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What “Snowmageddon” Taught Business Owners About Disaster Recovery

After January’s “Snowmageddon” blizzard ravaged most of the Eastern United States, many business owners have begun to rethink their current disaster recovery processes. While Washington was being buried under relentless snowfall and people were skiing down New York’s 7th Avenue, company infrastructures across the nation were being compromised. Systems went offline, critical business processes stalled, and companies hemorrhaged money. If…

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4 Reasons Why Outsourcing Your IT Will Save You Money and Improve Your Industry Compliance

For whatever reasons, business owners tend to romanticize the idea of providing all services in-house. Though there really is no practical or monetary reason for a legal or financial firm to scout, hire, and train a branch of IT consulting experts, some still do; there’s something appealing to us about being “self-sufficient,” even when it threatens the sustainability of our…

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Nanotek IT Consultants Answer 3 Common Questions About Cloud Computing

If you’ve got your ear to the ground of the business world, you’ve undoubtedly heard people buzzing about the time, money, and headache-saving benefits of consolidated IT services like NanoCloud. It doesn’t matter whether you’re in the medical, financial, or legal industries – it seems like everyone’s got their head in the Cloud these days. People have grown tired of…

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The Value of Email Archiving For Small Business Owners

The prevalence of email correspondence has made network security more important than ever. Within the past decade, email communication has become a primary communication channel for business owners in all industries. Email is an effortless medium for business correspondence, and is used for everything from purchase orders to customer service follow-ups. For many businesses, email messages are now considered legal…

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Weather-Proof Your Business with Nanotek IT Services

Serious storms can freeze your company’s profitability, and lower your customer retention if you’re unprepared. Learn how Nanotek’s IT services can weather-proof your business here.   Trouble on the Horizon Business owners are bracing for hostile weather brewing along the East Coast this weekend. 80km/h winds, thunder snow, and 60cm of fresh powder will combine to create what forecasters are…

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8 Spam Fighting Tips From A Network Service and Security Company

If you log into your email account right now, there is a very good chance that you’ll find your junk mail folder hard at work. Email spam is ubiquitous, so much so that many people accept it as being an inherent part of the online experience. Don’t settle for spam – it could cost you more than you know. Though…

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Law Firm IT Disaster Recovery Plans: 2 IT Solutions Your Office Needs

Public Safety Canada has reported that nearly 40% of businesses are affected following by serious storms each year. Recent flooding in Alberta has caused many business owners to reevaluate their disaster recovery protocol; many law firms have begun to recognize the need for pre-planning and proactive IT solutions to protect their assets in similar emergency situations. Extreme weather conditions aside,…

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4 Reasons Why Legal and Financial Firms are moving to Cloud Computing in 2016

Nanotek shares some information explaining the legal and financial sector’s recent adoption of cloud computing technology. Cloud computing is changing how professionals interact with data on a daily basis. Hoping to cut the costs of licensing and software, companies both small and large have begun rapidly integrating Cloud strategies in favour of traditional client-server networks. So what is Cloud Computing?…

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Hacking Team confirms it was hacked – Italian company was hacked, how secured is your network (GTA)?

Italian surveillance software company Hacking Team has confirmed that it was hacked, resulting in the leak of 400GB worth of emails, documents, and other sensitive data on Monday. After scrubbing its Twitter account, Italy-based surveillance software company Hacking Team has confirmed that it was the victim of a hack that saw hundreds of gigabytes of the company’s sensitive customer data,…

Windows 10: What CIOs think of it so far

Tech chiefs think Windows 10 is a step in the right direction, but does it offer any reasons for firms to migrate from Windows 7? Windows 10, Microsoft’s next operating system, isn’t expected until the middle of next year at least, and the company is still slowly revealing the details, which include support for a wider range of devices and…