What is the Cloud? And Why Aren’t You on It?

A friend tells you they've moved to the cloud. You ask if they're "okay." Outside the context of computers, your friend's statement sounds stranger than a sudden move to the Mohave Desert. But in conversations about computing, "the cloud" is all the buzz. So, grab...

Malware Protection: It Starts with These Simple Do’s and Don’ts

Malware ("malicious software") is software that makes life hard. It's purpose: to damage or disable computers and computer systems. Malware comes in a variety of types, with names that are often pretty sinister-sounding, if not downright nasty: Adware, Trojan Horse,...

5 Big Advantages of Cloud Storage for Your Business

The history of cloud computing and cloud storage starts way back in the 1960s when an “intergalactic computer network” was proposed. And to most people, such talk was purely science fiction. And it pretty much was. It took another three decades for many people here in...

Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing 101: What’s It All About? Back in the good old days, discussions about clouds were limited to those fluffy white things in the sky. School children discussed the difference between cumulus and cirrus and learned how clouds produced rain. And who hasn’t...

Backing Up Your Data – Which is Better, Online or Local?

It’s happened to all of us, your working on that project that you’ve racked up 10’s if not 100’s of hours on, your making all this headway towards your next milestone, and KAPUT.. the program closes, your computer blue screens, your hard-drive starts skipping, the...

In-house vs Cloud: Feet on the Ground or Head in the Clouds?

Never has there been a greater argument for keeping your head in the clouds. Cloud computing has revolutionized the way data is created, stored, and shared. Why is it then that in-house server storage hasn’t been overshadowed completely by Cloud Storage Services? Well...