Grundig IT Newsletter Computing News That You Can Use - December 2021 The 5 Most Important IT Considerations as 2021 Comes to an End and 2022 Begins NOTE: To browse ALL past Newsletter topics that we have covered over the years, go here. Quote of the Month: "You will either step forward into growth or you will step backward into safety."— Abraham Maslow As we roll into the last month of the year, it's a good time to think about the future. All of us, as … [Read more...] about Grundig IT Newsletter: 5 Important IT Considerations
Last month, we discussed Computer Security This time: The latest in backup technology and services offered by companies like Datto. Find more on Blog at GrundigIT.com As Always, Happy Computing! -- Tom Grundig Network-driven Local and Cloud Backup Technology with Virtualization Network driven backups have been a thing for a while now, but a new wave has hit in the recent years. We feel we should discuss the differences between devices of the past, and the new age that has been passed … [Read more...] about June Newsletter: Backup Technology
Walnut Creek Current Events Walnut Creek California’s business growth is in a strong upswing as 2017 ends and 2018 begins. This last year has been great for many types of businesses in Walnut Creek, including retail, restaurants, dentists, other healthcare professionals, and real estate. Downtown Walnut Creek is being called the East Bay’s "premier shopping district," and features numerous up-scale and unique stores. At the same time, real estate prices are steadily rising, with … [Read more...] about Walnut Creek Business is Up And Coming
Greetings! Last month, we talked about security as it evolves beyond passwords. This month, we cover the changes to and release dates of Google Backup and Sync, Drive File Stream and Google Calendar applications. Find more on Blog at GrundigIT.com As Always, Happy Computing! -- Tom Grundig Google Backup and Sync, Drive File Stream and Calendar Google Backup and Sync Similar to the Google Drive desktop application, Google Backup and Sync will … [Read more...] about November Newsletter: Google Backup and Sync, Drive File Stream and Calendar
In our last blog, we looked at how data can be recovered in the event a drive is damaged or inaccessible. Rather than trying to retrieve data after it has been lost, a more effective and safe way to preserve your data is to back it up regularly. If you’re a small business, knowing how to safely back up your data can seem overwhelming and confusing. These 5 simple tips can help you protect your valuable business and customer information with effective small business data backup. Get … [Read more...] about 5 Tips For Small Business Data Backup
Every business has data that is essential for their operations, whether it’s files, documents, records, plans or proposals. But what happens if you lose that data because it is corrupted, hacked or deleted? All too often, both businesses and individuals find themselves in the position of missing essential data without any backup. While the situation can seem hopeless, you do have options for getting your data back, and this is called data recovery. What is Data Recovery? Data recovery is … [Read more...] about What Is Data Recovery and Do I Need It?
For those who are new to the idea of ‘the cloud’ the difference between cloud storage and cloud backup can seem confusing. However, understanding the difference between cloud storage and cloud backup can be essential to finding the most efficient, economical and convenient way to store, access and protect your business files. While there are certain similarities between cloud storage and backup, there are significant differences which change the application of these two tools. Here we look at … [Read more...] about Cloud Storage Vs Cloud Backup: Which Is Right For My Business?
A few months ago we took a look at online versus offline backups. This time, we will be going a little more in depth and will take a look at some of the ways to backup a server. As usual, feel free to suggest topics which you would like to see covered in an upcoming newsletter or on the Grundig IT news page, which can be found on the Blog at GrundigIT.com As Always, Happy Computing! -- Tom Grundig Backup Options For Businesses There are 2 main options: onsite backup to an … [Read more...] about April Newsletter: Backup Options For Businesses
Most of the time, what you have is more important that what you don't have. This applies, at least, when we are talking about our computer systems. Don't understand? Well, read on. All the things on and connected to your computer system (hardware, external devices, software, data, network(s), Internet connection, etc.) are really important. So, in this case, what you HAVE is more important than what you DON'T HAVE. You may not realize this until your hard drive crashes, your … [Read more...] about Is what you HAVE is more important than what you DON’T HAVE?
Many of us are considering the most effective technology investments that we can make to keep our systems happy and ensure optimal productivity in 2009. In previous post, I mentioned some free or nearly free items which have tremendous value. Proper security on a PC or network begins with a firewall. Firewalls are designed to keep unauthorized or harmful network traffic outside a network or computer system. A good online port scanner, ShieldsUP!, which can be used to test for potentially … [Read more...] about Keeping computer systems running, secure and backed up in 2009