The AdvaTech Blog

Talking Technology Security with Parents During the Holidays

It always seems that the generation before your own is a few steps behind when it comes to using current technology. Having the conversation about ways for your parents to protect themselves online can be a difficult one, especially if you have parents who think they know it all, yet still ask you how to turn on “The Netflix.” Internet safety is always an important conversation and your parents should know how to protect themselves....

3 Reasons to be Thankful for Technology & IT Support in 2017

Thanksgiving is here and families will soon gather around the dining room tables to partake in a festive feast and discuss the numerous things that they are thankful for this year. You will often hear the usual thankful tropes of family, friends, and prosperity, but there are so many other things to be thankful for, especially if you are in the IT support and business industry. Technology and IT support are two of the main...

3 Spooky Misconceptions About Working with Cloud Backup Systems

Data security is one of the highest priorities for a company in the modern age. Before cloud backup, files and important business data were stored on documents that were protected by antivirus software and other forms of security. If these systems somehow went down, the owner of a business could potentially have lost a lot of information to the virus. Really, the only way to prevent such a disaster was to have files on backup...

5 Signs You Need to Look into IT Support

The business world relies exclusively on the effectiveness of its software and other technical equipment that keeps industries running. Today, most Dallas business owners are actually quite tech savvy and can fix the average computer or software problem. However, there are definitely times when you need to call out for help because you may be in way over your head. Many smaller businesses or startups in the Dallas metroplex don’t have the funds to support...

3 Ways to Stay Safe Using the Cloud

By now most businesses large and small have begun to transfer their systems to the cloud. It has been proven that usage of a cloud has been helpful in the productivity of a business and also beneficial when systems crash and things would be hopeless without the cloud and the built-in data backups the cloud leverages. Although the cloud is a safe haven for business information, like all things, there is never a 100 percent...

5 Largest Malware Threats IT Support Can Help You Avoid

IT support is in charge of taking care of the businesses that hire them. Your IT support company that handles your technology is in place to ensure that viruses and malware can’t break through your business’ systems. However, like all things technology, the threats to your internal security are in a constant state of evolution. Your Dallas IT services provider is your best source for disaster recovery and information regarding some of the most recent...