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4 Tips for Seamlessly Switching to the Cloud

4 Tips for Seamlessly Switching to the Cloud

August 25, 2016

Is your organization ready to enter the next generation of data storage? It's time to transition to cloud technologies. While this may seem like a daunting task, it doesn't have to be & more...

6 Ways to Safeguard Your Devices While Traveling

6 Ways to Safeguard Your Devices While Traveling

August 19, 2016

When traveling for work, chances are you'll want to bring both your company and personal devices with you. Unfortunately, doing so can expose you to malware and other threats if you don more...

What Makes Private Cloud Computing So Great?

What Makes Private Cloud Computing So Great?

August 11, 2016

Are you seeking a highly efficient and reliable way to store your company's data, manage Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions and handle daily computing tasks? Our King of Pruss more...

Monitor Your Systems Around the Clock with NetAlert!

Monitor Your Systems Around the Clock with NetAlert!

August 5, 2016

With millions of new network security threats popping up each month, it's vital for businesses to take extensive precautions to safeguard their data and devices. Still, it can be diffic more...

3 Ways MXShield Can Benefit Your Business

3 Ways MXShield Can Benefit Your Business

July 29, 2016

If your business is currently operating without protection for its premise or cloud email servers, it's time to rethink that decision. Failing to have 24/7 server security can be detrim more...

Four Ways Your Business Can Benefit from Using VoIP

Four Ways Your Business Can Benefit from Using VoIP

July 21, 2016

In 2006, a technology called Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) changed the business world forever by making it possible for phone calls to be made via the Internet. No longer confined more...

Why Pokémon GO Poses a Major Security Threat

Why Pokémon GO Poses a Major Security Threat

July 15, 2016

If you've been keeping up with the media recently, then surely you've heard about the new game that's sweeping the nation – Pokémon GO. In the short time since its release, more...

The NetAudit: An Essential Part of Lehigh County IT Security

The NetAudit: An Essential Part of Lehigh County IT Security

July 7, 2016

More than ever, Lehigh County businesses must stay aware of their entire technological infrastructure in order to ensure compliancy and security. With an ever-growing body of legislatio more...

About Our Philadelphia Web Hosting Service

About Our Philadelphia Web Hosting Service

June 24, 2016

Are you seeking an IT company that can provide your organization with fully secure software and web hosting, all for a reasonable price? Alura Business Solutions will do just that more...

4 Reasons to Consider Linux for Your Small-to-Medium Business

4 Reasons to Consider Linux for Your Small-to-Medium Business

June 17, 2016

Whether your organization is just starting out or has been in business for years, surely you want an operating system (OS) that’s both cost-effective and highly functional. If you more...

How OpenDNS Umbrella Protects Against Dangerous Ransomware

How OpenDNS Umbrella Protects Against Dangerous Ransomware

June 10, 2016

Are you looking for a highly effective way to shield your company from threats to its data? OpenDNS Umbrella from Alura Business Solutions does just that by offering real-time more...

How to Create an Effective Disaster Recovery Plan

How to Create an Effective Disaster Recovery Plan

June 2, 2016

Does your company have a comprehensive plan in place detailing how it will handle natural disasters, pandemics or other unforeseen catastrophes that may interfere with its ability to fu more...

5 Awesome New Gadgets for Businesses

5 Awesome New Gadgets for Businesses

May 27, 2016

Looking for ways to make working at your company easier and less stressful? Our IT company in Plymouth Meeting would like to tell you about some modern gadgets designed to improve more...

How to Choose a Qualified Philadelphia IT Service Provider

How to Choose a Qualified Philadelphia IT Service Provider

May 20, 2016

Does your small- or medium-sized organization need some assistance with IT tasks such as mobility management, Cloud services or infrastructure design? Hiring an IT service provider more...

How to Protect Your Company Against Cyber Attacks

How to Protect Your Company Against Cyber Attacks

May 12, 2016

Viruses, spyware and malware all pose a serious threat to your company's security and functionality, especially since attackers have become more sophisticated and deceptive in recent ye more...

