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Jim Beaugez

Jim Beaugez is a C Spire communications strategist with 15 years of professional writing experience.

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ROI for Financial IT: Facilitating uptime and growth when a minute of downtime can cost your firm $9k

By: Jim Beaugez on May 17, 2024 9:53:48 AM

The bottom line is always at the top of every business’s list of priorities. For IT departments, that means maximizing operational uptime and facilitating company growth.

That’s especially important when you consider a single minute of downtime can cost a financial institution $9,000 — an hourly rate of more than half a million dollars.

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How citywide fiber access and managed IT services from C Spire are helping Helena, Ala. grow

By: Jim Beaugez on May 14, 2024 9:54:23 AM

Before truly sustainable growth can occur, you first need a solid foundation. Helena, Alabama, a small city of 23,000 residents located 20 miles southwest of Birmingham, knows this better than most.

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E-Rate Update: FCC approves new program to protect students, schools

By: Jim Beaugez on Apr 2, 2024 9:03:21 AM

For two decades, the Federal Communications Commission’s E-Rate program has provided school districts with billions in annual discounts on essential broadband services for schools and libraries nationwide.

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How financial services IT can protect customer data

By: Jim Beaugez on Mar 8, 2024 8:00:51 PM

Financial institutions hold the keys to an enormous amount of consumer data, from their clients’ personal details to transactional data. For banks, this information provides valuable insights into their customers’ needs and gives them the ability to make data-driven decisions. But to criminals, it can mean a whole lot more.

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Ransomware: The threat you shouldn’t ignore

By: Jim Beaugez on Feb 1, 2024 3:57:18 PM

The number of ransomware attacks has steadily risen over the last decade and now tops 1.7 million hits per day—that’s one attack every 19 seconds. With the right disaster recovery protection solution, though, you can recover from ransomware attacks in minutes and reduce the risk of data loss to just seconds. Or, avoid them completely.

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Checklist: Is your business WiFi secure?

By: Jim Beaugez on Jan 24, 2024 10:29:13 AM

Remember when you could create a simple password for your WiFi and feel invincible? Those days are long gone. As we’ve all come to learn, whether through our own experiences or the misfortune of others, securing your business WiFi network takes a lot more than an alphanumeric token.

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