You may have heard the myth that “email is dead.” We aren’t exactly sure where this misconception is coming from, considering there are over 4.35 billion email accounts worldwide according to the Radicati Group in 2016. Whether you agree or not, email is still one of the most widely used communication methods worldwide. In fact, email is projected to grow exponentially now that most users are able to access email on their mobile devices.
In light of email’s continuing popularity, it is still an extremely effective marketing tool for businesses of all sizes. While you may personally have a love/hate relationship with your inbox on Monday mornings, email is a great way to reach customers new and old. (more…)
Data loss occurs can occur in a variety of ways — from the mundane striking of the wrong key at the wrong moment to a cataclysmic weather event – but the results are almost always catastrophic from the loss of irreplaceable family photographs to destruction of valuable company financial reports.
However it occurs and whatever is lost, the good news is that most data is recoverable. (more…)
Forgot your password? We’ve all been there. There’s nothing more frustrating than getting locked out of your E-mail, Facebook, or worse, your entire computer! Or, how about logging into your account, only to realize someone has hacked into your page and posted embarrassing content to your entire network. Not. Cool.
Lucky for you, our computer technicians have years of experience in password creation, and have come up with some great advice to help you create passwords that you (and ONLY you) will remember! (more…)
IT Consulting also known as “information technology consulting” focuses on advising businesses on how best to use information technology to meet their business objectives. In addition to providing advice, IT consultancies often estimate, manage, implement, deploy, and administer IT systems on businesses’ behalf.
Considering hiring an IT Consultant? Finding the right IT Consultant can mean the difference between success or failure. Know where to begin?
Here is a list of things to consider in your hiring process: (more…)
More and more businesses are relinquishing their network control to Managed Services Provider (MSP) like DataOne Networks.com. What is an MSP? An MSP is a company that remotely or onsite, manages a customer’s IT infrastructure and/or end-user systems, typically on a proactive basis and under a subscription model. Whether it is because of IT budgets shrinking, the freeing up of resources or lower cost of ownership – outsourcing the IT management of part of or your entire organization’s network may be an option you should seriously consider.
Are you considering outsourcing your network management for your business? Are you wondering about the advantages of doing so? Here are five benefits of outsourcing the IT Management of your organization: (more…)
Last week’s news of Anthem’s data breach, which compromised the social security numbers of over 80 million people, has many business owners wondering if and how they can protect their own company data from hackers. Since the breach occurred after hackers accessed the credentials of at least five employees, it’s clear that there are some lessons to be learned from the attack. (more…)
Computer technology is evolving so quickly that it’s difficult to keep up! If you feel that you’re always struggling to keep up with the ever-changing and fascinating world of computers, this infographic will help you understand why, as well as inform you about some of the highlights of computer history. (more…)
Confusion about computer viruses is almost as prevalent as the viruses themselves. With this in mind, here are some common myths about computer viruses that need to be debunked once and for all. (more…)
The thought of losing all their computer data sends shivers down the spines of many business owners. Depending on the company’s use of technology, the time and expense of recovery could range from mildly stressful to catastrophic. There are organizations that never recover all their lost data and companies that suffer for months or even years after losing software, customer records, business documentation and much more.
Done properly, data backup can help you streamline the process of recovery and give you back more of your lost files. Although some degree of recovery is often possible with no backups, it is more time-consuming and costly, and there are no guarantees on what can be restored. With this in mind, here are some data backup and recovery tips for business owners. (more…)