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7 Best Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) Offerings for Your Business

By: Total Computer Solutions

Most businesses are familiar with the concept of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) – software that can be licensed and then accessed online via a subscription rather than through individual software installs. 

At Total Computer Solutions (TCS) in Greensboro, NC, we have analyzed the best SaaS solutions for business owners.  Keep reading for the results.  At TCS, we understand that determining and transitioning to the best combination of cloud software to suit your company can be a daunting.

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Benefits of Software-as-a-Service for Your Growing Business

By: Total Computer Solutions

Growing and established businesses across the world are now embracing the SaaS business model. The cloud-based tools are gaining more traction as the most effective alternative to the on-premise software and hardware development. A report by Computer Economics indicates that over 60% of companies utilize a section of these solutions in their day to day operations, with about 36% working to increase their investment in the subsequent months. These statistics emphasize the need to implement.

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How Much Could a HIPAA Violation Hurt My Business?

By: Total Computer Solutions

Imagine the following scenario: you are a health care provider, and you transmit claims electronically. You work hard to ensure you comply with federal regulations, but one day, you are notified that you are under investigation for violating the terms of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). You are alarmed by this notification and wonder what you might have done wrong, and what steps you could have taken to avoid that mistake.

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Downtime: How Much is it Really Costing You?

By: Total Computer Solutions

When your website or network goes down, it is a inconvenience to you, your employees, and your customers.

IT downtime is a common problem and can affect every part of your company. IT downtime costs businesses an average of $1.55 million in a typical year. Why, exactly, is downtime such an expensive problem? 

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Your Organization May Urgently Need a HIPAA Risk Assessment

By: Total Computer Solutions

The United States government puts strong security and privacy requirements on personal health data. These requirements come from the HIPAA act and its revisions in the HITECH act. Any covered entity that loses data due to non-compliance can face hefty fines, sometimes in the millions of dollars.

Most people think of HIPAA as applying to hospitals and doctors' offices, but they apply to a broad range of organizations that handle protected health information (PHI). An organization that falls.

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Disaster Recovery: How Do I Retrieve My Data?

By: Total Computer Solutions

Keeping an up-to-date backup is vital to a business. Loss of essential files disrupts business and costs time and money. Serious data loss is one of the most common reasons businesses fail.

However, backup is only half the story. If you suffer a data disaster and are unable to get the files back quickly, that means serious trouble. The longer it takes, the more revenue you stand to lose. When data loss happens, you should already know how to get it back without panicking. The cases range.

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Disaster Mitigation: What To Do If Disaster Strikes

By: Total Computer Solutions

Despite your best efforts to protect yourself from possible security threats, you might still end up being a victim; with reports showing there is an attack every 40 seconds.

Various attacks put your system under risk; one of them is ransomware.

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Backing Up Your Data: Where Should You Store It?

By: Total Computer Solutions

If your business has never experienced data loss, then you might not fully understand the importance of data backup. However, you need to have reliable and efficient data backup systems in place as mitigation for any unfortunate eventuality. Here are some grim statistics on the disastrous nature of a possible data loss:

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What You Should Remember When Backing Up Data

By: Total Computer Solutions

Backing up your data is an absolute necessity. If a drive fails, a file becomes corrupted, or ransomware scrambles files, being able to recover them makes the difference between an inconvenience and a catastrophe. Losing data and not being able to recover is a common cause of business failure.

The key to successful backup is making it automatic. No one has the time to remember to run a backup every day; it should simply happen. 

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Cloud vs. In-house Servers: Which is the Best Option?

By: Total Computer Solutions

Maybe you are starting a new business and deliberating on whether you should buy an in-house server or embrace the cloud from the start. Or perhaps your server is old and outdated, and you are wondering whether to replace it or move to the cloud. It may be that your enterprise has outgrown your server and you are torn between buying a big server and migrating to the cloud. Regardless of why you are deciding between an in-house server and the cloud, it's a tough decision to make. This.

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