Category: Knowledge

RPO & RTO Explained

Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) are two very important terms when it comes to Disaster Recovery.  Each will help you determine how effective your plan is.  This infographic will help explain the difference between the terms and why they are necessary.

5 Ways a Slow Website Is Hurting Your Business

Slow website loading times can have a big effect on all businesses, but especially on e-commerce sites. Most people know that slow websites are annoying to use, but many online business owners overlook the disastrous effects that slow loading times can have on a brand. Here are five reasons why speeding up a slow website… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

WordPress or Drupal? Which Is Best for Your Site?

When it comes to managing a website’s content, it’s important to have a content management system (CMS) that can achieve IT and enterprise goals. Both WordPress and Drupal are common content management systems developers use. WordPress is responsible for powering at least 26.4 percent of the Web, while Drupal comes in third place as one… Read more »

Identifying the Differences Between Legit and Phishing Emails

On a daily basis, organizations and individuals are subjected to attempted phishing scams.  There is a constant barrage of malicious emails, so it is understandable why so many fall victim to ransomware or other malware.  Some phishing emails are obvious frauds, but others appear authentic, and could win us over (who wouldn’t want to wire… Read more »

Top 5 Confluence Plugins for Organization

Atlassian’s Confluence helps organizations get organized, whether it is with project management or the creation of content. However, there are some plugins that can help to accelerate the user experience so that teams can complete projects more easily and quickly. Here are a few of the top organization plugins for Confluence. 1. Draw.io Diagrams Team… Read more »