Hardware Failure, Power Loss and Bad Installs, Oh My!

As a business, losing data can be detrimental, but it is more common than you think.  It is important to always be prepared for any disaster that can impact your data.  This infographic will give you some concrete statistics on disasters and data loss.

Is Your E-Commerce Site Ready for the Holidays?

The holiday season presents a great opportunity for e-commerce sellers. As the festive mood rises, people around the world prepare to open their wallets and buy gifts for their family members, co-workers, and friends. To capitalize on this annual spending spree, businesses need to ensure their e-commerce sites are ready for the holiday season. 1.… Read more »

Keep Calm and Back Up Your Data

IT infrastructure is critical to your business. Have you ever thought about what would happen if something catastrophic happened to your infrastructure? The Disaster Recovery Journal defines disaster recovery as “the process, policies and procedures related to preparing for recovery or continuation of technology infrastructure, systems and applications which are vital to an organization after… Read more »

Top 5 Things to Know About Stride

Atlassian’s 2017 release of its Stride messaging app is set to transform how teams collaborate. The main focus of Stride is helping teams work better and stay on track to get their task completed. With Stride, Atlassian is on a mission to help enterprises move forward by redefining communication. Here are five key factors to… Read more »

The Future of MSPs is Here and It Looks Like Us

The days of pure-play, legacy hosting is becoming a fading trend these days that only applies to the smaller websites. In a world where companies need more from the Managed Service Provider (MSP) delivering their hosting services, the shift towards Cloud Service Providers with a focus on applications and a DevOps mentality becomes more and… Read more »

5 Tips for Migrating Your Repos to a Unified Platform

Migrating your repositories into a single unified system may be a daunting task, but it’s definitely doable if you follow a few basic guidelines. As with any data migration project, conscientious management and planning will be necessary. Here we look at some valuable tips when migrating your repositories to help you make the shift in… Read more »

5 Super Spooky Facts About Shadow IT

What you don’t know about your organization’s unauthorized technology could be a major risk to your firm’s security, compliance, and IT performance. The idea of shadow IT is technically defined as “information technology projects that are managed outside of, and without the knowledge of, the IT departments.” By all accounts, shadow IT is growing at… Read more »

New Hires – October 2017

We are excited to announce the fantastic 5 latest additions to the Contegix family. Welcome to the team! Zachary Jepsen-Burger – Service Desk Analyst I – Wyomissing, PA   Sanderli Toledo – Senior Accountant – St. Louis, MO               Craig Walters – Director of Development – St. Louis, MO… Read more »

5 Tips for Deciding on Your Organization’s Build Tool

When building a program, it’s important to utilize a quality product that can help carry out the various phases of a software product development project. This includes the development, continuous deployment (CD), continuous testing, and continuous integration (CI) of software products. A build tool is instrumental in building newer versions of existing software programs. This… Read more »

The DO’s and DON’Ts of Password Protection

Passwords are your first line of defense against hackers and malicious software.  It is up to you to develop a strong one that will thwart such attacks. The best way to do this is to understand the characteristics of a good password.  In this post, I will run through some ground rules of password security… Read more »