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Boom, Boom - Out Go the Lights

Posted by Douglas Eldridge on Mon, Aug 04, 2014 @ 10:48

Disasters Happen

Fire, flood, earthquake, tornado. In Colorado, we reasonably expect that at least three of those can happen  fairly regularly. The local experts at QeH2 can provide Denver IT Consulting and Denver IT Services that will  help you to keep the lights on when a disaster strikes - so you won't have both a disaster AND a crisis on your hands.

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Topics: Business Continuity Planning, Disaster Planning

Your Business is Doomed!! Unless You Have Cloud Data Backups!

Posted by Douglas Eldridge on Wed, Jul 30, 2014 @ 11:56

When your organization suffers from data loss or a full-blown disaster, whether it be hardware or software related, you need to get back up and running to save your business. QeH2 offers Disaster & Data Recovery services to help your business survive catastrophes whether they are caused by human error, natural disastes, or hard drive failure. The weather in Colorado is constantly changing, often in dangerous ways. As I write this it’s pouring rain, a few days ago our high topped out at close to 100 degrees and it hadn’t rained in weeks, we’ve avoided major fires this year, but who knows for how long. Don't let your business become another casualty statistic just because you didn't want to pay for cloud data backups!

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Disaster Planning

A Tale of Two Companies; How Company A Survived a Natural Disaster While Company B’s Future Is Up In the Air

Posted by Douglas Eldridge on Mon, Jul 28, 2014 @ 11:44

It was the best of times (at Company A), it was the worst of times (at Company B), it was the age of wisdom (at Company A), it was the age of foolishness (at Company B), it was the epoch of belief (at Company A), it was the epoch of incredulity (at Company B), it was the season of Light (literally at Company A), it was the season of Darkness (literally at company B), it was the spring of hope (at Company A), it was the winter of despair (at Company B), we had everything before us (at Company A), we had nothing before us (at Company B), we were all going direct to work without any disruptions (at company A), we were all going direct the other way (at Company B)- in short, the period was so far like the present period, except for at Company B where they are back to square one because they had no backup disaster recovery plan.

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Topics: Business Continuity Planning, Disaster Planning

How Secure is Cloud Computing for Your Business?

Posted by Douglas Eldridge on Wed, Jul 23, 2014 @ 09:34

The Move to the Cloud is Accelerating

 

As more than half of American Businesses move to the cloud, it’s time to consider, How secure is Cloud Computing? “16 percent of public cloud customers say that their data has been exposed or suffered a breach.”

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Topics: Cloud Computing

The Benefits of an Outside IT Vendor: When Your In-House IT Team Makes You Wait to Repair Things

Posted by Douglas Eldridge on Mon, Jul 21, 2014 @ 09:38

Many companies still wrestle over whether an in-house IT team or an outside vendor is the best route to go to manage the company's technology. After a while of working with in-house teams or other IT companies, businesses are starting to realize the true benefits of an outside IT vendor based on the typical problems other IT teams bring. What are some of those typical problems you're probably going to encounter? And how does it prove that going with consultants works better in the long run for helping solve your IT problems?

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Topics: Computer Support

The Perils of Hackers on Your System; the Cost May Involve More Than Just Money

Posted by Douglas Eldridge on Tue, Jul 08, 2014 @ 10:06

 

The perils of hackers on your system are many.  The loss can expand and expand until it becomes a disaster for your business. The simple act of having a company design and manage your security, or recover your system after being hacked may mean the difference between total loss and a temporary problem.

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Topics: IT Consulting

Symptoms of a Computer Virus From Denver IT Consulting Firm QeH2

Posted by Douglas Eldridge on Thu, Jul 03, 2014 @ 02:00

Have you ever experienced a slow computer or all of a sudden started getting a ton of pop-up adds?  Have applications not worked or has your internet access all of a sudden been lost.  There is a good chance that you have a virus.  Let's explore a few common symptoms of computer viruses that could be affecting your computer now.

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Topics: IT Services

How Cloud Computing Can Help the Environment, From Denver IT Consulting Company QeH2

Posted by Douglas Eldridge on Tue, Jul 01, 2014 @ 12:32

 

Data centers are energy hogs that use a lot of electricity to keep racks of servers running.  In addition to running servers, data centers also run energy-intensive cooling systems because server farms generate a lot of heat.  While it may seem like a contradiction, there’s an explanation of how cloud computing can help the environment.  It’s true that data centers use a lot of electricity, but they manage its consumption better than any individual business can.

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Topics: Cloud Computing

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