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How to Secure Business Data to Avoid the Data Breach Wrecking Ball

By: Total Computer Solutions

The construction industry in the 21st Century has quickly evolved to embrace digital technology at every level. The valuable data generated by that technology is used to integrate workflows between designers, engineers, contractors, and owners. Software companies such as Buildsoft are streamlining the traditional methods of designing, estimating, comparing multiple quotes from subcontractors and suppliers, and quantity surveying. But technology dependence has moved even deeper into the.

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What Is Hardware-as-a-Service (HAAS), and How Can It Help Your Business?

By: Total Computer Solutions

To help your business continue success, you need to do more than increase your profits—you also need to cut costs wherever possible.  If yours is like most businesses, one of the significant drivers of cost is your hardware.  That is especially true during the early stages of your business when those costs tend to pile up.  Whether its scanners, servers or printers, the costs of new hardware (or replacement hardware for longer-standing companies) can be prohibitive.

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Importance of Using Secure Cloud Storage Options in Healthcare

By: Total Computer Solutions

Secure offsite computing resources and databases have become a top priority for healthcare establishments, from dental clinics and hospitals to medical research facilities, and for a good reason. Moving patient data to the cloud enables caregivers to enhance healthcare services without stretching their cash flow or diverting massive amounts of capital into setting up more robust data centers. 

Why Healthcare Organizations Should Consider Cloud Storage Options

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How to Find the Ideal Managed Service Provider For Your Business

By: Total Computer Solutions

Signs That Your Business Can Benefit From the Right MSP

As a business grows and thrives so do its data and IT demands, and sooner or later successful enterprises will find themselves at a critical decision-making crossroad. From a business perspective, it's a good problem to have, a healthy sign that the organization is showing robust growth, but it's a growing pain which can't be ignored without consequences. 

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Why HIPAA Should Not Deter You From Storing Your PHI in the Cloud

By: Total Computer Solutions

Cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) systems deliver high-value, cost-effective information services in the healthcare industry. However, many healthcare providers are not sure about how to leverage cloud computing technology while complying with HIPAA regulations for the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI). Perhaps, an understanding of and confidence in the ability of cloud healthcare solutions to satisfy industry standards and laws will see more hospitals trust.

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One-Person IT Shop - Is This Bad?

By: Total Computer Solutions

Smaller companies often cannot afford to have an IT department. One of the common solutions is to hire a single person to do IT or, worse, get an outside friend who's "good with computers" to do it. The issue is that without working IT, everything grinds to a halt. There are a number of good reasons to avoid the one-person IT shop:

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Q&A: Is a Managed Service Provider Right For My Business?

By: Total Computer Solutions

Have you been considering a managed service provider for your business? Are you struggling with your current internal IT services and wondering if there are other options? If either of these questions applies to you, here are some answers.

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What Makes a Great IT Company?

By: Total Computer Solutions

Let's say you're running a business—owner, executive, someone in a major decision-making position. You know your industry forward and backward, top to bottom, and even though you're not an IT wizard, you know the company needs an upgrade in their IT services.

When you go shopping for an IT company, what do you want to see in them? Your priorities are your own, but generally speaking, here are ten that make an IT company great.

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Secure VPN: Virtual Private Networks For Business

By: Total Computer Solutions

VPN: Secure Private Connections Through the Public Network

The age of BYOD (bring your own device), employee mobility, and remote telecommuting offer many advantages to businesses but also bring with them an inherently higher risk for data breaches. Employees require access to business data and applications far afield from the home office IT systems sitting securely behind their traditional firewalls.

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5 Questions You Should Ask to Find the Best Security Consultant

By: Total Computer Solutions

Perhaps your business has experienced a ransomware or malware attack, or maybe you want to ensure that you do not become the victim of one in the future.  Whatever the reason, there might come a time when it becomes necessary for you to beef up your security.  The question is, what do you do about it?  How do you best ensure that the problem will be resolved, now and in the future?

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