The Benefits of Unified Communications

Most organizations use phones regularly for daily communication therefore quality reliable business class voice service remains an important business requirement. In the past, proprietary phone systems were costly and complicated, as well as challenging to install and maintain in an ever-changing business environment. Fortunately, Unified Communications (UC) technology such as hosted Voice over IP (VoIP) offers an advanced alternative to systems of the past.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017/Comments (0)/

Your Employees Are Your Best Defense Against Cyber Threats

Your investment in information security means nothing if your employees are not on board or are unaware of your company’s cyber security policies. You could have the latest state-of-the-art technology, or you could have invested thousands of dollars in cyber security with software and hardware to protect your network from cyber threats, but all it takes is a lack of awareness of potential threats or human error to send your system reeling.

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Monday, November 6, 2017/Comments (0)/

5 Ways to Protect Yourself after the Equifax Breach

If you weren’t already concerned about identity theft and protecting your credit, the Equifax breach should have served as a major wake-up call.

The credit-rating company disclosed that it was hacked earlier this year, exposing the personal information of 143 million U.S. consumers to anyone with a penchant for wreaking havoc.

This breach is not unique. Identity theft happens every day. Here are five ways you can protect yourself and keep your information safe.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017/Comments (0)/

Trends in Business Security

The Need for Information Security and How This Ties to Cloud Initiatives

As we are moving to the cloud, hosted and other managed services, we have to think about how security pertains to that. If you think back five years or even a little longer, security was a firewall because we sent email back and forth and we had to understand who was sending us what and if it was malicious. Now, with mobile devices and other technologies, the attack mechanisms have grown ten-fold.

Read further to learn more about trends in business security. This information came from an article by David Lichtman, the publisher of the Sacramento Business Journal who sat down to talk with Darren Peterson, vice president of product marketing at Consolidated Communications.

Monday, May 1, 2017/Comments (0)/

Top 10 Reasons for Data Center Colocation

Today’s IT managers are no longer responsible for the day-to-day technical operations of an organization. At least, they shouldn’t be. IT managers should be strategic thinkers who guide the organization’s technological vision rather than spend time on tasks that can easily be handled by their staff. Engaging a data center colocation partner can be one of the best ways to facilitate freeing your IT resources.

Thanks to technological advancements, organizations can outsource their IT infrastructure to a managed services provider. With colocation, businesses rent different facets of a data center instead of buying them. IT managers can rent and outsource everything from servers, storage, and networking equipment to ancillary data center features, such as space, heating and cooling, and physical security.

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