Security in an office network has always been incredibly important, but now it seems more important than ever. Ransomware is becoming increasingly more threatening as it affects larger and larger targets at an increasing rate. As such, most IT service providers and MSPs (managed service providers) have been focusing harder on making sure that the state of their client's network security is top notch. However, there are a few issues that keep their efforts from being completely … [Read more...] about September Newsletter: Security Measures and Practices
With the increased effectiveness of cloud-based server solutions, many people are beginning to migrate to these cloud services, attracted by the promise that outsourcing their server environments will increase the reliability of their security and decrease downtime. However, it’s been shown recently that even these services are not immune to ransomware. quickbooks-cloud-hosting-firm-insynq-hit-in-ransomware-attack/ The above article covers the ransomware that infected iNSYNQ’s … [Read more...] about Cloud Services
Email services are arguably the most important service for office functions. It's reasonable to switch email service providers for many reasons, but doing so can be a bit tricky. In the past, this meant manually exporting email data from each user and importing it to the new service. This process takes a lot of time and has a tendency to not work perfectly every time. This process can be faster and simpler for more than one user, plus it's not necessary to have all email data within the … [Read more...] about Switching Email Services: Part 1
Technology is accelerating at rates never before witnessed. As technology is bringing progress to businesses of all types, top companies are looking for ways to stay ahead of the technological revolution. Perhaps your company is struggling with existing complex and costly business software and hardware in order to carry out your day-to-day business activities. Your company has hired a team of expensive specialists or experts to manage and maintain these systems. It has come to the point that … [Read more...] about Why Choose Cloud Services as your Company Grows
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
Your data is valuable, and securing it against unauthorized access, theft, or loss is incredibly important. However, too many small businesses don’t really understand their different options for data security and recovery or are relying on old-fashioned batch updates when better, cheaper, and easier options are now readily available. Fortunately for businesses in Contra Costa County, Grundig IT can help. We have years of experience helping small and medium businesses get a handle … [Read more...] about Data Security And Recovery For Small Business
Although you may not hear about it every day, cloud-based computing is being mentioned more often in the news these days. Why? Cloud services are becoming more of a reality with each day that passes. However, what is Cloud Computing? The best way to think of cloud computing is to imagine doing something that you would normally do on your PC or laptop without having the to use all of the hardware and software in the PC. All the computation takes place somewhere else while your PC and … [Read more...] about Cloud Computing – What is it?