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5 Helpful Tips for Building a Disaster Recovery Plan

WHY IS DISASTER RECOVERY PLANNING IMPORTANT?

In today’s increasingly complex IT environment, businesses are under great...

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How Ransomware Attacks Happen and how to Protect your Business

What is Ransomware and why it’s increasing

Most recently many businesses have transitioned their workforce to work from...

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When Should an Organization Consider Private Cloud?

Evaluating different factors of Private Cloud

If you’re in an IT technical role you likely already have a good...

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3 Tips for Enabling Business Resilience Through Remote Work

Challenges in Scaling up IT Infrastructure

With the recent shifts in the economic landscape, several industries are...

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How a Turnkey Solution Adds Value To Your Business

If you're a business searching for a solution that offers more reliability during times of uncertainty, then you're not...

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Can Your Business Survive A Disaster Tomorrow, If You Don’t Prepare Today?

Living in BC today, we’re used to the beautiful scenery, greenery, mountains, parks and of course the rain, but what...

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What Is The Internet of Things (IoT)?

Well first off, the Internet of Things is a buzzword. And like many technical buzzwords, the underlying concept that it...

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Public vs. Private Cloud: Top 4 Differences

Most people who are considering moving to the cloud are familiar with public cloud services such as those offered by...

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Mini-Series Parts 9&10: 10 Important Questions to Ask Your IT Partner

There’s more to choosing an IT partner than just searching for a solution that meets your technical requirements. Your...

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Mini-Series Parts 7&8: 10 Important Questions to Ask Your IT Partner

There’s more to choosing an IT partner than just searching for a solution that meets your technical requirements. Your...

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Mini-Series Parts 5&6: 10 Important Questions to Ask your IT Partner

There’s more to choosing an IT partner than just searching for a solution that meets your technical requirements. Your...

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Mini-Series Parts 3&4: 10 Important Questions to Ask your IT Partner

There’s more to choosing an IT partner than just searching for a solution that meets your technical requirements. Your...

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Mini-Series Part 2: 10 Important Questions to Ask your IT Partner

There’s more to choosing an IT partner than just searching for a solution that meets your technical requirements. Your...

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Mini-Series Part 1: 10 Important Questions to Ask your IT Partner

There’s more to choosing an IT partner than just searching for a solution that meets your technical requirements. Your...

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5 Major Trends Impacting Cloud & its Adoption in 2019

The rate of cloud adoption will continue to rise in 2019 and be harder to ignore as more CIOs are challenged by the...

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Whipcord Now Hosting Large Crypto Mining Operation in Lethbridge

Whipcord is pleased to welcome Blackcloud to our Lethbridge data centre! Blackcloud's Biostar Hardware arrived at our...

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We're Growing... Join Our Team!

Summer got away from us, but I’d like welcome our new staff members! We've had a really exciting year as we pursue...

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IT Basics Part 3: What Is an IP Address?

So far we’ve discussed networks and protocols. Both have been fairly general topics. but now we come to something a...

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IT Basics Part 2: What is a protocol?

A protocol, in general terms, might be described as a formal set of rules to govern interactions between two entities....

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Part 3: The Business Case for Cloud Computing

In Parts 1 and 2 of this series, I outlined several key aspects of IT infrastructure, the prevailing types of cloud and...

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Dedicated Private Cloud: The Best of Both Worlds

What exactly is private cloud, and how is it different from public cloud services?

I think one way to look at it is...

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IT Terminology 101: The Internet is a Proper Noun!

Okay, call me a grammar nerd if you'd like, but when we talk about the Internet, it should be capitalized.

The term...

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Part 2: The Business Case for Cloud Computing

In this blog series we'll present the business case for cloud computing to empower more organizations to see the...

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IT Basics Part 1: What Is a Network?

A network, in its most basic sense, is just a collection of things that can communicate with each other.

In the IT...

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Say Yes to The Cloud This Valentine’s Day 

Disaster Recovery Has Never Looked This Good

The top sources of financial loss for businesses are downtime caused by...

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Part 1: The Business Case for Cloud Computing

It’s difficult to talk about computing and IT infrastructure without the conversation quickly turning to the Cloud. For...

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Route Optimization: Picking the Best Tube for Your Traffic

You may have heard the Internet described as “a network of networks”. This is in fact quite accurate. (Or perhaps “a...

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Total Access, Control and Protection of Office 365 Email Data

It's here! NEW Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 1.5

Mitigate the risk of losing access to email data and ensure...

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How to Transform Your Business with Colocation

When it comes to moving your servers off-site, the only real question is “if not here, then why there?” The IT field...

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Data Centre Efficiency: Keeps Your Costs Down and Helps Fight Climate Change Too!

Do you remember being admonished as a child for holding the refrigerator door open? Or what about air conditioning – we...