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SmartCEO Magazine: Tips for Thriving in Any Economy

In an excerpt from the December 2012 edition of SmartCEO Magazine, Christopher Stark, CEO, Cetrom, discusses Cetrom’s basis for thriving in any economy: “I think it’s more or less a principle of how you run your business and what your methodology for customer service is. I see, across the board, a lot of vendors or companies are working harder,... Read More

How to Analyze Big Data with Cloud Computing

What is Big Data? Big data: its name is simple but it’s actually quite complex, a collection of large and intricate data sets that prove difficult to process, store, and share using conventional data processing applications. Cloud-based infrastructure offers a solution to this problem, supporting the expansive volume of information contained in big data without... Read More

4 Time & Money Saving Benefits of Cloud IT Services for Accounting/CPA Firms

Accountants and CPAs constantly compute financial data for clients, but without a cloud computing provider that hosts advanced software tailored to the industry, accounting firms may not be effectively harnessing IT services.  Leveraging the proper IT services for accountants has the capacity to improve client relations and general project management while saving accounting and CPA... Read More

Cloud Computing Security: What Makes the Cloud Safe?

Rest easy: when it comes to safe data storage, cloud computing offers the security to prevent a loss or leak of information that would cause an inconvenient outburst of rain on an otherwise clear day. Besides meeting the demand for increased storage space, sophisticated cloud computing security technology utilizes enterprise-level safety processes that mirror those... Read More

SAS 70 Simplified

Service organizations must demonstrate that they have adequate controls and safeguards for hosting or processing their customers’ data. Statement on Auditing Standards No. 70 (SAS 70) provides guidance to auditors when assessing a service organization’s control over activities and processes, and discloses this information to their customers in a formatted report, helping to establish trust.... Read More