Email server platforms help businesses keep track of communications, schedule appointments and meetings, and manage tasks. These platforms are typically hosted on premises, but businesses are increasingly using cloud-based versions of email servers. Microsoft Exchange Online is one of these cloud-based options, and it offers some distinct advantages for businesses. What is Microsoft Exchange Online? […]
What your business needs to know about Microsoft Exchange Online
Things you need to know about hosted Exchange
Business email servers such as Microsoft Exchange often need infrastructure investments that may be beyond a small business’s budget. A good way to deal with this issue is by using hosted Exchange services. What is Microsoft Exchange? Microsoft Exchange is a messaging system that offers businesses a number of services, including email, calendaring, task management, […]
Replacing servers? Consider these 3 questions first
Nothing lasts forever — and that’s very true for your company’s servers. Purchasing new ones, however, isn’t your only option. Instead of buying new servers, you can leverage solutions that offer the same outcomes while saving you a lot of money. When do my servers need to be replaced? This is a difficult question, but […]
The benefits of hosted Microsoft Exchange for your business
Servers can host almost every type of business program, with email being one of the most common. Businesses commonly install email servers on-site and use Microsoft Exchange as their software. But if you’re looking to save on infrastructure costs, consider hosted Exchange. Here’s what you need to know. What is Microsoft Exchange? Microsoft Exchange is […]
Considerations for server replacement
If you’re thinking about replacing a server for your small business, then that probably means your company is experiencing success and is starting to grow. That’s great news. But is it really time to invest in a new one? Or does waiting too long risk slowing your business down? Either way, it’s important to consider […]
What you need to know about hosted Exchange
A server can host most business programs, and many businesses rely on at least one server — most commonly Microsoft Exchange — to host their email platform. Some companies, however, don’t have enough room for a server. Hosted Exchange solves this dilemma. What is Microsoft Exchange? Microsoft Exchange is a messaging system that offers businesses […]
What goes into a business continuity plan?
Events out of your control can disrupt your business operations. While you can’t necessarily control the unexpected, you can take some precautions to prevent most business disruptions. Here are some things to consider when developing a business continuity plan (BCP). Backup your data, applications, and servers Today, companies are more dependent than ever on IT […]
The lowdown on cloud security
If you’re thinking of transitioning your business to the cloud, consider the security of the platform. While providers would like us to believe that the friendly, fluffy cloud image used to market the service means it is automatically secure, the reality is far different.
Are you sufficiently cooling your servers?
In this day and age, almost every business employs some type of server management. If yours is hosted locally, temperature control could mean the difference between running smoothly and running into the ground. Understanding how to properly cool your servers prevents data loss and ensures the longevity of your hardware’s life.
4 Tips for better server management
With so much technology moving to the cloud, onsite servers aren’t getting as much attention as they used to. Optimizing this critical piece of business technology is no small task, but there are a few simple things you can do to ensure the success of your in-house servers. Mount your servers properly Small businesses are […]