BLOG

/BLOG/
1 06, 2016

Are you safe and secure in the cloud?

June 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Are you safe and secure in the cloud?

Six Ways Cloud Can Increase Your Risk Every day, more businesses are looking to the cloud because it delivers cost-effective productivity, collaboration, efficiency and more. But, even as its popularity continues to grow, the Cloud Security Alliance warns that businesses that embrace the cloud without fully understanding the environment and its associated risks are more likely to encounter a myriad of commercial, financial, technical, legal and compliance risks. […]

22 04, 2016

Feel Like You’re Constantly Dodging Downtime?

April 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Feel Like You’re Constantly Dodging Downtime?

How much of your day is consumed with worrying about the next IT outage? When your technology isn’t working, your people aren’t productive, sales aren’t closing, customers aren’t being serviced and products aren’t being delivered. […]

25 03, 2016

Microsoft Office 365 – A No Brainer for Your Business

March 25th, 2016|Comments Off on Microsoft Office 365 – A No Brainer for Your Business

Cloud computing is officially a common term. More and more small and medium-sized businesses are looking to cloud because it offers IT cost reduction, flexibility, collaboration, higher productivity and collaboration. With cloud, you have the ability to gain a competitive edge by raking in the benefits of an enterprise-class IT infrastructure and the latest versions [...]

26 02, 2016

Something to Consider This World Backup Day: Which Is Right for Your Business, Disaster Recovery or Business Continuity?

February 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Something to Consider This World Backup Day: Which Is Right for Your Business, Disaster Recovery or Business Continuity?

World Backup Day comes around every year on March 31. This day prompts us to be aware that our data is not safe. It’s a reminder that at any given moment a disaster can strike – in the form of bad weather, a hacker or even human error – and all your critical business files [...]

29 01, 2016

Is It Time to Move on? Get More Responsiveness & Improved Results from Your MSP

January 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Is It Time to Move on? Get More Responsiveness & Improved Results from Your MSP

Sometimes, there comes a point when it’s simply time to move on. Things are just not like they once were. Your business has matured, and you now have new business needs that must be met. Change never comes easy. But if switching to another Managed Service Provider (MSP) will benefit your business, then maybe that’s [...]

28 12, 2015

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Worry-Free IT

December 28th, 2015|Comments Off on 7 New Year’s Resolutions for Worry-Free IT

2015 has come to a close. You’re now tying up loose ends to launch into a successful 2016. Likely, you’re still reviewing last year to discover business successes you can repeat and areas that need improvement. Also consider this for a moment: How much time did you spend using technology, struggling with it, and maybe being hampered by IT? Wouldn’t you like to reduce the stress IT woes have on your team’s energy and morale? […]

1 12, 2015

Managed IT Services: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

December 1st, 2015|Comments Off on Managed IT Services: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Q.  What do you give someone running their own business during the holiday season? A.  A break. Sound familiar? You’re running your own business. You’re putting everything into it. You rarely have time off. What you really can use is … a break. But that could mean closing down or leaving all the critical business system [...]

26 10, 2015

Use It or Lose It: Section 179 Tax Break Adds Up to End-of-Year Technology Savings

October 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Use It or Lose It: Section 179 Tax Break Adds Up to End-of-Year Technology Savings

Every business needs PCs, servers, printers, network gear, data security hardware or software. Fortunately, Section 179 of the IRS tax code lets small businesses better manage their IT budgets. They can write off the entire cost of computer equipment and off-the-shelf software purchased and put in use before December 31, 2015. 179 Recap Most people [...]

5 10, 2015

What are the true costs of using end of life software?

October 5th, 2015|Comments Off on What are the true costs of using end of life software?

28 09, 2015

Give Reactive the Boot: Get More Value from IT with Lifecycle Management

September 28th, 2015|Comments Off on Give Reactive the Boot: Get More Value from IT with Lifecycle Management

When it comes to your business’s hardware and software, it pays dividends to be proactive instead of reactive. The end game is to eliminate downtime, unplanned expenses and improve productivity. However, many businesses squeeze as much life from their technology assets as possible. The downside can be unexpected expenses and headaches as equipment inevitably breaks down and becomes obsolete over time. Which begs the question: does your business have a plan for lifecycle management? […]