Why Hard Drive Backups Are a Thing of the Past

Owning your own physical hardware for business is a thing of the past. Gone are the days of having to perform physical hard drive backups, in which they only end up exposing your business overall in the long run.
My Network Is In The Cloud, I Don't Need Cloud Support, Right? Wrong!

My Network Is In The Cloud, I Don't Need Cloud Support, Right? Wrong!

If you plan on going to the cloud, there will be some things you need to take into consideration that may go unnoticed without the proper cloud support in place.
Designing a Hybrid Cloud Strategy for Your Business

Designing a Hybrid Cloud Strategy for Your Business

90% of businesses will make the move to a hybrid cloud infrastructure in 2020. Want to get a head start? Businesses appreciate the versatility that a hybrid cloud provides. But before delving into a hybrid cloud strategy, it is only fair to establish an understanding of what a hybrid cloud is. Hybrid clouds are computing infrastructures or environments that combine features from an on-premise private cloud with public cloud features. This hybrid solution ensures data and applications are shared between public and private cloud. Now, when designing a hybrid cloud strategy, there are some important factors to take into consideration.
SaaS in Cloud Computing: Top 5 Things You Need to Know

SaaS in Cloud Computing: Top 5 Things You Need to Know

Software as a Service is an alternative to the standard software used by businesses. It is a process that involves licensing software on a subscription basis which is why it is also referred to as on-demand software. Now that you know what SaaS stands for, here are the five things to know about SaaS in cloud computing.
Should You Switch to Office 365 Hosted Exchange?

Should You Switch to Office 365 Hosted Exchange?

If you've decided that Microsoft’s Office 365 platform is the best choice for your business, then you are ready to decide who is the best choice to migrate your Exchange data into the Microsoft cloud. After taking all variables into consideration, here are the top three reasons IND's services reign superior in assisting businesses with Hosted Exchange integration.
Is It Time To Update Your Cloud Computing Strategy?

Is It Time To Update Your Cloud Computing Strategy?

Cloud computing is revolutionizing the way businesses complete their work and safeguard their valuable digital assets. If your business currently has already integrated a cloud computing strategy, it may be time to update it. Do you know what you should look for to determine if your strategy needs updating? There are several signs to look for to know if your cloud computing strategy is out of date.
Data Backup History: Where It All Began

Data Backup History: Where It All Began

For most of us who belong to Generation X, the first time you came across any type of data storage or backup device was probably during the heady days of Microsoft's Windows XP operating system. Although Gates played a huge role in advancing technology, it is also worth noting that people often used technologies like the CD-ROM for things that they weren’t intended to do - like act as a backup. Therefore, in today's throwback post, we'll dive into data backup history and the role our ancestors played in moving us from the days of tape and CD-ROM backups to the cloud. These roles can be divided into four major eras that define computer data back up as we know it today.
How to Answer When Your Client Asks 'What Is Cloud Computing?'

How to Answer When Your Client Asks 'What Is Cloud Computing?'

Tech-based buzzwords are popping up across every industry. Although your business may be well versed in the intricate jargon, clients may be feeling lost. The last thing you want as a business owner is a knowledge gap between you and your clients. Transparency is key to maintaining solid business relationships. So, if you find your clients asking, "what is cloud computing?" here's what you should tell them.
3 Benefits of Cloud Hosting

3 Benefits of Cloud Hosting

The term "cloud hosting" has been popping up around the tech industry, and being applied to virtually every other type of company. If you've been pondering the thought of integrating this technology trend into your business check out these top three benefits of hosting some or all of your IT systems in the cloud.
Advantage of the Cloud for Small Businesses

Advantage of the Cloud for Small Businesses

Tech buzzwords come and go, but 'the cloud' is one phrase that has stuck since the beginning of the last decade due to its growing importance to businesses. Now, almost every SME, entrepreneur and individual has heard of the cloud is and has used some of its applications whether at home or at work. Nothing states its popularity more than the fact that 62% of SMEs already integrate cloud computing features. Although the race is not always won by the swift, these statistics show that if you have not considered integrating cloud-based solutions in your SME, you may be left behind. If you're a small business looking to enhance your office efficiency, check out these benefits of cloud integration.