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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.

What is “the Cloud?”

What is “the Cloud?”

Cloud computing has changed the way Sonoma County businesses have managed both internal and customer-facing resources, from email and websites to payroll and shopping carts. Is making the jump to cloud-based right for your company? With so many products and … Read More »

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5 Steps to Securing your Company

5 Steps to Securing your Company

Every day millions of computers and computer systems are under attack, and news outlets regularly report on companies who are found liable for the damage caused by their customers’ data being stolen. Today we discuss five easy steps you can … 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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Wireless Networking

Wireless Networking

Many of our clients wish to provide internet access to their guests as a courtesy. The most important aspect of operating a wireless network however is the security of your information. Today we discuss two important means of protecting your … Read More »

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