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  • Ten Days after a Disaster

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    Tornadoes, fires, floods, blizzards, earthquakes, electrical blackouts, steam pipe explosions and many other natural or manmade disasters can strike with little or no warning.

    There’s a long list of events that can damage or shut down your business operations in a moment.

    Travel back in time with us to watch how a business recovers from a disaster. Which decisions would you make?

     


  • Bad Weather Keeps on Coming – Is Your Business Prepared?

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Thursday, May 22, 2014

    Is your business prepared for weather disasters and other emergencies? Two disaster preparedness goals to start with are continuity plans for communications and mission-critical IT operations.

     


  • Email Encryption for Your Protection

    By: Bob Lanier, mindSHIFT Technologies on Friday, April 18, 2014

    Shhh!...We’re going to let you in on a secret: if you can read an email message, so can everyone else on the Internet. But there is good news—you have the power to help protect your company from prying eyes with email encryption tools.

     


  • The Heartbleed Vulnerability and Your IT Systems

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Friday, April 11, 2014

    On April 7, 2014, a vulnerability in a key piece of widespread security software on the Internet was revealed by OpenSSL® Project, a collaborative organization that distributes the OpenSSL Secure Sockets Layer toolkit.

    This blog outlines some of the basic information you need to keep your IT systems, data, and business or organization safe from the Heartbleed vulnerability.

     


  • Will April 8 Be The Day the Earth Stood Still for Windows XP Users?

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Tuesday, April 8, 2014

    In the movie The Day the Earth Stood Still (the original, from 1951), a simple phrase in an alien tongue saved the world from the robot Gort.

    It won’t be that easy to save your Windows XP® systems from threats and hackers after April 8, 2014. On that date, Microsoft® ends support for this operating system that first launched in 2001. If your Windows XP computers are connected to the Internet, you are at risk for a world of trouble.


  • Questions to Ask a Desktop as a Service (Daas) Provider

    By: Rob Duffy, mindSHIFT Technologies on Tuesday, April 1, 2014

    When preparing to make the move to a Desktop as a Service (DaaS) operations model for some or all of your company’s desktops and laptops, you’ll want to focus on a few key questions when considering vendors.

     


  • Solve the Big Problems when Moving Your Software Business to the Cloud

    By: Tom McCormack, mindSHIFT Technologies on Tuesday, March 4, 2014

    Converting the mechanics of your software application to a subscription-based licensing model is certainly a challenge. But don’t let the big cloud infrastructure challenges hold you back. Use an experienced and trusted cloud hosting provider to smooth the path for you.

     


  • Don’t Make These Mistakes with the Smartphones at Your Company

    By: mindSHIFT Technologies on Monday, February 24, 2014

    It’s easy to be complacent about smartphone security issues in your organization, whether you have company-owned mobile phones or employee-owned “bring your own device” (BYOD) phones. But don’t let these common mobile device management mistakes threaten your company data.

     


  • Sun Tzu, CIO

    By: Ralph Presciutti, mindSHIFT Technologies on Monday, February 17, 2014

    If you’re like most people in charge of information technology (IT) at a company, it’s a rare day when you can actually sit down and think about your strategy. Learn what the great Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu would have said about the development of your IT strategy.

     


  • Get Ahead of Your Competitors with a Modern VoIP Office Phone System

    By: Bob Lanier, mindSHIFT Technologies on Tuesday, February 11, 2014

    Traditional office phone systems put a tremendous burden on companies. They have limited features and require a lot of work for changes and office moves. Cloud-based VoIP services can turn your phone system into a competitive advantage.

     

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