cloud computing

3 Stages of a Successful Cloud Shift

Brett Harney Cloud

The ultimate result of moving to the cloud should be simplification of your work flow. Using the cloud should reduce security concerns, decrease reliance on aging hardware, increase collaboration, and make your data simpler to access wherever, however, and whenever you want it. The hard part is getting all your data and processes there in the beginning. Effectively migrating to …

cloud computing

UCaaS Vs. PBX: Is Cloud a Clear Winner?

Brett Harney Cloud

Aren’t we all just headed to the cloud, making this comparison moot? Not exactly. The two are not black and white. Cloud communications is a broad field, ranging from single-function apps to full hosted UC services. PBX systems, which are now basically VoIP telephony, can vary as well from on-premise hardware to hosted cloud solutions. So, while we’re discussing UCaaS …

cyber security

A Solution for SMBs Looking for Protection from Cyber Crime

Brett Harney Cloud, Network Security

In the wake of the WannaCry attack, cyber security concerns have escalated, as they should. The statistics on data breaches are harrowing. SMBs represent more than 50% of data breaches. The National Cyber Security Alliance found that 60% of small companies are unable to sustain their businesses over six months after a cyber-attack. The proliferation of ransomware alone is astounding. …