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  Many SMB owners think IT downtime only costs them a few productive hours, but there’s a lot more at stake when your systems go down. Customer satisfaction and loss of brand integrity are just two of the key losses apart from the more evident costs such as lost productivity and a temporary dip in sales.   Here’s a few other ways downtime can hurt your business:   1. Customer...

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Best IT company

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. We are proud to announce that Cinch IT, Inc. was...

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  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 and programs critical to daily business functions and customer service.   While corporate-level...

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  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 you can afford the status quo. Answering these questions will help...

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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 HIPAA Violation The recent increase in enforcement of HIPAA violations has shown...

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