What the Right Managed Services Provider Can Do for Your Small Business

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If your small business uses a Managed Services Provider instead of having one of your tech-savvy employees handle it – you’re on the right track. The IT technology that’s designed to make operations and workflows more efficient can ironically become a time-sucking burden when something goes wrong. A sluggish network, outages, glitches, forgetting to do the updates,…

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A Good Definition of IT Managed Services 

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According to Wikipedia the meaning of Managed Services is “… the practice of outsourcing the responsibility for maintaining, and anticipating need for, a range of processes and functions, ostensibly for the purpose of improved operations and reduced budgetary expenditures through the reduction of directly-employed staff.  We bolded the type on “ostensibly” because the brash honesty made us chuckle. Yes,…

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How to Find the Right IT Managed Services for Your Small Business

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As a small business owner or manager, you may have noticed that it’s hard to find a good IT company that fits your needs and budget. They are mostly geared toward larger clients, with more complex needs, and are priced accordingly. Some may even require changing your systems to receive their services – a major…

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Are You Getting Amazing ROI from Your Managed Services Provider?

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When you contract with an IT Managed Services Provider, you may see the expense as a necessary evil, or simply the cost of doing business. You may not even expect an actual ROI, only the reduction of DOR (drain on resources). But if your Managed Services Provider is often MIA when you need them, what is the point?…

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What Do Managed IT Services Cost?

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The reason you don’t usually see IT Managed Services Pricing in a tidy little sum on MSP websites is that there are too many variables that go into it. The cost will depend upon what the provider includes in their Managed Services – some services are more comprehensive than others. The other major factor is the size…

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Choosing the Right MSP – What to look for

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Working with MSPs can help your business to cut costs on IT, but there are plenty of other benefits. Their profound understanding of cutting-edge technology can help you improve performance, operations, and security while reducing overheads. They can also offer several creative solutions to help you navigate the evolving landscape of the technology world. But…

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How to Gain Value from the Microsoft 365 Price Increase

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The Microsoft 365 price increase will go into effect March 1, 2022. While price increases are never welcome, bear in mind that this is Microsoft’s first substantial increase since the launch of their Microsoft Office suite over a decade ago. Over that time, the functionality and suite of business tools have increased dramatically. So, the…

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Why Does Your Law Firm Need Managed IT Services?

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Your organization needs IT support from professionals with experience in the legal sector. How can your law firm can benefit from Managed IT Services? Are technology-related struggles becoming part of the daily challenges of running your law firm? They don’t have to be. Why Should technology Be A Priority For Your Law Firm? The previous…

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Transitioning to Managed Services

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Every business is looking for affordable proactive IT management and support. The managed service approach should provide a range of necessary, proactive services that will keep your technology running and productive. These services include Virtualization, Server Infrastructure, Data Management, Operating Systems, Security, Unified Communications, Cloud Solutions, and more. DATA CENTER/NETWORK ADMINISTRATION Critical IT infrastructure is…

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