Disaster Recover Plan: Priorities

If you don’t have a disaster recovery plan, you should. It’s not always something people talk about, but in the case of a disaster, whether a tornado, a virus, or an employee’s mistake, a plan could help you maintain business continuity, and help you to keep your business open, while not having a plan could force […]

Dell to Give Ubuntu Fans More of What They Want with New Inspirion Hybrids

The new Inspiron Hybrid is a tablet, a laptop, and now it’s a new way to experience Dell’s popular Ubuntu OS. Rumor became news last Monday when the PC manufacturer announced the Inspiron 11 3000 and Inspiron 13 7000 at the Computex trade show in Taipei, China. Built as a competitor to Lenovo’s very successful Yoga device, the […]

Control Your Data, Enhance Your Productivity, and Save Money With Cloud Computing

Technology is a jumble of burden and ease. On one hand, businesses can automate most tasks, easily handle massive amounts of data, and deliver exceptional customer service instantaneously. On the other hand, the burden of maintaining, upgrading, and implementing all this technology is taxing companies of capital and limited resources. But cloud computing not only makes your […]

Consider Colocation for Server Hosting to Simplify Your Business

Although it is possible to house your own hardware and servers successfully, there is a viable alternative in colocation that you should consider to keep your business simple and straightforward. When housing your own hardware, you can take your own measures until you are satisfied, but high-quality colocation providers for server hosting can satisfy or exceed your […]

Cloud Computing: When Disaster Strikes

Cloud computing has had some misconceptions through 2014 that have snowballed to a point where people stop using this solution. Despite the Apple iCloud scare this year, everyone has to keep in mind no technology is perfect if it’s not used correctly. In the case of any security concerns, it’s all in how you monitor the […]

Cloud Computing: Horizontal and Vertical Scaling Defined

When it comes to cloud computing, scaling is the ability for an IT resource to handle increased or decreased usage demands. There are two types of scaling. They are: Horizontal Scaling Vertical Scaling HORIZONTAL SCALING The allocation of release of IT resources that are identical in type is horizontal scaling. The horizontal allocation of resources […]

Cloud Computing: Denial of Service Attacks

In a cloud computing environment, attacks on shared resources can compromise your cloud solution. It is important to have security in place for when your systems may become compromised. Additionally, managed services such as monitering can avoid many types of attacks. A Denial of Service (DOS Attack) causes increased loads on your servers and network that result […]

Business Continuity Requires Disaster Recovery Planning

Many companies don’t recognize that unprotected software and data can be a significant threat to their future. Data backup protects not just a company’s proprietary information, but also that of its vendors, partners and customers. A Disaster  Recovery Plan will help maintain business continuity in the face of an attack, and help them recover faster […]

Big Data: The Reason for Optimism in the Fracking Industry

Since the early 1970s, OPEC has had a powerful influence on the price of oil by virtue of its enormous oil production. However, that has changed over the last five years when high oil prices stimulated the U.S. fracking industry. Its huge shale oil output combined with Saudi Arabia’s oversupply efforts to suppress U.S. fracking […]

Big Data: The New Hiring Tool

The quality of its employees is essential to determining whether a company succeeds or fails. Therefore the job of the hiring manager is a vital one. It is also a job that isn’t always performed in an optimal manner. Why? The reason comes down to human brain function and its limitations. The amount of job […]