Can My Mid-size Law Firm Use Cloud?

With so many innovations in legal tech, law firms can now tap into cloud-based software for more efficiency. Even though advances have been great, many small and mid-sized firms still rely on older infrastructure. After several discussions with smaller firms, the benefits of cloud technology raised the same questions and concerns. One of the biggest […]

IT in Medical Offices: A Use Case

ABC Family Medicine (ABCFM) is a primary care medical office located in West Michigan. Services include physicals, check-ups, testing, x-rays, and other general medical offerings. Background Info: — ABCFM has two office locations and approximately 150 employees (doctors, nurses, administration, janitorial, and support staff). — They employ one in-house IT person to manage their technology […]

Is Outdated Infrastructure Preventing Your Bank From Innovating? Consider the Cloud

A recent Financial Times article highlighted the frustration customers feel when their bank has a technology failure. Besides slowing down certain operations, it can actually lead to late payments and overdue bills when they can’t access their funds. Additionally, many banks are competing with innovative FinTech startups, who are digitizing the industry and taking customers […]

NaaS in Affordable Housing: A Use Case

ZZZ Community Development (ZZZ) is an affordable housing management company focusing on neighborhood revitalization in low-income areas. Over the last few years, they have undertaken numerous projects including new development, community engagement, and job/education programs. As ZZZ initiatives continue to grow, their current IT environment is becoming problematic. Background information: — ZZZ manages 105 properties […]

Cloud – The New Data Center

Everyone talks about the “cloud” and how it is either the greatest thing, or just an expensive replacement. What can it really mean for you?  The real answer may not be what you think. The term can seem different, ethereal, and difficult to define. From my perspective, it is measured, easy and predictable.  I do […]

IT Infrastructure in Manufacturing: A Use Case (Part 2 of 2)

We left off with ABC Manufacturing researching their options for the infrastructure upgrade. A Hybrid Cloud solution was chosen over Full Virtualization or On-Premise because it integrates both virtual and physical environments. To transition, ABC partnered with a local “As a Service” company for deployment, management, and support. To fully utilize the existing investment, the […]

IT Infrastructure in Manufacturing: A Use Case (Part 1 of 2)

ABC Manufacturing had a decision to make. How could they effectively allocate their capital IT budget to fulfill their current needs? This blog will explore ABC Manufacturing’s existing infrastructure deployment and performance. Background Information: — ABC has two locations, Plant #1 and Plant #2. They are not geographically close to one another. — At Plant […]

Why Your School’s Future Depends on Desktop as a Service

It’s 2018 and numerous assets are available to elevate the education experience. However, limited budgets often deter school districts from purchasing new technology resources. Despite the clear benefits for students, faculty, and administration, IT adoption seems just out of reach. So, what if there was a solution that improved efficiency/productivity and maximized your budget? There […]

3 Reasons Why Your School Should Consider an “aaS” Provider

As of 2017, an EducationSuperHighway study found that “94% of school districts have reached federal high-speed internet access targets and 88% now say they have sufficient classroom access to WiFi” (Government Technology). These statistics are incredibly satisfying to see, as administrators and teachers are realizing the organizational and instructional opportunities that technology brings.  However, the […]

Backup as a Service (BaaS)

Iserv Backup as a Service (BaaS) gives you trusted and best in class recovery tools on-premises with rich, enterprise solutions in the Cloud. You can backup data securely from any physical or virtual infrastructure to Iserv’s state of the art, largest, most-advanced data center in the Eastern United States. All you need is Internet access, […]