Entries by Joseph Talamantez

Virtual Desktops (VDI) FAQs

If you’re seeking to solve a business problem and think that VDI may be the answer (but aren’t sure), you’ve come to the right place. You’re not alone on your quest to enhance your business’ IT strategy; but – as you know – there is certainly no shortage of questions that arise along the way. […]

The Best Email for Business

No Business Should Be Running Their Own E-mail Server Any Longer. Are you still dealing with the headaches and expense of owning and operating your own email or Exchange server?  Here are the reasons why we think now is the time to move your email to a hosted solution, specifically Office 365: Built-in Disaster Recovery […]

Back to Basics: Writing a Disaster Recovery Plan

Disaster Recovery is the process or procedures that take place AFTER your business has experienced a technology based problem or other major business interruption. It describes the steps to take to recovery from a disruption in the business due to a disastrous event or technology failure. Disaster Recovery’s goal is restoring your systems and data to […]

10 Drivers that Influence IT Strategy

This is the time of year when many companies develop IT budgets and identify IT initiatives for 2017. As you plan for 2017, here are some of the external drivers that can influence your decisions and help shape your Strategic Information Technology Plan. Rapid Change Technology is constantly changing and changing quickly. Your response to these changes must […]

Back to Basics: Safeguarding Your Business – Backups and Disaster Recovery

How long can your firm afford to be out of business? How long will it take to recover from a technology disaster? You should protect your data and your business with a proven secure online backup and disaster recovery solution. Other than your employees, your data is the most important part of your business. Just […]

Benchmarking Virtual Desktops (VDI)

Benchmarking is a way to compare the performance of one device versus another using a standardized test.  Benchmarking applications eliminate the human factor to measure only the performance of a device or application running on that device. Benchmarking is strictly a device or application measurement.  It measures performance of the hardware or an application on that […]

10 Ways to Measure Your Cloud Return on Investment (ROI)

Determining your Cloud ROI can be tricky. If you have a multi-office company it’s pretty easy to justify the cost of moving to the cloud. You’ll reduce your maintenance costs, consolidate your storage costs, and eliminate redundant infrastructure by consolidating all of your IT infrastructure in a single datacenter.  But besides less hardware, there are […]