If you own a small business in Fort Myers, there are five information technology terms that you need to become familiar with in 2017: cloud computing, virtual servers, virtual workstations, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), and Infrastructure-as-a-Service.
Even if your company doesn’t make computer chips or build network servers, it may be shortsighted to think that it isn’t a tech company. At some point in the next 20 years, almost everything that you own will be connected to the internet and have the ability to communicate with objects nearby. Therefore, it is in your best interest to invest in technology and use it to help your business innovate.
Most people these days prefer to have a smartphone because of all the things that it can do to make our lives easier. For instance, you can check your emails or browse Facebook while you are waiting for your flight or for an appointment to begin. However, did you also know that there are many ways in which your phone can save your company money?
Your network is under constant attack whether you realize it or not. If a worker brings in a device from home, it could be infected with a virus or malware that aims to penetrate your firewall and get at sensitive information. In some cases, hackers will try to get past your network defenses just because it’s fun. What are some things that you can do to minimize the damage if your network is hacked into?
Scientists believe that the quantum computing is mere years away from becoming a significant part of researcher’s daily lives. At some point after 2018, they are thought to be reliable enough to be mass produced for sales to the general public. In what ways are quantum computers going to alter the way we interact with the world?
The security of your company’s network could have a direct correlation with the success of your business. If you experience a data breach, it could result in a breach of trust with your customers, vendors, and employees. Therefore, it is important that you make corporate network security a top priority.
VoIP, also known as IP Telephony, is one of the most promising Internet technologies for business today. The legacy private branch exchange (PBX) systems of yore are no longer competitive in terms of features, flexibility or pricing; such is not the case with VoIP services, which is poised to evolve substantially in the near future.
It is vitally important that you protect your computer and all the information on it to prevent identity theft. By hacking into your computer’s stored information, a thief can gain access to your banking account numbers and passwords in order to steal money. In addition, some hackers are trying to find information about your credit cards to use the numbers to order merchandise. Here are a few tips to protect the information on a computer.
One of worst things that could happen to your company is to find out that an employee, customer or vendor was the victim of identity theft. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to reduce or eliminate the chance that identity theft occurs. What are some of these steps that you should consider?
Information technology plays an intimate role in how your business functions. From email communications among employees to processing payments, telephone systems, and data storage, there is not much within your business that functions without being connected to a laptop, wireless device or desktop computer. Knowing this, what are you prepared to do when the information technology upon which you rely stops working?