How to Decide Whether a Virtual Private Server (VPS) is Right for Your Company

  As companies grow, one of the issues they bump up against is whether to upgrade their shared hosting server to the next level—a Virtual Private Server (also known as a VPS, or Virtual Dedicated Server). A VPS is the middle step between shared hosting and a dedicated server that provides your business with the enhanced performance needed to grow, …

3 Reasons to Drop your Traditional IT Infrastructure

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is a type of cloud computing. In this model, the service provider manages all of your company’s virtualized IT infrastructure, including cloud-based servers and storage solutions. IaaS offers a number of benefits that traditional IT infrastructure solutions lack. However, some companies unfamiliar with the technology are hesitant to make the switch. Here are three reasons why IaaS might …

How VoIP will Take Small Business Communication and Collaboration to the Next Level

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a set of technologies allowing multimedia communication over the Internet. VoIP has had a substantial impact on the functioning of businesses and communication. The key benefit is obvious — saving money. With no long distance or toll charges, VoIP became an instant hit after launch. Over the years, the application of VoIP has grown …

5 Ways That Automation Can Save You Time

Using applications to automate routine tasks is more efficient than using manual tools. Yet most companies rely on manual tools, according to a ServiceNow survey. Eighty percent of the 915 surveyed managers reported that their companies still use manual tools and that those tools cause significant delays. On average, the managers said they spend two days every week using them …

The Stagefright Exploit: A Threat That Affects 950 Million Mobile Devices

Cybersecurity firm Zimperium announced in July 2015 that it had discovered a major vulnerability in Google’s Android mobile operating system. The flaw potentially allows hackers to access approximately 95% of all Android smartphones and tablets. That adds up to around 950 million mobile devices that are at risk. A Uniquely Dangerous Threat Usually, hackers need their victims to make cybersecurity …