Archive for the ‘Applications’ Category

The MSMB Networks IT Blog [Applications]


These blog posts relate specifically to applications, or programs, that have become cornerstones of modern business in Sonoma County.

Protect Against CryptoLocker

Protect Against CryptoLocker

Encryption is a wonderful tool — it allows you to communicate securely with your bank online, protect private emails, and store personal data without fear that others will gain access to it. Unfortunately encryption is only a benefit if the … Read More »

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Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

The second most common product offered by Cloud providers is Infrastructure as a Service, or IaaS. Many Sonoma County businesses already utilize IaaS by having replaced their landline or POTS phones with Voice-over-IP devices, but IaaS can do so much … Read More »

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Software as a Service (SaaS)

Software as a Service (SaaS)

Continuing our month-long look at cloud computing and its impact on Sonoma County businesses, today we focus on the most prominent use of Cloud technology, Software as a Service. Instead of purchasing an expensive permanent license for software, the SaaS … Read More »

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Should your company have BYOD?

Should your company have BYOD?

BYOD, or “bring your own device,” is a budding concept within Bay Area businesses where employees are encouraged to bring in their own laptops or tablets, and to connect work email accounts to their smartphones. With great benefits but also … Read More »

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Raspberry Pi Media Console

Raspberry Pi Media Console

In this mega-blog post we explore how we took a Raspberry Pi micro-computer and turned it into a fully-functional media console that streams movies, music, and more directly from our office network. The process was surprisingly easy, inexpensive, and took … Read More »

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