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Letting An Employee Go? Here are 11 Tech To-Do's To Follow

Unfortunately, firing an employee is just as much a part of the job as hiring an employee; however, firing an employee has become more complicated than it was in the past because of the tight integration that all employees have with the company’s...

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Unfortunately, firing an employee is just as much a part of the job as hiring an employee; however, firing an employee has become more complicated than it was in the past because of the tight integration that all employees have with the company’s network. When an employee has been fired, there are 11 essential IT tasks that must be checked off to ensure that only the proper people have access to the company’s network.

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It's Almost Earth Day: How To Properly Throw Out Old Technology

With Earth Day fast-approaching, it's important for everyone in the technology space to stop and think about how the technology they dispose of impacts the environment. Unfortunately, many people think that advanced technology equipment can be...

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With Earth Day fast-approaching, it's important for everyone in the technology space to stop and think about how the technology they dispose of impacts the environment. Unfortunately, many people think that advanced technology equipment can be thrown away or recycled just like any other piece of garbage; however, this isn’t the case. Company technology contains a significant amount of sensitive information that could be used dangerously if it were to fall in the wrong hands. This technology is also made with unique metals that could negatively impact the environment if exposed. With the Earth in mind, how should your company properly throw out old technology?

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Why Moving To The Cloud Can Benefit Your Company's IT Strategy

It's fair to say that every business, from micro to massive, relies on the collection, organization and dissemination of information. It's also fair to say that the evolution of digital IT is a double-edged sword. One edge permits greater...

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It's fair to say that every business, from micro to massive, relies on the collection, organization and dissemination of information. It's also fair to say that the evolution of digital IT is a double-edged sword. One edge permits greater efficiency in workflow processes and data storage. The other edge cuts deep with mechanical failures, constant upgrades, and data silos. Fortunately, innovations in web-based computing demonstrate that the revolution in business IT offers exciting solutions to old, vexing IT problems. Is your business ready moderize by moving to the cloud?

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The Best Computer Security Software For Your Small Business

Whether the internet plays a large or trivial role in the conduct of your small or mid-sized business (SMB), protecting yourself against cyber criminals with the best computer security software and practices must occupy a central place in your...

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Whether the internet plays a large or trivial role in the conduct of your small or mid-sized business (SMB), protecting yourself against cyber criminals with the best computer security software and practices must occupy a central place in your business strategy. Even if you segregate sensitive information by storing it on paper only or on devices not connected to the internet, there's still plenty of ways bad guys can make your life miserable.

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How Do Small Businesses Prevent Security Breaches?

The National Cyber Security Center in Colorado Springs (a new non-profit) helps organizations recover from network security breaches. In a very recent story published in The Gazette, they reported that two small and mid-sized businesses had...

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The National Cyber Security Center in Colorado Springs (a new non-profit) helps organizations recover from network security breaches. In a very recent story published in The Gazette, they reported that two small and mid-sized businesses had suffered, respectively, a serious phishing attack and an intrusion launched from a business partner's hacked network. The companies in question were delighted to receive help after the fact, but with network insecurity such as it is, why wait until a disaster strikes before hardening your own network against cyber criminals? With IT partner services and tools available, no organization should remain an easy target for cyber crime.

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Here's What Computer Security Can Do For Your Small Business

The age of the Internet has brought with it an increase in both communication and business opportunities. Businesses are no longer restricted in terms of marketing their products. Nowadays, global marketing can take place with a simple click of...

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The age of the Internet has brought with it an increase in both communication and business opportunities. Businesses are no longer restricted in terms of marketing their products. Nowadays, global marketing can take place with a simple click of the mouse. With this advance in communication and marketing success, though, comes an increased risk of security, especially for smaller companies. Whether it be protecting consumer personal data or properly maintaining sales and financial data, when information is stored in a computer or on a server, security must be effective. Here's what computer security can do for your small business. 

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What's A Phishing Scam And Are Your Employees At Risk?

Though it's true that the technology we use on a daily basis has made our lives easier and more convenient, it's unfortunately also made them more dangerous at the same time. According to a study conducted by IBM in association with the Ponemon...

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Though it's true that the technology we use on a daily basis has made our lives easier and more convenient, it's unfortunately also made them more dangerous at the same time. According to a study conducted by IBM in association with the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of a single data breach incident rose to an all-time high last year of $4 million. For every document or other record containing sensitive information that your business loses, you can expect to incur about $154 worth of damages.

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The Most Common Computer Viruses and How You Can Avoid Them

Viruses account for 57% of all computer threats. While virtually all computing devices are susceptible to malware and other invaders, Microsoft programs are especially vulnerable because of their popularity. Viruses typically spread through email...

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Viruses account for 57% of all computer threats. While virtually all computing devices are susceptible to malware and other invaders, Microsoft programs are especially vulnerable because of their popularity. Viruses typically spread through email or executable programs that allow them to replicate, destroying data and rendering files unusable. Quality network monitoring services detect system problems early so you can intervene before they become major hurdles. Knowing about the most common computer viruses and how to avoid them will help you take a proactive, rather than a reactive approach.

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Feb 24, 2017 in MSP

What Is The Channel Company's Managed Service Provider 500 And Why Is It Important?

MotherG is proud to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named MotherG to its 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the “Pioneer 250” category!

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MotherG is proud to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named MotherG to its 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the “Pioneer 250” category!

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Here's How An Effective IT Strategy Can Transform Your Business

Technology is expanding markets, transforming the way businesses compete. Even for small businesses and low-tech companies, technology is necessary to keep pace with changing trends. An effective IT strategy isn't a one-size-fits-all solution....

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Technology is expanding markets, transforming the way businesses compete. Even for small businesses and low-tech companies, technology is necessary to keep pace with changing trends. An effective IT strategy isn't a one-size-fits-all solution. Just as you wouldn't want to race in the Daytona 500 in a minivan, using technology that doesn't meet the needs of your business won't give you the competitive advantage you need.  

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