Network Synergy Blog

Network Synergy has been serving the Trumbull area since 1988, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

What Happens to Your Data When You Delete It? The Truth will Surprise You

What Happens to Your Data When You Delete It? The Truth will Surprise You

When you delete a file off your PC, or your hard drive becomes corrupted, you just take for granted that the data is gone in perpetuity. That isn’t the case at all, and it can present problems for businesses and individuals alike. The thing is that it’s deleted, it’s gone, it ceases to exist, because you deleted it with your own hands.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Why it’s a Big Mistake to Overlook Big Data

b2ap3_thumbnail_how_to_leverage_big_data_400.jpgManaging your businesses technology is important because your operations rely heavily on efficient access to information. One advantage that secure and reliable IT provides is the ability to remain competitive, as the slightest advantage could mean a world of difference in your given market. One new IT trend is the analysis of big data. If it is leveraged properly, you could help your business get the leg up on local competition.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Forget Micro SD Cards, the Future is Molecular-Level Data Storage

b2ap3_thumbnail_atomic_storage_400.jpgAs far as leaps in computing go, this one’s pretty tiny: a research team from IBM has managed to store data on a single atom. Despite the microscopic size of the result, the impact is potentially huge when one considers the effects this discovery could have on computing.

0 Comments
Continue reading

From Magnetic Tape to the Cloud: A Brief Look at the Past 60 Years of Data Storage

b2ap3_thumbnail_history_of_data_storage_400.jpgData storage is such an important part of today’s business environment, but when was the last time you took the time to consider technologies that came before? Technology that exists today couldn’t possibly have existed 50, or even 20 years ago. How have the leaps and bounds made in the tech industry affected the status of data storage, and what does this trend mean for small and medium-sized businesses?

0 Comments
Continue reading

Here’s Why BDR is WAY Better Than Backing Up Your Data With Tape

b2ap3_thumbnail_backup_dr_blue_400.jpgData backup, regardless of its form, is a critical component of any modern IT infrastructure. If you’re not using data backup or disaster recovery, your business could be risking crippling data loss. Even if your infrastructure is protected from typical threats like viruses and malware, these security solutions aren’t going to prevent a devastating hardware failure.

0 Comments
Continue reading

New Technology Delivers Staggering Data Retention Options

b2ap3_thumbnail_light_data_storage_400.jpgAs more data systems develop the need for structured data storage, the development of fast and secure solutions have become essential to the viability of storing and retrieving data. Scientists have been looking at the field of optoelectronics to develop constructs where an enormous amount of data can be stored for exorbitant amounts of time.

0 Comments
Continue reading

26 Billion Connected Devices By 2020 Will Dramatically Change Things

b2ap3_thumbnail_indroducing_big_data_400.jpgThe incorporation of mobile devices into day-to-day life has changed the culture significantly. In fact, when Apple introduced “iPhone” less than a decade ago, Steve Jobs famously said, “It’s like your life in your pocket.” Now, over eight years on from the launch of the first iPhone, it’s hard to remember what life was like before you had a full-function information system in the palm of your hand. We’ve come to rely heavily on these devices, driving mobile profits up and creating a market that didn’t have any substance only a short time ago.

0 Comments
Continue reading

How Fast Can Your Business Recover from a Data Breach?

b2ap3_thumbnail_efficient_recovery_time_400.jpgHow much thought have you honestly put into your business’s data recovery procedure? It’s likely that you, like many other businesses out there, are taking a minimalist approach with both your data backup and disaster recovery. It’s not that you aren’t aware that they’re a good thing; you might just feel that you don’t need it because you feel hackers have no reason to compromise your data. Unfortunately, that’s what hackers are counting on: complacency.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Just 28% of Organizational Data Stored Has a Clear Business Value

b2ap3_thumbnail_dark_data_400.jpgAccording to a recent survey by IDG Research Services of business and technology leaders, on average, only 28 percent of data stored and maintained has value to the day-to-day operations of a business. Translation: a whopping 72 percent of files stored by a business are useless.

0 Comments
Continue reading

How Much is Your Data Worth?

b2ap3_thumbnail_how_much_for_data_400.jpgIt's been said that a company's data is its most important resource. If this is true, then is it possible to assign a monetary value to your files? If you attempted to do so, you may come to the conclusion that your company's data is more valuable than anything else in your business, maybe even your own job!

0 Comments
Continue reading

Data Backup: The Bad, Good, Better, Best, and Redundant

b2ap3_thumbnail_server_for_us400.jpgIt's good to backup your data, but can you have too much of a good thing? While this may be the case for several enjoyable activities like partying and buffets, this isn't the case with data backup. In fact, the more layers of data backup you have, the more secure you will be. How good is your data backup solution?

