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How LA Distributors Save Money Utilizing Thin Clients

A thin client is basically a throwback to the old client/server days of computing - although a lot prettier.  It's a desktop terminal that has no hard drive and for all intents and purposes, no computing power. Applications, files, memory, and other ...

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Cloudy with a Chance of Murkiness

When they came up with the word the "Cloud", I'm thinking they (whoever "they" are) were looking for a way to package this nebulous thing that would be accepted easily as opposed to something more appropriate - like the "Swamp" or the "Sandbox" or ...

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The Worst Security Breaches of 2015

It's hard to believe the scale and breadth that cyber attacks had on the public in 2015. With nearly 300 million records leaked and over $1 billion stolen, chances are you or someone you know has been touched by an attack. Here's a list of some of ...

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Is a Mobile Device Policy Needed for Los Angeles Manufacturers and Distributors?

Simply put – a mobile device policy, once written and properly implemented, is critical to ward off a slew of potential problems as tablets and smartphones blanket the computing landscape. Los Angeles distributors have different policies they can ...

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Any Idea Who's in Your System?

Any idea who's in your system?  I'm not sure how many people really think about this and if so, usually not until it's too late.  The reason I ask this is one of the hot topics floating around in our industry these days is outsourcing.  And by this ...

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December's Latest Security Threats

And the hits just keep on coming... As you can imagine, being a Managed Service Provider can be a full time job just staying up on all of these threats - let alone actively protecting our clients from them on a daily basis. Here's a quick list of ...

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LA Accountants: How Technology is Changing Your Firm

One hundred seventeen billion. That is the dollar amount the accounting services industry is expected to reach by 2018.  How well you differentiate yourself from your competition will determine what percentage of that will belong to your LA ...

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Los Angeles CPAs: Best LinkedIn Groups

LinkedIn is the third most popular social networking site behind Facebook and Twitter. It is the leading professional network with over 225 million members. Los Angeles CPAs can use it to connect with fellow CPAs in Los Angeles as well as make ...

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How Los Angeles RIAs Stay Ahead of New Technology

Staying ahead of new technology is a challenge in any profession, but Los Angeles RIAs have steep hurdles to overcome. They rely on computers, programs, and apps to communicate with clients, manage client assets, and carry out trading-related ...

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Los Angeles Investment Advisors: Join These LinkedIn Groups

The original purpose of LinkedIn was to provide recruiters with a powerful head hunting resource. Now it is the world’s largest professional network and has incidentally developed into an innovative marketing platform. Los Angeles investment ...

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Why Virtual Desktops are Favored by Los Angeles CPAs

Virtual desktops offer flexibility and efficiencies for Los Angeles CPAs. Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) works by allowing someone to access a virtual server by accessing software on his or her existing PC. Here are some of the reasons why Los ...

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