Mitigating Cybersecurity Threat Risks in 2024

February 16, 2024
Did you know that worldwide cybercrime costs are expected to soar to $10.5 trillion annually by 2025? This stark reality underscores the critical need for enhanced cybersecurity measures in 2024.
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Secure Remote Access | What Is It and How It Works

January 23, 2024
Explore secure remote access with Uplevel Systems. Discover how it works and ensures a safe, efficient connection for your business. Elevate your remote work experience with our advanced solutions. Stay connected, stay secure.
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Agility in Action: Hosted VoIP Services

October 4, 2023
Unleash the potential of Hosted VoIP Services – Experience agility in action. Scalable, flexible, and efficient communication solutions for businesses and individuals, designed to keep you connected effortlessly.
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Uplevel AD vs. Azure AD: What’s The Difference?

September 26, 2023
Azure Active Directory is a cloud-based identity & access management service developed by Microsoft. It is primarily oriented towards identity management, and allows companies to centralize user access and identity management.
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Guardians of Your Data: The Marvel of Managed Firewall Services

September 20, 2023
A managed firewall service is an outsourced network security that secures data from malicious attacks. It controls incoming and outgoing network traffic depending on predetermined security rules.
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Uplevel’s Cloud-hosted VPNs

September 15, 2023
Uplevel's Cloud-hosted VPNs provide secure and convenient remote access to your network, ensuring data protection and seamless connectivity from anywhere.
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Upscaling SMB Networking: the UG-207 Gateway and ULS-202 Switch

Company Updates
June 23, 2023
The UG-207 gateway is equipped with dual 10GE SPF+ LAN downlinks, providing high throughput and connectivity. The matching switch, referred to as the ULS-202 switch, boasts 24 ports & quad 10GE SFP+ links.
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IPsec VPNs: Ensuring Secure Communication

Company Updates
June 16, 2023
Secure communication is a top concern for organizations in today's interconnected world. Firms use IPsec VPNs to safeguard their networks while still connecting to trusted partners and vendors. With reliable authentication mechanisms and robust encry
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So you need CIS compliance?

Industry Commentary
June 9, 2023
The Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmarks let you avoid “reinventing the wheel” to create secure baseline configurations for assets. At Uplevel Systems, we prioritize CIS compliance to deliver reliable and secure IT solutions.
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Cloud Managed WiFi: Secure, Robust and Up-to-date

Industry Commentary
May 26, 2023
Cloud managed WiFi, however, is when the Wi-Fi network is provisioned, configured, managed and secured using a cloud-based platform. This allows businesses - or, more commonly, their MSPs - to configure and secure their Wi-Fi networks from anywhere.
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Is Your Business Prepared for a Cyber Attack?

Industry Commentary
May 19, 2023
Cyber threats are constantly evolving. Some of the most common attacks today include phishing attacks, malware, ransomware, and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks
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Protecting Your Clients' Business: The Essential Guide to Cybersecurity Solutions for MSPs

Industry Commentary
May 8, 2023
A cyberattack on an MSP’s business can be particularly devastating because it can compromise the security of multiple clients. This can lead to lost revenue, damage to reputation, and legal and regulatory penalties. For clients, a cyberattack can res
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Your Ultimate Remote Worker Security Checklist for 2023

Industry Commentary
May 2, 2023
Remote work has been on the rise recently, and the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated this trend significantly. While remote work provides numerous benefits to both employees and businesses, it also presents a number of security challenges that need to be
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Managed IT Services: Improving Efficiency & Productivity for Small Businesses

Industry Commentary
April 27, 2023
Managed IT services are used across a spectrum of organizations from startups to small and medium size enterprises.
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5 Key Benefits of Using VPN Connections for Remote Work and Online Privacy

Industry Commentary
April 19, 2023
A site-to-site VPN is relevant for an organization with multiple branches or sister companies where there is a requirement for building encrypted links between two or more networks, for example in the case of a corporate network and a branch office n
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Wi-Fi Woes: Understanding and Solving Coverage Issues with Wi-Fi Access Points

