As a Service

You hear them all the time, something “as a service,” but what do these terms mean and how are they significant to your business? Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) are merely a few of the innumerable cloud computing offerings available today. Thoroughly understanding their unique benefits, purpose,

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Tropical Storm Imelda

Tropical Storm Imelda came into Texas near the coastal town of Freeport on Tuesday and produced rain and lightning in the evening. Wednesday, the Houston area received rain and the areas south and east of the city received the most. At our office in North Houston, we  measured a little more than 3″ of rain

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Equinox

The autumn equinox will be occurring September 22. Equinox… Latin for equal nights. The sun will be directly over the equator, so day and night are approximately equal in length. Our calendars indicate September 23 as “Autumn Begins”. Concurrently, the vernal equinox will begin in the southern hemisphere marking the beginning of spring for those

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Security & lack thereof

HIPAA & Cybersecurity Update Experian published results of HIPAA survey: 73% of patients expect to be notified about a breach within 24 hours of the breach being discovered 90% of respondents said they would be somewhat forgiving if they knew that the breached organization had a plan in place for communicating with patients in the

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Tax Increase

HARRIS COUNTY TAX INCREASE ALERT!  Letter from Pct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle Dear Friends: I want to make you aware of an important issue arising from our Harris County Commissioners Court meeting this week. Moments after rejecting my proposal for a property tax cut, a majority of Commissioners Court voted instead to raise your property

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Superstitious?

Today is September 13, 2019. Friday the 13th. Tonight, there is a full moon. Weather permitting, the full moon will appear @ 11:32 pm here in Houston. The moon will be at it’s apogee, the farthest distance from earth in it’s orbit. The moon will look smaller and dimmer than usual. Perhaps some will think

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IS YOUR COPIER SECURED?

When thinking about network security, do you ever consider the security on your copiers? Many businesses deal with critical and sensitive information including customer credit cards, private medical records, client contact information, or even banking account and routing numbers. This information lives on the network, computers, and copiers. While most businesses take measures to protect

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Hello Palindrome

A Palindrome is a word, phrase or sequence that reads the same backwards and forwards. Example: Racecar or Rise to vote sir.  Palindrome Day is when the date of the day can be read the same way backwards and forwards. For example, today is September 12, 2019 or 9/12/19, 91219. This week is unique in

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September 11, 2001

Do you remember where you were and what you were doing Tuesday September 11, 2001? I believe most of us will never forget, for as long as we live. Let’s remember all the people, innocent people, going about their own business, who were murdered, maimed and affected that day. Let us remember, all the families

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Bugatti Chiron breaks 300mph

There has been a bit of a race in the hyper car world to break 300mph over the past few years.  In 2017 Koenigsegg set the official record at 277.87mph with it’s limited production Agera RS1.  To claim this title they were required to make 2 runs on the same stretch of highway.  One going

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