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June 14, 2016

FCC’s Net neutrality rules get a big win in court

In what is being called a “victory for consumers and innovators who deserve unfettered access to the entire web,” the Federal Communications Commission has won a decade-long battle to keep the internet “open.” Source: http://www.cnet.com/news/fcc-wins-victory-net-neutrality-legal-battle/

June 7, 2016

In Omaha, A Library With No Books Brings Technology To All

Source: http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/05/31/477819498/in-omaha-a-library-with-no-books-brings-technology-to-all On the corner of the busiest intersection in Omaha, Neb., there’s a square cement building, wrapped on two sides with a flashing LED billboard promoting the high-tech equipment and classes inside. “I thought it was a 3-D printer sales place,” says Frank Fu, a high school student. Earlier this year, Fu stumbled upon […]

June 1, 2016

Hurricane season is here. Are you prepared?

Source: http://www.noaa.gov/near-normal-atlantic-hurricane-season-most-likely-year NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, will most likely be near-normal, but forecast uncertainty in the climate signals that influence the formation of Atlantic storms make predicting this season particularly difficult. NOAA predicts a 70 percent likelihood of 10 to 16 […]

May 26, 2016

“Trust API”: Google Developing New Ways to Protect Personal Data

Source: http://money.cnn.com/2016/05/26/technology/google-password-trust-api/index.html?iid=hp-stack-dom   Google is moving along quickly with its plans to kill off the traditional password. Dan Kaufman, the director of Google’s (GOOGL, Tech30) Advanced Technology and Projects team, recently announced that the company was working with “several very large financial institutions” to test out new password-replacement technology. The technology, called “Trust API,” uses […]

May 20, 2016

Getting Money Out of the Bank and Into Action: Cadence Bank, Fueling New Commerce

In 2015, ERGOS Technology Partners was featured in a commercial for Cadence Bank. We are pleased to partner with a bank that is driven to fuel new commerce and support the local economy by helping organizations turn money into action.

May 15, 2016

Wire Fraud: When Simple Errors Lead to Big Costs

Source: https://www.jpmorgan.com/global/cb/wire-transfer-fraud Fool Me Once: Phishing for a Wire Transfer In today’s digital age, wire fraud schemes that rely on targeted email phishing have become increasingly common and sophisticated. It’s a typical day at the office. An employee receives a friendly reminder email from a vendor they’ve known for years about an invoice coming due. […]

March 17, 2016

IT Outsourcing – Is There More Than Just Cutting Costs?

Information Technology (IT) is a mission critical operation for every modern company. It provides security, support, and allows for important strategic decisions to flourish. But small to medium sized businesses all too often overlook this department when building their business due to costs and energy required to create a decent IT department. But in 2016, you’d have to be […]

March 1, 2016

What is IT Due Diligence and Why Does it Matter?

IT due diligence is the process designed to find a clear and comprehensive picture of the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of a company’s IT infrastructure as well as the risk associated with any future mergers or acquisitions. There are four steps to the IT due diligence process: Assessment of the company’s standards, inventory, and […]

February 22, 2016

2016 IT Outsourcing Trends – How they scale up businesses

With an increase in standardized services and streamlined practices in the vast world of IT outsourcing, we’ve seen some trends rise to the top in 2016. These trends are the product of intense competition to be the most secure, the most cost efficient, and the most effective at producing results. The first product of this competition is… […]

February 12, 2016

Key Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Cloud Computing Vendor

Cloud computing has been around for over a decade now. And in 2016, it’s no secret that cloud computing lowers cost and raises employee productivity so companies can grow. In fact, the rate of this growth is 19.63% faster than those not using cloud computing as found in the Cloud Security Alliance Study. But now […]

January 29, 2016

Why Managed IT Services Have Become Prevalent in 2016

The face of the IT world is changing.  Small and medium businesses are now looking to managed service providers for IT solutions more than ever before. As of two years ago, studies found that MSP’s were only adopted by about 30% of organizations. Now, over 66% of organizations say that they have outsourced their IT […]