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  • When companies grow, many end up patching their IT security solutions together like Frankenstein’s monster. Rather than do the work to implement and maintain a consistent security fabric across the entirety of the network, more solutions get stitched on with little to no contingency plan moving forward. Here’s why that’s dangerous: Without the proper planning, […]

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  • Why a Technology Infrastructure Investment is Key for Long-term Company Growth The last 8-10 years of economic uncertainty have seen companies decline to invest in their technology infrastructure the way they did in the late 90’s and early 2000’s. Even companies like Google and Amazon have fumbled their IT strategies, costing them millions of dollars from […]

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  • The traditional model of IT “keeping the lights on” is shifting dramatically. Gone are the days where “reactive” IT helps businesses stay on track. Instead, IT departments and their internal resources should be focused on innovation and developing disruptive digital strategies in order to keep their company competitive in an ever-changing business landscape. To ensure […]

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  • Do Improved Operational Performances Give You a Competitive Edge? Operational performance is not just an indication of the strength of a company watched by bankers and analysts, but also a measure of competitive edge. For example, highly efficient companies traditionally deliver stronger business results over less efficient companies in their market, even in weaker economic […]

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  • Is a Hidden Data Factory Costing Your Company Money? A recent study by Harvard Business Review (HBR) estimated poor data quality costs the US business market $3.1 trillion dollars per year. Yikes. HBR calls this massive waste of money as the “hidden data factory,” which represents the lengthy and expensive process of manually checking over […]

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  • Why You Need to Replace Your End-of-Life Security Hardware Security threats continue to grow stronger, smarter, and more frequent for businesses every single year. That’s a fact. So when companies actively rely on outdated IT security hardware or end-of-life units to protect their business assets from hackers, malicious threats, and other damaging data loss, they’re putting […]

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  • An unplanned change in IT leadership can be a particularly stressful event for any business. Depending on the company and its situation, a sudden shift in morale, strategy, and/or team dynamic can cause serious problems that could have major repercussions down the road. In the more severe cases, such shifts could cause the whole department […]

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  • It’s no secret that the business world we operate in is evolving every day. The shifting digital landscape is forcing companies to change their mindsets to increasing their ability to survive long term. Where the big once used to eat the small, now it’s the fast that eat the slow. It’s a strange analogy, I […]

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  • Did you know only 45% of CISOs say they have funds budgeted to deal with a serious security incident? We can understand why so many companies don’t have a financial safety net for a data breach. Communicating the importance of a cybercrime resolution fund isn’t a reassuring conversation for an IT leader to have with […]

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  • At Trapp Technology, we think IT operations, innovation, and financials are three key ingredients to any high-functioning technology department. As a business leader directly in charge of your company’s success, here a few questions you should ask yourself on each topic: Operations – How often do you have outages in business operations because of IT and […]

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  • We understand it takes an enormous time and resource commitment to properly bolster your company’s network security since many of those efforts require your staff to sift through thousands of security alerts every day. Which threats take priority, and who decides? What if a major threat slips through the cracks? The fact of the matter […]

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  • In our experience, top executives name their Information Technology as a pain point for their organizations more often than not. Unanticipated downtime, insufficient ROI for IT spend, and missed project deliveries are among the more consequential frustrations. Many executives understand that a problem exists, but don’t have the time or the technical expertise essential to evaluate the link between...

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  • Spending on information security rose by 8% in the last 12 months, which brings total security spend now up to around $81 billion dollars by organizations across the US. We’ve all heard varying figures about the true cost of data breaches. For small businesses, the cost can be in the millions, and for enterprises, those […]

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  • “A problem prevents QuickBooks from continuing.” Welcome to your clients’ worst nightmare – a corrupted QuickBooks file. How does this happen? A lack of resources like RAM or virtual memory, the development of bad sectors on the database hard drive, virus attacks, or a power surge or outage all have the potential to trash your clients’ […]

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  • I know what you’re thinking: are you crazy? When it comes to cybersecurity, less … is more? Stay with me here. When organizations utilize multiple security products and vendors that aren’t integrated (or integrated correctly), the high number of alerts coming in from multiple systems can make it nearly impossible to assign threat priority and […]

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  • Has your company been spinning its wheels recently because IT costs are spiraling out of control? Has it gotten to the point where IT is holding back the business from growing? The total cost of ownership in IT is always a popular topic of conversation with new clients. The IT team wants more budget while […]

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  • Small businesses have the biggest IT challenges. Why is that? The specialization of IT has become so pronounced that it’s impossible for small businesses to afford to own the skills they need internally. So what is the solution many are adopting? Supplementing internal staff with 3rd party expertise to fill the gaps for internal skills so […]

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  • Cloud-based systems within enterprises today are growing at a powerfully rapid pace. In fact, roughly 80% of all IT budgets within any given company will be committed to cloud-based solutions in 2018, which could encompass everything from simple file storage and email solutions to employee machines and entire server stacks. Unfortunately, as these cloud solutions […]

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  • Have you ever heard the phrase Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance? It may sound a little silly, but it couldn’t be more accurate. The truth is, every 18 to 24 months there is a sort of “technical metamorphosis” that businesses must account for to stay competitive. If those changes aren’t anticipated and planned for properly, […]

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  • We routinely ask executive leadership and IT leadership if they think they are overspending or underspending on their IT. We found that the majority of executives feel they are overspending and the majority of IT managers feel they don’t have enough budget. Not seeing eye-to-eye on IT spend or strategy can be a huge headache […]

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  • It’s predicted that a business will fall victim to a ransomware attack every 14 seconds by 2019. Not surprisingly, cybercrime labs overseas often have larger budgets than the US government does for security. Those are some pretty sobering stats, especially if you’re a small to medium-sized business. With those kinds of statistics floating around, and […]

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  • Although some complexity in an IT security architecture is expected, too much complexity can impact your ability to respond to data breaches quickly. Even the quickest resolutions aren’t cheap with the average total cost of a data breach ranging from 2,600 to 100,000 compromised records reaching $3.62 million. How many data files does ‎your business […]

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  • We are not going to tell you WannaCry and Petya sob stories to sell you MSP services like everyone else. Trapp Technology isn’t about scare tactics. You know what happened and you know the risk factors involved with operating a business. All that said, just know you have a friend in the network security and disaster recovery […]

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  • Azure and AWS are all the rage right now in the mass migration to the cloud for businesses. Most companies don’t realize that those platforms are simply the equivalent of buying a piece of virtual real estate. For example, they buy their piece of land (server, storage, database) and it allows them to then build their […]

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  • When asked what challenges keep their IT security posture from being fully effective, 47% of SMBs say they have “no understanding of how to protect against cyber attacks.” Whoa. In today’s digital climate, every IT position is also a cybersecurity position. Every technology worker needs to be involved with protecting and defending apps, data, devices, […]

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