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Macro Systems has been serving the Metro Washington, DC area since 1997, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Why Your Business Should Consider a Private Cloud Solution

Why Your Business Should Consider a Private Cloud Solution

The cloud is a great opportunity for businesses to enhance accessibility of data and increase productivity, especially while remote, but for those who do not know how to approach it, the cloud can be intimidating. Listed below is the case for a private cloud solution and why you should consider it as a viable option for your business, even if it does not seem like it at the moment. 

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Vulnerabilities Discovered in Azure-Linked Managed Database

Vulnerabilities Discovered in Azure-Linked Managed Database

It’s not unheard of for some threats to remain undiscovered for months or even years, as is the case with an especially nasty one in the Microsoft Azure database system. This exploit, discovered by cloud security provider Wiz, is built into Cosmos DB, Microsoft Azure’s managed database service. Listed below is a look at the exploit and see what we can learn from it.

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Some Obstacles to Overcome for Hybrid Work

Some Obstacles to Overcome for Hybrid Work

After the past few years, the hybrid workplace has risen in its perceived value, the advantages of allowing employees flexibility in where they work from becoming very clear. However, while the hybrid workplace is much closer to a reality than ever before, there are a few hurdles that must be cleared first.

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Potential Cloud Migration Issues

Potential Cloud Migration Issues

When it comes to implementing new technology solutions, it’s easy to get distracted by all of the great possibilities and miss all of the challenges that it represents. The cloud especially represents countless chances to enhance operations and improve efficiency, but the side of this is that there are many issues that could arise during the cloud migration process. Consider some of these challenges and how Macro Systems can help you get around them.

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Software as a Service can Help Your Business

Software as a Service can Help Your Business

All businesses require software of some kind, but utilizing software comes with its own fair share of irritations. How do you manage all of the licenses? How do you afford the often high capital expense that comes with providing all of your users with the programs they need? Fortunately, the cloud comes to the rescue once again with Software as a Service.

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Common Challenges Your Business May Face When Migrating to the Cloud

Common Challenges Your Business May Face When Migrating to the Cloud

The cloud is a well-established option for modern businesses to embrace. So much so, in fact, that the advantages of migrating their data environment to the cloud have encouraged many to take the plunge (or would that thematically be ascent?) into cloud-delivered services. Naturally, these transitions don’t come without their problems. Listed below are a few of the most common challenges that a business encounters when performing a cloud migration.

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3 Ways Today's Businesses Implement the Cloud

3 Ways Today's Businesses Implement the Cloud

Whether you are just a fledgling small business just trying to get your feet off the ground or a larger-scale organization with a multitude of clients, one thing will always remain the same: in the modern business world, the cloud is king, and it has the potential to change the way that your business operates for the better. 

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How COVID Affected Businesses

How COVID Affected Businesses

The pandemic gave businesses a reason to innovate that cannot be disputed, although many have let the opportunity pass them by. Consider how technology has assisted businesses in various industries in their operations as they have needed to adjust to this COVID-19 era. 

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Server Hosting Options to Consider

Server Hosting Options to Consider

Modern technology offers businesses more options than they’ve ever had, including where they want to host their imperative infrastructures. This decision will often boil down to between an onsite hardware implementation or utilizing the cloud. Listed below is a consideration of the differences that your decision needs to reflect.

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How Your Business Can Utilize Cloud Services

How Your Business Can Utilize Cloud Services

As businesses have been granted access to more advanced tools, the cloud and its capabilities have been shown to be among the most useful to operations. Listed below are some practical applications of the cloud to see why this is.

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Cloud Solutions that Can Save Your Business Money

Cloud Solutions that Can Save Your Business Money

The tools available for businesses to utilize have gained considerable benefits as technology has developed. The cloud, a particularly paradigm-shifting advancement, has provided businesses access to better solutions than ever before, and with the added bonus of making them easier to manage. Listed below are a few such solutions that many businesses are now embracing.

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How the Cloud Can Help Your Business

How the Cloud Can Help Your Business

For the last decade, cloud computing has grown fairly quickly, but with a new decade, and a dangerous virus that has people and businesses leaning on hosted computing solutions more now than ever, it seems like a good time to review the types of cloud options that are available, and how they offer value to businesses just like yours.

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What You Need To Know About Cloud Solutions Security

What You Need To Know About Cloud Solutions Security

All kinds of companies utilize cloud resources as a part of their IT infrastructure. It allows them to turn what was once a major capital expenditure into a controllable operating cost; and, it does it while offering solutions to almost any business problem. The one drawback that most IT professionals agree on is how to gain enough control over a cloud platform to ensure that the platform is secure. 

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How Cloud Computing can Improve Your Business

How Cloud Computing can Improve Your Business

Thanks to the growing abilities of modern computing networks, businesses have been able to experience increased productivity. One such capability, cloud computing, has permitted businesses to reach outside of their physical location to conduct their operations. Below is a review of some of cloud computing’s other advantages.

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Identifying the Different Cloud Solutions

Identifying the Different Cloud Solutions

Many organizations have taken the cloud into consideration as their next technology implementation, but there’s more to adopting a cloud solution than just going to the cloud store and asking for one. You first need to determine what kind of cloud solution is best suited to your needs.

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Should Your Business Put HR and Payroll in the Cloud?

Should Your Business Put HR and Payroll in the Cloud?

Cloud computing can be utilized for many purposes, especially in the business environment. Businesses of all shapes and sizes utilize the cloud to keep operations moving smoothly. Some have even moved their entire human resources and payroll departments into the cloud. Macro Systems can help you decide if this is the right approach for your business.

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All You Need to Know About Evernote Templates

All You Need to Know About Evernote Templates

Evernote is a note-taking app used to keep notes organized in a better way than a traditional notebook. With new features that provide plenty of functionality, Evernote might just be the note-taking solution you’ve been looking for all these years. One of the best new features is the Evernote templates. 

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What Exactly is Software as a Service?

What Exactly is Software as a Service?

Because the public cloud has amassed around $150 billion in annual revenues, the software as a service model has grown significantly. In fact, it’s grown by approximately 20 percent a year for the past five years. The public cloud currently houses over a third of all applications utilized worldwide, making it a tremendous contributor to the success of software as a service (SaaS). Has your business begun to take advantage of this phenomenon?

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Some Ways Cloud Computing Can Help Your Business

Some Ways Cloud Computing Can Help Your Business

Cloud computing is a significant player in the way that businesses are tackling their daily operations. This mAY bring into question whether or not your business is actually using the cloud in the first place, but one thing is clear: if you haven’t implemented the cloud yet, it’s hard to not do so, especially considering how great it can be for your business.

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Can Your Mobile Apps Be Trusted?

Can Your Mobile Apps Be Trusted?

Of course the iTunes and Google Play stores have made efforts to ensure that users can securely browse their app stores, but it’s unlikely that they can find every single malicious app out there before it taints someone’s device. Consequently, you must consider the following measures to ensure that you don’t put your company in peril by downloading unsecure apps. 

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