It's been a little over a year since the official release of Windows 11 in October 2021. During this time, we have been deploying it to customers upon request, and our engineering teams have been assessing and monitoring the latest OS for stability and quality issues. We recently completed the evaluation and can report that our systems and services are now compatible with Microsoft Windows 11 for workstations, and ready to support our clients as they move onto this new OS.
Here we are in the fourth quarter of what was a dynamic year. We are settling into the realities of a post-pandemic environment, where supply chain pressures continue to linger, new workarounds have been born, and backup plans tend to be a new reality; it seems to pivot is the verb of the moment.
Backing up your critical data should be a fundamental part of every data protection strategy. With ransomware breaches and recovery costs nearly doubling over the last year, at 66% up from 37% and $1.85M up from $760K respectively, organizations cited data backups as the #1 method used to restore compromised data.
Security, compatibility, and compliance are the biggest threats that result from not keeping your technology current, also known as technical debt. These problems can occur by running software and hardware past the point of manufacturer support, putting your business at unnecessary risk.
Have you decided to relocate some or all of your organization's infrastructure to a cloud services provider (CSP) such as Microsoft, Google, or Amazon? If so, the next step is to consider who will serve as your cloud migration service partner. The right consultant can get you to the cloud securely and cost-effectively while enhancing performance. But ... not all cloud migration service partners are created equal.
As many applications now live in the cloud, it’s easy to lose sight of basic network hygiene. One might assume that patching has become less critical now that more data lives in replicated cloud storage environments. You may also think that using the latest cloud security tools, like multi-factor authentication (MFA), is enough to keep you protected from increasing cyberattacks.
What is a culture of productivity? This is a fair question, and there is no one answer. There are many aspects to building a robust culture of productivity. Are you picturing an efficiency expert walking around your office with a stopwatch? These specialists are not what we are referring to.