Category Technology

A Quickie on Navigating Small Business Networks and Hardware: Keeping Your Switches, Routers, and Budget In Line

Does navigating your small business network make your head spin? Do you feel like saying routers, switches, and scaling, oh my! Let’s dig into the basics to alleviate those fears and avoid any visits to Oz. The foundation of your business network is the switch. An unmanaged switch provides simplicity. It connects all the devices […]

Supercomputing Speeds into the Cloud and Businesses of any Size can Afford to go Supersonic

Super Computing has another name, HPC, and no longer only for governments and research institutions. Industrial, consumer, and commercial applications use supercomputing regularly. And not only large businesses but medium to small businesses can utilize all that extra power without breaking the bank. How is this possible? Cloud services, who now offer HPC or high-performance […]

The Advantages of Colocation: How Data Centers Keep Your Servers Cool and Running at Full Speed

Your business’ server room requires yet another renovation to keep it running smoothly in the older building where your business resides. You wanted to invest those dollars in your marketing. Another tenant in the building mentions colocation as a solution. It works great for their business. Colocation, what the heck is that? Colocation means keeping […]

Blockchain Technology Emerges from the Shadows and Slips into the Traditional World of Business

What the heck is it anyway and it’s never going to be used by legitimate businesses right? Blockchain is an open ledger which records transactions between parties and isn’t easily modified. Amazon, Oracle and IBM, all reputable businesses, provide blockchain products. Blockchain emerged as a business asset based on the security of transactions. The enterprise […]

Take Out The Trash: Keeping Lousy Data from Fouling Your Business Decisions

Remember that saying “garbage in, garbage out”? It’s still relevant in our super-connected, digital world. If lousy data enters your business systems, any corresponding reports and analysis utilizing that data are worthless. Lousy data leads to erroneous business intelligence and poor business decisions. These can kill a small business quicker than a big one. So, […]

Coolly Process Your Gigantic Mountain of Data with Scalable Cloud Computing

Over 60 percent of a company’s IT budget required to keep things running. It’s a widely reported estimate. This budget leaves limited room for updating old technology or introducing innovative tech into the workplace. The mountain of data from multiple devices, emails, and orders which needs processing continues to grow as a business expands. IT […]

Usually Not A Couple, Thin and Enhanced Performance Link Up at CES 2019 in the Computing Section

Let’s take a look at some of the red-hot computer related stuff which showed up at CES 2019. Nvidia real-time ray tracing sets up a revolution in graphics technology. Ray tracing is used in the Marvel films and others. It’s been around for a while but only available to the people who can afford to […]