Case Study: Managed Cloud Backups

Crunch time was upon us.  Myself and my team had been working many long hours and spending way too much time at the office to complete a major project for our client.  We had just a few hours of work left when disaster struck.  If it hadn’t been for the cloud backup, we would have […]

Managed Cloud Backup Service

The more we use our computers, the more data we create.  The more data we create, the less paperwork we have filling up filing cabinets and desk drawers.  Unfortunately your data could be at risk from hard drive failures, damaged or stolen equipment, or even user error.  This lost data can mean thousands of dollars […]

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Surprise Backup Failure

We recently had a customer reach out so we could help them determine why their backups weren’t working. They got an alert saying there had not been a backup in over 7 days. It’s hard to imagine what amount of data could accumulate in “over 7 days” much less how valuable that data is! Nonetheless […]

Why Internal IT Staff Can Be a Hindrance

Hiring an IT employee to take care of in-house issues must be the answer because you are tired of reacting to all of the IT issues you are having.  When your business gets big enough to hire an internal IT person it might make things worse.  In this post, we will discuss why maintaining internal […]

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Changing Your IT Provider

The only thing worse than having your IT people fail to deliver on service to your business is actually changing your IT provider. There is so much that you remember when you tried to find the last one. Comparing pricing, services, doing your reference calling, and everything else – it can be overwhelming. Why Change? […]

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What is Your Business Backup Missing?

The employee said “We have to get the hard drive recovered from my computer, it is critical!” Understanding of course that the employee would be unable to work until the computer was restored is understandable and I assured them that we’d get everything in all haste, but the hard drive had completely failed and a […]

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10 Positive and Negative Technology Changes that Affect Business Operations

Your technology – everything in your office from physical devices to information networks – has an incredibly transformative influence on your business world and economy.  Not only does your technology impact the smallest details of day-to-day business operations by increasing the productivity of workers and investments, accelerating economic activity, promoting interdependence between industries, and allowing […]

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Security Strategy

Layered Approach to Security A door isn’t always enough to keep people out, so we create locks. Locks can be broken, so we create security systems. Just because we have a security system, doesn’t mean we don’t have a door. Each component works with the others to help guarantee security. It’s all part of a […]

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Current Accounting Technological Trends

While trust and customer service still remain tantamount to the relationship between accountants and the clients they serve, clients are demanding faster results that can be produced anywhere at any time.  Thankfully, the trends happening within the accounting industry provide a multitude of opportunities for accountants to deliver the service their clients have come to […]