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10 of the Biggest Information Security Threats and Their Protections

Posted by Nordic Backup on March 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM

2017 looks to be a year where more importance is placed on information security for businesses than ever before. Viruses and data breaches will continue to present themselves as threats, leading to downtime, data loss, and rising expenses, but they won’t be the only ones. Here are 10 information security threats that will challenge IT data management and how they can be addressed:

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Topics: Business Data Security, Malicious Software Protection, Business IT, Information Technology

13 Computer Maintenance Tips to Keep your Device Functioning

Posted by Nordic Backup on March 15, 2017 at 6:00 AM

There are few things worse than taking a computer or laptop and trying to update it after missing a year or two of patches. What seems like it should just take a day can take weeks of frustration trying to get patches to work, operating systems to recognize changes, and for updates to install without glitches. In some cases the disconnect is so bad an administrator may have to effectively nuke a PC and start over fresh with a clean install.

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Topics: Information Technology, Data Loss Prevention

The Importance of IT Infrastructure Management

Posted by Nordic Backup on February 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Engaging in IT infrastructure management means taking control of your organization’s IT environment and experience. In a digital environment, so many factors are already outside of our control, so the more control you can create, the better off your business and technological stability will be. Below we will discuss the immediate benefits and importance of IT infrastructure management on your organization.

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Topics: Business IT, Information Technology, Data Loss Prevention

8 Ways Managed IT Services Benefit IT Departments

Posted by Nordic Backup on February 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM

As new technologies are developed and accepted, more and more businesses are realizing the benefits of offloading IT operations to a managed IT services provider. Once reserved for Fortune 500 companies, now even small to medium sized business can utilize professionally managed IT services to benefit their IT teams, the bottom line, and so much more.

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Topics: Business IT, Information Technology

How to Achieve a High Availability Architecture for Business Continuity

Posted by Nordic Backup on January 31, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Downtime matters. For Amazon.com, a minute of downtime can equate to $66,000. So while the need for high availability is clear, it also needs to be affordable for smaller businesses. Most companies are not going to buy a Fort Knox system, but something needs to be done to prevent massive access loss.

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Topics: File & Data Recovery, Business IT, Information Technology

The Most-Valued Information Technology Skills for 2016

Posted by Nordic Backup on December 5, 2016 at 10:21 AM

IT specialists working independently and within organizations can earn more income and generate more business opportunities by learning in-demand skillsets. Developing yourself professionally and adding the right skills to your resume or website can make you more hireable and desirable to companies in need of IT services. If you want to become an in-demand IT manager, consultant, specialist, or other IT related position, these are some of the most desired IT skills of the year that you should develop:

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Topics: Business IT, Information Technology

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