With 2011 off to a great start, we thought now would be the perfect time for a refresher course about basic online privacy protection. In fact, this would serve as a wonderful opportunity for parents to sit down with their children to review how we can all stay safe online.[Read More...]
Wide Area Networks (WANs) have linked computer systems, devices and users for more than 40 years, enabling people to access and share files, e-mail and run applications. As WAN hardware and software technologies have improved, so has the speed at which the systems communicate and operate.WAN optimization solutions seek to accelerate a broad range of applications accessed by distributed network users by eliminating redundant transmissions, staging data in local caches, compressing and prioritizing data and streamlining chatty protocols. The solutions are implemented on the network in the form of an appliance that classifies network traffic to help data flow more freely, thus speeding up operations. What does this mean to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs)?[Read More...]
A Web security consultant named George Deglin discovered a way to glean Facebook users' names, email addresses, current locations, and photos through Facebook's "instant personalization" partner, Yelp.com.[Read More...]
When it comes to backing up, people are often tempted to go for the cheapest option (it won't happen to me anyway, right?), but don't fall into that trap.
Chances are that your computer contains a mass of valuable data. From irreplaceable family photographs to critical business documents, most computers contain data that their owners wouldn't want to lose.
SSL VPNs keep data secure and reduce support headaches.
Demand for mobile and remote access to business networks has increased dramatically. Even the most basic virtual private network (VPN) technologies are so accessible and affordable that there is no good reason for failing to utilize them. That said, the real question for businesses is which type of VPN to implement: Standard IPSec (Internet Protocol Security) or secure-sockets layer (SSL)?
Disasters, by definition, strike with little or no warning. Whether it’s an extended power outage, a devastating storm, or some other unforeseen disruption, the most nerve-wracking part of owning a business is the unknown. But the good news is we can prepare effectively to weather even the worst of storms.[Read More...]
The significance of having an online presence these days should not be undervalued. Having a website not only helps a business to grow, but lets it thrive in a competitive global market place. The strategic importance of a website can be seen from the fact that at the moment there are over two billion websites on the internet, with this number growing literally every minute.[Read More...]
Though often overlooked by SMBs, implementing a DR plan is absolutely critical. Should a natural or man-made disaster render an organization’s data inaccessible, it is likely the business will have to close its doors for good. According to Gartner, two out of five businesses that experience a disaster go out of business within five years.[Read More...]
Small businesses adopting Voice over Internet Protocol and video teleconferencing are sometimes haunted by the convergence of voice and multimedia traffic onto data networks but yours doesn't have to be one of them. Affordable Quality of Service (QoS) mechanisms are available to oust the delays, jitters, bit rate errors and packet dropping over a converged network.[Read More...]
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