Data Security: How Companies Lose Data

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As much as companies institute data security policies, they still on occasion, find themselves scrambling to recreate their lost data and repairing their reputation over a data loss or breach.  Here are 3 ways in which companies still lose data and what to do to avoid these common pitfalls. Some employees decide to use their advanced settings… Read more »

Increasing Database Efficiency in 2017

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Building a database is one task. Its maintenance is another. With advancements being made in the areas of continuous integration, informatics and data visualization technologies, it is important to remember that data integrity and quality are the underlying factors that improve operational efficiency. Here’s a look back at why we started using databases and how we… Read more »

DSS and Contegix Combine to Form Cloud Services Leader

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The following Press Release was issued today announcing a merger between Contegix and Distributed Systems Services, Inc. of Reading, PA.  This is all part of our mission to grow that was made possible through the recent equity investment in Contegix by Strattam Capital. We are excited about this amazing opportunity and all of the added benefits it allows… Read more »

Tech Trends to Expect in 2017

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As 2016 draws to a close, technological development is advancing at a rapid pace. Businesses must keep up to date with the latest tech trends which could transform several markets in 2017. Here are five of the most life-changing we can expect to see over the next year. 1. Big Data Getting Bigger Although Big… Read more »

Linux and “Defense in Depth”

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Many people who have merely heard of Linux, as well as experienced Linux users, make the assumption that running Linux in itself is all of the protection against spyware, malware, and cyber attacks that they need. Linux is more secure than Microsoft Windows for a couple of reasons (although Microsoft has made great strides in security… Read more »

Migrating Your Technology to the Cloud: Considerations and Strategy

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If you’re like many business owners, you’re considering moving some of your business processes to the cloud. You feel it’s a convenient way to ensure security and reliable data recovery; and you feel it will save you money on hardware, software and managing your entire technology infrastructure. However, every business owner or organization manager should… Read more »

Avoiding the Goldilocks Approach when Choosing SaaS

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We all do it. We scroll down the list aimlessly in search of what might fit best for the budget, and find several options that look like a good fit on paper, but in the business world are terrible options. This is what we refer to as the Goldilocks approach to choosing software; the method… Read more »

Strattam Capital to Invest in Contegix

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The following Press Release was issued today announcing that Strattam Capital, a leading private equity firm based in Austin and San Francisco, has acquired a majority share of Contegix, LLC. This is an amazing opportunity for growth and advancement and we are very excited to share the news. Strattam Capital to Invest in Contegix Investment Will Enable… Read more »

Do You Really Have to Update Your Software?

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Your business should never let important software programs get out of date unless you want to drive your customers away and enrich your competitors. Fortunately, you don’t have to waste a lot of time and money on updating software. In this article, we’ll explore five easy-to-implement solutions to keeping your company up to date. 1.… Read more »

SSDs vs. M.2 Drives: What You Need to Know

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As SSDs (solid state drives) become more widely available to the public, at even 2TB sizes for laptops, a new trend develops in the world of data storage hardware: the M.2 drive! This has caused quite a bit of upheaval for computer users everywhere. For example, Apple’s latest versions of the Macbook Pro utilize the M.2 drive… Read more »