Recent Blog Posts

12 Tips for a Smooth Cloud Implementation

Most of us remember Benjamin Franklin for his common-sense sayings and wisdom. And, when it comes to cloud implementations, Franklin offers insight that is spot on: “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Preparation takes many forms when undertaking a transition to the cloud. It begins with vendor selection and extends to pre-implementation... Read More

Are you who you say you are?

Controlling access to information is the key objective of computer security measures. And, a fundamental aspect of security is determining whether users are who they say they are when they attempt to log into accounts. Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anthem, Equifax, Verizon, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Deloitte and Whole Foods Market represent data breaches happening... Read More

Employee Spotlight: Joe Vassalotti

Joe Vassalotti – Employee of the Quarter (Q2 2017) Nickname: My wife and grandmother call me Joey. Hometown: Damascus, MD Favorite food: Italian Favorite place you’ve been: Disney World – I’d live there if it wasn’t unbearably hot all year round. Coolest thing you’ve done in 2017? Disney Cruise to Alaska with my family. If... Read More

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CPA’s 2018 Pre-Tax Season Cloud Computing Checklist

With 60-to-90-hour work weeks during tax season and pressing deadlines for filing or requesting extensions, there’s no room for technology troubles. But, inevitably, they crop up—VPN access goes down, shared files don’t sync properly or there’s latency accessing your accounting software. And of course, this happens when you’re at home after already putting in more than 15 hours. What if you... Read More

Employee Spotlight: Josh Lynch

Josh Lynch – Employee of the Quarter (Q1 2017) Hometown: Middleport, OH Favorite sports team: Cleveland Browns Favorite food: Mexican! Favorite place you’ve been: Phoenix, AZ Why did you choose IT? I’ve always been drawn to how things work under the hood; when I ended up working professionally in IT while in college for an... Read More