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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.

The Right Cloud Solution Can Save Your Business Money

The Right Cloud Solution Can Save Your Business Money

The cloud has helped countless businesses all over the world establish themselves as powerhouses of their industries through dynamic and flexible solutions. One of the biggest reasons why the cloud is so effective—particularly for growing organizations—is because of how scalable it is. Listed below: how this scalability can help your business succeed despite how much it grows.

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Cloud Options that Can Improve Any Business

Cloud Options that Can Improve Any Business

With cloud computing working wonders for small and medium-sized businesses of all kinds, you may gain confidence in finding hosted platforms that can help your business. Make no mistake about it, the cloud can work for your organization in one way or another. Listed below are tips on how cloud options can help you enhance your business’ computing.  

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Cloud Migration Tips

Cloud Migration Tips

The cloud is a good business tool and resource, enabling businesses to offset a lot of their IT workload onto these providers. If you haven’t migrated some or all of your organization's technology to take advantage of the cloud, it is certainly something to consider.

If you’re already considering it, listed below are a few tips to help make the process more effective for you.

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What You Need to Know About Cloud-Based Cybercrime

What You Need to Know About Cloud-Based Cybercrime

The cloud is one of the most beneficial technologies that today's business has at its disposal. Alas, the same can be said for today's cybercriminals. The cloud has provided cybercriminals new opportunities that are imperative to acknowledge and, of course, to protect your business against.

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Ways Cloud Computing Can Help Your Business

Ways Cloud Computing Can Help Your Business

The cloud is one way that organizations are changing their operations for the better. Not only does the cloud enable businesses to function in drastically different ways from the status quo, it also gives businesses countless opportunities to reduce costs. Listed below are a few ways you can expect the cloud to reduce your expenses and improve your return on investment for IT resources.

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How Secure Is Your Cloud Provider?

How Secure Is Your Cloud Provider?

We are fans of the cloud, especially for data storage, but you shouldn’t implement the cloud without a good security strategy. Whether you are using it for your organization's data storage needs or just to take backups of your infrastructure, you’ll still need to keep various facets of security in mind for your cloud storage. It all starts with figuring out how secure your cloud provider really is.

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Cloud Computing vs. Onsite Computing

Cloud Computing vs. Onsite Computing

Cloud computing has been a hot topic in IT circles for years; first because of the skepticism that many IT professionals had for the practice, and now that it is a mainstream business technology, ways to enhance security to protect the organization who has embraced this computing strategy. While cloud computing is convenient, flexible, and seemingly affordable, there are instances where having physical machines makes more sense for a business. 

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A Closer Look at Desktop-as-a-Service

A Closer Look at Desktop-as-a-Service

When it comes to your desktop infrastructure, your organization has several different options available to it, one of which is Desktop-as-a-Service. How does this option compare to having a traditional workstation, and why might a small business get value out of Desktop-as-a-Service? Listed below a closer look at what DaaS involves.

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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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