Running During the Coronavirus Outbreak: Technology and Preparation.

According to leading experts, Covid-19 is not going away anytime soon. But it’s important not to panic and to practice the recommended steps to minimize community transmission so that hospitals and community services are not overwhelmed while a vaccination is developed. The current recommended steps that everyone should take to slow the spread are: Washing […]

HDD vs SSD: Which Disk Technology is For You

With solid state drive (SSD) pricing falling fast, more and more people are choosing SSDs over traditional spinning disks (HDDs). For many of my own clients, the slight increase in cost of an SSD over an HDD is well worth the extra benefits like reliability, power savings, and most importantly speed. But there are still […]

Ensuring Your Data Backups Are Secure

There are many important questions to keep in mind when considering the security of your data backups. Are you backing up locally and to the cloud to avoid danger brought on by local natural disaster? Are you storing your physical and cloud backups in a safe place? Have you tested your data backup to ensure […]

Advantages of Free WiFi Access

As a business owner, you are always looking for ways to encourage organic growth, maximize customer satisfaction, and increase sales while keeping an eye on your bottom line. Offering free WiFi access to customers at your place of business can help you achieve those goals. And generally it can be done for a reasonable price […]

The First Steps to Becoming HIPAA Compliant

When we schedule an appointment to go over HIPAA compliance with a new client, we are always asked, “Where do I even start?” by the owner or practice manager. Becoming HIPAA compliant is a complex proposition that takes time, knowledge, and persistence. There are many steps involved, but the first steps are always the same: […]

IT Related HIPAA Compliance for Dental Practices

As a dental practitioner, when was the last time you thought about HIPAA compliance? Are you aware that rules regarding the storing and sharing of protected health information have been changing over the last decade? Do you have a plan in place to address the new laws the Omnibus final ruling in 2013 created? The […]

The Real Cost of Downtime

Everybody knows that when your IT infrastructure goes down it can cost your business money. But have you taken the time to truly quantify the cost of downtime for your business? At first, it can seem daunting to put a real price on an hour or day of downtime. However, if you know how much […]

How To Block Windows 10 Upgrade in Domain Environments

Microsoft has released yet another update that attempts to force Windows 10 on users of older Microsoft operating systems. This time is different though. Up until now, domain connected PCs running Windows Vista, 7, or 8 Professional were unaffected. We have found that this update is affecting those previously unaffected computers. At this point, we […]

Transitioning to the Cloud

The cloud is one of the biggest technology buzzwords of the 21st century. But what is the cloud? What benefits does the cloud provide? Is it safe to move your data to the cloud? Can using cloud services save you money? These are all important questions if you are considering transitioning some or all of […]