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8 Reasons You Should Outsource IT Support

Your business has remained steady through the summer and fall, but you are still cautious about making any big investments. You want to conduct operations in a cost-effective and efficient manner, but your IT issues are driving you mad. Staff at home can’t connect to network files, computers in one room can’t talk to computers in another room and employees are using their cell phones for sending emails.

Inefficiencies Are the Least of Your IT Management Problems

Your job title is business manager, business owner or healthcare worker. But we know the real story, you wear so many hats, there isn’t a business card in the world that can name all the functions you handle from day to day. You don’t have time to resolve the normal challenges of your actual job, much less having to try and figure out why your computers won’t talk to each other, your data is missing or your employees are having trouble accessing their files from home.

Why Are You Letting IT Hold You Back?

August 24th, 2020 IT

You hear an increasing amount of grumbling regarding the state of your IT services from your staff. Various pieces of equipment continue to break down, and slow technology makes it hard to complete even the most basic tasks.

Your company has tried to make repairs before, with piecemeal solutions that attack various problems as they arise, but nothing gets to the root of the problem.

Get the most out of your new laptop with these tips

Laptops are prized for their small size, manageable weight, and handiness, but they don’t lag behind desktop computers in terms of performance either. Higher-end laptops, in particular, are just as capable of handling heavy apps and complex tasks as their bulkier desktop counterparts.

Optimize your phones by fixing these VoIP issues

August 16th, 2020 VoIP

When a technology that promises to halve your current expenses sounds too good to be true, it usually is. So when it comes to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and its claims of radically reducing phone costs, what’s the catch? Here are some issues you need to watch out for.

3 Disaster recovery myths, debunked

With advancements in cloud computing, disaster recovery (DR) has become more efficient and affordable than ever. But many business owners still cling to some DR myths that can safely be disregarded. Here are three of those myths, and the sooner you stop believing them, the better.

Your password may not be secure — update it now

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) once said that a good password consisted of three things: upper- and lowercase letter, numbers, and symbols. However, the NIST recently reversed its stance on good passwords. Here’s why and what they are now recommending.

Outdated firmware: An overlooked threat

If your company is still using computers with outdated firmware, then you have a higher chance of experiencing a data breach. This is because failing to update your firmware exposes your business to major security risks. What is firmware? Firmware is a basic type of software that is embedded into every piece of hardware.

How will 5G improve VoIP?

July 31st, 2020 VoIP

Much more of VoIP’s potential would be tapped by businesses, thanks to the enhancements that 5G will bring about. Mobile VoIP VoIP calls rely heavily on sufficient download and upload speeds. For example, when mobile VoIP users on 4G networks are limited to 12 Mbps upload and 2 Mbps download speeds, they experience unstable and […]