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Internet content filtering for your home

Published on Dec 21, 2012 at 6:20 pm in Tips & Tricks.

We’ve previously written about the benefits of setting up internet content filters for your office, and we wanted to take a moment to expand upon this idea to discuss content filtering options for your home. Just as unfiltered and unchecked access to the Web may not be the best business practice, it might not be […]

When did Internet content filtering get a bad rap?

Published on Dec 11, 2012 at 7:49 pm in Tips & Tricks.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. A 2012 Salary.com survey of more than 3,000 workers found that 64 percent of employees surf websites for personal reasons every day while at work. Of that group, 50 percent admit to wasting at least two hours […]

Integrating Macs Into Your Business Infrastructure

Published on Nov 28, 2012 at 3:19 pm in Tips & Tricks.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. Go back eight years or so and you’d be hard pressed to find a Mac computer being used by a business. Apple products have long been viewed as consumer hardware, and if you found workers with Macs, […]

Don’t let basic IT mistakes ruin your business

Published on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:50 pm in Tips & Tricks.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. There are dozens of IT mistakes that business owners commonly make. Not purposely of course, but whether it’s insufficient security, investing in the wrong hardware or neglecting your software, it can be easy to let your organization’s […]

Several options available for hosted file sharing

Published on Oct 29, 2012 at 7:23 pm in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. “What question are you hearing a lot lately?” That’s what I recently asked our engineering team in a weekly meeting to get a sense of the most frequently asked technology questions within our business community. Their answers […]

Cloud is Great Choice for Backup, Disaster Recovery

Published on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:44 pm in Tips & Tricks.
Backup data on the cloud.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. Cloud-based backups and disaster recovery systems can be a great option for small and midsize businesses, taking the uncertainty out of more conventional IT setups. For example, cloud-based backup systems are largely automated and require much less […]

Bring-your-own-device policies require safeguards

Published on Oct 1, 2012 at 8:16 pm in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon has been tiptoeing into companies’ consciousnesses for the past few years, but it has only been in the past six months that the issue has really pushed itself to the […]

There’s virtue in virtualization

Published on Sep 17, 2012 at 5:10 pm in Tech Trends.

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. Virtualization. You’ve heard the term. You likely understand the term. You may even be able to wax poetical about the benefits of the technology. Virtualization is a best practice for green IT. It lets you tap into […]

Cloud Computing: Size Matters

Published on Aug 29, 2012 at 3:39 pm in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.

Computer Technology Review — a publication that covers computer storage, networking and information technology — published an article by Concept Technology’s President James Fields today. The piece “Cloud Computing: Size Matters” discussed how depending on the size of your organization, the move to the cloud can sometimes cause more trouble than benefit. The article begins: […]