According to a recent research report “Assessing the Cloud Security Landscape” by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), 85% of business owners and IT professionals participating in a survey responded that they are Confident in their Cloud Service Provider. No wonder research firm IDC predicts the market for public and private cloud security to more than double over the next few years. What Cloud Security Concerns are top of mind with business owners, and what can you do to reduce your risk? Read more to find out…
Your network is the backbone of your IT Infrastructure. Your network health is also an integral part of your defense against cyber threat. Cloud Computing, Communications and Collaboration, Data Protection, and Digital Transformation put more reliance on your San Antonio based network.
Reputation Management is a hot topic in the boardroom these days. Having a solid business continuity plan could make or break your San Antonio, Texas company’s ability to survive a data breach or other systems failure that could tarnish your hard-earned reputation. Company news about data loss, systems downtime and other unplanned interruptions occur with regularity.
Cloud Computing adoption continues to outpace the growth rate of total IT spending. According to research firm Gartner, the market for public cloud services will continue expanding, with year-over-year revenue growth of 17.3%. Compare this to Gartner Growth expectation of total IT growth of 1.4% and you can see how the market for cloud computing is maturing—even right here in San Antonio, Texas.
Many businesses turn to technology to find ways to reduce costs and overhead. This is especially true of the booming market here in San Antonio, Texas. Technology trends–Software as a Service, Internet of Things, Software Defined Wide Area Networking, marketing automation, and cloud-based communications and collaboration–are top of mind with business owners who prioritize improving staff productivity and capability.
Last month’s blog provided information about ways to “Avoid Being Held Hostage by Ransomware.” Eight days later, on May 12, 2017, there was a global outbreak of the Wanna Cry Virus. With cyber threats on the rise, the importance of maintaining network compliance is top of mind with business owners and IT professionals alike. Industry compliance regulations, including PCI, HIPAA, and SOX, drive best practices in network compliance.
Most companies rely on cloud computing for their business. Software as a Service (SaaS) applications including Voice over IP (VoIP), hosted email, Sales Force Automation (SFA), and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) can all be rapidly deployed by a San Antonio-based technology advisor.
Ransomware, spyware, phishing schemes, and other cyber attacks are commonplace in today’s world of technology—San Antonio not excluded. According to a recent article in Forbes, ransomware attacks grew at an accelerated pace in 2016 with reports of 638 million attacks, almost 200 times more than the number of ransomware attacks in 2015.
More and more companies are migrating to Cloud Computing to gain competitive advantage and reduce capital expense. According to CompTIA’s 9th annual Security Trends study, companies reported over 80% net usage of Cloud Computing. Over 59% reported moderate or heavy usage.
Does your San Antonio-based business have a backup and disaster recovery plan? Businesses of any size should know which applications–and their associated data–they rely on and what the cost of interruption would be in the event of an unintended disruption.