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Manuel W. Lloyd

Manuel W. Lloyd a 4-year USMC Veteran with 20+ years of IT Industry & Business Experience. Since 1992, Manuel W. Lloyd has provide thought leadership, business insights and leading edge thinking to companies across the globe.

Manuel W. Lloyd
February 9th, 2015 | Manuel W. Lloyd | Manuel W. Lloyd
#3 - Poor partnership controls - "Trust, but Verify..." Extranet is a term many do not use or do not know. In layman's terms, it's simply one partner/supplier sharing data across a transport; usually the Internet, to another partner/supplier. If either partner is guilty of reason #1, its not a - Read More
 
February 6th, 2015 | Manuel W. Lloyd | Manuel W. Lloyd
Data Breaches Causes More Than DowntimeHow Much Does Downtime Really Cost Your Business?Many organizations think data breaches are just something they can get through by offering credit repair and identity protection, which is a great, but there’s a lot more at stake when a data breach occurs - Read More
 
February 6th, 2015 | Manuel W. Lloyd | Manuel W. Lloyd
The ONLY way to completely protect your data and guarantee that you could restore it all after a major disaster is by maintaining an up-to-date copy of your data offsite in a high-security facility.Cloud Backups, also called offsite backups, online backups, or managed backups, is a service that - Read More
 
February 4th, 2015 | Manuel W. Lloyd | Manuel W. Lloyd
Spending money on IT solutions can be a costly outlay for small and medium businesses, so it's easy to understand why you might want to cherish what you already know and love. But failing to keep up with the times by using outdated technology could be putting your business in danger.Believe it or - Read More
 
February 4th, 2015 | Manuel W. Lloyd | Manuel W. Lloyd
Thou Shalt Allow BYOD The rapid proliferation of mobile devices entering the workplace feels like divine intervention to many IT leaders. It’s as if a voice boomed down from the mountain ordering all of the employees you support to procure as many devices as possible and connect them to - Read More
 
February 4th, 2015 | Manuel W. Lloyd | Manuel W. Lloyd
The number of mobile devices in healthcare facilities is increasing rapidly, as is the diversity of mobile platforms, operating systems (OSes) and communication methods that need to be supported by these organizations. In fact, in remarks made at George Washington University Hospital in Washington - Read More
 
February 4th, 2015 | Manuel W. Lloyd | Manuel W. Lloyd
Let me ask a question that I think millions of SMBs/SMEs/SOHO/ around the world would appreciate. They only SMBs/SMEs that may not are office building owners, sorry :( But I may have a solution for you coming up later...If you're an SMB/SME/SOHO that does not utilize traditional office space, how - Read More
 
February 3rd, 2015 | Manuel W. Lloyd | Manuel W. Lloyd
I'm sure you've heard by now that a Comcast employee (now allegedly fired) changed the bill of one of it's customers first name to a**hole. Needless to say this is something that Comcast could have prevented, or could they?Employers depend on their employees to do the right thing. Sometimes - Read More
 
February 3rd, 2015 | Manuel W. Lloyd | Manuel W. Lloyd
I'm sure you have heard about the dreaded "mark of the beast" Ok, so as it goes no one can buy or sell without a number, right? Credit cards, social security numbers, PIN #s, you name it, it's all about numbers.Don't get me wrong; I am not discounting what those that believe about this is. I'm just - Read More
 
February 2nd, 2015 | Manuel W. Lloyd | Manuel W. Lloyd
The Internet, a tool we all just cannot get enough of. After all, it's a good thing right? Sure it is. Like all things, it has its pros and cons. However, this Internet of Things or IoT movement is growing significantly and some economist predicts it to be a $19 Trillion (yes, with a T) industry. - Read More
 

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