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Wow, does technology change fast or what? Just when you think you have a handle on that new system, your company is getting ready to roll out the latest and greatest version. As a technology solutions provider, we believe that it is imperative for your business to stay at the forefront of technology but only if the cost justifies the means. Keeping up with technology just for the sake of keeping up is pointless. Many companies upgrade without really knowing the reasons why they should. As a business owner, if you are going to spend the time and money implementing new technology, then do your homework. We suggest doing the following before putting your company and employees through another technology upgrade.
As stories of data breaches fill our news feeds daily, security should be the focal point of all business IT plans. Unfortunately, for some small and medium-sized businesses this is not the case. Firewalls are purchased and installed for the sole purpose of securing the business network and are left in the back closet to do so for the next 3-5 years. Many owners of small and medium-sized businesses don’t have the time or the resources for regular maintenance. They assume the firewall is serving its purpose, because after everything is working. Until it’s not…..leaving your business’s data more susceptible to hackers, viruses, etc. If time and resources are the reasons behind outdated or unmaintained technology, how can owners of small and medium-sized businesses make sure their network is secure? Enter – firewall as a service.