Whether we realize it or not, most of us use cloud computing services every day. But should your data be living in the cloud? In this post, we break down the positives and negatives of the public cloud, the private cloud and the hybrid cloud.
Every year, the Future Today Institute publishes a report on the IT trends of the future, which will affect various sectors of the economy. In 2019, the number of innovations mentioned in the forecast almost doubled compared with the previous year. Technologies are getting developed faster and faster. For your business to keep up, you’ll want to pay attention to the latest IT trends. What innovations in the field of IT will be in demand in 2020, and how should we apply the IT trends of the future to business development today?
Microsoft has announced that it will end extended support for Windows 2008 and 2008 R2 on January 14, 2020. That means no more security updates or bug fixes, which could leave your data vulnerable to cyberattacks and other security breaches. However, a server upgrade requires detailed planning and a thorough implementation process. Contact Capital Network Solutions to learn more about your server upgrade options.
These days, when you buy a new car, you expect that it will come with robust security features that go well beyond the ability to lock the doors. However, despite the leaps and bounds we’ve seen with technology over the past few decades, many people still leave their precious devices "tied up" and hope for the best. For those who recognize that their devices are the best means of navigating and traversing our vast digital world, Windows 10 offers some of the best security features on the market.
Everyone wants to know: “What does the future of work look like?” It’s a difficult question to answer, considering the constant changes in workforce demands and advancements in HR technology. And according to a recent employee engagement survey, only 28 percent of respondents said their company focuses on employee engagement and 20 percent said they don’t regularly measure their employee engagement. This leaves a lot of room for improvement. Here’s a quick look into what we can expect in the future of work.
For anyone who has been in business or IT, 2020 has taken on a semi-mythical place in our predicted futures, and not just in some of the amazing and fantastical predictions of the 19th century. We’ve all seen countless estimates and predictions of what to expect in 2020. Now that we are nearly two decades into this century and in close proximity from the year 2020, we can take a look at what we’ve seen in 2019 so far and finally begin to predict more accurately some of the cybersecurity threats we will likely be facing in healthcare in 2020 and beyond.
The cloud, as a concept, still creates confusion: what is it, why does it have to exist, where is it, what should we do differently, and how has it changed how we manage updates? The latter question is a significant consideration for businesses everywhere – are you expected to leave things to manage themselves in the cloud, or do you still have to hit refresh on your hardware?
There are many positives for companies and employees in allowing users to bring their personal devices to work, and the move to BYOD is only set to grow. A report by Global Market Insights found the BYOD market is on course to hit almost $367 billion by 2022, a 10-fold increase since 2014. But that means IT managers need to be on the front foot when it comes to BYOD security.
The artificial intelligence (AI) revolution has barely started, but many already compare its evolution to the first page of the Gutenberg Bible or the arrival of the printing press. With AI spending estimated to reach more than $52 billion by 2021, there’s no slowdown in sight. AI proponents tout a range of benefits, including enhanced efficiency and throughput, solving complex problems, and freeing up workers to do genuinely creative and value-adding tasks. The technology is already impacting our daily lives, from built-in smart assistants on smartphones such as Alexa or Siri to smart cars and drones. In this post, we look at the future of AI.
When support for Windows 7 and Office 365 ends, outdated file sharing methods and skyrocketing numbers of devices and apps may put customers' sensitive data at risk. How do you stay current and secure? It's time to modernize with Capital Network Solutions and Microsoft. Subscribe now to discover how you can increase productivity, enhance security and reduce costs with Windows 10 and tools like Microsoft Teams and Office 365.