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Small Business: Compare Linux VS Windows

Choosing an operating system (OS) has more implications than you may realize. For small businesses in particular, there are systems that better fit your business needs, and those that do not. Without fully understanding your requirements, you may find that your operating system restricts which applications you can run, runs too slowly, prevents certain configurations,…

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A Secure Transition to the Cloud for Businesses

There are a number of benefits for companies transitioning to the cloud; it offers reduced cost, easy access, greater scalability, and more. Unsurprisingly, more and more businesses are making the move. However, not all cloud services are the same. It’s important to have a trustworthy provider, as well as one which offers adaptive authentication, control,…

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Becoming Efficient with IT Asset Management

IT administration is becoming increasingly more relevant to companies of all industries. Properly evaluating and managing systems can help you to stay efficient and avoid unnecessary asset purchases. Small to medium-sized businesses, in particular, struggle with IT asset management. Limited budgets and staff make it difficult to identify what is redundant and what is lacking….

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Managed IT Services vs. Internal IT Staff

Many companies without full-time IT staff choose to hire IT services companies hourly. While it can be very cost-effective to hire engineers by the hour, compared to full-time with salary, benefits, and vacation, there may actually be a better solution entirely. Managed IT services are growing in popularity for businesses of all sizes, in all…

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Guide to IT Security Awareness

IT security is essential and becomes a more widespread topic with each passing year. Every company knows that it needs it, but many find it overwhelming. Regardless of your level of security though, at the end of the day, it comes down to the end-users. It is important for all members of a company to…

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The Best Ways to Get Rid of Unwanted Data

The data that you store is likely very important. It can contain sensitive company and customer information, as well as information with profitable potential. Businesses in particular are constantly store and saving mission critical files, databases, and documents. The problem is, a lot of the data we store can quickly become obsolete or redundant. And…

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Signs of Bad IT Architecture

It’s important to constantly self-evaluate your IT architecture and processes. As the driving force behind most companies, your IT should be continuously monitored and streamlined. There are a few simple signs to look for that may be bogging down your systems. Even regular, simple fixes can make a big difference in the long run. This…

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Equifax Data Breach: Simple Steps to Improve Your Cybersecurity

The Equifax data breach, and attacks like it have everyone checking their cybersecurity. This attack left 143 million credit records exposed. In today’s world, cyber attacks are a part of reality. A company cannot just go back to the stone age and try to remain competitive. Fortunately, that is not necessary. There are some simple…

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8 Ways to Shrink Your IT Budget Without Losing Productivity

It’s very easy for a tech budget to get out of control. We all feel that pressure to make some cuts but we don’t want to lose any of our valuable assets. Tech equipment and maintenance are some of our most important resources and it’s difficult to know where to trim down. This article will…

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The Equifax Attack and How it Impacts Your Data Security

Around 143 million American consumers were exposed to a data breach at Equifax. As one of the nation’s major credit reporting agencies, the breach gave access to very sensitive, personal information of customers. This attack, and ones like it, are a reminder to all businesses about the importance of cyber security. In the Equifax attack,…

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8 Benefits of Using a Professional Technology Services Company

A company’s IT can be a driving force. To remain competitive, a small business must maximize its technologies. Most small businesses are looking for cost-effective solutions. Therefore, maintaining a full-time IT department like larger businesses, is far too expensive. One solution is to hire a professional IT services company. It allows your business access to…

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4 Myths About Buying Refurbished IT

While buying refurbished IT can mean amazing savings, it tends to carry a negative connotation. It’s as if “refurbished” somehow equals inferior or outdated. However, this article will reveal 4 myths about refurbished IT and may help change the idea that it is “worse than” buying new. The good news is, finding a cost-effective solution…

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CCNY Tech has been in the IT industry for over 25 years and has some of the most knowledgeable technicians and staff. We wanted to reach out to our customers and personally answer their questions with our best suggestions and advice. We specialize in a wide range of IT services and products, and we want to bring that experience to you.

Our blogs are meant to serve as a guide, not just for those looking to improve their network, but for anyone who wants to learn more about IT. We love helping our customers and are always happy to hear from you. If you have any questions or any topics that you are hoping to learn more about, leave us a message and we’ll do our best to create a blog that can help.

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