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The Actual Price of Slow Computers

Do you ever sit in front of your desktop or laptop while it is running extremely slow and wonder how much is this really costing my company? A study suggests, that the average worker will lose more than 5.5 workdays a year to slow computers.That works out to approximately 13 minutes of the average workday. [...]

By | 2018-10-16T18:07:41+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Ramblings of a CEO|Comments Off on The Actual Price of Slow Computers

Keeping the Lights On: Wifi for Network Continuity

Today's businesses rely on technology now more than ever before. Cloud-based applications and mobile accessibility keep things moving - as long as they're working property. At the heart of all technology is the network. Without a network, business grinds to a halt, communication stops, and money is lost. Network downtime is always a nightmare, [...]

By | 2018-05-23T16:25:33+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|About MSPs, IT and Your Business|Comments Off on Keeping the Lights On: Wifi for Network Continuity

The Difference Between Backup and Business Continuity

Data protection solutions are essential for businesses of all sizes to implement, regardless of size, industry and geographic location. Thinking about data backup is a good first step. Business continuity is equally important to consider as it ensures your organization is able to get back up and running in a timely matter if disaster strikes. For [...]

By | 2018-04-20T19:39:31+00:00 April 20th, 2018|IT and Your Business|Comments Off on The Difference Between Backup and Business Continuity

“But Really – Why Should I Hire Hoola Tech?”

In previous blog posts, we've covered MSPs and what they can do for small businesses. You're probably thinking that managed service providers sound great, sure, but does Hoola live up to the hype? Yeah we do!! Here's a little bit of what Hoola can do for your company. Network Assessments Maybe the most you [...]

By | 2018-03-12T19:41:48+00:00 March 12th, 2018|About MSPs, IT and Your Business|Comments Off on “But Really – Why Should I Hire Hoola Tech?”

Meltdown and Spectre: What You Need to Know

By now, you’ve probably seen two names swirling around every industry news headline. These, of course, are Meltdown and Spectre; two critical vulnerabilities found in current CPUs from Intel, AMD and ARM. On Wednesday January 3, several researchers disclosed the security flaw in modern processors that could affect practically every Intel computer released in the last [...]

By | 2018-02-02T17:56:28+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|IT and Your Business|Comments Off on Meltdown and Spectre: What You Need to Know

IRS Warns Against Email Tax Scams

The holidays are over and tax season is on the horizon. For many it's a season of paperwork and stress. For scammers, it's a season ripe with opportunity. The IRS is warning consumers to be on the lookout for email phishing scams related to next year's tax filing. Cyberthieves create emails with just enough [...]

By | 2018-01-05T18:51:44+00:00 January 5th, 2018|IT and Your Business, Ransomware|Comments Off on IRS Warns Against Email Tax Scams

How MSPs Can Prevent Ransomware Attacks

By Chris Bruneau The growing ransomware threat presents an opportunity to protect business-crippling attacks while generating more profit. A proper ransomware protection strategy requires a three-pronged approach, including education, security, and backup. Check out a few key points below: Education: Education is essential to protect your business from ransomware. It's critical that your staff understands what [...]

By | 2017-12-20T18:14:49+00:00 December 18th, 2017|About MSPs, Ransomware|Comments Off on How MSPs Can Prevent Ransomware Attacks

5 Ways to Secure Wifi Networks

By Eric Geier, Network World Wi-Fi is one entry-point hackers can use to get into your network without setting foot inside your building because wireless is much more open to eavesdroppers than wired networks, which means you have to be more diligent about security. But there’s a lot more to Wi-Fi security than just [...]

By | 2017-11-27T16:12:17+00:00 November 27th, 2017|IT and Your Business|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Secure Wifi Networks

In Light of Recent Events

Some of you may have already heard about the tragedy that has befallen our owner's family. Rest assured, business at Hoola Tech is still going on as usual. Your systems are being monitored and our team is ready for any and all maintenance requests. Keep submitting tickets and someone from the Hoola team will [...]

By | 2017-10-25T19:58:55+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Ramblings of a CEO|Comments Off on In Light of Recent Events

What You Should Know about ‘Bad Rabbit’ Virus

The U.S. government has issued a warning about a new ransomware attack that spread through Russia and Ukraine and into other countries around the world. Cybersecurity experts said the ransomware -- which posed as an Adobe update before locking down computers and demanding money for people to get their files back -- targeted Russian [...]

By | 2017-10-25T20:04:10+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Ransomware|Comments Off on What You Should Know about ‘Bad Rabbit’ Virus