Archive for June 30, 2016

What Are PCBs and Why Do We Need Them?

Written by Small Business Tips. Posted in Pcb fabrication, Prototype pcb

Prototype pcb assembly

Printed circuit boards (PCB) are used in most electronics and represented a big jump in technology when they were first introduced. IPCandrsquo;s World PCB Production Report says that in 2012, the global market for the small components reached almost $60 billion, this was a 1.7% increase over the year before. That number is just going to grow and more and more products use PCB technology. All of this underscores in the important role prototype PCB manufacturing plays in modern life. Who can really live without their devices?

What are prototype PCBs? Simply put, they are Printed Circuit Board samples or an experiment, if you will, to route out potential perfor

The Cloud is Here to Stay; What You Need to Know About it

Written by Small Business Tips. Posted in Cloud communications, Cloud consulting companies, Cloud services brokers

Cloud service brokers

Whether you’re computer usage is primarily for your business, or your education, or your own entertainment, you’re probably familiar with the omnipotent “cloud.” Like the man behind the curtain in the Wizard of Oz, “the Cloud” is the all-powerful wizard of the internet, who can grant all of our wishes, but most of us don’t exactly know what it is or what it does.

The cloud is a term that refers to data that is stored remotely and accessed through the internet, rather than being stored on your hard drive. You might be using the cloud for data storage, to run software, or as a platform that your applications are built on.

Using the cloud for your data needs rather than your hard drive is beneficial for a variety of reasons:

  • Disaster recovery. The likelihood of y