How managed services providers make businesses more profitable

Managed IT services has proven to be the most essential business tech trend of the decade, as it has afforded many small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) IT capabilities that they could previously only dream of. However, many business owners remain wary of working with managed services providers (MSPs) despite their proven benefits.

4 Best Security Practices for Enterprise Resource Planning

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) refers to the integrated management of business processes, such as inventory management, customer relationship management, and marketing and sales. Typically mediated by technology, which is increasingly likely to come in the form of a fully cloud-enabled infrastructure, ERP involves the handling of large sets of confidential corporate and customer data.

How secure is SaaS compared to on-premises software?

In the past, a widely held belief among business owners was that cloud-hosted applications were less secure than traditional, on-premises software. Those people would be right given that cloud services were not properly managed years ago and that there was practically a buffet line of weaknesses hackers could exploit.

Dynamics GP: On-premises or hosted?

Implementing Microsoft Dynamics GP is one of the most beneficial investments a company can make. By integrating financial management with workflow automation, inventory, and analytics, Dynamics GP can dramatically enhance business performance. Over the years, more companies have become aware of this and are now planning to purchase the enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for themselves.

The four nightmares keeping small business owners up at night

Starting a business is a huge achievement, but keeping it running and making it successful are the real challenges. Reports from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics show that 20 percent of small businesses shut down by the end of their first year, and around 50 percent fail by the end of their fifth.

How SMBs and nonprofits benefit from managed IT services

Businesses across different industries realize the value of modern technologies in various ways. For example, while an accounting firm might use Microsoft Dynamics GP to keep track of client accounts, nonprofits use fundraising software, case management, and donor management tools.

WordPress 4.5.3 patches security vulnerabilities

WordPress is an amazing open source platform that is favored by individuals and business users worldwide due to its ease of use, simplicity and flexibility. However, given that it is the most widely used content management system, it is also the most vulnerable platform out there. Recently WordPress has released an update that addresses security […]

Microsoft Office 365 ravaged by ransomware

The Internet is a powerful platform that brings people together on a global level while giving them access to a wealth of information anytime they please. With the good, comes the bad – some utilize their skills in committing cyber crimes from the comfort of their own homes. Case in point, the recent Cerber ransomware […]

Game Over: NBA team losses valuable data

Good cyber security, much like the best NBA defenses, must be strong and able to stop threats from every which way. For the Milwaukee Bucks, their on-court and cyber security defense could both use a little practice. Yahoo! Sports reported that the Milwaukee Bucks sent out the names, addresses, Social Security numbers, compensation information and […]