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Security Warning: Windows Server 2003 - End of Life

When was the last time you cared about, or even thought about, the version of the operating system one of your servers was running? How mundane a thought is this? Well, if you're the IT guy or the one ultimately responsible for your company's IT, ...

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How CryptoLocker Still Haunts an LA Wholesale Company

If you have never heard of CryptoLocker, you might consider yourself lucky. Your IT installation may not have been affected by this vicious software virus. Unlike other LA wholesale companies perhaps, you may not have been forced to pay a ransom to ...

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How LA Accounting Firms Are Securing Wireless Networks

While making every effort to ensure your applications are easily accessible to your staff (and increasing their productivity), it’s equally, if not more important to ensure that the information on your network is safe and secure. This is why ...

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What are the Best Data Backup Solutions for LA Investment Advisors?

Whatever the size of your investment firm, data backup is an operating requirement. It protects important information from being irretrievably damaged or wiped out by natural disasters or server failure. There are different data backup solutions on ...

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Why LA Distributors Struggle with How to Engage Employees

Is employee involvement and enthusiasm just a nice to have? Or is it a fundamental part of doing good business? A recent survey from consulting company Towers Watson presented a staggering statistic. “Low traditional engagement companies” had ...

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3 Social Media Account Management Tips for LA CPAs

Traditionally, accountants have relied on reputation, word-of-mouth promotion, and in-person networking for business development. But the rise of social media as a way to generate business opportunities has made effective use of sites like Twitter, ...

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Top 4 PowerPoint Presentation Tips for Investment Advisors in LA

If you are an investment advisor, it’s pretty much a guarantee that you will make a business presentation at some point using PowerPoint. These presentations add visual power to the firm’s message and can be printed as handouts or emailed to ...

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Why Online Backup Services are Priceless for LA Distribution Companies

What price would you put on your ability to operate without interruption as a Los Angeles distribution company? And how much of that ability depends on your IT and the information it helps you manage? Wholesale firms rely on the speed, accuracy, and ...

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How LA Accountants Can Improve Security for Mobile Devices

Accessing client data on mobile devices is becoming second nature to professionals in many industries. In most cases, we take for granted we won’t lose our phone, or have our data compromised in a coffee shop or airport. The subject of security for ...

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Best Portfolio Management Software Choices for LA Investment Advisors

Portfolio management is an LA investment advisor’s core business activity. So, you need a technology partner that will consistently deliver positive results. Whether you’re a single equity-based advisor or a large firm with multi-asset portfolios, ...

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LA Wholesale Companies Don't Need Network Security (Wrong!)

“Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive,” wrote Andy Groves, former CEO of semiconductor giant Intel. In today’s connected world, a little healthy dose of paranoia might save wholesale companies from ...

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