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What is the cloud and how can it benefit you?

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As a kid, I used to make a tin can telephone by tying a string to each of two soup cans. When two tin cans are connected, you can send and receive sound waves. Imagine, for a moment, that this tin can string spans the width of your office. Two of your employees need to communicate through the tin cans, so they build the connection. A third employee is invited to “join the call”, so he ties his tin can to the string of the first two cans. Then a fourth employee ties his string, then a fifth, and so…

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New server or move to the cloud?

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Many organizations we talk to are starting to think about their next server upgrade. Here are some common questions we get. Do I need a server? What about the cloud? Is there a less expensive way? These are all good questions. The answers can really depend on your needs. Do I need a server? The general purpose of a server is to deliver functionality to users, typically in the local office. If you are only storing files and don’t have applications installed on the server, you may be able to use a cloud-based file sharing and sync tool and move…

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Why the Cloud? Reliability and Savings!

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When the rubber meets the road, the odds are pretty good that you aren’t going to switch the way you operate your business unless there are some real, tangible benefits. Enter cloud computing. It isn’t often that something comes around and lives up to the hype. But, for the most part, the cloud does. As more rural areas gain access to higher speed internet, the adoption rate of cloud solutions is growing exponentially. The main reasons are simple and matter to business managers: improved reliability of technology and cost savings. Improved Reliability For many smaller businesses, having a dedicated IT…

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