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BI is for small businesses too

Business Intelligence (BI) has conventionally been the preserve of big business, given the need for specialist knowledge meant hiring pricey experts was often the only way to leverage its value. But the rise of self-service BI tools has leveled the playing field, allowing small- and medium-sized businesses to get in on the game too. And […]

Cloud myths debunked

From hosting websites, email, applications and online file storage, the cloud has become a popular alternative to traditional IT services among businesses. In fact, it is almost impossible to find a company’s data center that does not employ cloud-based services of some kind. However, reported incidents of cloud hacks and server failures can lead some […]

The meaning of confusing computer words

If you’re not an IT professional or have an in-depth knowledge of technology, computer terminology can seem like a foreign language. While you certainly don’t need to be fluent in geek speak, having a basic understanding of it can help in a number of ways. For example, it can help you purchase the right equipment […]

Cyber threats and the finance sector

The financial services industry has long been a heavily targeted sector by cyber criminals. The number of attacks that involved extortion, social-engineering and credential-stealing malware surged in 2015. This means that these institutions should strive to familiarize themselves with the threats and the agents behind them. Here are 7 new threats and tactics, techniques and […]

How to boost your WordPress website’s speed

When it comes to websites, speed matters. Internet surfers everywhere are becoming more and more impatient. When once five, or even ten seconds, was a completely acceptable time to wait for a page to load, those days are long gone. Now most users expect a page to load in at least three seconds, some even […]

NetEffect & Fortinet: End to End Security; No Hype

NetEffect & Fortinet: End to End Security; No Hype
NetEffect and Fortinet hosted a security event focused on end to end security yesterday at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The event was held in Fortinet's FortiExpress, a custom 18-wheeler with state-of-the-art Advanced Threat Detection showcase and security demo center.

Cyber-Attacks Webinar

The threats posed by cyber-attacks are not only growing, but the means and methods of these attacks are rapidly changing. View the Las Vegas Metro Chamber’s recorded webinar featuring NetEffect CEO Jeff Grace as he gives you tips and tools protect yourself from becoming a victim.

The Windows 10 Upgrade for Business: Should You Go for It?

The reviews are in, and it seems Microsoft is making a comeback with Windows 10. The Windows 8 update had confused (and angered) users because it appeared to make it harder to use the operating system. This time, however, Microsoft got it right.

They’ve listened to their customers and developed an operating system to meet both user and developer needs.

Disaster Recovery Planning

September is Disaster Preparedness Month. NetEffect’s CEO is featured in this month’s Business Voice; read the full article and learn some simple yet critical steps you can take to protect your business in the event disaster strikes.

Windows 10 Upgrade – Warning

Two days ago (July 29, 2015) Microsoft began offering Windows 10 for free to all users with one of the following operating systems:

Windows 7 Home and Professional users running Service Pack 1
Windows 8 Home and Professional users running the Windows 8.1 update

The free upgrade is available for one year, and after that, you’ll have to pay for the upgrade.