Are you familiar with cryptocurrency? The most well-known of them is Bitcoin, and many people predict a bright future for this decentralized type of currency. Google Dictionary says: (Cryptocurrency is) a digital currency in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of units of currency and verify the transfer of funds, operating independently of a central bank. The creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, said in 2009 when annoucing it: “Announcing the first … [Read more...] about What is a Bitcoin Anyway? A Short Cryptocurrency Overview
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
Running a business, you may have information that you want to both protect and make easily accessible. Cloud storage options can be the ideal solution for keeping valuable data safe, while allowing it to be accessed across your business. There are many options and it can be hard to know which will be the best for you. Here we learn more about the different types of cloud storage as well as the pros and cons of each approach. Personal or Mobile Cloud Storage Personal cloud storage typically … [Read more...] about What’s The Best Cloud Storage For Small Business?
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
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?
Last newsletter we covered Ransomware, and some good ways to protect yourself from it, as well as what you need to do when you are infected. This month we'll be taking another look at Google Apps, but focusing on how we utilize it here at Grundig IT. At Grundig IT, we can help your business take advantage of all Google Apps has to offer. We have successfully implemented Google Apps for businesses of all sizes. As usual, feel free to suggest topics which you would like to see covered in an … [Read more...] about February Newsletter: How We Use Google Apps
Google Apps for Work (formerly Google Apps for Business) has been around for a while, and that’s given IT professionals plenty of time to explore the relative advantages and disadvantages compared to traditional mail servers and applications provided by webhosts. And in that time, we’ve seen Google Apps surge in popularity as businesses switch over to increase their productivity thanks to the following factors: Instant Syncing Unlike other business tools, Google Apps for Work was … [Read more...] about How Your Business Can Be Ultra-Effective Using Google-Apps
We hear a lot about cloud computing these days, so I thought I'd cover one of the most popular and powerful suites of cloud-based services available today: Google Apps. (By the way, Cloud computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and mobile devices on demand.) 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 at … [Read more...] about Google Apps
Cloud computing refers to computing that is taking place somewhere other than on your computer or local server. Since the computing in cloud computing takes place elsewhere, it requires a good, stable internet connection to be accessed from your PC, laptop, Mac or smartphone. For example, web-based email can be considered a cloud service and has been around for a long time. Other, newer services, such as Google Docs, Office 365 and others are becoming more popular every day. QuickBooks online … [Read more...] about Cloud Computing Revisited