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Hackers Like to Target Small Businesses: Managed Services in Florida

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This upcoming October is Cybersecurity Month! Some businesses think that they’re immune to hacking attacks because they’re “low profile” compared to huge corporations. However, the truth of the matter is that your organization is just as much at risk as they are. Take measures to keep your organization’s data safe, or risk losing everything in the fallout of a hacking attack.K.eep dangerous entities out of your network and destroy those that make it through your defenses with our Managed IT Services in Florida and Tampa..

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IT Services: The Difference Between Virtualization and the Cloud

IT Services in Florida and TampaDo you know the difference between virtualization and cloud computing? If you don’t, it’s not a reason to be embarrassed. Most business owners have a hard time distinguishing the two and find the topic to be rather technical. Yet, we think businesses can benefit greatly from knowing the differences so they’ll end up with the right Business IT Solutions.

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Reasons your Computer is Running Slow: IT Vendor Management

IT Vendor Management: Managed IT ServiceIf your computer is more than five years old, there is a possibility that its age is causing your computer’s slow performance. Computers are always advancing and the capabilities of new software is becoming more sophisticated all the time. New programs and applications will often perform sluggishly on older computers, if they’ll run at all. If your computer is older than five years, then we suggest you to buy a new computer or accept that your computer’s performance will be bogged down. Looking to purchase a new computer, our IT Vendor Management service works with third-party vendors to help you reduce bottom-line expenses and present you Business IT Solutions on the determination of which hardware and software suppliers will work best to suit your needs. 

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The US Military Plans to Bring Biometric Passwords to the Public: Managed Services in Florida

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Humans are always trying to improve security protocols that can protect against increasingly advanced online threats. Unfortunately, the threats only grow stronger in response, and the war against malicious online activity rages on. Biometrics are security measures that are growing in popularity, but are expensive and difficult to integrate. Now, the US military is funding a campaign to make it more readily available to end users. Malicious entities have an arsenal of different tools they can use to bring down your business, but with our Managed Services in Florida protecting your network, you’ll have nothing to fear.

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IT Professional Services: Introducing Cloud Computing to Your Business

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You’ve probably heard about the cloud and how businesses are taking advantage of it, but due to the way it's marketed and all the different tasks that it’s capable of, there may be some confusion as to how it works and how exactly it can be a game-changer for your business.  If you’re looking to save money, reduce your overhead, and free yourself so you can focus on your business, instead of your technology, contact us and ask about our cloud IT Professional Services.

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IT Outsourcing in Tampa: Optimize Security and Productivity with E-mail Solutions

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Email has revolutionized the way we communicate, but in some cases it can be a dangerous distraction to productivity. This is especially true if your company is trying to maintain its own Exchange mail server. Does having email on the brain give you a headache? If so, you might consider looking into our hosted email Exchange solution. To start doing business the proactive way, and learn more about IT Outsourcing In Tampa, contact us today!

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IT Professional Services: IT Helps World’s Largest Machine Unleash Devastation

IT Support Services in TampaThe world’s largest terrestrial vehicle is the German-made bucket-wheel excavator known as “Bagger 293.” Used for open-pit mining, Bagger 293 hulks over the landscape at a length of 722 feet, and a height of 310 feet (twice the size of the Statue of Liberty). As a bonus, this beast-of-a-machine is made more ferocious thanks to remote technology. With remote IT Support Services in Tampa and automation Business IT Solutions , your company can be as impressive and efficient as Bagger 293

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IT Support in Tampa: 3 Desirable Network Security Factors for Your Business

b2ap3_thumbnail_network_security_400.jpgThere are several factors at work when scoping out your current network security situation. According to a study from 1&1, 67 percent of people confirmed that someone they know has had information stolen from them while online, which means that your business could be next. In order to remain one of the few unaffected by security breaches, consider these three network security features for your business, and how our Tampa IT Support technicians can provide further consultation and support for your business.

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Tampa IT Services: 3 Ways to Bring the Fight to Zombie Bots

Tampa IT Services: BotsThe Internet is up to its ears with threats and hackers, but some of the most annoying malicious entities are bots. These are systems which can gather information from all kinds of sources. While some aren’t malicious in nature (think SEO bots which gather data from websites), there are those that aren’t so innocent. With our Tampa IT Services, Symmetric Engineering Group’s comprehensive security tool we can keep the threats out in the first place.

