Articles of Gary McCauley

Top 5 Reasons Why SMBs Must Rethink of Hiring an In-house IT Team for their Network Infrastructure

Written By Gary McCauley

It’s so tempting for SMBs to want to hire an in-house IT team to manage their network infrastructure. After all, if you’re outsourcing to an MSP, you won’t have someone on site to attend to issues every moment of the day. On the flip side, ...

IT Management should not be complicated – get Managed Help Desk Services

Written By Gary McCauley

An IT system that has never faced a crash, downtime, or an operational issue is only a myth. Several people across the globe go through IT issues daily and are not able to complete their tasks on time. Rather than focusing on their core business, org...

Mitigating Top Mobile Security Issues to Shield Your Privacy, Data, & Profits

Written By Gary McCauley

Today’s world has marked the dawn of an era where everyone is ‘always connected’ through mobile devices. With businesses increasingly allowing their employees to carry out work-related tasks on their mobile devices and with the growing populari...

Adopt Managed NOC as a Comprehensive Solution for Network Operations

Written By Gary McCauley

Due to technology advancements, organizations now have to integrate many technologies to manage high-performing networks. The complexities of these networks increase and it takes highly specialized tools, resources, process and infrastructure to mana...

Turning Cloud Adoption Threats into Opportunities (Part 2)

Written By Gary McCauley

This blog is the second of a two-part series in which we have discussed the challenges and pitfalls of Cloud Adoption and how you can avoid them. In Part 1, you have learnt the various challenges that Cloud Adoption entails. In Part 2, you will learn...

Turning Cloud Adoption Threats into Opportunities (Part 1)

Written By Gary McCauley

Due to rapid advancements in Cloud technology, its adoption has become more complex, particularly with system integration, data management, and the management of multiple cloud providers. With the increasing complexity, businesses experience substant...

Trends in Healthcare Information Technology that cannot be Ignored

Written By Gary McCauley

The Healthcare industry has made significant progress over the years by relying on the importance of Technology. Now more than ever, the role of IT plays a crucial role in improving the quality of patient care, reducing costs, and heightening efficie...

Adopting New Technologies? Keep an Eye on Your Network with Managed NOC

Written By Gary McCauley

Every organization aims at capturing and gaining access to new markets, products and customers. However, a greater challenge than capturing new markets is that of sustaining value over the long-term. One of the key aspects that helps organizations re...

Fix Network Issues with Managed NOC

Written By Gary McCauley

Every IT organization today needs infrastructure that can support expansion into new markets, customers, employees, vendors, and partners for business innovation and efficiency. Very few businesses succeed in accomplishing such operations, because th...

Is Internet of Things (IoT) Going to Be Another ‘Shadow IT’ Issue for Your Business?

Written By Gary McCauley

As a network manager, you undoubtedly know the ins and outs of today’s best network safety practices. From the creation of disaster recovery plans to approving network configuration changes, you understand how complex it is to keep a network sa...

4 Things You Should Know When Switching Your IT Service Providers

Written By Gary McCauley

When businesses carry out some or all of their functions via online networks, it is imperative that a reputable Internet Service Provider (ISP) be chosen. Common problems that arise when an unreliable provider is chosen include network breaches, loss...

Can Managed Services Reduce Total IT Cost?

Written By Gary McCauley

Managed IT Services play an important role in reducing IT costs, IT risks and IT issues, resulting in better customer relationships and higher profits. Managed Services Minimizing IT Cost and Risk Capital and cyclical expenses are to be expected when...

Public Cloud and NOC Service Integration

Written By Gary McCauley

Network Operations Center   Managed Public Cloud and NOC Services Integration A managed public cloud provider must pay careful attention to security in the cloud, isolation and processes while offering significant cost savings. Deploying a publi...

How the Apple Watch and other connected devices will impact enterprise IT infrastructure

Written By Gary McCauley

This week’s Apple event highlighted the new Apple Watch, which truly embodies the advancements and innovation of technology in the 21st century. In typical Apple fashion, the features, capabilities and ability to do more with better technology is ...

Make Hay While The Sun Shines – With The New Apple Watch

Written By Gary McCauley

Today, wearable technology has contributed to a $700 million industry just in the form of wearable fitness and health technology trackers and is still growing exponentially. Of these smart wearables, the smartwatch is the most well-known type. Apple,...

Impact Of Net Neutrality On SMBs & Other Businesses – Positive Or Negative?

Written By Gary McCauley

With FCC ruling in favor of net neutrality, what could its impact be on businesses, especially SMBs, which rely on ISPs for delivery of its video and content. Read on… Impact Of Net Neutrality On Businesses What’s Making News? On February 26, 201...

PediaCities – Transforming Communities to Create Smart Cities

Written By Gary McCauley

In our earlier blog post, “Empowering Smart Cities with Open Data by PediaCities” we have discussed at length about what Ontodia’s PediaCities can do with raw and unstructured data, thereby creating actionable insights to enhance the lifestyle...

Benefits Of Managed Services To Avoid Delays In Bandwidth

Written By Gary McCauley

What you need to know about Site Readiness to accelerate the deployment of your technology systems. How Managed Services Can Avoid Delays In Bandwidth The deregulation of the telecommunications industry over the past 30 years has increased the diffic...

Empowering Smart Cities with Open Data by PediaCities

Written By Gary McCauley

In this era of social media we have access to raw data like never before. Our ideas, likes and dislikes, and the Internet of things (IOT) are captured by social network indexing more of the world around us. To make decisions that affect businesses an...

Sony Entertainments Hack Leads to FBI Flash Warning – ExterNetworks

Written By Gary McCauley

Malicious software has been at the heart of cyber attacks for many years, however, the FBI is claiming that now more than ever, it’s imperative to keep a watchful eye out for such software. The Sony Pictures hack that took place this past Thank...

Is your site ready for the bandwidth you ordered from your carrier?

Written By Gary McCauley

  Are you looking for someone to answer that cry for help as far as onsite and remote management of information technology and technology support services? Are you ordering new bandwidth for your office, and do you want to make sure your systems...