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Mac Malware is Coming! Protect your data: Move to a private cloud solution!

Macs have always been thought of as a safe and virus free computer choice. However, hackers are working hard to change that. New Mac Malware have been discovered on the Dark Web! These new pieces of malicious software are specifically for Mac and where discovered by Bleeping Computer. They are on the Dark Web offered through Malware-as-a-Service […]

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Hosted QuickBooks Solution

Hosted QuickBooks Solution by OC Cloud9 Most companies want to streamline their daily operations to generate a greater profit. Migrating to a reliable and secure financial accounting software solution is one of the most beneficial decisions a company can make. It’s imperative that financial data is easily managed and securely encrypted.  There are only a […]

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The US and Canada issue Ransomware Alert

“Do Not Pay the Ransomware”! This alert was issued after an alarming increase in the number of hospitals, businesses, and people that are receiving Ransomware threats. The alert was issued on March 31 and offered a description of the Ransomware for which healthcare and other organizations should be on the lookout. Both government agencies strongly recommended that […]

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Locky Crypto-Ransomware

Locky is a new crypto-ransomware that showed up a few weeks ago for the first time. It comes through Email as a Microsoft Word or Excel document , .doc Invoice. This ransomware has been infecting over 90,000 computers a day, according to FORBES. According to Microsoft, Locky is being distributed by Email with an attachment, usually a […]

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Hollywood Presbyterian Ransomware Attack

Cyber hackers took down the hospital network at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. The criminals took the Hospital offline on February 5th and would not give them their data unless they received a ransom of $17,000 in Bitcoins. Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center staff had to utilize handwritten notes and faxes because they could not use their computer systems.  The hackers […]

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Hybrid Cloud: The sooner the better

Hybrid Cloud Implementing a hybrid cloud solution can spark both excitement and criticism amongst an organization, raising as many questions as it often answers. Companies will focus on how using the cloud will deliver increased agility, efficiency and productivity; but predicting the answers provided to clients is ever-changing depending on which Cloud Solution Provider is asked. […]

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Am I Ready For the Cloud?

Cloud 101: Are you ready for the cloud? Ok, it’s time for a technology reality check…Physical on premise network hardware is becoming extinct. Cloud Solutions are here to stay because they simply make sense. Many companies often wonder if they are ready for The Cloud since the term itself is so vast and the explanations about what […]

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Shining a light on shadow IT and how to ensure your IT company gets it right

  The nature of work is evolving; employees are mobile and cloud-enabled, free to work anywhere from almost any device. In response to this shift, the BYOD trend has emerged stronger than ever. Coupled with this is the growth of employees desiring more accessible applications. However, these factors have undoubtedly contributed to the emergence of […]

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What happens when data gets lost from the cloud?

  Let’s be clear: you need to store all that data somewhere. Hard drives were your only resort a few decades ago. Today, cloud is the new frontier on the data storage land, brimming with features. So you’ve got data stored somewhere on cloud servers – your photos on Facebook, conversations in Skype, and projects […]

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Managed Cloud Solutions: Arriving at the True Total Cost of Ownership

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis – a major reason companies migrate to the cloud – typically consists of pure number crunching. For example, hardware for a server upgrade has a fixed price, as does the software license. Paying for those incremental resources through a utility billing model is often much more cost effective. It’s […]

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