Researchers at Computer Economics suggest that application hosting, disaster recovery and data center and network operations return some of the best value when outsourced. That’s especially true when keeping these resources in-house requires hiring more staff, finding expertise or increasing the budget. If outsourcing sounds good, but you worry about relinquishing control, there is another […]
Dave and I are truly honored and humbled to receive this award. We combined our companies nearly a year ago, and we’re really beginning to realize the benefits. Together, with the support, dedication, and hard work of our now even larger team, the best is yet to come!
Microsoft acquired Skype in 2011, and just this month replaced Lync, it’s popular instant messaging suite, with “Skype for Business.” It has a new look and feel, along with some nice new features. The new Skype for Business essentially merges the best of Skype and Lync and makes an already great productivity tool even better. If you’d like […]
Eighth Annual Report Identifies World’s Top 501 Managed Service Providers (LAS VEGAS) – NetEffect, a privately held, full-service provider of computer and information technology support and consulting services for businesses, today announced that it has been selected to Penton Technology’s eighth annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). NetEffect was listed in […]
Security in the cloud is a hot topic. The Sony hack, the Anthem data breach, and the compromise of Target’s point-of-sale systems have led many professionals in the industry to warn we are on the verge of a cyber-terrorism era. This means it’s more important than ever for businesses to be aware of data security. […]
Before cloud computing became commonplace, software had to be individually installed on workstations, and each workstation would need to go through a manual update whenever fixes and improvements were available. Even immediately after the rise cloud computing, companies making use of cloud infrastructure still needed to devote large budgets to creating web servers and database […]
Planning is crucial to ensure the long term success of your business. Regardless of the type of business you own or manage, it’s important to have a clear business plan, technology plan and disaster recovery plan in place. Routine backups are a critical component of the third, and there are many different ways to perform […]