Why SMBs Should Outsource IT
If you’re a small to medium business, especially one that’s growing, you may be struggling with managing your computer network. Most companies start out managing it with the most tech-savvy person on staff, and later hiring someone specifically for that purpose. Considering how much your business depends on its servers, workstations, and network security, outsourcing your IT…Read More
If it Doesn’t Bring Value – Why Hold onto It?
Inspiration for ridding your business of things that hold it back. We’re all closing in on the end of another year, and business may not have been as good as you planned, or hopefully it’s starting to get better. In this economy, it doesn’t make sense to hold onto processes, systems, or services that are…Read More
How Many Technology Vendors Does it Take to Get Your Issue Resolved?
The best answer is one! But technology comes from multiple vendors – typically an Internet Service Provider, IT support, hosting, email, word processing, video conferencing, phone systems, etc. When something goes wrong, you contact the vendor, sometimes only to find the trouble isn’t with your website, it’s your hosting, or it’s not your IT network…Read More
How Much Frustration are You Willing to Put Up With?
If you get frustrated with lousy service at a restaurant, you simply don’t eat there again. But when you get frustrated with your IT service, you put up with it for months or years. You may even renew the contract and pay more next year! With IT managed services, you may feel like you’re at…Read More
How accountable is your IT services provider?
Most business don’t realize that there are no set standards or regulations for accountability in the IT industry. So, your current provider could be highly accountable, but you may not know that until a situation puts them to the test – unless you just ask a few good questions. 1. Does your service provider issue…Read More
Top 3 Ways to Protect Your Insurance Agency against Cyber Crime
You have personal, identifiable information on your policyholders, and other data that’s very valuable to hackers. If you don’t have proactive security measures in place to protect your IT network, it’s only a matter of time before it will be attacked. Here’s what you need to protect your insurance agency: Get Real Security – the…Read More
The Top 6 Reasons Organizations Switch IT Providers
Managed IT Service Providers (MSPs) help small businesses compete, stay secure and avoid downtime by providing outstanding service, navigate emerging technologies and mitigate cyber security risks. Let us help you identify the warning signals and what to look for in your next MSP. Reason #1 – Response to issues is routinely slow Ask Yourself: Does…Read More
4 Reasons Cloud Computing Is Great For Small Business
Businesses of all sizes are embracing cloud technology because of the unprecedented flexibility, scalability, security and overall cost savings. Adopting a cloud-based IT network is fast becoming necessary to keep a competitive edge. Currently, 95% of businesses are using the cloud in some form. It keeps your employees more connected, your computer network more secure,…Read More
5 Ways MSPs Improve SMB Profits & Productivity
Sometimes IT is treated like a secondary concern by small business owners, until there’s a meltdown, like a server crashing or email going offline. That’s when business owners suddenly see the value in IT support. Getting reliable IT support for your company BEFORE a meltdown will keep your business running smoothly, securely and in the…Read More
The Top 5 Questions You Should Ask Any IT Service & Support Company
Most business don’t realize that there are no set standards or regulations for accountability in the IT industry. So, your current provider could be highly accountable, but you may not know that until a situation puts them to the test – unless you just ask a few good questions. #1 When something goes wrong with…Read More