With file sharing, there is a need to keep track of permissions, and the need for intense organization. Being clear what files are where can cause another issue to surface. For instance, Windows 10, by default, has a character limit on file names of 256 characters. So the entire file name, which includes the location of the file, can be no longer than 256 characters. Sometimes less depending on the program you're using. For example, a file called “estimate-for-company.pdf” located in … [Read more...] about File Sharing Limitations
Online file sharing is a common and important tool for an office. If the system currently in place already has a file sharing service picking which service to use is easy. However, there are situations in which neither Google nor Office 365 are being used. Or you think it might be a good idea to consider all options available instead of immediately going for what’s easiest to adopt. Picking an online file sharing service mostly comes down to personal preference. Google Drive, OneDrive, and … [Read more...] about File Sharing Options
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
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?
In the past, data storage options were relatively simple, with slowly backed up local storage the only option available. Nowadays there is a range of different data storage options, including remote cloud storage. Cloud storage is touted as a data storage revolution - the ability to easily access any file, anywhere as from any device. But is it really the right solution for your business? With benefits to both cloud storage and local storage, it's important to carefully weigh up the options … [Read more...] about Cloud Storage Vs Local Storage: Which Is Right For Your Business?
Backups come in many different flavors nowadays. From total image backups, to file and documents backups, to even folder specific backups, it is hard to know which one is right for you. The big question now however, is 'Should I backup to the cloud? Or use a hard drive?' There are ups and downs for both sides of the argument. Security, amount of space, one-time cost versus recurring costs; all of these can factor into whether you would want to use the cloud or an external hard drive. There are … [Read more...] about Backups : Cloud Storage vs External Hard Drive
Regular Maintenance for both workplace and home computing Last month we talked about some regular things you could do to keep your workstation performing well, as well as how to handle simple malware solutions. This week we'll be taking a look into backing up your data. In case the worst happens, you want to be ready with a backup. We here at GrundigIT have been employing and managing backups for all of our business clients. If you need advice moving in a new direction with your … [Read more...] about September Newsletter: Backups Cloud Storage vs External Hard Drive