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IT Services in Florida: Using IT Fit for a Museum of Obsolete Objects?

IT Services in FloridaWhat’s the technology in your office like? There’s a pretty good chance that at least some of the equipment you’re using may be obsolete. Let’s take a stroll down the Museum of Obsolete Objects. We can take the time to assess the technology situation of your business and recommend new Custom Business Solutions! Call us today for a free technology consultation and learn more about IT Services in Florida.

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Business IT Solutions: Getting a Computer Virus is Like Catching the Flu

Managed Services in Tampa BayGrab your tissues, it’s flu season! Just like biological viruses such as the flu can cripple an entire office, digital viruses can cause a lot of trouble for businesses too. Both downtime-causing virus scenarios can be prevented if proper safety measures are followed, like sanitation and cybersecurity. We have Business IT Solutions to keep your office infection-free with our Managed Services in Tampa Bay.

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IT Professional Services: People are the X Factor for a Successful Technology Strategy

People and IT Professional ServicesBusinesses look to technology to solve their problems and make operations more efficient, and rightfully so, after all, technology is synonymous with “solution.” Although, just purchasing new technology isn’t enough to automatically see the desired results. New technology must be accompanied by intentional implementation efforts, which includes adapting it to your company’s culture. In other words, working with people. At Symmetric Engineering Group we can help with our IT Professional Services.

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Business IT Solutions: How to Use Your Smartphone to Actually Be Productive

IT Business Solutions and SmartphonesThere is consistent conversation about the security of your data and the best ways to minimize the risk of losing it. At some point in this conversation the topic of mobile devices comes up. The general consensus is that the more places your staff can access their work, the more they can get done, and how could it not? With smartphones becoming as predominant as coffee mugs, and the nature of mobile devices that have the capability of hopping from one network to the next, how can you ignore that the devices themselves are a data-loss risk?

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Small Businesses Need an Intranet: Custom Business Solutions

Intranet Custom Business SolutionsAs a small business owner, you enjoy the ability to operate quickly when action is needed. You appreciate the ease of communication within your office, and you can get things accomplished simply and efficiently. At least, that's the goal; maybe things aren't so smooth. One way to fix that is by integrating an intranet into your workplace.

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BYOD Might Not Be a Good Fit for Every Business

BYOD Business IT SolutionsThe concept behind BYOD seems really good--employees bring their personal devices to work and use them to accomplish company projects. Initially, BYOD was well received, but after reviewing the security risks, more companies are opting out of it. Is there another way to use mobile devices at work without all the hassle and risks of BYOD?

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Tip of the Week: How to Reorganize Your IT Infrastructure

IT Infrastructure ManagementEveryone needs a tip occasionally. Therefore, we provide our followers with what we like to call, "Tips of the Week." These helpful tidbits are targeted toward helping you understand certain aspects of business technology. We will walk you through how to reorganize your IT infrastructure. For more tips, see our previous blog articles.

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3 Shopping Tips to Protect Yourself from the Next Major Retail Data Breach

Protect your credit card: Business IT SolutionsMajor retailers are having a rough time of it these days concerning the security of their customer's financial information. Target was hit with malware that compromised 40 million customer credit and debit card accounts, and Home Depot was hit with the same malware. What's a connoisseur of mass-produced boxed goods to do?

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Data Recovery Testing Is The One Test That Will Save Your Business: Business Continuity Services

Data Recovery and Business Continuity ServicesEvery business owner understands the importance of planning and the proper implementation of said plans. However, after everything is set up, it's easy to overlook the testing of one's plans, which can really come back to hurt you when all of your careful planning falls apart. Nowhere is this more true than with data recovery.

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Be the Life of the Party: Server Hosting and IT Service Management

Server Hosting and IT Service ManagementWhen it comes to hosting a party, it can be exhausting – it's a matter of space, cost, and responsibility, among other things. If you're too busy trying to organize everything, nobody will get to see the best side of you. Wouldn't it be so much easier to just hire someone to take care of the details? You would actually be able to enjoy your party!

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