0 Comments
Continue reading

5 Technologies that Will Shape 2014

b2ap3_thumbnail_trendfive400.jpgBig changes are happening in the world of technology, and it's important that your business stays on top of these changes in order to stay competitive. By taking advantage of the latest trends, you will be provided with solutions designed to maximize profits. Here are five of the latest trends you need to watch for in 2014.

0 Comments
Continue reading

4 Data Loss Scenarios that can Happen to You!

b2ap3_thumbnail_dataend400.jpgYou may feel like your computer network is immune to data loss, but according to a study by Blackblaze.com, 46% of users experience data loss every year. Whether it's from something big like a natural disaster, or minor like improperly removing a flash drive, every form of data loss is costly and can be prevented with a data backup plan.

0 Comments
Continue reading

The 4 Fundamentals to IT Security

b2ap3_thumbnail_secure400_20131119-142629_1.jpgAt a recent security event, VP of Gartner Neil MacDonald broke down the fundamentals of IT security into four categories, "Information security was never about device lockdown, or dictating applications, or building firewalls. It was always about protecting the confidentiality, the integrity, the authenticity, the availability of information." Here's a closer look at these four security qualities.

0 Comments
Continue reading

IBM CEO Shares 3 Benefits of Successful Data Management

b2ap3_thumbnail_datamang400.jpgAs your company grows and enters into more competitive markets, your ability to access reliable and accurate data is of the utmost importance. Ginni Rometty; CEO, president, and chair of IBM, shared her insight on data management in her speech on October 2nd at the IBM InterConnect 2013 event. Here are three benefits of successful data management according to Rometty.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Out With The Old, In With The New

b2ap3_thumbnail_tape400_20130708-154228_1.jpgFor those of us that have been able to witness the current technological revolution, we can say mankind has progressed at an exceptional rate. Remember spending hours on your TRS-80 writing code to play the simplest of games? At that point, if you didn't have the floppy disk drive, once you turned it off you had to spend all that time to rewrite the code. This period has taken us from bulky PCs (albeit still marvelous at the time) to devices with hundreds of times the computing power that fit in the palm of our hands.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Take the Time to Safely Remove Your Device

b2ap3_thumbnail_flash400.jpgAt the end of the workday you may be in a hurry to leave, and as you start tossing your belongings into your bag, you come across your USB drive plugged into your PC. You're now faced with a tough decision; do you take the time to safely remove the device, or do you save 30 seconds and just unplug it?

Tags:
0 Comments
Continue reading

Can a Cell Phone Kill Switch Deter Theft?

b2ap3_thumbnail_KillSwitch400.jpgAs smartphone ownership continues to rise (175 million cellphones sold last year in the US), so too does smartphone theft. Take San Francisco, CA as an example, half of all robberies reported last year were phone-related. To help curb this trend, crime fighting agencies are seeking help from phone manufacturers in developing a smartphone kill switch.

0 Comments
Continue reading

INFOGRAPHIC: March 31st is World Backup Day

b2ap3_thumbnail_worldbackupday1.jpgDon't be an April Fool.  Data backup is extremely important for businesses.  If your data isn't backed up, or your backup solution isn't properly tested and maintained, your data could be at risk.  That's why March 31st is World Backup Day!  Check out and share the infographic and ask yourself, what would you do if you lost everything?

 

0 Comments
Continue reading

Forgot to Save? How to Recover an Unsaved Document

b2ap3_thumbnail_RecoverDoc400.jpgHave you ever closed an application and accidently hit 'Don't Save'? Poof. In one forgetful moment all of your progress is gone and your stomach turns into a giant knot. Before you go out and do something crazy, like forsake technology and modern civilization, you will first want to see if Windows was nice and automatically saved you a copy.

