Which Browser is Best for Business?

It’s a tough question: Which of the many available internet browsers is the best for business? Well, to begin answering that we need to look first at what features and functions are most important to you and your business. Here’s 3 things to consider when choosing a browser: Will it sync? Perhaps the most important… Read more »

Are SD Cards a Security Threat for Businesses?

SD and microSD cards provide flash memory storage for things like digital cameras, smartphones, and tablets. And as with anything used to store important data on a mobile device, there’s concern about how easy they are to hack, or worse to corrupt with malware. But according to Samuel Bucholtz, cofounder of Casaba, a security analysis… Read more »

Cloud File Sharing for Business

Over the last 5 years, as we helped our clients move their critical IT systems to the cloud, most ended up with a single server still in their office – the fileserver. Sharing files that you work on via local applications (QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.) is painful if your fileserver is in… Read more »

Favorite Sites and Apps: September 2013 Edition

Ripplers are discovering and testing new sites and software on a near-constant basis in an effort to keep up with the latest and greatest innovations. And so, we thought it could be helpful to share a few of our favorites with you.This month we put together a list of sites and apps that make doing business… Read more »

Software as a Service (SaaS) for Small Business

We often guide our small business customers to software as a service, such as Google Apps, AppRiver Hosted Exchange, Rackspace web hosting, even Adobe Creative Cloud. Paying monthly only for what you use makes a lot of sense for any business, but especially for small businesses that might go from 10 mailboxes to 13 in… Read more »

Atlanta Tech Village Hosts Hadoop Users Group Meetup

The Atlanta Hadoop Users Group meets on a monthly basis at the Atlanta Tech Village, and next week on Thursday, September 26th, they’ll be welcoming Google’s Big Data and Cloud Platform Expert James Chittenden, who will examine in depth what it takes to succeed in deriving business value out of Big Data. This meetup will… Read more »

The No-Spy Method to Managing a Mobile Workforce

As a two-year veteran Rippler, I’ve quickly become a strong advocate for the work-anywhere or, more specifically, results-only movement. It’s something that I end up talking about on a weekly and sometimes daily basis. And of course, as the content creator for Ripple, I often write articles and make videos about how our adoption of… Read more »

Tech Cocktail Mixer & Startup Showcase

The Tech Cocktail Mixer & Startup Showcase is coming to Atlanta in October, and companies interested in showcasing their products have until September 25th to submit an application for review. If the powers that be decide your product or company fits the bill, you’ll get an opportunity to demo your stuff, expo-style. So, what’s a Tech Cocktail… Read more »