For the past five years now, Worcester Business Journal has asked its readers for the best companies to do business with. And each year, since 2014, the end result is this WBJ Best of Business list. This year, the WBJ had a record 2,155 voters recommend their top companies in at least 10 of the categories.
1. Backup Files Every Day – As catastrophic as data loss is, the number of businesses that still are not backing up their network is unbelievable. According to the Symantec Small to Medium Size Businesses (SMB) data, only 23% of SMBs are backing up their data on a daily basis and fewer than 50% are
Small and medium sized businesses today are relying more than ever on IT systems to efficiently run their business, support customers and optimize productivity. These systems house sensitive digital data ranging from employee and customer information, to internal emails, documents and financial records, sales orders and transaction histories. This is in addition to applications
According to Symantec SMB, 50% of SMBs admit to having no backup and disaster recovery plan in place. 41% of those surveyed confessed that they had never even given much thought to implementing a disaster recovery or business continuity plan. If you are one of them, then you really need to think about whether
Never in recent years has it been so vital to stay current on Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations. 2016 brought 13 settlements and nearly tripled 2015’s total collected fines. Currently, the average settlement amount is continuing to surpass 2016, and nine actions have already been settled in 2017. How to Avoid a
Thank you for supporting Cinch IT’s Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s fundraising efforts. Your generosity enabled Cinch IT to raise much-needed awareness and funds for the Alzheimer’s Association. Every dollar raised advances the Association’s care, support and research efforts — and the more we raise, the stronger our fight. To learn more about
Thank you to the BBB from all of us at Cinch IT. The BBB sponsored a Worcester Bravehearts night out and it was a fantastically fun night at the ballpark on Friday, July 31. It was terrific to see so many other businesses there along with their families and friends.
WBJ 40 Under Forty: A new crop of young leaders For the 15th straight year, the Worcester Business Journal presented its annual celebration of up-and-coming leaders in the Central Massachusetts business scene: our 40 Under Forty honorees. Like the hundreds who have been previously honored, they have unique stories to tell, some of which extend
Southgate at Shrewsbury, a premier retirement community and CinchIT, an IT solutions company has joined forces to donate computers to the YWCA of Central Massachusetts. James Taylor, Technology Coordinator, YWCA of Central Massachusetts, “The YWCA is implementing new organizational programs and updating other programs as mandated by some of their funders. As such, we have