7 Reasons Your Company Should Use Microsoft Office 365

7 Reasons Your Company Should Use Microsoft Office 365

May 6, 2016

Are you looking for a cost-effective technology that will allow your business to avoid complex server maintenance while offering maximum device compatibility? Microsoft Office 365 in P more...

Our Philadelphia CloudOne Service Conserves Power and Space

Our Philadelphia CloudOne Service Conserves Power and Space

April 28, 2016

Is your small-to-medium-sized business in need of an effective way to protect its sensitive personal information? Cloud-based data storage and encryption is the solution you've been wai more...

Alura and Pegasus Announce Merger

Alura and Pegasus Announce Merger

April 25, 2016

IT Firms Partner for Strategic Growth and to Enhance Client Offerings Kennett Square’s Pegasus Technologies www.pegtec.com and Plymouth Meeting’s Alura Business Soluti more...

All About Alura's Delaware Valley Carrier Services

All About Alura's Delaware Valley Carrier Services

April 21, 2016

Are you seeking an IT company that can provide expert assistance with carrier systems of all types? Look no further than Alura Business Solutions. Whether your carrier system is first o more...

5 Eco-Friendly Practices for Small-to-Medium Businesses

5 Eco-Friendly Practices for Small-to-Medium Businesses

April 15, 2016

With Earth Day approaching, it's time to evaluate the efforts that your small- or medium-sized business is currently making to be kind to the environment. If it seems like there's some more...

What Can Mobility Management Do For Your Organization?

What Can Mobility Management Do For Your Organization?

April 11, 2016

Wouldn't it be nice to have consistent protection for your company's devices no matter where in the world you and your associates are? Believe it or not, this is fully possible with mob more...

Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Device Management

Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Device Management

March 24, 2016

Mobile device management, or MDM for short, is becoming ubiquitous in the realm of small- and medium-sized businesses. Wondering what this technology is and what perks it can offer for more...

How Alura's Cloud Services Put Businesses on Cloud 9

How Alura's Cloud Services Put Businesses on Cloud 9

March 18, 2016

For small- and medium-sized businesses, data loss scenarios can have huge consequences, including extended downtime, legal penalties and possibly even bankruptcy. So what can you do to more...

The Importance of Having an IT Disaster Recovery Plan

The Importance of Having an IT Disaster Recovery Plan

March 11, 2016

When important or confidential business data is stolen or destroyed, whether due to a natural disaster or a break-in, it can have detrimental effects on company functionality. Without i more...

Why Storing Data in Filing Cabinets Is Risky Business

Why Storing Data in Filing Cabinets Is Risky Business

March 4, 2016

Does your small- or medium-sized business still use filing cabinets to store its documents? This practice can actually be very risky for your company, which is why we suggest switching more...

All About IT Management Services in Camden County

All About IT Management Services in Camden County

February 26, 2016

If you own a business, chances are you've heard a lot of talk about IT management services, or “Managed Services.” But what exactly do these services include, and what are t more...

4 Common Security Threats for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses

4 Common Security Threats for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses

February 18, 2016

In today's technologically advanced world, there are more ways than ever before for unauthorized individuals to access private business information and data. Therefore, it's essential t more...

Alura Business Solutions Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

Alura Business Solutions Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

February 16, 2016

CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Alura Business Solutions to its 2016 Managed Service Provider 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This annual list recognizes North Amer more...

Alura Business Solutions Will Present At Who’s Who in Technology 2016

Alura Business Solutions Will Present At Who’s Who in Technology 2016

February 15, 2016

Alura Business Solutions is proud to announce our sponsorship of Who’s Who in Technology 2016, an annual gathering of the industry’s top movers and shakers organized by Chor more...

Expand Your Business with Alura's Philadelphia IT Service

Expand Your Business with Alura's Philadelphia IT Service

February 11, 2016

Are you seeking a Philadelphia IT company that can provide your small- or medium-sized business with the services it needs to grow larger and more profitable? Look no further than Alura more...

