Why Optimizing SQL Matters

MS SQL Server is a fabulous product, but it does need some care and attention. We have found that many companies in today’s mid-market tier have grown faster than expected. Thus they were worried about their application development, and security but haven’t had the time to tend to their database and SQL code structure. In […]

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What to Keep In Mind When Choosing a Cloud Service Provider

Remember the first computer you ever used? Back in the early days, it was common to store information on diskettes. Walking around with one made us feel a bit futuristic. Today, those disks are as anachronistic as pay phones. When you run a business, or your job entails sending and receiving significant amounts of data, […]

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Are Your Apps Making You Vulnerable to Cyber Threats?

How many people do you know without a smartphone? These nifty little gadgets have practically become a fifth limb for most of us; and we’ve come to rely on them for everything: online banking, downloading music, GPS maps, playing Scrabble when we’re bored, finding a nearby gas station… They make our lives so much easier […]

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How to Protect Yourself From the Equifax Breach

Cybersecurity is not just an issue that big companies need to worry about. Considering that every single one of us leaves behind such a huge digital footprint, we should pay attention to how it affects us as individuals. The truth is that once you’re assigned a social security number, it’s hard to stay completely hidden […]

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What to Do After a Security Breach

It’s 2017, and we’re used to technology progressing at the speed of light. When we get used to one system, the next one comes along. Along with this reality, we’ve all experienced either a computer virus, a crashed system, or compromised security. While there are steps we can take to prevent those events from happening, […]

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What Causes Data to Run Slowly?

Do you remember growing up with no computers? We’d have fun outside with our friends, or stay inside and read books. Our parents saved information in phone books, calendars, paper logs, and business journals. Those were the days. But if one of those items got lost, everyone would be out of luck. Then technology came […]

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The Real Costs of a Cybersecurity Breach

“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.” – JFK Raise your hands if you’ve ever waited to do something until the last minute. While that type of blasé attitude is great for fun vacation stories, it doesn’t work as well if you’re running a business. Some business owners are veterans […]

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What’s in Store for Data Storage?

Remember how we used to save data in diskettes? We felt so modern carrying our homework in a floppy disk instead of in a notebook. Innovation had arrived. Today, those gadgets look as out of place as a Rolodex or an 8-track, but at some point, they were lifesavers. And the same way back then […]

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Troubleshooting a System Failure

So you’re at work, typing along in your computer, laser focused on the task at hand. All of a sudden, your computer goes black. You have a pretty intense freak out moment, because you spent hours working on your document; which by the way, contains a lot of sensitive client information. Did you back up […]

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Controversial Data Storage Alternative

For the most part, even the most technically challenged have somewhat of an idea of different ways to store data: In your computer’s hard drive, in a USB, in a server, in a cloud based service. But what about implanting it inside your body? Technology moves forward in astounding leaps, but just the thought of […]

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