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Mobile devices pose a major security risk for your organization. It is likely you are among the 95% of companies who allow their employees use their smartphones and tablets to access corporate resources. Are you also part of the 63% of companies failing to use mobile device management tools to ensure those devices are adequately
Opportunity Cost
“But we’ve always done it this way.”  As a business leader, you would never accept that response from one of your staff members if you observed them performing a task in a manner you know is unproductive or unprofitable. Lost time and lost opportunity equate to lost revenue. You know this and you likely work
Ransomware
Last month’s column introduced readers to ransomware, a form of malicious software developed to restrict user’s access to their data until a ransom is paid to a hacker in exchange for a decryption key to unlock the files. If you read last month’s column, you’ll recall that email is the most common way ransomware is
ransomware
Last year was the year of online extortion. In 2016 there was a 300% increase in online extortion attempts. Over one million US businesses were infected with ransomware by year end. This year the ransomware threat continues with malicious software and viruses that are more sophisticated than ever. What is Ransomware? Ransomware is unlike any
Computer Maintenance
Spring has traditionally been the time of year that we throw open the windows, air out our homes, and give everything a thorough, deep cleaning. While the tradition is waning, there are still individuals who advocate for this practice. I’m one of them. I find that a good spring cleaning helps me to get organized
Computer Equipment
A question I’m frequently asked is “Why shouldn’t I buy my business’ computer equipment off the shelf at the local box store? Is there a difference between that equipment and what I’d get from a business-class technology retailer?”  The answer is yes! While the equipment available for purchase at the local retail store may look
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Big Data vs Business Intelligence

Big Data vs Business Intelligence

Last month we introduced the Internet of Things (IoT) and why businesses big and small are using these internet connected devices to collect big data related to their businesses. The term “Big Data” is often used interchangeably with the term “Business Intelligence” but these are two entirely different things. “What is the difference between ‘Big
Kalleo Technologies announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Kalleo to its 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. In today’s fast-paced business environments, MSPs play an important role in helping companies leverage new technologies without straining their budgets or losing focus on their core
Internet of Things - IoT
Last month we introduced four technologies that will be trending (or will continue to trend) in 2017. Among them was the Internet of Things (IoT).   What is the IoT? The Internet of Things (IoT) refers the network of physical objects that monitor, collect and communicate data to one another wirelessly. Chances are high you
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