Category Archives: Network Assessment

Does Your Business Need Network Automation

Does Your Business Need Network Automation?

Network automation can improve the efficiency of your organization, but is it worth the investment? As businesses expand and their internal networks become more complex, sustaining manual network optimizations becomes less and less feasible. To cope with the rising workload, many organizations have turned to network automation, which offers the benefits of improved efficiency and […]
8 Tips to Improve Network Performance in Your Office

8 Tips to Improve Network Performance in Your Office

Frustrated by the hidden costs of your slow network? Here’s how to improve network performance. For many businesses, the hidden costs of dealing with a slow network can be like death by a thousand paper cuts. Files take longer to send, cloud applications take longer to load, calls are dropped, and everyone loses productivity waiting […]
How to Tell if Your Computer Has a Malware Infection

How to Tell if Your Computer Has a Malware Infection

Do you suspect something’s wrong with your computer? Here are the top warning signs of a malware infection. Malware viruses are such a frequent news headline that most of us are aware of the damage they can do to businesses if their security is compromised. And yet most of us have suffered some kind of […]
Why Segregation of Duties is Crucial for IT Security

Why Segregation of Duties is Crucial for IT Security

How to create checks and balances when organizing your IT network. When many people think about IT security, the first things that come to mind are programs such as firewalls or malware detection software. However, security is as much about the organization systems and process your company has in place as anything else. Of those […]
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How to Improve Network Efficiency Before Upgrading Bandwidth

Your network is slow. Do you upgrade your bandwidth, or troubleshoot other solutions? As more businesses move toward distributed offices and a greater dependency on the cloud, their ability to efficiently access and transfer large amounts of data becomes ever paramount. This is true not just for businesses that have large files to share, but […]
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IT Best Practices: Do you invest in technology or training?

In information technology, best practices beat best products. Information technology is a field people often view in terms of things—hardware, software, networks, data. Organizations frequently disconnect these programs and devices from the way in which they implement them. According to this mindset, the job of the IT department is to set everything up, not determine […]
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Does the Internet of Things Lead to Smart Manufacturing?

3 ways our ever-increasing network of connected devices is changing manufacturing. In the past decade, we’ve gone from smart phones, to smart watches, to smart… well, you name it. WiFi-enabled devices have become ubiquitous in so many industries, that it’s safe to assume that most technology these days comes equipped with some level of wireless […]
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When is it Time to Update Your Network?

If you can’t remember the last time you did, you need to update your network. If you’re the usual small- to mid-sized business owner, you’ve probably grown your organization’s IT network gradually and organically over the past five to ten years since your last major overhaul (if you’ve ever had a major overhaul). Not only that, but […]
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Optimize Your IT Department

How to Create an Effective IT Budget that Won’t Break the Bank You might find that the needs of your IT department don’t always align with the realities of your budget. The goal of your IT department should be to continuously improve infrastructure and processes. But many businesses struggle with striking a balance between highly […]