What Will Microsoft Server 2003 End of Life Mean To My Business?

Are you still running Microsoft Server2003? If so, you need to know that Microsoft has announced that as of July 14, 2015 it will discontinue support for its server operating system, Server 2003. This follows in the wake of its recent discontinuation of support for Windows XP back in the spring of 2014. Failure to upgrade your server off of this operating system dramatically increases any company’s cyber-security risks.

What is the Net Neutrality Debate and will it affect my business?

After a landmark vote on February 26 the Federal Communications Commission or FCC officially classified Internet providers as public utilities. The new net neutrality rules ban high-speed Internet providers such as Verizon and AT&T from blocking websites, slowing down content from particular sites or selling-off faster traffic speeds to the highest bidders.

Working with an MSP? Here are Some Tips

Usually due to budget and manpower constraints, small and midsized businesses (SMBs) often need to outsource a few aspects of their operations – and partnering with a Managed Service Provider (MSP) is one example. Just as in any other partnership, and especially since IT management is a relatively long-term deal, it’s important that you establish the right business relationship between yourself and your MSP.

Business relationships are cultivated.