How and Why Small Businesses Shift to Local IT Services

Local Tech Support

A common roadblock that many small businesses face is managing their IT needs. If your business relies heavily on the internet, any issues with the network could significantly affect productivity for that day. Another important factor is the sensitive information you have stored on your computer. Any data loss or security breaches could result in lost revenue or damage to the brand. Continue reading

What Can You Do When Your Equipment Fails?

Compuer Failure

Your business has invested heavily in information technology and you depend on this equipment to support your business. Then the inevitable happens and the equipment fails and you are left scrambling to find a replacement solution. It is a tough place to be in, but it can also provide your business with an opportunity. Continue reading

To Upgrade Windows 7 or Not?

Windows 7 EOL

Should You Get Rid of Windows 7 and Server 2008?

What If You Don’t Switch?

On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will end its support for Windows 7 and Server 2008. But just because you can continue to use Windows 7 after the end of life date, it doesn’t mean you should. Businesses who rely on technology to keep them running are proactively upgrading their Windows environment to avoid downtime, user issues, loss of functionality with other applications and increased security vulnerabilities. Continue reading

Security or Flexibility: Which Matters More?

Security versus Flexibility?

Business is all about making tough choices. One such choice is whether to value IT security or business flexibility more. Unfortunately, you can not have the best of both at the same time. Continue reading

What is a Firewall and Why Do They Matter?

Hearing “firewall” in the context of computing can be confusing.  This blog article aims to explain what a firewall is and how it will benefit your business. Continue reading

How the Bad Guys Get Your Passwords

Password thiefPasswords are an essential part to your businesses cybersafety. If, like the rest of us, you have dozens of passwords to remember, you might take shortcuts. Taking advantage of this type of attitude is one way bad guys access your passwords. Continue reading

Compliance Issues Your Business Might Be Missing

ComplianceInformation security is on all business’ radar these days. Data drives so much of what we do. Looking to contain the risks, many sectors have established IT compliance regulations. Whether you legally have to meet a standard or not, don’t overlook these common areas of concern. Continue reading

Are You Doing Your IT Due Diligence?

Due DiligenceDue diligence is about taking care and being cautious in doing business. As technology pervades most areas of business people forget that due diligence also extends to how you manage your technology! You may think you are immune to a data breach or cyberattack, but cybercriminals can target you regardless of your business size or industry sector. Continue reading

5 Best Practices for Buying Technology for Your Business

Buying Technology Equipment

Buying technology for your own personal use at home can be exciting once you get past the price tag. Yet there are many factors to consider when investing in technology for your business and your employees use. Continue reading