October 5th, 2018

Why eDiscovery Is Important in Today’s Legal Industry

Law firms must have the right infrastructure in place to manage the increasingly vast wealth of digital information they need to win cases. Traditional filing systems are too unreliable for businesses, but a specialized electronic discovery platform can completely transform the way legal practices retain and manage digital content.

October 4th, 2018

Disaster recovery myths you can dismiss

Technology changes so rapidly. With disaster recovery (DR), we see business owners clinging to ideas that no longer apply. What kind of DR myths are still widely accepted by the masses? Here are three that need to be retired immediately.  Tape backups are the best DR solution Backup tapes are physical objects that deteriorate over […]

August 31st, 2018

5 ways to capitalize on the latest tech fads

More money with less investment — that’s the dream, right? Counterintuitive as it may seem, flash-in-the-pan tech fads and trends may just be the way to achieve that. With the right tools, you can associate your SMB with popular new technologies. These are our five tips on how to cash in on things as silly […]

August 30th, 2018

5 Common IT Challenges in Small Legal Firms, and How to Overcome Them

Successfully aligning technology with the needs of a modern law practice is not an easy undertaking, particularly when you’re routinely dealing with sensitive client data in an industry where trust and confidentiality are everything. Law firms have some tough challenges ahead of them, which makes choosing an IT vendor that understands the industry and its unique challenges a make-or-break decision.

August 16th, 2018

The pitfalls of business continuity planning

Your service provider, tasked with looking after your company’s IT, has kept your business up and running for the past 10 years. Unfortunately, that kind of longevity in developing continuity plans can result in some providers overlooking or underestimating certain issues. Here are some of them. Over-optimistic testing The initial testing attempt is usually the […]

August 6th, 2018

Some Central Texas SMBs must be GDPR compliant — here are examples

Most US-based small business owners paid little attention to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) news because it was a European Union (EU) law. But if you sell or advertise products online, offer B2B services, or outsource work to international freelancers, violating GDPR rules could land you in hot water -- even if your office and its employees are located somewhere like Austin.

July 31st, 2018

Top 4 benefits of web monitoring

Although the occasional three-minute YouTube video never hurts anyone, wasting hours of your working day on these websites reduces productivity. When it comes to increasing employee productivity, keeping a close eye on their internet behavior reaps various benefits. Time-saving measures Internet monitoring software saves employees from visiting entertainment, gaming, or online shopping sites by restricting […]

July 17th, 2018

Improve the value of your business data

Are you making the most of your business’s greatest assets? The data your employees and customers generate is an unsung hero, just waiting to take your business to the next level. Obviously, enough information can help any company make better decisions, but how can a small or medium-sized organization use data analysis to increase revenue? […]

June 28th, 2018

How to minimize risks after a data breach

Despite efforts to protect your data, some breaches are beyond your control. When an online company with your personal details gets hacked, you have no choice but to manage your risks on your own. These practical tips can help you reduce risks of identity theft and other threats. Determine what was breached Whether its names, […]

June 27th, 2018

Hourly Rates vs. Flat-Fee Subscriptions – Which Is Better for IT Support?

There’s no such thing as a perfect technology solution. Every system needs maintenance, and even then there’s always the chance of a problem creeping in. Traditionally, IT support wasn’t proactive, but rather reactive. This meant businesses would pay a technician by the hour to fix problems or take care of routine maintenance and system upgrades.