Month: January 2013

How to Develop an Effective Business Continuity Plan

From an IT perspective, the term “disaster” is used to describe a technical problem that could cause serious disruptions to your business.  While most people imagine disaster as the result of dramatic events, like fire, flooding or even sabotage, more often than not the cause of IT failure usually turns out to be much more …

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What is WAN Optimization?

Due to new business practices involving mobility, video conferencing and cloud computing, there is now more traffic moving across corporate networks than ever. Unfortunately, all of this traffic can be a huge burden on any organization with a wide area network (WAN) leading to slow system performance and expensive bandwidth charges. As a result, many organizations …

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Keys to a Successful OS Migration

Back in Spring, Microsoft finally announced its retirement plan for Windows XP SP3 and Microsoft Office 2003; as of April 8th, 2014, there will be no security updates, hotfixes, support or online technical content updates for either of these products.  If you adopted Windows XP back in 2001, it’s been a long time since you …

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