Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) vs. Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS): Which is right for your business?

Desktop virtualization is becoming an important technology because more and more employees demand to be cut loose from their cubicles. The term might sound like the sci-fi theme of your next holiday office party but in reality, desktop virtualization is a solution that allows IT to deploy hosted operating systems to remote clients.

Overcoming 5 common HIPAA compliance challenges

Compliance with strict industry regulations is often seen as a necessary evil, a chore that involves reams of paperwork and red tape. It’s not the most glamorous aspect of modern business, but achieving compliance isn’t just about fulfilling your legal obligations.

Why DaaS is the solution-of-choice for organizations in these 5 industries

Many small- and medium-sized companies are still trying to figure out the right kind of technology to invest in, since they offer their own pros and cons. Whether you're going for cloud services, productivity apps, or online accounting tools, these investments could catapult your business to succeed in ways you’ve never imagined before.

Virtualization Reduces IT Costs And Increases Employee Productivity

The most important type of virtualization for business owners is called “Desktop Virtualization.” It allows employees’ desktop computers located in cubicles to run on operating systems that are installed on a machine located elsewhere -- either on a server in your office or a server in a cloud-based data center.

Virtualization is not the same as the cloud

Virtualization and cloud computing are two technologies that have long been confusing business owners. But that shouldn’t be the case. Understanding the differences between the cloud and virtualization is the fastest way to use these technologies to your greatest advantage. Virtualization Imagine a company with five servers, each assigned a single task such as storage, […]

Having problems making virtualization work for you?

Do you have issues with enabling virtualization on your computer? Although this technology is known to be easy to implement and is supported by most modern computers, sometimes it still malfunctions. Hopefully, these tips can fix the issues. #1 Enable Virtualization in Your BIOS In most cases, virtualization won’t work because it’s disabled in your […]

Things you didn’t know about virtualization

In the past decade, virtualization has been considered one of the most cost-effective business solutions. It’s supposed to prevent unnecessary hardware purchases and promote effective IT management, but there are some hidden drawbacks with this technology. This is why we’ve uncovered the following management issues that you were previously unaware of. Backup Incorporating a robust […]

Virtualization and Windows Server 2019

Microsoft’s Windows Server operating systems are complicated enough to warrant their own certification program. However, small businesses can take full advantage of the features included in the latest version of this software by moving to an outsourced IT support model. Here’s what you miss out on if you keep everything in house.   Windows Server […]

Hypervisors: potential risks and threats

The virtualization trend is still going strong, offering businesses streamlined resource management and massive cost-saving potential, but just like every technology, it has its fair share of security risks. In fact, a virtualization solution is only as secure as the hypervisors that support it. What is a hypervisor and what are its risks? For those […]

Virtual desktop or Container: How to choose

It’s getting harder and harder for small-business owners to make informed IT decisions. There’s a paradox of choice as the market becomes overrun with solutions that are equal parts affordable and confusing. Today we’re going to make your life a little easier by breaking down why you should care about the virtual desktops vs. containers […]