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About That 2019 MSP Boom – Why ‘Buyer Beware’ Needs to Be Your Default
November 21st, 2018
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We’re about to begin a year that will be marked not so much by profound technological disruption as by a notable shift in the cloud computing business – a scramble to monetize, piggyback and, in some cases, obfuscate.  That may sound harsh, but bear with me. The trend concerns the evolving nature of the MSP […]

                 
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The Truth About Cloud Pricing
November 16th, 2018
Category: Newsletters

Within the last decade or so, cloud computing has had to earn its spurs as a viable, secure environment in which to compute and do business. As the cloud has matured and proliferated, its permutations (public, private, hybrid,) have made the simple proposition on which it was predicated for so long (on-premise or off-premise?) substantially […]

                 
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Want new ways to outwit hacks?
November 8th, 2018
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—Reprinted with permission from PIA Management Services Inc.—   The state of cybersecurity   Adam Stern CEO, Infinitely Virtual   If awareness is a precursor to constructive change, the murky world of cybersecurity has notched some real, albeit incremental, steps forward during the past year. That’s particularly the case in the financial services sector, which […]

                 
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Adam Stern on the Entrepreneur’s Life: Tips from the Road
September 21st, 2018
Category: Newsletters

In today’s business world the central role of the customer has been lost. The customer’s role is the most important role. Customers should set the tempo. They should decide what’s most important to them. Businesses should be trying to address those things that pain them most. I believe that’s been lost today. If our main […]

                 
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Cloud Computing: Still The Best Value In It
September 4th, 2018
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In the upper reaches of the IT realm—the corporate sector where requisitions for gear, software and services often exceed a year’s revenue for a typical small business—there’s a bit of a backlash brewing. The scuttlebutt is that expenditures for cloud computing services are beginning to break the bank. Perhaps underscoring that concern is a report […]

                 
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Who’s Got Your Back in a World Full of Hacks?
August 2nd, 2018
Category: Newsletters

The quick answer is: almost no one. Before getting to the longer, more thoughtful answer, consider the satisfactions of running your business from home. You cherish your autonomy. Making space for the entrepreneurial spirit is why you’re doing this in the first place. You actually enjoy wearing multiple hats – procurement officer, CFO, head of […]

                 
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More Trusted, Less Trusted And The Path To Peace Of Mind
June 27th, 2018
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It’s time for an enlightened cyber security policy.   The principle of Least Privilege… promotes minimal user profile privileges on computers, based on users’ job necessities. Each system component or process should have the least authority necessary to perform its duties. This helps reduce the attack vector of the computer by eliminating unnecessary privileges that […]

                 
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The Lesson of the GitHub DDoS Attack: Why Your Web Host Matters
June 25th, 2018
Category: Newsletters

Surviving a cyberattack isn’t like weathering a Cat 5 hurricane or coming through a 7.0 earthquake unscathed. Granting that natural disasters too often have horrendous consequences, there’s also a “right place, right time” element to making it through. Cyber-disasters – which can be every bit as calamitous in their own way as acts of nature – don’t typically bend to the element of chance. If you […]

                 
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Security: The Cloud’s Ace in the Hole, Not Its Achilles Heel And in Healthcare, the Cloud is Not Only Secure-It Costs Less
May 10th, 2018
Category: Newsletters

In the cloud’s infancy, cloud hosting providers touted scalability, initial cost savings and speed. But the prospect of enhanced security in the cloud — indeed, that  the better cloud deployments now mean that data is safer in the cloud than on a typical unsecured desktop — has altered the conversation. So let’s put this canard […]

                 
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A quick look at cloud terminology
May 8th, 2018
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The more IT terms you understand, the more you can help your institution stay safe   The cloud may be easier and more affordable than advertised, but it isn’t free. Still, computing horsepower is finally a virtual (or, perhaps more appropriately, a virtualization) bargain. It’s entirely possible for your college or university to spend $10K […]

                 
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