What is Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS)?

Generally speaking, desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) is a cloud computing offering in which virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is outsourced to a third-party.

With DaaS, desktop operating systems run inside virtual machines on servers located in a cloud provider’s data center. This arrangement ensures that all support, including both network resources and storage, are also housed within the cloud.

Just […]

The Top 6 Popular Free Email Providers Online

In today’s world, there are many ways to communicate than ever before. Even so, email remains one of the most popular communication tools.

According to a recent Radicati Group study, there will be approximately 3.8 billion email users before the calendar turns to 2019.

As a business professional, you likely have access to cloud-based email storage through […]

What is HIPAA Compliance?

There’s a good chance you’ve come across the acronym “HIPAA” and/or the phrase HIPAA compliance at some point.

However, you may not fully understand what it means.

HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, which was enacted in 1996 to deal with issues involving patient data protection.

In short, any company that deals with protected […]

7 Major Advantages Of Cloud Storage For Small Business

With a growing number of small businesses turning to cloud storage, there’s no better time than now for your organization to follow suit.

However, before you invest time and money into cloud storage, it’s critical to learn more about the many advantages. Here are seven of the best:
1. The Ability to Work from Anywhere
With cloud storage, […]

Security Risks Posed by Cryptomining

By now most of us have heard the terms “Bitcoin” and “Cryptomining”. Whether you’re nose deep in investing in cryptocurrency or these are merely buzzwords filling up your newsfeed, this formerly obscure form of currency has hit our mainstream culture. But did you know the hidden dangers of this new trend? In the last year, […]

Why the Healthcare Industry Struggles with Cyber Security

The healthcare industry has been a prime target for cyber security breaches throughout the years. Between ransomware, malware, phishing, and more, hackers have found a lucrative target in healthcare related businesses. While many of these companies are doing their best to fight back, 2016 and 2017 proved to be a losing battle as reports of […]

Your Resource for Obscure IT Solutions

One of the things we take pride in at Skylink is being there for our customers when they need us. We don’t just offer services and basic support. We have the skill and experience to assist with even the most obscure IT issues.

In fact, Jacob Ackerman actually has a blog devoted specifically to these […]

The Rise of On Demand Computing

Perhaps you’ve heard of “On Demand Computing,” also known as OD or ODC. This service is just like it sounds, providing computing resources and technology to enterprises on demand no matter where they are, so long as they have access to an Internet connection. This includes storage, software applications, and even desktop access.

So what’s the […]

Publishing Citrix AppCenter for Non-Administrators

If you’re trying to publish Citrix AppCenter through a non-administrator account, you may find yourself running into a permission issue or a UAC prompt for credentials. Thankfully, there is a relatively quick and simple fix for this problem.

Instead of publishing CmiLaunch.exe, you’ll want to use a Command Line and Working Directory designed for the […]

4 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Cloud Computing

4 Reasons Why You Should Switch to Cloud Computing
Cloud computing is a fast growing option for many businesses. The flexibility, affordability, and reliability of a virtualized subscription service has made companies of all sizes and industries make the transition as they aim to grow their business.

But is it really worth it? Here are 4 great […]