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Kenny Riedell

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The Cloud

[Video] Plan Ahead When Taking Your Servers to the Cloud

By: Kenny Riedell
December 20th, 2018

Hi, I’m Kenny Riedell, Chief Technology Architect here at Accent Computer Solutions. We’ve been talking about the cloud for years now but only recently has it really started to make financial sense for small and medium sized businesses to migrate to it. Previously, we talked about the different types of cloud and their uses. Today, we are going to be exploring the most straightforward way for businesses to migrate their workloads to the cloud; Infrastructure as a Service or IaaS for short.

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The Cloud

[Video] Factors to Consider Before Transitioning to Cloud Services

By: Kenny Riedell
December 18th, 2018

Hi, I’m Kenny Riedell, Chief Technology Architect here at Accent Computer Solutions. Today, let’s talk about one of the simplest ways to offload some of your critical IT processes to the Cloud. Software as a Service, or SaaS, is exactly what it sounds like. It's software that is hosted by a third party as a service with a recurring fee. To make things a bit easier to understand, we like to call this type of cloud offering “cloud services”.

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The Cloud

[Video] Simple Introduction to Cloud Computing: SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS

By: Kenny Riedell
December 13th, 2018

Remember when the Cloud meant fluffy white figures in the sky? Believe me, you aren’t the only one who struggles with “the Cloud” and what it means. The good news is that we're here to help you figure out the difference in the types of cloud computing and how to pick the right one for you.

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Tech Trends

Multi-Factor Authentication: What Is It & Can Small Businesses Use It?

By: Kenny Riedell
May 16th, 2018

  Everyone should worry about online safety. This is especially true when it comes to business and personal information, like banking records, payroll, or trade secrets.  And while passwords can go a long way, unfortunately, they are getting easier to crack. So, what can you do? How do you protect your business from hackers and cybercriminals running amuck on the internet?

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Tech Trends

Advantages of Solid-State Drives (SSD) vs. Regular Hard Drives (HDD)

By: Kenny Riedell
April 25th, 2018

  The speed at which your server operates can vary and that speed can affect your ability to work efficiently. Typically, the biggest performance limitation is storage. Some of the quickest server storage on the market right now is becoming more affordable and this could be big news for you.

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