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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 […]

Jacob Ackerman Keynote Speaker for 17th SWFL TechMeetup

Jacob Ackerman Keynote Speaker for 17th SWFL TechMeetup
On Wednesday, July 26, 2017, Skylink CTO Jacob Ackerman presented as the keynote speaker for the 17th SWFL TechMeetup in Fort Myers, Florida. Titled “Hyper-converged infrastructure and Tech Support on Steroids”, this exciting presentation and QnA session was geared toward IT professionals.
What is Hyper-converged Infrastructure?
Hyper-converged Infrastructure, or HCI, […]

Skylink’s Jacob Ackerman Reveals Biggest Cyber Risk to Small Businesses

Skylink’s Jacob Ackerman Reveals: Biggest Cyber Risk to Small Businesses
Recently, Skylink Chief Technology Officer Jacob Ackerman led a discussion at the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Executive Roundtable on Technology Security. The information he imparted is crucial to business owners. In today’s digital age, we all should be concerned about keeping our systems, […]

Skylink Featured in Rasmussen College Article on Healthcare Security

With the healthcare industry growing more digital every year, cybersecurity has become an even greater focus. With the sensitive nature of medical records and the information they hold, the healthcare industry is constantly seeking new and better ways to keep their patient’s data private and secure. It isn’t just a proactive measure, either. It’s in […]

How to Verify and Validate Jumbo Frames Configuration

A jumbo frame is a large Ethernet frame whose payload exceeds the standard maximum transmission unit, or MTU. That means these frames are larger than 1,500 bytes. In fact, they can be up to seven times that size.

Enabling jumbo frames on local area networks can help improve data transmissions and make your overall network […]

Is Your Business Looking for Colocation Locations in Florida?

When looking for colocation services, you want to make sure you find a location that is more than just customer and IT-friendly. When you house your servers, storage, telephony, networking systems, and other computing devices in a data center, you want to ensure that they are truly safe and secure. That means defending against all […]