Tech trends and news relevant to small and midsize businesses.

Windows Server 2008 End-of-Life: What’s Next?

Thu, Apr, 25, 2019 @ 13:04 PM

Windows Server 2008 is reaching its end of life in January 2020. Are you asking yourself what it takes to change over?

Sagiss CTO Jim Lancaster discusses Windows Server 2008 end-of-life and the key steps involved in the migration process. And if...

Cloud Migration 101

Thu, Mar, 14, 2019 @ 10:03 AM

Are you considering the cloud as part of your business technology strategy? 

In this brief interview, Sagiss Network Operations Center Leader Ian Pryseski covers some key questions to think about before migrating any aspect of your IT environment...

Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

Thu, Jan, 31, 2019 @ 13:01 PM

Defining a disaster is an interesting concept in and of itself. It could be as simple as deleting one very important file, or perhaps thousands of files all at once.

Regardless of what happened, you need to get back up and running quickly!

Tech Trends for 2019

Thu, Dec, 20, 2018 @ 10:12 AM

Here is our take on the tech trends for 2019. Its not a complete list, but we have cultivated, in our opinion the most influential, and important things for 2019. A few items you might see missing for instance 5G, we felt we didn't need to beat...

What is SD-WAN? (in Two Minutes) - Increasing Your Internet Bandwidth While Lowering Costs & Increasing Reliability

Wed, Mar, 14, 2018 @ 10:03 AM

In this week's post, Jim Lancaster explains SD-WAN (Software Defined-Wide Area Network) and the benefits this cutting-edge technology offers to small & midsize businesses. 

Why You Should Use Cloud-Based Applications

Wed, Feb, 28, 2018 @ 11:02 AM

Not much more than a decade ago, the world of software was a very different place. Before we all had laptops, smartphones and tablets, we had big honking beige boxes under our desks. Of course, the box on its own wasn’t useful, so we filled it...

What is IaaS, and Do I Need It? 

Wed, Feb, 21, 2018 @ 11:02 AM

 In the world of IT, we love a good acronym. It would get pretty tedious saying things like “Simple Network Management Protocol” all day long, so of course we just say SNMP. But one acronym in particular has the attention of many business owners...

Small Business Tech: Three Reasons You Need Proactive Tech Support

Tue, Jan, 16, 2018 @ 12:01 PM

Summary

IT folks tend to wear a lot of hats. Between monitoring servers, workstations, switches, routers and WAPs and creating data backups, updating old software or simply recovering a lost password, there is often no shortage of fires for the...