For many business people, their email inbox is a drag on their productivity. Massive amounts of email – and much of it useless – causes many to loathe checking their email, or it causes many others to stay glued to their inbox just to stay on top of it. The CEO of a large European-based…Details
Cloud computing is one of the fastest growing technologies, but making it secure can be extremely challenging. Download this new study by the Ponemon Institute to learn about the barriers to cloud security, and how to overcome them. Get the report. Key Findings: • 90% of cloud servers are perceived to be vulnerable or potentially…Details
Starting on Wednesday, a small number of clients reported that their client’s Exchange server started having problems SmartHosting through mail.nerdsisp.com. I want to send a BIG thank you to Tony Mili (POD Leader in Ottawa) for working with me remotely to find and solve this problem, the solution to which we can now offer to you.Details
Our team has improved our Hack Detection system for all our Hosting NerdCare clients! While formerly our Hack Detection system ran once an hour, it now runs continuously, constantly monitoring your site for hacking activity and other problems. Talk to your Nerd today about adding this fantastic system to your site!Details
Now that all our client’s email goes through SpamExperts for filtering, all clients also have a spam quarantine folder. While all users get a daily spam digest, you may want to access your spam filter more frequently than the daily spam report allows for. In those cases, you can always access your spam filter directly…Details
In light of reduced SPAM as of late, I was somewhat surprised to see phishing and theft attempts as sophisticated as this come through to my inboxes today – at least one in each of my different email addresses, but all came from email accounts of friends on Facebook. I searched the major anti-virus and malware vendors as well as google and twitter and nothing turned up, so maybe I’m just one of the first to be hit.Details
One of our Nerds noticed a conversation on Twitter the other day about a specific free anti-virus product in use at a small business. The Nerd felt inclined to mention that free isn’t always better. More accurately, depending on a business’s needs, a paid anti-virus designed for enterprises is actually a must!
We felt inspired by that conversation to further explain why we feel this way.
If your business is currently running a Microsoft Exchange server, switching to Google Apps will almost certainly save your company a lot of money and reduce headaches. Not currently running an exchange server?… you should still read on. Throw out the cost of hardware. E-mail systems that depend on on-premise hardware carry the cost of…Details