Cloud Computing: Productivity and Savings


As small and medium businesses become increasingly dependent on technology to operate and grow, it’s important to find ways to streamline IT operations and manage costs. Cloud computing is a solution which allows businesses to store, access, and manage data and applications over the internet. By using cloud services, SMBs can reduce the need for on-premises hardware and software, lower … Read More

The importance of disaster recovery and business continuity planning

As a small to medium-sized business owner, you are likely juggling multiple priorities and trying to stay ahead of the competition. One area that should not be neglected is backup disaster recovery planning. Disasters can strike at any time, from natural disasters like hurricanes and floods to cyber-attacks and hardware failures. Without proper planning, these events can disrupt your business … Read More

Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 are Reaching End of Support

Support Is Ending For MS Server 2012 R2—So What’s Next?

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 will no longer be supported as of October 10, 2023. So where do you go from here if you’re using Windows Server 2012 or 2012 R2 as part of your business-critical IT operations?  There are plenty of options, which direction you choose will be based on your unique IT objectives, the importance of … Read More

Ransomware Protection for Small Business

Ransomware Protection for Small Business

Small businesses are the backbone of the global economy. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses create over 66% of net new jobs. A recent report also shows that small businesses account for 44% of total U.S. economic activity.  However, they are also the most vulnerable to cyber threats such as ransomware attacks. Ransomware is a type of … Read More

What Can PoE+(+) and UPoE(+) Technology Do For Your Organization?

What Can PoE+(+) and UPoE(+) Technology Do For Your Organization?

PoE technology can be used to power devices where conventional AC power is unavailable or would be prohibitively expensive to provision.  But what about the latest PoE+(+) and UPoE(+) Technologies? We’re getting a lot of questions about powering devices that demand a power load higher than PoE or PoE+. End users want to know how to leverage new technologies and … Read More

What Level Of Cybersecurity Protection Is Enough? | Microman/Cyberhawk

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Cybersecurity is a high priority for IT professionals  Awareness is growing among small and medium businesses of the need to take proactive cybersecurity measures to protect valuable digital assets. This is especially true in the context of the rising numbers of well-publicized ransomware and phishing attacks.     As a managed services provider, we are active participants in the day-to-day war on … Read More

StaffAlerter is the Choice Solution for Medical Facility Monitoring and Notification

Medical Facility Monitoring

Hospitals and medical facilities need to send important communications to staff, patients, and visitors regarding facility issues and security threats through real time alerts and notifications. StaffAlerter provides a cloud-based command and control system with notifications and responses to real time events. StaffAlerter can incorporate inputs from: fixed and wireless panic buttons (PAD Personal Alerting Device), NOAA Weather alerts, access … Read More

What Exactly Is Patch Management and Why Is It Important?

microman blog patch management

In the complex world of information technology (IT), patch management is a critical aspect of the security process. The timely deployment of updates to systems and devices can reduce the likelihood of a security breach by an estimated 41%. 

Does Your Company Have a Cyber Incident Response Plan?

Microman - Does Your Company Have a Cyber Incident Response Plan?

You may think you’ve identified and isolated the incident, so game over, right? Not necessarily. Depending on the type of attack and/or malware involved, you’re not out of the woods until the threat has been eradicated from your systems. This means you’ve fully recovered from any data losses, corruption, loss of system access, etc. 

How To Protect Your Business From Ransomware

Microman - How to Protect From Ransomware

Business Owners, IT Professionals, And Executive Teams Want to Know: “Are We Vulnerable to Ransomware Attacks, And If So, How Can We Protect Ourselves?”  The unfortunate answer is yes, you are vulnerable.   Any company with a network connection to the internet that has sensitive information is vulnerable to ransomware attacks.  But there is good news as well, with some simple precautions, you can protect your … Read More