Industry Commentary
March 30, 2023
Wi-Fi coverage can be unpredictable. The biggest reason is the nature of radio frequencies (RF).
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HIPAA Compliance Made Easy with IT Infrastructure Monitoring

Industry Commentary
March 23, 2023
HIPAA regulations set forth strict standards to protect patient information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.Learn more about how HIPAA Compliance Made Easy with IT Infrastructure Monitoring
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Standard vs. Advanced Security Explained

Industry Commentary
March 17, 2023
In this blog post, we will explore the differences between standard firewall security and advanced security features, and explain why and how customers can choose between them. We will focus on Uplevel’s Firewall, which offers both Standard Security
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Don’t Get Hacked: Enterprise-level Cybersecurity Solutions for Small Businesses

Industry Commentary
March 8, 2023
Cybersecurity refers to protecting an organization's information systems, networks, and data from unauthorized access, use, destruction, or disruption. MSPs are normally responsible for implementing security measures to prevent malicious attacks; det
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Why Cybersecurity Risk Management Solutions Make Sense For MSPs

Industry Commentary
March 3, 2023
Cybersecurity risk management solutions are designed to help organizations identify, assess, and mitigate potential cyber threats.Read on to know more about Why Cybersecurity Risk Management Solutions Make Sense For MSPs
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Protect Your SMB Clients from Data Breaches with Actifile - Uplevel's New Cybersecurity Partner!

Company Updates
February 17, 2023
we announced a new partnership with Actifle, the provider of a real time data security tool that, like the Uplevel solution, was developed specifically for MSPs.
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The Next Major Pandemic: Cyber Attacks on Small Businesses

Industry Commentary
January 31, 2023
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Wireless Access Points and Wireless Routers: Not The Same!

Industry Commentary
January 9, 2023
A wireless access point is just a device that broadcasts Wi-Fi signals over the air, and converts Wi-Fi connections to Ethernet LAN connections.
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What is VoIP Services and QoS?

Industry Commentary
January 2, 2023
When selecting a VoIP (Voice Over IP) service, QoS (Quality of Service) is important. Setting up a good VoIP QoS infrastructure can help you in avoiding these issues.
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SD-WANs The SMB Way

Industry Commentary
December 15, 2022
Enterprise firms can benefit from SD-WAN in a variety of ways, such as by increasing uptime, improving application performance, and protecting remote workers.
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Infrastructure as a Service For SMBs

Industry Commentary
December 15, 2022
Discover about infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and how you can use it to benefit your small business. Excellent Infrastructure as a Service For SMBs Choosing the Best Infrastructure as a Service Providers of IaaS.
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Uplevel Systems Helps MSPs Move Upmarket

Industry Commentary
November 3, 2022
Uplevel Systems takes the next step to help Managed Service Providers (MSPs) solve the IT needs of medium-sized customers with new IT Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions!
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What SMBs should know before installing Active Directory Domain(™) Services?

Industry Commentary
October 31, 2022
An Active Directory (Microsoft trademark) domain controller is used in many high-security environments, such as healthcare, financial services, accounting, etc.
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Uplevel Brings Wi-Fi 6 to Progressive MSPs and Their Customers

Industry Commentary
October 28, 2022
Uplevel Systems brings powerful business advantages to help Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and small enterprise customers adopt Wi-Fi 6.
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Top 3 Ways to Boost Business with IT Infrastructure Managed Services

Company Updates
July 25, 2022
IT infrastructure managed services help you save money, increase productivity and protect your business. Here are top 3 ways to boost business with managed IT services.
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Top Trends in Managed Firewall Service that SMBs must look out for in 2023

Industry Commentary
July 18, 2022
Businesses in the field of cybersecurity must proactively figure out how to secure their networks. Managed Firewalls service boasts top trends in security that should be looked out for in 2022.
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Site to Site VPN vs Remote Access VPN

Industry Commentary
June 27, 2022
Site-to-Site VPN vs Remote Access VPN: Check out the difference between the two.
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Cannabis and Security – Why the Cannabis Industry needs Managed Security Service Providers?

