Entries by TechBundle

The high cost of regulatory non-compliance

Is your business compliant with government and industry regulations? The cost of non-compliance is higher than you think: fines, lost business, legal fees and risk of lost data. It’s helpful to know what’s at stake—and how to avoid those high penalties.

What does “leveraging technology” actually mean?

The things SMBs have done in the past to be successful won’t work as well in today’s digital world. Building a brand, responding to customer expectations and developing a strong competitive advantage is within reach of SMBs who leverage technology and take digital transformation seriously.

5 indications that it’s time for a technology upgrade

Your organization put a state-of-the-art infrastructure in place—years ago. Some systems get replaced over time, but parts of your network are starting to show their age. Determining the right time for a technology upgrade requires looking for a few telltale indicators.

Computers from Big Box Stores Are Not Meant for Business

The Shortcomings of Consumer-Grade Computers Brian, our new client and CEO of “Media Dome, Inc,” had recently purchased seven laptops for his employees from the local Best Buy. Because the computers hadn’t been unboxed, we recommended that they be returned and exchanged for the equivalent business-class Lenovo Thinkpad laptops, which are made with higher quality […]

How Fax Has Become a Security Risk

Our client “Olympia Publishing, Inc” recently decided to outsource their website, and to save time and paper, Suzanne from HR, asked if they could accept job applications online. Their web developer would collect all of the application data and email it to Olympia’s HR department. Everything sounds good so far, right? Well, Olympia was collecting the […]

I Do Not Get Paid $60,000 a Year to Watch Netflix

The Truth About Internet Monitoring and Content Filtering Not too long ago, we were hired by “Local Valley Construction, Inc.”, their first standardization project was an update to their network. Because we were using Cisco Meraki equipment, we offered to put some web content filtering rules in place. Local Valley’s CEO, George decided against this step, […]

Surprising Risks of Not Archiving Email Properly

Recently we took over all the technology needs of “Awesome Realty, Inc.” Awesome Realty purchased Microsoft’s Office 365, before we started with them from “We Can Do IT Cheap” a local IT company. They chose the cheapest plan, and proceeded to move everyone’s email over to the new system. They were told they now had archiving and larger […]