Posts By: Joshua Flail

OfficeTalk Phone Service

OfficeTalk | Phone Service | IT Support

Nearly every television commercial, tech magazine, and ad banner in the past year has been touting this “cloud” thing. Most of us get that the cloud is great way to listen to music, backup and store data, and collaborate on documents with faraway co-workers. But what many don’t know is that the cloud can eliminate a… Read more »

DNS Changer Malware

DNS Malware | IT Support | Ripple

What do Facebook, Google, and the FBI have in common? Nope, it’s not collecting your personal information. Well, maybe that, too, but the story this week is that all three are making an effort to alert people that the computers they’re using might be infected with harmful malware. So harmful, in fact, that it could prevent… Read more »

Outsourcing to the Experts

Matchstic | Atlanta GA | Ripple IT Support

Oftentimes as companies grow, they begin to see the value in outsourcing things like payroll, advertising, and yes, I.T. service. Outsourcing allows them to focus in on the core aspects of their business, and leaves the rest to experts in those specific fields. We recently began working with Matchstic, a creative company based in Atlanta. I… Read more »

Kickass IT Company Seeks Roomie in Atlanta

Mike at Ripple in Atlanta

The Highgroove gang is moving to a new space this month, and we’re gonna be out one really cool company to share our space. Are you a small company or growing startup looking to occupy a suite with all the mod cons in a historic and unique building? Well then, check out the details… Us: A managed… Read more »

Management: Hiring the Right People

Ripple Client Pardot is Hiring

Oftentimes, I hear people in management say things like, “I wish I had more workers just like [insert name here].” That’s a great compliment of the worker, but what it should be is a wakeup call for those doing the hiring. Chances are, the rest of the employees on staff are either the wrong people… Read more »

Flame On: Government-Sponsored Malware

Ripple reports on malware known as Flame

Earlier this week, Kaspersky Lab announced that a staggering amount of private data had been collected via a malware known as Flame, which had been active since 2010. Although it doesn’t appear that the data collected was made public, or used for the purpose of identity theft, Flame is thought to have been the product of state-sponsored… Read more »

Atlanta’s Top Workplace Works With Ripple

Pardot | Marketing Automation | Atlanta GA

Hot on the heels of being named Atlanta’s best small workplace by the AJC, Pardot has announced that they will be hiring 100 some people over the next 18 months, complete with a highly visible billboard campaign. Why now? And why 100 people? I asked Pardot’s CEO, David Cummings, to give me the lowdown and to fill… Read more »

IT Service That Fits

One Size Does Not Fit All

We often talk about this at our weekly meetings when discussing new business, but don’t often get a chance to explain to prospective clients why finding companies with similar office cultures and ethics is so important to us. And it is, as our current (and former) clients will attest to. When we first meet a prospective client,… Read more »