Archive for Category: IT Insights

  • Cybersecurity: Information Technology Asset Management

    Given how fast data and information theft are evolving, it’s vital that a company’s cybersecurity system is able to keep up. Measures must be in place to deal with event-based activities that often remain undetected by traditional security protocols. A significant part of your threat mitigation strategy should involve Information Technology Asset Management, or ITAM. What is ITAM? Information […]

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  • 5 Common Reasons For Backup Recovery Failure

    Everybody knows that backing up your data is a good idea, and a lot of people do it. So how come we still hear about businesses failing due to lost data? The short answer is that backup systems vary greatly in reliability from one option to the next, and data backup recovery depends on heavily […]

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  • Virtual Servers: Their Uses and Benefits

    In our ongoing effort to make IT understandable and accessible to everyone, we’re going to give a brief but thorough rundown of virtual servers. What they are, how they work, and why virtualization is beneficial. Ready to get started? Let’s jump right in. What is a virtual server? Whereas traditional servers were physical machines that […]

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  • File-level vs. Image-level Backups What’s The Difference?

    When searching for a backup solution, you’ll find that there are two main types of backups: “file-level backup” and “image-level backup.” Yes, both types of backup will save your documents. But image-level backup goes one step further. File-Level Backup File-level backups are the most common type of backup. This method has been around for a long […]

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  • Should You Worry About Hacking?

    Cyberattacks used to be a dilemma only large corporations were burdened with. This made smaller businesses feel safe, thinking that hackers wouldn’t bother with them. Unfortunately, things have changed. And the worst part is, the criminals have set their sights on different prey. Small and Medium Businesses are in Danger Large organizations have the luxury […]

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  • 3 Ways Cloud Computing Increases Small Business Productivity

    Cloud computing is increasing small business productivity like never before, making it possible for businesses to do more with less — and for less money. How can your small business enjoy increased efficiency, productivity and functionality using the cloud? What IS the cloud? Buddy, you’re in the right place. “The Cloud” – what is it? Simply […]

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  • 10 Simple Steps For Creating Strong Passwords

    Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) often overlook internal threats, which remain the leading cause of data breaches. But if you coach your staff well in proper password management (and use good access protocols), you can help prevent data leaks and keep sensitive files safe. How to Create a Strong Password If you’re using good Identity Access Management techniques, your […]

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  • Update: New Wave of WannaCry Ransomware Spreads to 150 Countries

    Today, Monday, the 15th, the ransomware “WannaCry”spread to 150 countries worldwide. The attack reached Asia as thousands of employees logged in to their computers at work. The malware immobilized computers across multiple industries including logistics, government, finance and healthcare. Fed Ex Corporation in the US was among one of those hit. Many companies are still trying to […]

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  • Dynamic Quest Gets Picked Out of the Crowd

    Let’s face it – there are times in our lives when a little recognition puts a smile on our faces, right?  This is especially true when it kind of comes out of nowhere and wasn’t sought. We at Dynamic Quest just found out that CRN Magazine has pulled us out of the mob of managed […]

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  • Why SMB’s Are Turning to Smaller Cloud Providers

    We’re getting more and more confirmation that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are turning to smaller or regional cloud providers for dedicated support. Yes, they’re scaling back from MSP giants like Azure, Google, AWS (Amazon Web Services), and IBM. Why? As cloud migration continues to grow, smaller companies recognize they require closer attention to their […]

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