There are networks. They need managed. We have network managers, and they manage networks. But it the world does all this mean? Networks Your computers and devices have a network. Your phones, printers, tablets, speakers, fax machine, desktops, webcams, laptops, servers, monitors, routers, and the other devices all need to be able to be used together, to communicate with each other, or operate at the same time. Many pieces of hardware communicate via different protocols, … [Read more...] about Network Managers and Network Management Explained
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There are no shortages in the variety of cyber-attacks your business may potentially face. Understanding the most common types and how to prevent or respond to them can be important for limiting the damage caused. Here are the three most common types of cyber-attacks and how you, with the support of the digital security experts here at Grundig IT, can deal with them. 1. Web Application Attacks According to the Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR) for 2016, Web Application attacks … [Read more...] about How to Handle the 3 Most Common Types of Cyber Attacks
Experts have been debating the benefits of virtual office setups compared to traditional offices for some time, and while conclusions are still far off there have been some interesting case studies and more than a few impressions made. So let’s take a quick look at the main differences between the virtual office and the traditional office setup. 1. Physical Space vs. Flexible Space The first and seemingly greatest difference between these two office approaches is physical space. A traditional … [Read more...] about The Virtual Office Vs. The Traditional Office
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?
For the last year, I have been using Google Docs as a replacement for Microsoft Office applications whenever possible. What is it? Google Docs is a free set of online productivity applications from Google, including a Word Processor, Spreadsheet and Presentation Program. What are some advantages of Google Docs? Google Docs can be accessed from any computer with a web browser and Internet access. Simply login to your free account and begin creating documents, spreadsheets or … [Read more...] about Google Docs Can Be A Useful Replacement For Microsoft Office
If you are a business owner, you probably have very busy periods, when it seems almost impossible to get anything done followed by very slow periods when you are wondering how to fill the day. The busy periods are tremendous fun can be challenging as well. The main problem with being super-busy all the time is that we only have the time and energy to focus on the immediate task at hand, whether this is the current job, the next job or the next day. In effect, we are working "in the … [Read more...] about Are you working in your business or on your business?
Well, everyone, I've discovered what I believe to be the best and most productive Outlook add-in ever. At least it's the best that I've used. This tool XOBNI, makes analysis, searching and navigation of email much easier. Download the program for free at the above link. Feel free to respond and let others know what you think of XOBNI. … [Read more...] about Supercharge your Outlook with XOBNI!
A frequently-asked question by my clients is whether a DSL connection, cable connection or fiber-optic connection is optimal for their home or business. In the Central Contra Costa County service area which I service regularly, the choice for DSL is ATT, while Comcast and Astound offer cable connections. The phone company, ATT, is also beginning to roll out and offer fiber optic-based services. In most cases, I prefer the reliability and stability of the DSL connection. While DSL connections … [Read more...] about DSL or CABLE or FIBER?