What is the Cloud: A Simple Analogy

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You use the cloud and don’t even know it. Do you go to Amazon and create a wish list? Do you have an email account on Yahoo? That is cloud computing. All your emails are stored on Yahoo servers somewhere. They are on physical servers, of course, but they aren’t on your laptop. The advantage is that when you spill …

The Isidore Group Ranked Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures 2018

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FOR IMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Kris Blackmon, Content Director, Channel Futures Editor, MSP 501 Kris.Blackmon@knect365.com The Isidore Group Ranked Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures 11th Annual MSP 501 Identifies World’s Most Forward-Thinking MSPs & Leading Trends in Managed Services BURR RIDGE, ILLINOIS, July 12, 2018–The Isidore Group ranks among the world’s 501 most strategic and innovative managed service …

Loss of Data: Causes and Prevention

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Loss of Data: Causes and Prevention The adoption of technology from the simplest of matters to the most complex problems has rendered us heavily dependent on it. We love paying our bills minutes before they are due. We enjoy seeing loved ones face-to-face on our computer screens. We can access and print our extremely sensitive records from government and financial …

Be Proactive: How to Avoid Potential Network Failures

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Be Proactive: How to Avoid Potential Network Failures   For small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), an IT network failure can be devastating because they don’t have the resources of large corporations to bounce back from such disasters. Preparation against such devastation may be the only course for them to avoid failure and survive with the least damage if failure occurs. …

It is Heaven! Using the Cloud to Challenge Big Business

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It is Heaven! Using the Cloud to Challenge Big Business Has anyone suggested you begin moving your business to the cloud? Cloud data storage or cloud computing? What is this, anyhow? And isn’t it something for huge companies? In the last post we explained what cloud computing is. Simply put, it is the offsite storage of your data, and perhaps …

5 Ways SMBs Can Save Money on Security

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5 Ways SMBs Can Save Money on Security Small-to-medium sized businesses and large enterprises may seem worlds apart, but they face many of the same cyber-security threats. In fact, in recent years, cyber-criminals have increasingly targeted SMBs. This is because it’s widely known that SMBs have a smaller budget, and less in-house expertise, to devote to protection. Thankfully, there are …

Four Key Components of a Robust Security Plan Every SMB Must Know

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Four Key Components of a Robust Security Plan Every SMB Must Know Most businesses are now technology dependent. This means security concerns aren’t just worrisome to large corporate enterprises anymore, but also the neighborhood sandwich shop, the main street tax advisor, and the local non- profit. Regardless of size or type, practically any organization has valuable digital assets and data …

Just Because You’re Not a Big Target, Doesn’t Mean You’re Safe

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Just Because You’re Not a Big Target, Doesn’t Mean You’re Safe Not too long ago, the New York Time’s website experienced a well-publicized attack, which raises the question – how can this happen to such a world-renowned corporation? If this can happen to the New York Times, what does this bode for the security of a small company’s website? What’s …

Stay Secure My Friend… More Hackers Targeting SMBs

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Stay Secure My Friend… More Hackers Targeting SMBs Many SMBs don’t realize it, but the path to some grand cybercrime score of a lifetime may go right through their backdoor.  SMBs are commonly vendors, suppliers, or service providers who work with much larger enterprises. Unfortunately, they may be unaware that this makes them a prime target for hackers. Worse yet, …