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Protecting your business’s electronics during Arizona’s monsoon season

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

It’s monsoon time in Arizona which means lightning, wind, dust and rain. With the storm season upon us, what precautions are you taking now to ensure your electronics are protected? Tools to Have All of your electronics should be plugged into surge protectors. These help in the case of a surge of power if a… Read More →

5 technology tips small businesses should know

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Starting a small business is no easy task, especially in this highly competitive and technologically minded world we live in today. As a small business owner myself, I’ve experienced many issues entrepreneurs face when starting their own business. If you’re just starting out ask yourself, what can you do to compete with other companies within… Read More →

Silicon Desert Insider: Protecting your company from ransomware

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Ransomware, crypto locker and malware are all programs that don’t care what time of the day it is, what day of the week it is or better yet how the weather outside is. These new super viruses are costing companies and users time and money—some to the tune of $100,000 or more. For the everyday… Read More →

What Happens if you Lose a Laptop with Patient Information?

The government is starting to implement the HIPAA-HITECH Encryption Requirements 2012. If you choose not to encrypt data, the HIPAA Security Rule states you must implement an equivalent solution to meet the regulatory requirement. The law leaves encryption open to interpretation since covered entities vary when it comes to network and network usage, depending on… Read More →

Marcus Networking Opens San Diego Office

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Tempe-based Marcus Networking announced it has opened a San Diego office to better service Southern California clients.  They team is headed by Jaden Jeter, a 20-year sales executive, who resides in San Diego.  They will offer technology and telecommunications services to clients throughout Southern California. “We’re growing across the country and servicing clients in multiple… Read More →

CEO Series: Eric Marcus

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Eric Marcus CEO, Marcus Networking marcusnt.com Az Business: What does Marcus Networking do? Eric Marcus: We are a technology and telecommunications company. We manage people’s infrastructure. The easiest way to describe it is you can give us an empty building and we can cable it, bring in the dial tone, install the phone system, procure… Read More →

Tech Q&A: What is cloud computing?

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Question: What is cloud computing? Answer: Everyone is talking about cloud computing.  So, what exactly is it and it is right for your business? Cloud computing is the use of computing resources (hardware and software) that are delivered as a service over a network (typically the Internet). The real question is should you use a… Read More →

Tech Q&A: Outsourcing vs. consultant

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Question: In this economy, does it make more sense to outsource IT or utilize a consultant?   Answer: Outsourcing is more cost effective than a full time person and you gain 24/7 support, whereas an employee only works a certain shift like 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Outsourcing means you are getting more than just… Read More →

Tech Q&A: Year-end budgeting

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This is the first of what will be a continuing series of technology questions answered by Eric Marcus, CEO of Marcus Networking in Tempe. Question: What technology or telecommunications products should we purchase before year-end? Answer: December is an excellent time to evaluate your IT needs for the coming year and with Section 179 Deductions… Read More →