Hire Alura for Superior Bucks County IT Management Services

Hire Alura for Superior Bucks County IT Management Services

February 5, 2016

If you own a small- or medium-sized business, you know monitoring and managing your company's network can be hard work. To make your job less stressful, Alura Business Solutions of more...

Call on Alura for Delaware County IT Security Services

Call on Alura for Delaware County IT Security Services

January 28, 2016

In this day and age, hackers are smarter and more dangerous than ever. Is your business or organization equipped to identify and handle threats? If you're uncertain about the answer to more...

Transform Your Business with Services from Alura Solutions

Transform Your Business with Services from Alura Solutions

January 22, 2016

Are you seeking an IT company that has extensive knowledge and experience in working with a variety of systems? Look no further than Alura Business Solutions. Call on us for Montgomery more...

Choose Alura for Mercer County Business IT Services

Choose Alura for Mercer County Business IT Services

January 15, 2016

Are you searching for a company that offers Hosted Exchange solutions and other useful IT services in Mercer County? Look no further than Alura Business Solutions. Since 2005, we'v more...

About NetAuditing from Our Burlington County IT Company

About NetAuditing from Our Burlington County IT Company

January 8, 2016

In order to help you ensure the safety and correct functioning of your company's network, Alura Business Solutions offers NetAuditing. When you hire us for NetAuditing, one of our most more...

Choose Alura for Affordable Telecom Services

Choose Alura for Affordable Telecom Services

December 22, 2015

Are you fed up with your company's current cabling telephone system? Turn to Alura Business Solutions for stress-free cabling services that are both reliable and reasonably priced. more...

Alura Offers the Best Burlington County IT Services

Alura Offers the Best Burlington County IT Services

December 17, 2015

At Alura Business Solutions, we're dedicated to making your company more successful by helping you meet your goals. In order to do so, we offer a wide variety of business IT services in more...

Alura Is the #1 Lehigh County IT Company

Alura Is the #1 Lehigh County IT Company

December 11, 2015

Are you seeking a service that can help you maintain compliance and infrastructure integrity for your small- or medium-sized business? Compliancy management from Alura Business Solution more...

Secure Your Business with Enterprise Threat Protection

Secure Your Business with Enterprise Threat Protection

December 7, 2015

Your company's data is its most valuable asset – without it, the business simply cannot function. Therefore, it's essential to take preventative measures against online threats. E more...

Elect Alura As Your New Castle County IT Company

Elect Alura As Your New Castle County IT Company

November 30, 2015

Are you seeking a New Castle County business IT company that can walk you through the process of integrating Microsoft Office 365 into your business? Look no further than Alura Bus more...

Make Alura Your Mobile Device Management Team

Make Alura Your Mobile Device Management Team

November 27, 2015

With the modernization of our society comes an increase in the constraints put upon small- and medium-sized businesses. In this day and age, it's more difficult than ever for smaller bu more...

Our Montgomery County Business IT Company Can Protect Your Data from Disast

Our Montgomery County Business IT Company Can Protect Your Data from Disast

November 23, 2015

If you run a business, it's important to be prepared for unexpected hardships. Here at Alura Business Solutions, our goal is to assist you in doing so. With a wealth of technological ex more...

Seeking a Delaware County IT Company? Let Alura Be Your Team

Seeking a Delaware County IT Company? Let Alura Be Your Team

November 19, 2015

Running a small- or medium-sized business can be hard work. Luckily, you don't have to do it alone. As an experienced business IT company in Delaware County, Alura Business Solutions of more...

What Can Virtualization Do for My Company?

What Can Virtualization Do for My Company?

November 16, 2015

In IT terms, virtualization means creating a virtual version of computer hardware platforms, operating systems, and other data. In our current, highly digitized society, virtualization more...

Elect Alura for Your Company's Infrastructure Design

Elect Alura for Your Company's Infrastructure Design

November 12, 2015

Do you need assistance with building or improving your company's physical or digital infrastructure? The IT experts at Alura Business Solutions can help. Whether your company is current more...

