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Testimonials


"If your organization is considering utilizing an IT vendor, I would strongly encourage you to use
Accu-Networks."
The National Education Association

"The project was a success due to their vast knowledge, their work ethic, and the great personalities they have."
NYSUT

"Accu-Networks has worked very closely with us, to give our company its greatest technical potential."
Buckley, Mendleson, Criscione & Quinn, P.C.

"Accu-Networks has put all the pieces of my puzzle together and are there 24/7 when we need them."
The Law Offices
of Timothy J. O'Connor

"We're grateful for their expertise, diligence, and efficiency."
Adam Ross Cut Stone

"They respond quickly and understand our needs." Whispering Pines Preschool

"Accu-Networks has consistently quoted and invoiced their exceptional services at a very fair price." The East Greenbush
Public Library

"Accu-Networks has gone above and beyond many times to keep us up and running!!! They respond to our needs immediately and fix whatever needs fixing...even if it is after hours, weekends, or holidays. Sometimes they are aware of our problems before we are! We have never had an IT problem they couldn’t fix!"
The Albany County
Bar Association

"Accu-Networks has been a life saver for us. We have used them several times and they consistently provide great IT knowledge and wonderful customer service at very good prices."
House of Praise Ministries

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Our Services


NETWORK
Fast, scalable, reliable architecture;
Layer-2/3 switch and firewall configuration;
Secure wireless network infrastructure;
Site-to-site VPN and branch office integration;
Long-range point-to-point wireless bridges;
Professional-grade CAT5e / CAT6 cabling;

APPLICATION-LEVEL
Corporate email and calendaring solutions;
Comprehensive server administration;
Centralized antispam and antivirus solutions;
Third-party database and application support;
Standardized document sharing systems;

MANAGEMENT
Data redundancy and archival solutions;
Automated maintenance policy integration;
Group Policy and Security Policy enforcement;
Leverage existing infrastructure for best use;
Telecommunications cost assessment;
Hardware and software procurement;
Specialized procurement for 501(c)3's;
Assistance with technical grants & proposals;
Long-term technical planning and forecasting;

CLIENT / SERVER
Microsoft Windows Server management;
Novell Server management;
Citrix Server management;
Secure web-enabled access systems;
Workstation integration and support;


CURRENT OFFERINGS
Free network assessment and site audit;
Contact us today for more information!

 

 

News

Accu-Networks is proud to announce our partnership with Labtech Software!

LabTech is a unique tool, the only remote monitoring and management (RMM) solution designed from the perspective of system engineers with real experience in the services industry who are well aware that limited resources have to meet ever-increasing demands.

What is Network as a Service (NaaS)?

The day is coming when enterprise IT professionals will be able to order network infrastructure components from a menu of options, have them designed to fit their business needs, and have the whole thing delivered and running in perhaps hours.

The concept is called Network as a Service (NaaS), and it has been around in a number of different forms for a few years, mostly in the service provider arena.

For enterprises, the as-a-service concept took hold as companies started to embrace cloud computing and its model of consumption-based capacity. In the infrastructure space, for example, more than 75% of infrastructure in edge locations and up to 50% of data-center infrastructure will be consumed in the as-a-service model by 2024, according to research firm IDC.

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Posted on 16 July 2021 | 11:56 am

Ransomware recovery: Plan for it now

If your computing environment is subject to a large ransomware attack, you will most certainly be enacting your disaster recovery (DR) plan. But before you begin restoring systems, you must first ensure you have stopped the infection, identified it, and removed it. Jumping too quickly to the restore phase could actually make things worse. To understand why this is the case, it’s important to understand how ransomware works.

How ransomware spreads in your environment

There are many articles such as this one that describe what ransomware does, but it’s important to emphasize that the goal of ransomware is rarely to infect just one system. Modern ransomware variants will immediately attempt to identify and execute various operating system vulnerabilities to gain administrative access and spread to the rest of your LAN. The attack will be coordinated via command-and-control (C&C) servers, and contacting these servers for instructions is the first thing that every ransomware variant does. They key in responding to an active ransomware attack is stopping further communications with C&C servers, as well as further communications between infected systems and the rest of your network.

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Posted on 8 July 2021 | 10:00 am

Don’t let subdomains sink your security

If your enterprise has a website (and one certainly would hope so in 2021!), it also has subdomains. These prefixes of your organization’s main domain name are essential for putting structural order to the content and services on your website, thus preventing online visitors from instantly fleeing in terror, disdain, or confusion.

Large enterprises can have thousands of subdomains. IBM, for example, has roughly 60,000 subdomains, while Walmart.com has “only” 2,132 subdomains.

Whatever value subdomains bring to enterprises--and they bring plenty--they present more targets for bad actors. Why, just last year the subdomains of Chevron, 3M, Warner Brothers, Honeywell, and many other large organizations were hijacked by hackers who redirected visitors to sites featuring porn, malware, online gambling, and other activities of questionable propriety.

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Posted on 7 July 2021 | 10:00 am