Monthly Archives: April 2012

Microsoft Office 365 for your small business

As a small business in today’s information enabled environment you have many options available for services.  Of course all of these options can make things confusing.   In this article we discuss Microsoft’s cloud computing offering, Office 365.

On the surface, Office 365 seems to be the perfect solution to most small and medium businesses’ dilemmas with how to handle IT solutions for their business.  In many cases, it is.  There are cases where limitations in Office 365 can be almost detrimental to a small business.  Let’s take a look at the good, bad, and concerns to help you make an informed decision.

Is cloud/on-line backup right for your business?

Let’s face it, if you’ve listened to talk radio then you have heard the ads for on-line backup providers like Carbonite and MozyPro.  The talk-show hosts tell you how great and simple these products are for your business.  While they are simple to set up and simple to use, there are some things you need to consider when evaluating these products.


Ease of use: These products are designed for people who have limited knowledge on computers and technology.  Both have wizards that walk you through setting up the backup.  All that is required for set up is an email address and a credit card