0 Comments
Continue reading

Mobile? Grab

QR-Code dieser Seite

Sign Up

  • First Name *
  • Last Name *

      Blog Categories

      Statistics Customer Service Managed IT services Break Fix Customer Relationship Management Domains Information Technology Vulnerability Business Management Settings Windows 8 Electronic Medical Records Office Business Intelligence Computer Internet of Things Writing Web Server Skype Logs Mobile Device Mobile Office Risk Management Communication Unified Threat Management Users Retail Cache Save Money Documents Mobile Device Management Project Management Excel Display Regulations Software Tips Tip of the week Search Motion sickness Processors Data Loss Google Drive Data Warehousing Star Wars Staffing Battery Mail Merge Outsourced IT Internet Personal Information Bring Your Own Device IT Solutions Analyitcs Environment Help Desk HIPAA Start Menu Managed IT Services Current Events Files Smart Technology Specifications Holiday Smart Tech Value Tech Term Address CIO Debate Operations Antivirus Ransomware Alt Codes Presentation Data Lithium-ion Battery Uninterrupted Power Supply Sports iPhone Staff Safety Small Business Disaster BDR Consultation IT Support Distributed Denial of Service Fun Food BYOD Administration IT Consultant Mobile Computing Legislation Office 365 Bandwidth Data Security Thank You Gadgets Software as a Service Consumers Hacker Cameras Wireless Cost Management Password YouTube Productivity Trending Going Green Cyber Monday Undo Hardware Security Applications PowerPoint Gadget Router Digital Signature Miscellaneous Conferencing Experience Techology Hacking Memory Training Server Social Media Business Computing Halloween Save Time Printer Drones Tip of the Work Co-managed IT People IT budget Law Firm IT Software Permissions G Suite Webinar User Heating/Cooling IT Support Virus Cabling Android Mobile Technology How To Passwords Automation Spam Travel Point of Sale Upgrade Backups Telephone Systems Quick Tips Modem Supercomputer Screen Reader SharePoint Hackers Education Social Marketing Identities 3D Healthcare Network Management Best Practice Unsupported Software Virtual Reality Deep Learning Social Networking Public Speaking Unified Threat Management Meetings Print Server Mobile Security Identity Theft Secruity Disaster Recovery Compliance Computer Care Multi-Factor Security Google Wallet Troubleshooting Programming Mouse LiFi User Error Lenovo Cloud Computing Storage Government Technology Laws Inbound Marketing Proactive IT Text Messaging Business Continuity Gmail Privacy Innovation Firewall Tracking Law Enforcement Email Upgrades End of Support IT Technicians Humor Physical Security Google Nanotechnology Access Control Hard Drives Augmented Reality Mobile Devices IT Management Comparison Business Owner IoT PC Care Computing Infrastructure Botnet Hosted Solutions Microsoft Hotspot Hacks Mirgation Virtual Private Network Video Surveillance Windows 10 Cryptocurrency WiFi Big Data Taxes Technology Tips Running Cable Public Cloud Utility Computing Business Growth Two-factor Authentication CrashOverride Cooperation History Recycling Document Management Patch Management Money Black Market Crowdfunding Redundancy Politics Connectivity Health Crowdsourcing Google Docs Tablet Computing Remote Monitoring Productivity Cloud Server Management Alert Facebook File Sharing Language Fraud Hard Disk Drive Bitcoin CCTV Touchscreen Backup Fax Server Leadership GPS Spyware Computers Cookies Remote Computing Efficiency Cleaning Windows 10 Application Servers Webcam Wireless Technology Cybersecurity Administrator Work Station Chatbots Scheduling Legal Encryption Scam Telephony Hosted Solution The Internet of Things Robot Windows 8.1 Update VPN Alerts Charger Digital Managed IT Assessment Business Microsoft Office Buisness Malware Chromebook Twitter Laptop Smartphones Operating System Downloads Vendor Management Net Neutrality Gaming Console Motherboard Technology Black Friday App Phone System Sync Google Analytics Tutorials Macro Time Management 5G Entrepreneur Wi-Fi Scary Stories Remote Support Automobile Refrigeration Mobile Data Best Practices Piracy Tip of the Week Data Recovery Apps Tech Support Knowledge Corporate Profile Unified Communications Trainging IT Consulting Cybercrime Disaster Resistance Cortana Solid State Drive User Tips Relocation Network Congestion eBay IBM Managed Service Provider Chrome Content Filtering Paperless Office Phishing Typing Collaboration Websites Hiring/Firing Hard Drive Microsoft Excel Notifications Samsung Bluetooth Budget Digital Payment Virtual Desktop Networking Wearable Technology Shortcut Error Blockchain Monitors Migration PDF Service-based Business Browser Word Private Cloud USB Computer Accessories Company Culture Data Backup Data storage Data Breach Infrastructure Data Management Intranet Flexibility 3D Printing Identity Business Technology Work/Life Balance Employer-Employee Relationship Smartphone IT service eWaste Downtime VoIP Streaming Media Apple Workplace Tips Dark Web Emoji Machine Learning Website Computer Repair Congratulations Virtualization Social Engineering SaaS Managed IT Service Google Calendar IP Address Artificial Intelligence Saving Money LinkedIn Maintenance IT Services Network Security Internet Exlporer Best Available Licensing Online Currency Competition Google Maps Saving Time Superfish Avoiding Downtime Network Firefox Recovery Office Tips Mobility communications Windows Outlook Printing

      Latest Blogs

      It can be argued that your organization isn’t considered “modern” without taking advantage of truly modern technology solutions. This includes the cloud, which provides anytime-any...

      Latest News

      Our Site Has Launched!

      flag

      Welcome to Our New Site!
      We are proud to announce the unveiling of our new website at Network Synergy!

      Read more ...

      Contact Us

      Learn more about what Network Synergy can do for your business.

      callphone

      Call us today    203.261.2201

      Fax Number :    203-261-2935

      126 Monroe Turnpike
      Trumbull, Connecticut 06611

      facebook twitter linkedin #youtube