How to Save your Business from an IT Security Shortage

      Posted by Peter Zeller on Oct 24, 2019 7:45:00 AM

      Technology is a constantly changing industry. That is one of the things that makes a career in tech so exciting and appealing. It’s one of the things that keeps employees coming through the doors from 9-to-5, Monday to Friday. In fact, jobs in the tech industry and information technology are predicted to grow by around 12% from 2018 to 2028 with Information Security jobs increasing by 32% overall. This is obviously much faster than most other industries.

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity

      How to Train Your Employees to Recognize Cyberattacks

      Posted by Peter Zeller on Oct 22, 2019 10:49:16 AM

      Over the past several years, there has been a significant rise in the number as well as the severity of cyberattacks that have taken place. As businesses increasingly conduct their transactions online, cybercriminals, as well as other malicious actors accordingly, invest their time and resources to compromise business networks and access private data for their nefarious purposes. So far this year, data breaches and cyberattacks have cost businesses an average of $3.92 million; this is a 1.5 percent increase from 2018 and a 12 percent increase from 2014 when the cost of a data breach was approximately $3.5 million.

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, Intrusion Detection and Prevention

      Top 5 Reasons Why your Business Needs a Unified Communications Strategy

      Posted by NewCloud Networks on Oct 2, 2019 2:00:00 PM

       

      What is UCaaS?

      Unified Communications as a Service is growing at an incredible rate; 29% each year. It’s not a single product or service, but instead it is a combination of technologies and features that create a seamless communications experience for your business. It includes integrating communications services, like instant messaging, voice, hosted PBX, mobility features, audio, desktop sharing, and much more. Unified communications removes the barriers among communications tools, effectively converging your devices so that you can access the same information on your laptop as you would your phone, desk phone, tablet, etc. Cloud service providers, like NewCloud, offer Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) as a cloud-hosted solution, integrating the above features across all of your devices. UCaaS presents businesses with a low cost way of accessing the latest communications tools all at once. Here are 5 reasons your business needs a hosted unified communications strategy:

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, Unified Communications, Hosted PBX

      How Cloud Services Benefit Manufacturing Companies

      Posted by NewCloud Networks on Aug 27, 2019 1:58:58 PM

      Over the past several years, cloud computing has seen wider adoption within the manufacturing industry as manufacturers increasingly realize the benefits of a cloud-based services. One key aspect of manufacturing that has been transformed by the implementation of cloud-based processes is the global supply chain; cloud computing has enabled manufacturers to better manage and streamline their supply chain. In 2016, the global market for cloud-based manufacturing was worth $111 billion; by 2020, this market value is expected to increase to $216 billion. In addition, it is expected that nearly 50% of all manufacturers will use cloud-based services and applications by 2023.

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      Topics: Cloud Computing

      Why Are More Businesses Choosing Cloud Backup?

      Posted by Sydney Diedrich on Jul 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM

      Without a doubt, cloud-based technology is changing the way the modern business world operates. As this technology grows and evolves, small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) are reaping the benefits.

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery, Cloud Hosting, Backup, Data Centers

      6 Strategic Benefits of Cloud Computing

      Posted by NewCloud Networks on Jul 9, 2019 10:15:59 AM

      Disruptive technologies have been changing the game in the IT world for the last decade. New trends emerge and it quickly becomes apparent that businesses need to adapt to survive. One of these disruptive technologies is cloud computing. Simply defined, cloud computing is the practice of "computing" over an internet connection. Chances are you are already using the cloud in one way or another on a consumer level. Do you use Spotify? Do you upload pictures to an internet repository like Photobucket or Flickr? Do you use social media, like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? All of these are examples of cloud computing.

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      Topics: Cloud Computing

      How to Develop a Mitigation Strategy

      Posted by Logan LeClair on May 22, 2019 9:36:16 AM

      There are all kinds of strategies that businesses need to implement to be successful, existing across numerous different business functions. A key one that is commonly overlooked is a mitigation strategy

      Risk mitigation is the process of developing actionable insights that reduce threats to the overall well-being of an organization. Threats come in all shapes and sizes, from natural disasters to cyber-attacks. These threats can cause thousands of dollars in damage that is both physical and virtual. Thus, creating a mitigation plan will help to save you money, as well as improve your business continuity strategy.

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery

      7 Benefits of Managed Cloud Services

      Posted by Sydney Boman on Apr 16, 2019 6:15:00 AM

      Over the past decade, the cloud industry has experienced a significant increase in growth due to a greater awareness of its capabilities and benefits. Businesses are, in increasing numbers, adopting the cloud as the backbone for their network infrastructure and turning away from the traditional physical network infrastructure. New cloud-native applications are constantly being developed as well as tools that optimize legacy applications to make them cloud-compatible.

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, Cloud Service Providers, cloud migration

      What Serverless Computing Really Means

      Posted by Matthew Fall on Apr 4, 2019 8:00:00 AM

      Serverless computing is a complete misnomer. No, there is no such thing as true serverless computing. All computing can be traced back to a physical server. Even virtual servers are tied to physical servers via hypervisors. So what do professionals really mean when they talk about serverless computing? They’re really talking about cloud computing. Again, the name is totally misleading. 

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      Topics: Cloud Computing

      The Difference Between Multi-Cloud and Hybrid Cloud

      Posted by Matthew Fall on Apr 2, 2019 6:05:00 AM

      As cloud grows in popularity, so are the ways businesses leverage cloud technology to meet business needs. In an earlier blog, we discussed the difference between public, private, and hybrid cloud strategies. Now, a fourth type of cloud strategy, multi-cloud, is growing in popularity. Often people confuse multi-cloud and hybrid cloud. At first glance, they seem similar, both deploying multiple environments. But here some of the distinct differences between multi-cloud and hybrid cloud:

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, Cloud Security