Managed IT Services

Where is it Safer to Put Your Server – In the Cloud or in Your Office?

Where is it Safer to Put Your Server – In the Cloud or in Your Office?

It’s the 64GB question: is your company’s server more secure in your office or in the Cloud? The answer is: it depends.

Primarily, it depends on three things: how your Cloud or onsite server is being used; how it was set up; and how it’s being monitored, maintained and managed. If all of these factors are effectively addressed, then an onsite server poses no more of a security risk than the Cloud and vice versa.

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Firewall for businesses

How IND’s TotalCare Keeps Our Clients’ Computing Safe

Cyber security should be top-of-mind for everyone who uses a computer or mobile device, and especially business owners and executives. But how do you know that your IT systems (whether on-premise or in the Cloud) are being properly protected by your IT staff or outsourced IT firm?

Here’s a checklist of critical cyber security safeguards that should be in place for your NJ business — all of which IND Corporation offers its clients, and many of which are included in our TotalCare comprehensive managed IT services plans.

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2018 Business Technology Outlook

2018 Business Technology Outlook

As the Chinese proverb goes, “May you live in interesting times.” When it comes to business technology, interesting doesn’t scratch the surface of the fast-paced evolution of business technology to do things bigger, better, faster.

As IT specialists, we love all things tech-related; here’s a look at a few of the most important business and consumer technologies and iterations to look for in 2018.

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Ransomware

IT Services for NJ Manufacturers and Distributors

The orders are placed, the products are ready to ship. Suddenly, your server conks out, your computing network gets hacked, or you lose power to your facility. Now what?

After all, busy manufacturing and distributing companies can’t afford costly downtime associated with network failures or cyber-intrusions. How much money do you lose when your systems are down every hour?

Imagine losing access to your accounting modules, inventory or warehouse management programs, HR records, vendor management/CRM software, and more. Or, in the case of a natural disaster or prolonger power outage, having work come to a standstill because your company lacks business continuity protocols and protections.

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