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About Brad Daugherty

I don't play basketball, I don't drive in Nascar, yes my name is Brad Daugherty. Try googling my name and you will understand that comment... Try competing on google with that guy.
"If your dreams don't scare you, your not dreaming big enough"

How Much Downtime Can You Tolerate?

Read the original article here. Network downtime comes in all shapes and sizes. Whether it’s from a catastrophic storm or fire, a data center outage, ransomware, DDoS attack, internet outage or even a careless mistake. No one is totally safe, and it isn’t a question of if, but instead when it will strike. The Ponemon [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:06:03+00:00 September 18th, 2017|IT and Your Business|Comments Off on How Much Downtime Can You Tolerate?

5 Benefits of Managed IT Services for Your Small Business

5 Benefits of Managed IT Services with Your Small Business If you run a small business, it can be difficult to focus on growing your business at the same time as keeping your cybersecurity up to date. But you don't want to sacrifice one for the other. A managed services provider like Hoola [...]

By | 2017-08-02T17:18:35+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|About MSPs, IT and Your Business|Comments Off on 5 Benefits of Managed IT Services for Your Small Business

Understanding Managed Services, Part 2

As we talked about in our last article, managed services are a new way for a business to tackle its technology problems. Instead of following the old-school tradition of break-fix (literally meaning wait until the server, desktops or other critical networking devices fail, then scramble to fix them), a business operating with a managed service [...]

By | 2017-08-03T00:23:46+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Ramblings of a CEO|Comments Off on Understanding Managed Services, Part 2

Fresh IT Strategies Like the Human Firewall Are Crucial for Countering Cybersecurity Threats

Fresh IT Strategies Like the Human Firewall Are Crucial for Countering Cybersecurity Threats By CMIT Solutions Recently, IT security experts revealed a sharp increase in so-called “fileless” malware — device and network infections that are not readily apparent since they’re embedded directly into a computer’s actual memory. These malicious agents can quietly infiltrate data [...]

By | 2017-06-13T16:03:34+00:00 June 13th, 2017|IT and Your Business, Ransomware|Comments Off on Fresh IT Strategies Like the Human Firewall Are Crucial for Countering Cybersecurity Threats

A New Google Phishing Scam – And What You Can Do If You Were Affected

On Wednesday, a fresh email scam swept through millions of inboxes: millions of Gmail users received a message suggesting that a friend or colleague had shared a Google Doc with them. Early reports indicated that the scheme was geared toward journalists, with up to 150 illicit messages being sent per minute; Google eventually reported [...]

By | 2017-05-09T19:03:47+00:00 May 9th, 2017|IT and Your Business|Comments Off on A New Google Phishing Scam – And What You Can Do If You Were Affected

Understanding Managed Services, Part 1

What is Managed Services? The buzzword relating to IT Support is “Managed Services”, and every day more and more businesses are jumping on the bandwagon. But what does managed services actually mean? And how can you tell if an IT Support company is not just using the word as a marketing tool, but is [...]

By | 2017-05-09T18:40:35+00:00 May 9th, 2017|About MSPs|Comments Off on Understanding Managed Services, Part 1

6 Important Questions to Ask Your IT Provider

Now more than ever, it is very important that your business has a Managed Services Provider. The managed service provider assumes an ongoing responsibility for 24-hour monitoring, managing and/or problem resolution for the IT systems within a business. This means MSPs can stop viruses and fix problems before you even know there is one! These 6 [...]

By | 2017-04-06T16:25:22+00:00 April 6th, 2017|About MSPs, IT and Your Business|Comments Off on 6 Important Questions to Ask Your IT Provider

My First Year as a Startup

I’m excited to announce that I’ve survived my first year in business. I have had so many ups and downs, too many to count. I wanted to share with anyone who might be planning on starting a company some of my key takeaways from the first year. What to Expect Your First Year – chaos [...]

By | 2016-10-13T15:50:08+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Ramblings of a CEO|1 Comment

Breaking the rules of business

Photo by nantaskart I see signs all the time telling me I can’t cross here or I can’t go through this tunnel.There are various reasons for these signs some just to keep people safe, some to keep individuals out, and some just to stop momentum. The problem is we are always faced with [...]

By | 2016-10-13T15:50:10+00:00 February 6th, 2015|Ramblings of a CEO|Comments Off on Breaking the rules of business