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The MSMB Networks IT Blog


Twice a month we take the many comments, questions, and suggestions received from our clients and colleagues and write an in-depth blog post to help illuminate many of the confusing or abstract topics facing Sonoma County business owners.

Putting the Pieces Together (Server Building 2)

Putting the Pieces Together (Server Building 2)

Welcome to part two of our continuing series on building a better MSMB Networks server. Last time we explored the choice of hardware and how we would put the server together. Today we take a look at the step-by-step build … Read More »

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Building a Server for Better Networking

Building a Server for Better Networking

Having worked tirelessly to provide web hosting, email service, file storage, and a myriad of other features for MSMB Networks since our opening in 2009, our small server has been showing signs of its age. Five years is a good … Read More »

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What Email is Right for You?

What Email is Right for You?

Many Sonoma County business owners are looking for more reliable email solutions tailored to their individual needs. Though there are many providers for email services often the one that has the most impact on day-to-day use is the type of … Read More »

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Trust but Verify

Trust but Verify

Many Sonoma County businesses think they’re in good shape with backups, fault tolerance, disaster recovery plans, and data retention; the important question is “are those beliefs grounded in fact?” The hard truth is that many of these companies do not … Read More »

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Should you go Virtual?

Should you go Virtual?

The technology to virtualize servers and even whole networks has been around for over a decade but only recently have local Sonoma County businesses embraced this “new” opportunity. We at MSMB Networks are routinely asked about the benefits of server … Read More »

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