VoIP: Give Savings a Ring!

When businesses search for ways to save money or optimize their operations, they seldom think of overhauling their phone system. Companies don’t expect a hundred-year-old technology to have the…


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From Cloudy to Clear: Cloud Terms & Concepts Explained-Part 3

In previous editions of “From Cloudy to Clear” we defined the different kinds of cloud delivery methods (public, private, hybrid) and architectures (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS). Today we will describe the…


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Go Green, Go to the Cloud

When people talk about “going green,” they usually mean recycling, installing a solar panel on the roof of their home, or conserving their water usage with briefer showers and sprinkler control…


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Beyond Secure

Basic Network Security vs. IronOrbit’s 4-D Unified Threat Management Recent high-profile, politically-motivated hacking incidents have made people more aware of the vulnerability of corporate and…


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Why Your Backup Plan Should Be Priority #1

Anyone that has ever lost data as a result of a lost or malfunctioning computer understands the importance of remote backups. The same applies to businesses. Unfortunately, people and businesses…


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From Cloudy to Clear: Cloud Terms & Concepts Explained-Part 2

Last week in our first edition of “Cloudy to Clear”, we covered the basic definition of cloud computing and its three main deployment methods (public, private, and hybrid). This week, turning our…


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Bookkeeping 2.0: Hosted QuickBooks

Take Control of Your Finances with IronOrbit-hosted QuickBooks With already tight budgets made tighter by the economic downturn, SMBs need to track their finances carefully. Accounting methods like…


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100% Online? 100% Possible

6 Reasons Why Organizations Can and Should Convert to a Completely Virtual Office Think it’s impossible to eliminate all your physical assets (offices, hardware, supplies) and migrate all your…


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Benefits of Hosting Applications: the Facts

Hosting an application may seem overly complicated and troublesome to some businesses. They assume that a hosted application requires companies to hand over control of their data and processes to an…


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Big Benefits from SMB Clouds

One of the benefits of the Cloud: 100% uptime! On the IronOrbit blog we have already discussed the general advantages of cloud computing over on-site IT infrastructures. To review, the Cloud turns…


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