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Preparing your company for a disaster

September 17, 2012

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What would happen if the power goes out in your workplace for a prolonged period of time? Just last week, it happened –  in San Diego. A massive blackout lasting more than 15 hours turned the lights and power out on 1.4 million residents and businesses. So what will happen when a disaster occurs to […]

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Yahoo gives away passwords

July 16, 2012

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In a company statement Yahoo! stated, “At Yahoo! we take security very seriously and invest heavily in protective measures to ensure the security of our users and their data across all our products.” If that is the case then Yahoo! should explain why it stored users ID and passwords with encryption and allowed 400,000 user […]

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Best Practices for making the move to the Cloud (conclusion)

March 16, 2012

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In this second and final part of our best practices of moving to the cloud we will examine what you should do prior to making your move. First just a quick recap. It seems that more and more companies are to the point where they are ready to embrace the cloud or at least start […]

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Cloud Computing 101 – Hosted Desktops & Servers (Part VIII)

February 16, 2012

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As we wind down our Cloud Computing 101 series we will take a look at hosted desktops and servers. These are basically virtual computers in the cloud, they look and feel like a regular computer, but the hardware and software is located in a data center. You can access your hosted desktops or server anywhere […]

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Cloud Computing 101 – VOIP (Part VII)

February 13, 2012

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Every business has unique IT requirements, and there are a wide range of hosted solutions. And configurations may span more than one platform. By now – everyone has heard of VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), Internet telephony and even perhaps the terms Virtual PBX or Hosted PBX. Whereas VOIP and Virtual PBX have similarities, there […]

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Cloud Computing 101 – Email (Part VI)

February 9, 2012

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Contrary to what you thought, email and email servers are part of the cloud. As stated in episode one (1), in my opinion the Internet and the cloud are one in the same. Therefore, your email server is connected to the Internet and your email transits the Internet and hence is in fact, part of […]

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Cloud Computing 101 – Security (Part II)

January 25, 2012

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In our second installment of our cloud computing explanation I will discuss security. This topic is by far the most discussed and of major concern to users and companies alike. No one wants their data compromised or inappropriate accessed. To read the first installment “Cloud Computing 101 – Introduction (Part I)“ Before we get started […]

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