Big Score for Super Bowl Viewing Technology

Unless your team makes the big game or you just have more money than you know what to do with, you’re probably resigned to the fact that you’re watching Super Bowl 51 from the comfort of your living room. But we’re about to let you in on a little secret that might just make everyone who bought tickets a little …

Is your business at risk of getting held hostage?

We’ve said it before and I’m sure we’ll have to say it again – the time to implement a comprehensive disaster recovery strategy is NOW. All too frequently we hear about companies that have either insufficient recovery plans or no plan at all, who only realize the importance of a robust disaster recovery plan once it’s too late. And the …

Mesh Networking Routers: No More WiFi Dead Zones

You’re probably thinking that wireless routers are not the most exciting technology on the market, but a new mesh networking router might just change your mind.  If you’re like most people, you have probably experienced that certain areas or rooms of your home just don’t get a WiFi signal at all or the signal strength is so weak, it’s functionally …

Three Key Tech Resolutions Everyone Should be Making for the New Year

Losing weight and getting rich(er) are always great goals, but for most of us, they’re difficult to achieve and ultimately leave us feeling let down at the end of the year. The team at ATB is here to help you make some personal tech resolutions that should be much easier to keep and have the potential to help you prevent …

5 Tech Gadgets We Can’t Live Without

Whether you’re shopping for a gift or looking to buy something for yourself, here are a few of our favorite electronics currently on the market. Google Home and Amazon Echo (also known as “Alexa”) are both smart speakers that respond to voice commands and can act as a unique combination of personal assistant, entertainment hub and smart device controller. This …

Software-as-a-Service (Saas) Offers Surprising Security Benefits

There’s nothing particularly new about the cloud – it’s been around for more than a decade now – and yet despite that, businesses frequently have security-related concerns about moving too much of their IT environment into the cloud through services such as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). Particularly, there seems to be a somewhat pervasive fear among users …

eCommerce: You Have Options

When PayPal came online, it was a revolutionary tool that streamlined eCommerce transactions and allowed for the safe transfer of money between both individuals and businesses alike.  PayPal also soared in popularity alongside eBay, as it not only offered a simple and secure way to send and receive payment, but PayPal also provided buyers and sellers an unprecedented level of …

Don’t Get Caught with Your Head in the Clouds When It Comes to Cloud-Based File Sharing

Cloud-based file sharing services, such as Dropbox, Google Drive, Box and OneDrive all have the potential to help improve and streamline the way you share documents, data and other important information for business. When done correctly, cloud-based file sharing is generally considered a safe and highly efficient way to transfer information, but it is important to take some proactive steps …

Proof that it really DOES matter who you choose as your internet DNS provider…

By now you have probably already heard that major websites, including PayPal, Twitter, Spotify, Netflix and many more, were brought down (or slowed down to the point that they were functionally useless) a few weeks ago. In this particular instance, Internet DNS server Dyn appears to have been the only impacted platform, but in the past we have seen smaller …