Entries by Mary Grace Buckley

How Data Backup Differs From Disaster Recovery

A disaster recovery strategy is vital when running a business. This preemptive solution helps you cope with all sorts of catastrophes while reducing downtime. You can never be too careful when you’re running a business. Whether you own a small startup or an established enterprise, you need reliable tools to assist your team in their […]

Why Outsource Your IT Services?

What is a managed service provider? Many companies have internal IT staff who handle the day-to-day maintenance of their systems, manage end-user support, and generally keep things functional. This can work for smaller organizations with only a few workstations, but as your business grows, support with more reach and expertise becomes critical. An IT managed […]

Data Backup Services Are Critical for Cyber Security

Data backup solutions are among the most necessary components of an IT strategy for a business, nonprofit, or any other organization. From business continuity to risk mitigation, a comprehensive backup strategy is what keeps an operation…well, operational.  In this piece, we cover some of the basics, from the reasons that backups are so crucial to […]

5 Tips From a Managed Security Service Provider

Have you heard any of these panic-inducing exclamations?  Cyber criminals are out to steal your data!  Vulnerabilities in your systems are being exploited as you read this!  Regulatory noncompliance could end your business! These aren’t necessarily disingenuous statements, but you don’t need to panic. By taking appropriate steps, you can focus on your mission and […]

Cyber Security Solutions and the Ohio Safe Harbor Law

As of November 2, 2018, Ohio’s Data Protection Act, also known as a “safe harbor” law, grants businesses protection from lawsuits relating to data breaches if they are reasonably complying with industry-standard and federal regulatory frameworks. This groundbreaking legislation may soon be mirrored by other states but is limited to Ohio for now.  To qualify […]

How to Prepare for Windows 7 End of Life

On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will end its support of Windows 7. After that date, Microsoft will no longer provide technical support, software updates, or security updates for Windows 7. Windows 7 captured 37% of the market share last year, which means that hundreds of millions of users will be affected by Windows 7 end […]

How to Prepare for Windows 7 End of Life

The end of Windows 7 is quickly approaching. Don’t wait to upgrade to Windows 10 otherwise you may compromise everything that you worked for.  Circle January 14th, 2020 on your calendars now, because that will officially be the end of Windows 7 as we know it. Now that this operating system is on life support, […]

What Can VoIP Do For Your Business?

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology reduces expensive telephone bills while simplifying workplace communication in the process.  Get ready to say goodbye to traditional phone systems. The internet is becoming more important by the day and it continues to transform our everyday lives. For businesses, the way employees communicate has completely changed and that is […]

3 Stellar VoIP Solutions That You Need to Know About

When it comes to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology, the experts at CTMS deliver sophisticated solutions that streamlines communication and boost productivity in the workplace.  Traditional phone systems no longer have a place in the world of business. When it comes to business telecommunications, VoIP technology is the staple for offices, large and small. […]

Windows 7’s Biggest Security Issues

Circle your calendars for January 14, 2020. On that day, Windows 7 will become a thing of the past and your network could face some very serious dangers if you don’t upgrade your operating system (OS) before then.  It won’t be long until Microsoft takes Windows 7 off life support. Since this operating system (OS) […]