Backup technology is one of the areas of IT infrastructure that has seen some of the biggest changes in the last 5 years. Tape backup has long been the standard in the industry for maintaining point-in-time snapshot backups. This method has been almost completely replaced by disk-to-NAS backups. Disk-to-NAS backups have many advantages over the … Read moreGet “Replicated”
Cloud computing is making everything easier. Companies that operated IT infrastructures of their own before the cloud know firsthand how much easier it is thanks to the cloud. A brief comparison of doing business before and after the cloud will show just how much cloud computing is changing things. Think about what it was like … Read more3 Ways Cloud Computing is Changing IT for the Better
April 7th 2014 was a big day for the world, not only because Microsoft ended security support for Windows XP, but because a massive security flaw was found in the OpenSSL cryptographic library. This problem, called the Heartbleed bug, was found by Google Security, and it leaks information from any applications and services utilizing OpenSSL. The problem, … Read moreUrgent: Protect Yourself Against Heartbleed
Admit it, you’ve thought about moving some of your computing infrastructure to the cloud, but just couldn’t take the leap because there is a perception out there that suggests cloud-based computing systems are less secure than the ones that you house within the confines of your office. The fact of the matter is that every piece of computing infrastructure … Read moreCloud Safety Presents New Options for Businesses
Just because you hit the delete button when using Microsoft Word doesn’t necessarily mean that your information is gone forever. Thanks to Word’s Track Changes feature, all of your deleted sentences can be easily retrieved. This is a very handy tool to help you out of a jam, but it can also be misused to … Read moreIs Your Word Document Leaking Secrets?