It’s the kind of clever, off-the-cuff comment I’ve come to expect from my youngest son. He’s funny and wry and we were watching some pretty silly commercials on the cartoon network. But in his kid wisdom, when he said, “Just because you’re spinning around, doesn’t mean you’re in a disco,” he gave us all a […]
While we don’t want to have a stranglehold on your employees or the tools they use, we do want you to know what the pros and cons are and how using the cloud can expose you and your company to risk and added expense.
Look, I might wait and see how quantum computing works out before I recommend it to my clients, but upgraded operating systems, better networking tools, and new server platforms are not radically new technologies. You should always be ready to upgrade, get the newest version, and be as up-to-date as possible.
The crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise weren’t soldiers, or space pilots, or builders. They were knowledge workers. People who are paid to think and solve problems for a living. Just like people in the I.T. business.
You don’t want us to sell footwear, pet care, or emergency repair. You want us to be very, very good at doing what we do which is supporting the core technologies that make a modern business competitive and proficient.
They call it “Five 9’s.” Guess what? No one cares about 99.999% uptime anymore. Unless they want to fly safely, make money, or read reliable news. FIVE MINUTES AND 15 SECONDS of downtime a year. That’s what 99.999% reliability gives you. Just five minutes with no internet, five minutes without email, five minutes where the […]
Gambling cost one of my (now former) clients $28,000. Plus two weeks – or more – of complete downtime for his business. It practically wasn’t “gambling.” In Vegas, even the blackjack dealer will tell you to hit when you’re at five on your cards and they’ve got an ace showing. No, this was the kind […]
You must get more aggressive in protecting your business. Remember where you and your data live – in the middle of the world’s most densely populated, open, and potentially threatening environment.
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