Advantages of Using Virtual CIO Services-vCIO

How adding a Virtual CIO (vCIO) can be a valuable and cost effective way to bring direction and a solid technology roadmap to your business.

Data Recovery is More Important than the Back Up

Every business must have a solid data backup strategy in place. Many business owners do not realize how crucial a technical support data recovery plan is.

Why Your Brand New Computer is Slow

It happens to virtually everyone. Whether you’ve had your computer for three years or three weeks, it suddenly starts running much slower than it should. A slow computer can be incredibly frustrating, especially if you are using it to do your work. Before you pack up your new laptop or desktop PC and take it to a San Francisco Bay Area technical support company, you might apply a few simple strategies instead. Read more

Understanding the Difference Between CIO and CTO with San Francisco Bay Area IT Companies

Most companies have a Chief Information Officer (CIO) and/or a Chief Technology Officer (CTO). While it is not unusual to view these two positions as interchangeable, they actually do serve different roles and purposes. Whether you need small business IT solutions or business tech support for a large company, you will likely require the services of at least one of these executive officers. By exploring the main commonalities and differences between the two with the help of San Francisco Bay Area IT solutions providers, you may gain a solid sense of how each office might best serve your business. Read more

Bay Area IT Security – Protecting Your Data with Role-Based Network Access

When you are running a business or organization, your network security is crucial. Role-based access control (RBAC) adds an extra layer of protection for sensitive information. Many wireless networks are not designed to automatically provide this feature. Thus, it is essential that you utilize a team skilled in IT service management to understand and evaluate your network security services. Read more

Eaton & Associates Launches Drone Security Solution

Eaton & Associates launches a full-service drone security solution for businesses seeking protection from drone attacks and security breaches.

Why Your IT Consultant Wants to Move Your Applications to the Cloud

If your company has previously abstained from the trend to move to the cloud, you aren’t alone. Not everyone has embraced this transition with open arms. Many businesses have held onto concerns about security, data performance, and up-time. However, advances in cloud technologies have put many of these concerns to rest. The following are some of the top reasons an IT consultant believes that you should move your applications to the cloud. Read more

Eaton & Assoc. Sponsors Good Morning San Mateo Breakfast  

Announcement – Learn About Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan

The next installment of the San Mateo Chamber’s Good Morning San Mateo series, Business Emergency Response, will happen Friday, August 25th!

Do you have well-documented business continuity and disaster recovery plans for your organization?

Have you tested them in a simulated disaster?

It is critical that you’ve protected your most sensitive data with a well-implemented disaster recovery plan that minimizes downtime due to human error, system outages, and physical or cyber-theft.

Eaton & Associates is delighted to sponsor the upcoming breakfast. We will have information to help you wrap your arms around disaster recovery and business continuity planning in the context of IT, so you are armed with the tools and information you need to protect your organization.

Join us on Friday, August 25th for delicious breakfast and great insight from the panel on emergency response and disaster preparedness.

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Poplar Creek Grill
1700 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA

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Planning for IoT and Impact to Your Campus

Is Your Campus Network Ready For The First Day Of School?

The first day of school is fast approaching, and a barrage of students, staff, and guests are gearing up to connect to your campus LAN. The growing number of connected devices we rely on daily has a direct impact on the security and management of your network… Are you prepared? Read more

U.S. Businesses Operating in EU Must Address Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation

Bay Area IT companies and IT support providers across the U.S. are on notice: As of May 25, 2018, the EU will implement a high profile regulation to protect the data of consumers. Numerous U.S. companies will be affected by this, whether they operate in the EU, or even if they simply possess personally identifiable information on citizens of the EU. The regulation’s main purpose is to protect the data of EU citizens, whether that data is located in the EU or outside of it. The following overview highlights the main considerations associated with this regulation, which is called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read more