What Makes Alura the Best Chester County IT Company?

What Makes Alura the Best Chester County IT Company?

November 9, 2015

Are you seeking a business IT company in Chester County with a wealth of technological expertise and exceptional customer service? Look no further than Alura Business Solutions. As your more...

Alura Named as a Fastest Growing Company Winner

Alura Named as a Fastest Growing Company Winner

November 2, 2015

Alura Business Solutions provider of managed IT services and solutions announced that they were recently ranked on both the Philadelphia 100 (ranked #87) and the Lehigh Valley Business more...

See What Everyone is Saying about Alura!

See What Everyone is Saying about Alura!

May 26, 2015

In our times, it really is a blessing to have the success and great reputation with our clients that we’ve obtained. However, it hasn’t been easy; it’s taken hard work more...

Alura Protects Against Almost A Million Threats a Day

Alura Protects Against Almost A Million Threats a Day

April 27, 2015

It sounds like a made up number or exaggeration. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth, and the internet is more unsafe than ever, especially from a business standpoint more...

Alura Business Solutions Featured in CIO Review Magazine

Alura Business Solutions Featured in CIO Review Magazine

April 3, 2015

We’ve been hard at work here at Alura Business Solutions – Our “3S” Principle of Service, Support and Solutions is the core foundation on which we’ve grown more...

Cyber Security Insurance and Cyber Security

Cyber Security Insurance and Cyber Security

December 17, 2014

There are many reasons why you should care about Cyber Security Insurance and Cyber Security. According to some Bureau of Justice Statistics, Cyber-attacks identify as “crimes in more...

Shedding Some Light on Net Neutrality

Shedding Some Light on Net Neutrality

November 20, 2014

Lately, you may have heard mutterings of “Net Neutrality” throughout the net, but when you ask about it, all you get in return are varied opinions, unreliable definitions or more...

Know The CryptoLocker Ransomware Trojan & Protect Yourself

Know The CryptoLocker Ransomware Trojan & Protect Yourself

October 21, 2014

What is it? CryptoLocker is malware, or malicious software.  It monitors your computer’s activity through use of a botnet, and then encrypts your files, holding them for ran more...

Improvements To Our Remote Backup and Disaster Recovery Platform

Improvements To Our Remote Backup and Disaster Recovery Platform

September 26, 2014

Hello Everyone, We have some exciting news to share!  Alura Business Solutions is one of the very 1st in our industry to offer a fixed price, unlimited retention cloud backup an more...

Understanding Password Safety, Avoid Your Private Cloud from Being Hacked

Understanding Password Safety, Avoid Your Private Cloud from Being Hacked

September 17, 2014

As industry leaders in IT services, it is our job at Alura Business Solutions to answer the tough questions surrounding the recent celebrity “cloud-hacking” incident that ha more...

How to Protect Yourself Against the Heartbleed Bug

How to Protect Yourself Against the Heartbleed Bug

April 17, 2014

First of all, don’t panic. it’s still unclear whether any information has been stolen as a result of Heartbleed, but security experts are particularly worried about the bug more...

What You Need To Know About Heartbleed

What You Need To Know About Heartbleed

April 17, 2014

As it turns out, that little lock icon in your browser’s address bar might not be all that great at protecting your private information after all. The Heartbleed bug — here more...

The Benefits of a File Transfer/Collaboration Software Solution

The Benefits of a File Transfer/Collaboration Software Solution

February 27, 2014

There are several reasons you should use an alternative to email for sharing files online: It removes content from email servers. Eliminating email traffic means more responsive email more...

Email Is Not the Best Solution for File Transfer and Project Collaboration

Email Is Not the Best Solution for File Transfer and Project Collaboration

February 27, 2014

In the more than two decades it has been available to the public, email has become the primary communications medium in most organizations, the dominant method for sending electronic fi more...

Stay Current With Updates

Stay Current With Updates

January 30, 2014

Think of your CMS as a luxury automobile, a complex, finely-tuned machine that works well as long as it is maintained. But miss an oil change or forget to rotate the tires or pass on th more...

