Cloud Summit, Not Just For Accountants Anymore -
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Cloud is revolutionizing small business and lowering IT costs while upgrading the
software and technology that are rapidly becoming available to small companies …

benefits of cloud summit for small biz are evident…which, until recently, was reserved for the bigger players. The cloud has changed the way individuals and organizations of all sizes leverage technology.

Here Comes Cloud Summit 2014!

The 5th Annual Summit is an exclusive cloud conference for service practices, business owners, entrepreneurs, accounting and legal pros, and existing cloud users, to learn of the latest in cloud business solutions.
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Not Your Father’s File Cabinet –
- Digital Document Management & Storage Systems

The new digital document management
The radical fundamental change for document management
systems of many accounting firms & professional practices

Intuit announced in Spring of this year the discontinuation of its Lacerte and ProSeries Document Management Systems, in lieu of SmartVault to fill that space.

Technologist Randy Johnston of K2 wrote in his 2013 column that, “It is rare to see a document management project implemented correctly. Further, I don’t believe a document management project is ever complete.”

See also: Archive of Paperless Articles and Solutions

Many users of public cloud storage sites with inadequate security, like the personal versions of OneDrive, DropBox, Apple iCloud, and SugarSync, are transitioning to more secure and robust document management systems as they experience inadequacies in their own home spun systems.

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Ransomware Attack! An Insidious New Malware Threat

ransomware attacks are on the rise
In recent months the new “ransomware attack” threat

has leapt onto mainstream news and for good reason

The volume of reported ransomware attacks planet-wide increased by over 800 per cent in the past 12 months ending July 2014 according to antivirus maker, Panda. Concern is such that in June of this year, the Australian Federal Police spoke to media urging local businesses to report any instances of a ransomware attack.

Also in June, the FBI made a high profile announcement of the successful “disruption” of a major, global ransomware attack ring. Unfortunately, it took less than two months for the criminal network to get back up and running in full swing.

The concept of a ransomware attack is dreadfully simple: Malware is surreptitiously installed on your PC and then takes control and locks you out, encrypting your most valuable data. A ransom note then appears on your computer – either via email or web page – demanding a ransom, or your data and applications will remain inaccessible.

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Webinar: Thurs 8/28 : Ditch That Old Office Server –
– Empower Your Business with Private Cloud Servers

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Cloud-hosted virtual private servers are challenging
the innate limits of 20th century localized computers

… while maintaining a familiar appearance and settings you’re comfortable with.

Register for Webinar Thurs 8/28 @ 11AM-12PM PDT
 - Empower Your Business with Private Cloud Servers!

Cloud Computing Virtual Private Server Solutions

Keeping your business efficient, secure, and ahead of the competition is getting more complex every day. Join Kacee Johnson as she examines Private Cloud Server options and implementation pitfalls.

Key Webinar Objectives:

  • The Pros & Cons of Outsourcing Your Server
  • User experience of accessing data and applications anytime, anywhere from any device
  • BYOD Rules & Risk Mitigation
  • How offering QuickBooks & Sage hosting services creates new revenue stream and reduces version control on licensing
  • Cloud offers built in disaster recovery plan? What about local?

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