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The biggest cybersecurity concerns for 2019

Cybersecurity is an ongoing concern for individuals and businesses alike. From protecting massive amounts of data and equipment to training employees to cope with attacks, the following are some of the biggest cybersecurity concerns that will impact you in 2019.
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Your guide to working remotely without risking a security breach

If you often find yourself needing to use public WiFi connections, it might be worth looking into a virtual private network (VPN). VPNs encrypt your data, helping to keep your connection and your data secure. A VPN can also allow you to access your home or business network while traveling.
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How your disaster recovery plan can make you more productive

A good disaster recovery plan (DRP) can be extremely useful in a crisis. But the value of a recovery plan during a disaster isn't the only reason to spend some time creating one. Here are four ways in which a solid Disaster Recovery Plan can help your business, even during non-crisis times.
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Weighing the Pros and Cons of Local and Cloud-Based Backups

Nearly 50 percent of all cyber-attacks target small businesses. Rather than losing all of your data due to a network crash or ransomware attack, you need to think about how to back up your data.
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Office 365 pro tips to make your life easier

Among many others, there are tools for managing contacts, calendars and tasks, for writing and editing documents, and for voice and video conferencing.
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7 great tech gifts for the 2018 holiday season

Consider these suggestions to make it a happy season for your friends, family, and colleagues. Fun and practicality can go hand in hand under the tree this year.
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6 cloud solutions every SMB should have

Whether it's faster internal communication, better relationships with customers, or launching your own online business, the cloud can be the foundation for real growth.
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What is the hybrid cloud and how can you use it?

Learning about the benefits of hybrid cloud technology by learning about some of the ways other companies already use it. Whether you use a public or private server, you should think about the benefits of hybrid cloud solutions to determine whether the technology can help your business thrive.

5 reasons to consider outsourced IT support

Deciding to outsource can be daunting. Running an SMB means having to do several jobs at once, but when it comes to your IT maintenance you can maximize the efficiency of your workforce by using the specialized services of outsourced IT support.
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7 useful tips for IT project management

Effective IT project management can be tough for SMB owners, especially if you don’t have adequate staff or resources. From utilizing online tools to becoming a better delegator, here are 7 useful tips you can put into practice on your next project.
Hardware Updates

Painless hardware updates and upgrades

Every business needs to update its hardware from time to time. The problem for many businesses, though, is that hardware updates can be disruptive and difficult to manage without negatively affecting day-to-day operations. Luckily, if approached correctly, hardware upgrades don't have to be a hassle.
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4 signs that it's time to replace business hardware

Hardware has become a crucial aspect of business success. Without the right hardware, you can't track data, run new software, or help your employees collaborate with each other. But at a certain point, you’ll need to replace business hardware to keep up with your technological needs.

The MCA approach to disaster recovery

There’s a big difference between disaster recovery and business continuity. Disaster recovery is the action plan to recover critical systems. Business continuity is the execution of the preventative plan to keep all aspects of your business running despite an interruption.
Hardware Disposal

Hardware disposal pro tips for small business leaders

Having the latest tech tools at your disposal is essential to your company's success. Whenever you get new business hardware, you'll be left with old hardware you may no longer need. Here are a few of the steps your company should take to make hardware disposal easier, safer and more efficient.
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4 reasons SMB owners should use managed IT services

Unless you’re an IT guru, you probably have someone else take care of your IT needs. For many, that means keeping an IT person on staff or paying for hourly help. There’s another option. If you’ve thought about managed IT services, here are four things that you should consider.
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Customers Talk, We Listen

It is the goal of MCA to listen to our customersand and...