5 Ways to Optimize Your Computer Performance

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Poor computer performance can be frustrating. If your computer is slow to start or runs slowly, freezes up from time to time, or your browser is getting sluggish, it can be tempting to throw in the towel and start shopping for a replacement. However, there are a few things you can do to make your computer run more efficiently before … Read More

Pros and Cons to the Virtual Office: Should your Small Business make the Switch?

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Anyone running a small business has a potential business model that wasn’t an option twenty years ago: The virtual office. The internet has made the virtual office possible. Communication, data sharing, document exchange, and video conferencing have all made it possible for a business to rely on a team of employees who come to work virtually, instead of IRL (in … Read More

5 Reasons to be Thankful When SOL-I.S. is Your Managed I.T. Provider

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  With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s a great time of the year to remember what we are thankful for. Family, friends, our health, and of course, your Managed I.T. Provider! Just kidding. We’re not expecting to be at the top of your personal “Thankful-For” list, but when your team partners with SOL-I.S., we just might be at the … Read More

The Scary Side of a Data Breach

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Data is the heartbeat of your business and is becoming increasingly integral to the longevity of your company. In fact, some experts are saying that data is becoming the most valuable asset in the world. No matter how small or large your business might be, data is certainly something to be protected. Although it is common to assume that big … Read More

Why Managed I.T. Services?

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Every business which relies on I.T. needs to have a plan for maintenance, security, trouble-shooting, disaster recovery and upgrades. Simply put, there are three ways to take care of those crucial I.T. needs: In-house model: An in-house expert or team takes care of all aspects of I.T. They’re paid via salary. Break/Fix model: An outside vendor is called in when … Read More

Critical Cybersecurity Measures for Small Businesses

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Another day, another news story of businesses hit by cyberattacks. While the headline is becoming commonplace, the devastating effects of these cyberattacks still rock business owners at the core, Am I doing everything I can to protect my business? How do I stay one step ahead of cybercriminals’ latest schemes? What if my business is tomorrow’s headline? Fortunately, there are … Read More

Understanding IoT Devices and Potential Security Risks

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The Internet of Things, or IoT, is a growing number of devices that can connect and communicate with one another over the Internet and which can be remotely monitored and controlled. Although IoT’s roots date back to 1982, it wasn’t until 2008-2009 that the number of “things” connected to the Internet officially surpassed the number of people connected to the … Read More

How to Avoid the Phishing Net!

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Cybercrime is a lucrative industry. In 2018, it grossed over $1.5 trillion dollars and is expected to cost over $6 trillion by 2021, according to the Official Annual Cybercrime report. Where there is money to be made, legal or not, there are people eager to make it. Phishing is one of many cybercrimes that scammers are pursuing…and they’re largely succeeding. … Read More