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Why Getting the Right IT Support is Critical for Your Business

By |2019-07-21T19:28:46-07:00July 24th, 2019 |Tags: , , , |

You already know that one of your most important functions as a business is customer service. "At first, a product or service is what attracts a customer's interest," writes Business Insider, "but it is often the reputation a company has for service afterward that determines whether they come back or [...]

What is IT Consulting … Really?

By |2019-07-29T19:54:11-07:00July 17th, 2019 |Tags: , |

It's said that an optimist calls the glass half full, a pessimist calls it half empty, and a consultant says there's too much glass. Consultants may be good fodder for jokes, but IT consulting is seriously among the most critical investments your company will ever make. That's because technology is [...]

The Right Way to Move Your IT to a New Office

By |2019-07-08T20:15:10-07:00July 10th, 2019 |Tags: , |

They say you never realize how much stuff you have until you move. That’s true for homeowners, renters ... and businesses. It’s especially true with moving your technology. Your business is almost certainly dependent on technology. That makes moving your computers, servers, cables, and the rest one of the most [...]

Migrating to the Cloud? An FAQ for Business

By |2019-07-03T15:37:45-07:00July 3rd, 2019 |Tags: , , |

Is your business migrating to the cloud? Here’s what you need to know. Cloud computing has exploded in recent years. More and more businesses are moving some or all of their data, hardware, and software off-site. There are many good reasons to do this, including cost and convenience. In fact, [...]

The A-B-C Guide to Cloud Computing Services

By |2019-06-25T20:03:41-07:00June 26th, 2019 |Tags: , , , |

Everyone talks these days about computing “in the cloud” — as if “the cloud” were a single, fuzzy place, like an actual cloud in the sky, all white through and through. Such a picture could hardly be more wrong. The cloud is neither a single place, nor a single, undifferentiated [...]

How to Create an IT Roadmap for Your Business

By |2019-05-21T16:38:11-07:00May 22nd, 2019 |Tags: , |

There’s always some new app, upgrade, or gadget to buy. But procuring new technology for your organization requires a more complete and considered approach than simply upgrading your smartphone apps. You need to consider how your organization will grow and change over the next few years. What technology will it [...]

Azure Cloud Storage: Think Outside the Box

By |2019-05-13T21:15:19-07:00May 8th, 2019 |Tags: , , , |

The cloud is a big, fluffy, nebulous place to store your files and applications. But inside the cloud, not all storage space is the same. In fact, cloud data storage comes in wide range of shapes and sizes to accommodate different kinds of data and different user needs. On a personal [...]

12 Questions You Must Ask a Prospective IT Services Provider

By |2019-05-13T21:14:40-07:00April 10th, 2019 |Tags: , |

Hiring a managed IT services provider is not at all like visiting your local computer repair shop for a quick fix. It’s more like starting a long-term relationship. Managing your company’s computing needs is, dare we say, an intimate thing. Your managed services provider (MSP) will dig deep inside your technology, [...]

It’s 2 a.m. … Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

By |2019-05-13T21:16:25-07:00April 3rd, 2019 |Tags: , , , |

Your company's data has many enemies. Evil people are always out to get it. But it's not just hackers and cybercriminals who pose a threat to your data. Hardware and software failures, natural disasters, and simple human error can destroy data at any time, and with it your company's ability [...]

How Managed IT Services Can Benefit Your Business

By |2019-07-29T19:54:45-07:00March 27th, 2019 |Tags: , , |

Most businesses feel overwhelmed by the constant need to upgrade their hardware and software. They need to protect data, guard against security risks, and train staff on sophisticated new systems. A large company would have a chief information officer (CIO) to oversee all this. But companies of any size can [...]