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Why Should You Consider Using A Data Center To Host Your Servers

The data of your business should be the center of everything. It’s the heart of your business, so this makes it necessary for a business to have secure servers hosting their data. In this technology driven world, a data center could easily be one of the most important parts of your company. Some companies choose to create their own data centers, others choose to use another company to host their servers. Servers are often filled with unique software and programs; and they hold data that is not only important, but often very sensitive as well. Why are some companies letting something…

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Why Outsourcing Server Hosting Is an Excellent Idea

In order for certain businesses to function correctly, server hosting is a necessity. However, companies must decide between the two options of in-house hosting, or outsourced server hosting. It is important to learn about how outsourcing can be beneficial as this will help you make the right decision. No Need to Worry About Capital Depreciation Since outsourcing is an operational expenditure, you are not going to need to be concerned with depreciation of value over time. In-house server hosting means initial spending on getting equipment, but outsourcing prevents this from being a necessity. While in-house server hosting is a worthwhile investment…

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Why is Network Security so Important?

You’ve heard over and over again that network security is one of the most important things to the continuity of your business, and therefore its success. You haven’t heard wrong, but you may be wondering exactly why it’s so important. Most people only have a vague idea of exactly why the security of their network is so important. Here are a few things that you’re protecting. Client information You most likely store all of the information that you have about all of your customers on your network. If this information were to fall into the wrong hands, such as competitors, or even…

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What Should You Do in the Workplace if You Suspect You’ve Received an Email Scam?

Email scams are some of today’s most insidious threats to every company’s computer systems. And because they can spread viruses as well as compromise private information, it’s a common issue we see here at Global IP Networks that compromises data. It’s one reason why we provide a data center that keeps your information safe, especially as part of a business continuity plan if your network ever shuts down or is compromised. But how can you manage email scams so they don’t become a major threat to your company? The best thing to do is set up a plan to check…

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Understanding the Different Types of Spam

There are many different types of spam and it is important that you understand the different types in order to better protect yourself from it. If you aren’t familiar with all of the ways spam is delivered, take a look at the different types below. The more you know about spam, the better you will be able to protect yourself from it. Spam in Emails Spam in email is something which we’re quite knowledgeable about. Just about everyone is familiar with the email spam and if you haven’t been subjected to it, then you are one of the lucky ones. These emails…

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Three Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Ideal for a Small Business

While technological advancements are made in almost every industry, and on a constant basis, technology that you can use for your small business is even better. In this case, it is cloud computing. Instead of using a local server to handle all of your data, this is handled by a network of remote servers, in which all information is transferred through the internet. It is an incredible practice for large businesses, and it is also extremely beneficial for small businesses that are looking to maximize efficiency. It is Cost-efficient in Almost Every Way Cloud computing is really quite simple and easy…

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The Role of Business Impact Analysis in Business Continuity

The majority of work concerning business continuity is done in the planning stage. Businesses need to be sure that they have the technology and cooperation from their staff to quickly resume business operations in the event of a disaster. An important element during the planning stage is conducting a business impact analysis (BIA). A business impact analysis allows companies to quantify the financial aspects of business continuity. This helps them to understand what they need to invest in, as some aspects of business continuity have more financial weight than others. This guide provided by Tech Target includes a definition of business impact analysis and explains why…

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The Latest E-Mail Scams Target CEOs and Cost Businesses Billions

It seems you’re always reading about a new email scam every week that fools office employees. Some of those, however, have a lot of clues now that indicate they’re phishing scams. In that regard, employees are a little more on guard on catching email scams while working. Yet, the creators of those emails are always finding new ways to evolve their dirty work so it keeps fooling more people. One of the most recent email scams targets CEOs rather than employees. You can see the devious nature of this type of email based on the idea that it doesn’t use the typical…

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The Importance of Business Continuity: Surviving a Disaster or Crash

One of the most critical things a business can have in place these days is an emergency disaster plan. While no one likes to think about the possibility of disasters, natural disasters such as floods, storms, and earthquakes happen somewhere every day. The residents of Colorado this year never dreamed such a flood would happen to them. Yet it happened right in their own backyards. It came without warning, washing away miles of terrain, highways, and dreams. As a business owner, you know the importance of business continuity. What can a business do to prepare for such a possibility? Here are…

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The Four Most Common Business Continuity Missteps and How to Avoid Them

The importance business continuity can not be overstated, yet many businesses fall short in their planning efforts. That’s why we’ve compiled four of the most common business continuity pitfalls and how to avoid them. Not having a good grasp on the business: A business plan is incredibly important. If it is quickly disregarded or set aside and your objectives are forgotten, you are setting yourself up for failure. To avoid this, stay focused and regularly review your business plan to insure that you’re still on the right track. Improper management: When a management team decides to deviate from their training,…

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