Optimal Insights

Plain-English answers to your questions about technology best practices.

The Top 5 Security Tips You Must Pass to Your Staff

As originally published in the American City Business Journals. (Or, take a look at this same piece as it was published in the Upstart Business Journal!) — Raise your hand if every single member of your organization is supremely tech-savvy and 100 percent up-to-date with the latest trends and threats

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How Much Do Network Engineers Make?

At Optimal Networks, engineers are the backbone of our white-glove technology services and we treat them as such. Below, we’ll walk you through the common salary range for Network Engineers, typical turnover rates, and how we manage to retain our elite personnel.

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What to Do if You Get Ransomware

So, you’re already familiar with the best ways to protect your business from ransomware, the vicious form of malware that encrypts all your files and demands a ransom to regain control of them. But what exactly happens if your machine does get infected? And what should you do in response?

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