10 Things You Must Do Now To Prevent A Costly Data Disaster

In less than 60 seconds, you are about to learn 10 things that could save you days – or even weeks – of downtime, not to mention the undue stress on your company, and potentially thousands of dollars lost, due to a data disaster…

Use this article as your checklist in a conversation with your IT company to assure that your business has the right plan in place to get back up and running quickly if and when disaster strikes.

Encryption in The Cloud – How safe is your data?

Cloud technology can add a whole new layer of protection to your data backup system. However, it's important to recognize that there's one key difference between cloud service providers that will determine how safe your data is. When stored data – aka "data at rest" (vs.

Denton’s Dirty Jobs

Master Computing has been located in Denton for almost 8 years now and we have really come to appreciate it as a fun, unique place to live and do business. There is a sense of community in Denton that we have not found anywhere else. The residents are proud to live here and are quick to tell anyone who will listen about all the city's unique characteristics.

Friday Company Lunch

About a year ago, we started a weekly tradition at Master Computing. We decided that on Friday afternoons we would all take a short break from the IT world and go to lunch as a company. Needless to say, this was a very popular tradition right from the start.

Which Flavor Of The Cloud Is Right For You

Secure data backup, greater reliability, better resource and growth management options, and improved collaboration are just a few of the reasons to take full advantage of cloud computing today.

Yet understanding the choices you have can help you avoid some VERY costly mistakes you could wind up seriously regretting later.

Your Tech: Productive…or Distracting?

With constantly evolving technologies, it's getting harder to know where your time is best spent. To help you stay on track, here are three questions to ask about any situation in your business where technology is involved.

1) Who's the right person to handle this? For example, let your IT partners help employees with tech support questions.

Naturally Successful People “Sprint,” Then Relax

An American schoolteacher who moved to Finland in 2014 was skeptical of the Finnish practice of giving students 15 minutes of free time every hour. Until he tried it. He was astounded when they went from dragging their feet to having a bounce in their step and more focus in their studies.

More Glitches Ahead

Software bugs have been around for a while now. But with so much new technology going online – often without sufficient testing – the interactions are getting harder to predict. A glitch grounded 5,000 United Airlines planes for two hours. Other glitches have halted trading at the New York Stock Exchange.