Industry Commentary
June 24, 2022
Cannabis and Security - Uplevel Systems offers best managed security solutions in the Cannabis industry.
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Kaseya's Takeover of Datto

Industry Commentary
June 2, 2022
Kaseya's takeover of Datto, the leading provider of Datto data protection solutions, increases the company's global reach and expands the outages management and remote server management platforms offered.
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Wi-Fi Interference From Smart Lighting

Industry Commentary
May 31, 2022
IEEE 802.11 Wi-Fi is a complicated beast, and the intricacies of the protocol coupled with the unpredictability of the radio frequency (RF) environment makes for some strange issues that we at Uplevel Systems face in the field.
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Role of MSPs in Moving from Cyber Security to Cyber Resilience

Industry Commentary
May 20, 2022
The role of MSPs in moving from cyber security to cyber resilience. See the resources MSPs can leverage to support managing risk.
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Managing Security Issues: The Need to Fill the Gap

Industry Commentary
April 29, 2022
Let’s take a look at managed security issues, and the significance of the MSP to MSSP transition to enhance business security.
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OpEx vs CapEx: What should SMBs choose?

Industry Commentary
February 24, 2022
For your business to run smoothly and make a profit, one has to know the difference between Capital Expenditure and Operating Expenses. Find out more here.
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Why Separate SSIDs for 2.4 and 5 GHz is a Bad Idea?

Industry Commentary
December 8, 2021
Separate SSIDs for 2.4 and 5 GHz is a Bad Idea. Uplevel Systems to shares with you their views on the disadvantages of separating SSIDs for 5 GHz Wi-Fi and 2.4 GHz.
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DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) Attacks Explained

Industry Commentary
November 26, 2021
Distributed Denial of Service Attack - what it is, how it works and how to protect your business against it.
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Occam’s Razor and Small Business IT

Uplevel Philosophy
September 16, 2021
Find the best IT infrastructure solution for your business. Uplevel Systems is a leading provider of small business IT infrastructure solutions using Occam's Razor.
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How FreedomVoice and Uplevel are helping Small Business Phone Solutions

Industry Commentary
March 23, 2020
Uplevel Systems is a partner with FreedomVoice, a voice and messaging solution for businesses of all sizes.
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Coronavirus Response

Company Updates
March 15, 2020
We are acutely aware of the impact that COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is having on all of us, especially our partners and customers. Small businesses in particular may not be set up to allow employees to work from home.
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Uplevel Active Directory vs. Azure AD

Industry Commentary
March 12, 2020
Uplevel Active Directory is better than Azure Active Directory because AAD does not have the user and computer management functions. Also, it does not support replication & cannot set up as a trusted domain.
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Uplevel Partners with Freedom Voice

Company Updates
March 8, 2020
Uplevel is excited to announce an official partnership with Freedom Voice to provide partners with an official phone offering.
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Latencies on the Internet are impacting more than just Speeds

Support
January 15, 2020
Latencies on the Internet are impacting more than just Speeds. This talk will discuss the impact of Latencies on the Internet on other services and how these can be mitigated.
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Why a Virtual IP Address might not be as important for SD-WAN

Support
January 15, 2020
One of the benefits pushed by SD-WAN vendors is the ability for the SD-WAN connection to provide a fixed ‘virtual’ public IP address for a customer, mainly to support VoIP calls.
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Introducing Active Directory Compatible Domain Services

Features
August 8, 2019
Uplevel is changing the game, AGAIN. We are officially introducing a new way to deploy, manage and scale an Active Directory environment with an on-prem and cloud hybrid solution.
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