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The Challenges and Opportunities of Business-IT Alignment

The Challenges and Opportunities of Business-IT Alignment

Technology in today’s world is integrated fully into our lives, but can you say the same about your company? In many workplaces, it’s common for business process departments to be fully separate from the IT department, with the business folks unable to see into the black box of the IT office, and the IT people not understanding what’s even going on on the other side of the building. 

This is (Not) a Drill: Practice Your Incident Response Plan

This is (Not) a Drill: Practice Your Incident Response Plan

Much as your business will practice its plan for getting out of the building in case of fire, it also needs to practice its response to a cyber attack. Your response ideally will be nearly automatic, and the way to make it so is to practice repeatedly. Read on to learn more about an incident response plan (IRP) and practicing the response to a cyber attack.

Is 5G in Your Future?

Is 5G in Your Future?

There’s been a lot of hype about 5G, the next generation of cellular technology. It will build on 4G and LTE, offering faster mobile broadband speeds, extremely reliable low-latency connections, and enabling machine-to-machine connections like never before. As wonderful as this new technology is, it is a work in progress, and requires consideration before adopting. Read on to learn more about the promise and progress of 5G cellular technology. 

Is My SaaS Solution Secure?

Is My SaaS Solution Secure?

Software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications have been gaining popularity in the last decade, as users increasingly lean towards connecting to and using cloud-based applications over the Internet. With SaaS, you no longer have to worry about the many headaches of installation and maintenance of a software application because your service provider will do that for you. Hence, the revenue of worldwide software-as-a-service applications has reached $152 billion in 2021 and by 2025, 46% of the world’s stored data is expected to reside in clouds. With such rapid growth, businesses are likely to experience hurdles not only maintaining operational efficiency but also ensuring privacy and security of the data. 

Use UCaaS While Staying Secure

Use UCaaS While Staying Secure

What if your business could integrate all of its communication tools (telephony, video conferencing, chat and more) over the internet? Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) provides cloud computing benefits on a subscription basis, and all your company needs is an Internet connection. Read on to learn more about the benefits – and cybersecurity considerations – of Unified Communications as a Service.

Consider Desktop as a Service to Take Advantage of Cloud Offerings

Consider Desktop as a Service to Take Advantage of Cloud Offerings

Out of the many cloud offerings on the market, Desktop as a Service (DaaS, for short) is a convenient way for your company to access computing resources virtually. Without the need for expensive infrastructure and in-house IT expertise, your workers have a variety of computing resources at their fingertips. Not only that, your company can save costs by paying just for the resources you use. Read on to learn more about Desktop as a service, and how to determine if this service is right for you.

Getting Started with Zero Trust

Getting Started with Zero Trust

Treating even employees like possible intruders may seem harsh. Yet, with so many devices connected to cloud services and the Internet, “zero trust” may be the best way to keep your company safe from cyber attacks, as it can verify each and every request for access and give workers the resources they need for their roles. Read on to learn more about how zero trust can keep your network secure while keeping you productive. 

Data Security in the Cloud

Data Security in the Cloud

Cloud computing is used by many businesses, including small to medium-sized companies. Reasons for moving to the cloud include the desire for someone else to operate and maintain infrastructure, and to use a pay-as-you-go subscription model. In spite of the draw of cloud computing, companies need to consider what data they want in the cloud, and how that data will be managed and protected. Read on to learn more about what to consider when looking for a cloud provider