Secure Your Passwords

Secure Your Passwords

January 30, 2014

Splash Data recently released its list of the worst passwords of 2013. The good news is that “password” is no longer the most-popular password on the Internet. The bad news more...

6 Financial Apps Every Business Person Should Have

6 Financial Apps Every Business Person Should Have

January 10, 2014

In the ever-growing world of mobile technology, there seems to be apps out there for just about everyone. Some apps are fun but there are tons of apps available that actually serve a pu more...

The Case For Backing Up

The Case For Backing Up

January 7, 2014

By now, most savvy business owners understand the importance of backing up their data files. Whether it’s a natural disaster like a hurricane or tornado, a man-made calamity like more...

Introducing Cirrus+, Our Premium Disaster Recovery Service

Introducing Cirrus+, Our Premium Disaster Recovery Service

January 7, 2014

Over the next few months, we’ll be rolling out an optional upgrade to Cirrus, our already popular disaster recovery service. By partnering with StorageCraft, we’ll be able t more...

Deadly Links You Should Never Click

Deadly Links You Should Never Click

November 12, 2013

You’re innocently surfing the web when click on a link that leads you to an unfamiliar website, exposing yourself to hackers, malware and clickjacking. It’s more common than more...

Cloud Storage on Your Desk

Cloud Storage on Your Desk

October 21, 2013

Last year TechCrunch estimated there would be 500 million cloud storage users by the end of the year and 625 million in 2013. The cloud has become a preferred storage medium, especially more...

What If I Can’t Make the Switch?

What If I Can’t Make the Switch?

September 18, 2013

While we are not recommending them, there are fallback measures for diehard XP users, who either don’t want to make the switch. Some estimates suggest nearly 20 percent of organiz more...

Why Windows 7 Professional for Business?

Why Windows 7 Professional for Business?

September 18, 2013

In an earlier newsletter, are argued the pros and cons of sticking with Windows 7 or upgrading to Windows 8. We’re recommending Windows 7 Professional for Business for those migra more...

Why Should I Update My Windows XP OS?

Why Should I Update My Windows XP OS?

September 18, 2013

It’s all about security. After April 8, 2014, there will be no new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content upda more...

Remote Workers May Pose a Security Risk to Your Business

Remote Workers May Pose a Security Risk to Your Business

August 27, 2013

Employers are discovering the advantages of having employees work remotely. According to the Huffington Post, at least 63 percent of employers now allow some remote work, and the number more...

The Importance of Enterprise Mobility at Small Companies

The Importance of Enterprise Mobility at Small Companies

August 20, 2013

The latest trends show mobile devices crossing into employee’s 9-5 workday. More companies are embracing the use of personal mobile devices for work purposes. Companies that pract more...

Virtualization Software can Make Your Life Easier

Virtualization Software can Make Your Life Easier

July 17, 2013

Virtualization software has a number of useful applications, from creating a private cloud, to setting up aVPS server for your personal or business needs. Up to 66 percent of busin more...

Why Cloud Computing Makes Sense

Why Cloud Computing Makes Sense

June 25, 2013

According to Roger Borek, here are some of the most compelling reasons why cloud computing may make sense for your business: No Server Maintenance – You no longer have to man more...

Why Premise Computing Makes Sense

Why Premise Computing Makes Sense

June 25, 2013

In some instances, an on-premise deployment may be right for your company. Kent Roberts and Richard Norwood explore some reasons why: Outages — The servers are out of your ha more...

What is Cloud Computing?

What is Cloud Computing?

June 25, 2013

The folks over at Cloud Computing Professionals do a nice job breaking down what is a complicated subject. Using the Wikipedia definition of cloud computing, they divide it into four ke more...

Five myths about online backup that just won’t go away

Five myths about online backup that just won’t go away

May 14, 2013

“The great enemy of the truth is very often not the contrived lie but the persuasively persistent myth.” ~ John F. Kennedy The above quote from President Kennedy endures to more...

