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
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
When we accidentally delete something, it feels like the end of the world. If a client file or your latest proposal is deleted, you may have to start again. Yet deleting files may not as permanent as many think. When it comes to destroying data properly, you will need to take a more thorough approach. Continue reading
You might think that your business is going to be fine if a single device goes down. After all, there are other devices your staff can use and your entire systems are not going to fall like dominoes. Or will it? Get rid of single points of failure to make sure that one vulnerability does not take down your entire network. Continue reading
Your business will rely on a number of service providers. You are likely using third parties for services such as Internet access, domain names, website hosting, software licenses, just to name just a few. So, when a renewal notice arrives, you might just pay it and then file it away for future reference. Here is what you should be doing instead. Continue reading
There’s a saying you may have heard before: “Two is one and one is none”. This simple phrase emphasises the importance of having a backup plan. Things can get lost or even break in the field. It’s why skydivers always have more than one more parachute on any given jump. If the main parachute malfunctions for any reason, they can disconnect it and deploy the reserve parachute to safety.
It’s an extreme example but it illustrates an important point that’s also applicable in business – You need to have redundancy. No business owner likes to think of the possibility of losing their valuable data. The reality though is that the future is never absolutely certain. Anything can happen.
Here we’ll look at how utilising backup software can save your business. Continue reading
Cybercrime has hundreds of millions of victims if not more! Two-thirds of people online have experienced personal information theft or compromise. A 2018 McAfee Security study suggested that represents more than 2 billion individuals! Continue reading
Like a persistent cough or muscle strain that won’t go away, many IT issues can be an ongoing issue. Every time they come back you think about getting an expert’s opinion. Then your computers are back up and running and you temporarily forget about it and you keep on going. That is until the the next time it happens. If you are sick of ongoing issues with your IT, look to a Proactive or Managed Service Provider (MSP) for help. Continue reading
No one wants to experience computer problems. If your computer is used for your business then it is likely indispensable as all your essential customer and accounting files are on there along with quotes, vendor contracts and employee payroll information! Compounding the crisis is the hassle of going to get the computer fixed. That is why we offer onsite repair services. Continue reading
Good relationships are essential to every business success. Connections with customers, clients, vendors, suppliers and service providers can impact on your bottom line. As well as providing assistance when things go wrong a good IT Service Provider should help your business with the following: Continue reading