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Serverless (Cloud) Applications

How do Serverless (Cloud) Applications work?

By SandStorm IT | October 3, 2023
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When a cloud application is offered as a solution to a business, it’s often presented as a hands-off solution, in which the customer will not need to put in a lot of effort to get up and running. While this is fairly accurate, understanding what you’re purchasing will always be beneficial, especially in terms of…

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dedicated IT partner

What’s the value in having a dedicated IT partner?

By Jake Sanders | June 13, 2023
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The world of Information Technology, commonly referred to as “IT”, encompasses vast areas of modern business needs.  From physical devices such as PCs, servers, networking switches, wireless access points, mobile devices, phone systems, to not-quite-tangible technologies like web services, email hosting, cloud-based data backups, local software, and websites, business technologies continue to grow and advance…

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Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems

What are Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems?

By SandStorm IT | March 14, 2023
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You may not be aware of Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) and Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) as they relate to Information Technology (IT), but the concept is simple enough – an IPS is like the lock on your front door, it keeps people from being able to simply walk in and go through all of your…

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erverless (cloud) computing

Cloud computing – What can it do for my business?

By SandStorm IT | January 24, 2023
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What is it? Cloud computing is a form of cloud computing that allows businesses to handle their computing needs on-demand. Cloud computing is a form of cloud computing in which applications are scaled dynamically to handle an application’s computing needs. This means that the application is only using the resources it needs to complete the…

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BUSINESS NEED A SERVER

When does your business need a server?

By Justin Oliver | December 28, 2022
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When does your business need a server?  It may not, at least not in the traditional sense.  In this blog post, we will first talk about on-premises servers and how servers can help you and your business.  Later in the post, we will discuss why a cloud solution is sometimes a better option. The first…

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5 Questions to Ask Before Buying A Server For Small Business

By Jeff Fowler | July 19, 2022
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According to Spiceworks, 98% of companies depend on on-premise server hardware. While Cloud-based solutions are all the rage these days, most businesses just aren’t buying into it. They prefer to continue using on-site hardware. In today’s blog post, we’ll be discussing the questions you should ask before buying a server. Whether you’re in the market…

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next-gen firewall

Why does my business need a next-gen firewall?

By Justin Oliver | September 7, 2021
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We’ve previously covered “What is a Firewall and Why do I Need One?”.  In this blog post, we will take a deeper look to see how a Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) can help protect your business. NGFW’s contain all the tried and true features of the firewalls before them but they also contain advanced functionalities.…

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Print Nightmare vulnerability

Microsoft releases fix for “Print Nightmare” vulnerability – Update Now!

By Jeff Fowler | July 9, 2021
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A new vulnerability was found that takes advantage of a flaw in the print spooler application within Windows. According to Microsoft “A remote code execution vulnerability exists when the Windows Print Spooler service improperly performs privileged file operations. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges. An attacker could…

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google drive

Why would I want to use Google Drive?

By SandStorm IT | February 9, 2021
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Google Drive gets its name from being a place to store files, like the hard drive on your computer. All Google accounts come with 15 GB of free storage space on Drive. Not only is Google Drive like having an extra hard drive, it is a full suite of office software you can access through…

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security concerns of IoT

What are the security concerns of IoT?

By SandStorm IT | January 12, 2021
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Welcome to SandStorm IT’s 6-part series about the Internet of Things. In this series, we’ll shed some light on the basics of IoT. Part 1 – What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? Part 2 – Why do I care about IoT? Part 3 – What are some real-world applications of IoT? Part 4 – What…

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