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Why Backup Internet is Important for SMBs

According to Gartner, internet downtime can cost businesses an average of $5,600 per minute – which is an astonishing $300,000 per hour. For any business, especially SMBs, a loss that substantial can be devastating and have a major impact on overall revenue. It is important that businesses, no matter what the size, take measures to minimize the effects of internet outages and downtime. The simplest and most cost-effective solution is backup internet.

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4 Tests to Find Cybersecurity Weaknesses in Your Business

Now into 2020, the cybersecurity  threats continue to come .  And it is not just the traditional attacks businesses need to be afraid of - it is the newer variants. No matter which industry or company size, everybody is at risk. 

A lot of these emerging threats stem from web applications being created and deployed.  Very often, the IT or project management team are under enormous pressure to deliver a product under budget and ahead of schedule.  Because of this, adequate security measures can be overlooked or missed. Or if your business outsourced the project, the third party could have not properly tested for vulnerabilities or weaknesses.

It is quite possible that a backdoor (or several) could be left open for risk.  

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SDN, SD-WAN, NFV, VNF: The Alphabet Soup of Network Functions

Before diving into network soup and getting a better grasp on how the various solutions work together, it is imperative to understand them individually. Here is a breakdown. 

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How Digital Transformation is Still Relevant in 2020 and Beyond

Worldwide Spending on Digital Transformation Will Reach $2.3 Trillion in 2023 (IDC)

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7 Reasons Mobility is Giving CIOs Headaches

The infiltration of mobile devices in the workplace isn’t new news. It may be hard to believe though that mobile devices entered the workforce just a little more than a decade ago. More recently, the influx of BYOD, the ever-growing number of remote workers, and the mind-blowing pace at which technology is advancing have all kept IT departments on their toes and CIOs awake at night. As such, it should come as no surprise that with this increase comes growing strain and an increasing number of obstacles facing a CIO; they and their staff need to continuously shift their priorities and strategies to accommodate the current challenges that are plaguing their organization and adapting to the constant changes.

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Building a Cybersecurity Strategy

A s we enter the fast track to 2020, top of mind of every C-suite executive, especially CIOs and the CISOs, is dealing with the cybersecurity threat landscape.  The new year promises to bring new challenges, and many hurdles for all kinds of businesses to break through.  There will be the usual attacks (phishing, ransomware, malware, etc.) but there will also be some more devastating and debilitating ones which when triggered can attack critical infrastructures.

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Colocation Facilities Gaining Popularity in 2020 and Beyond

Data center workloads have been increasingly shifting in recent years to colocation facilities as an alternative to the privately-owned data center. In fact, industry experts predicted back in 2018, the global market for data center colocation services to grow at a CAGR of 13.7%  by 2020.

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5G Security Risks & Remediations

All the wireless network connections that take place today use 4th generation, commonly known as 4G, technology.  The first versions of this were deployed in both Oslo, Norway and Stockholm, Sweden, back in 2009.  Because of advancements in technology and the explosive demand for rapid cloud services, the need has risen for even faster wireless.

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5 Big Technology Trends to Drive Revenue in 2020

As we enter a new decade, our jobs and personal lives will continue to become more automated, more digital and more connected than ever before. And innovation is powering the technology growth engine that appears to be at the tipping point of another significant step.

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An Introduction to Blockchains

Introduction: In the world of business today, there are a lot of new buzz words that are floating out there. One of these is “blockchain”. Businesses have started to adopt this platform in varying levels, depending upon their needs. In this article, we examine why blockchains are becoming important to corporate America.

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