Grow Smart Actionable Ideas for Small Business Owners

Grow Smart Actionable Ideas for Small Business Owners

March 12, 2013

As a small business owner, it's vital you take care of the day-to-day operational details while keeping an eye on the big picture. Keeping up with the daily demands of business and plan more...

You Need a Policy!

You Need a Policy!

February 27, 2013

Writing recently on a Microsoft-sponsored blog, Kim Komando says every company that uses computers — from the smallest to the largest — should have a written policy on compu more...

Why is Good Digital Citizenship Important?

Why is Good Digital Citizenship Important?

February 27, 2013

In a recent blog post, Vala Afshar, chief marketing officer for Entersys Networks, suggests businesses could learn a lesson or two from K-12 educators when it comes to teaching their em more...

Going Green: What Your Business Can do to Save Money and the Earth

Going Green: What Your Business Can do to Save Money and the Earth

February 13, 2013

Minneapolis-based restaurateur, Kim Bartmann has made a living of being green. Not only does she serve sustainable cuisine at her establishments, she’s embraced green construction more...

Before You Adopt A BYOD Policy

Before You Adopt A BYOD Policy

January 28, 2013

If your company is considering a BYOD policy, there are several key factors to consider. On the surface, it has the potential to be a win-win-win proposition. However, depending on how more...

Why You Should Consider a BYOD Policy

Why You Should Consider a BYOD Policy

January 28, 2013

Remember the good ‘ol days — back in 1998, say — when companies issued pagers to their employees in the field so they could summon them in an emergency? It was a clean more...

How IT Innovations Help Grow Virtual Learning

How IT Innovations Help Grow Virtual Learning

January 17, 2013

A dozen or more years ago, the idea of home schooling usually conjured up visions of a conservatively-dressed mother sitting at the kitchen table, patiently teaching arithmetic to more...

How Hurricane Sandy Forced IT Professionals to Rethink Cloud Computing

How Hurricane Sandy Forced IT Professionals to Rethink Cloud Computing

November 28, 2012

Rebuilding the East Coast after Superstorm Sandy on Oct. 30 will be an expensive proposition… New estimates of the cost of the storm now reaches about $30 billion in “econo more...

Upgrade to Windows 8? Definitely Yes!

Upgrade to Windows 8? Definitely Yes!

November 15, 2012

Windows 8 is by far Microsoft’s most significant improvement in its operating system since the leap from 3.1 to 95. What’s not to like about it? It looks good, performs well more...

Upgrade to Windows 8? No Way!

Upgrade to Windows 8? No Way!

November 15, 2012

Big deal. Microsoft comes up with another “upgrade” and everyone wants to jump on the bandwagon. Save your money, folks. Avoid the headaches. Windows 8 is no big deal. If yo more...

Emergency Weather Alert

Emergency Weather Alert

October 26, 2012

October 26, 2012 Dear Customers, As many of you are aware the National Weather Service has predicted that Hurricane Sandy is looking to have the potential to come up the Eastern seabo more...

Managing Remote Employees like a Pro

Managing Remote Employees like a Pro

October 10, 2012

When BusinessWeek wrote back in 1995 that "The Internet changes everything" the publication's editors might not have guessed that Americans' work habits would drastically change as well more...

Alura and Dell Plant a Forest

Alura and Dell Plant a Forest

August 16, 2012

Working together for the benefit of our Planet Since 2007 Alura Business Solutions and its customers have been contributing to Dell Plant a Tree Program to offset the emissions associa more...

What’s Holding Us Back From Embracing Cloud Computing?

What’s Holding Us Back From Embracing Cloud Computing?

July 9, 2012

The clouds are rolling in. The cloud computing industry is seeing rapid growth and demand from consumers. Cloud computing providers are some of the most innovative and fastest grow more...

Alura Announcement – June 2012

Alura Announcement – June 2012

July 4, 2012

June 4, 2012 Dear Customers, Since day one, we at Alura Business Solutions have focused attention on exceptional customer service and long-term business relationships. As technology b more...

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