IT Must-Haves for Remote Employees

In your business, which resource is the most important – the one you couldn’t live without? If you said, “the people”, you’re correct! Nothing happens without employees; those who advertise, sell, build, and bill the clients. Unfortunately, COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has been confirmed in the U.S. and we might soon have to take precautions to ensure […]

Managed IT in Schools – Engaging Teachers, Parents, and Students (Part 3 – Students)

This is Part 3 of a three-part blog series discussing technology’s role in school, specifically the impact on students from elementary to higher education. We’ve arrived at the final (and I would argue the most important) group that’s positively affected by educational tech – the students. These tools help to prepare kids for their future, […]

Managed IT in Schools – Engaging Teachers, Parents, and Students (Part 2 – Parents)

Part 2 of a three-part blog series discussing technology’s role in schools, specifically the impact on parents. Starting at 3-4 years old, kids are little tech geniuses – they learn to use new devices much quicker than their parents. So how can schools utilize IT to get parents to actively participate in their kids’ education? […]

Managed IT in Schools – Engaging Teachers, Parents, and Students (Part 1 – Teachers)

As we enter 2020, the power of technology in the classroom continues to grow. New tools can provide a means to determine the effectiveness of the lesson, access to different materials, and cost savings for districts. Managed IT serves as the backbone to this technology, so your teachers are supported and inspired. The following points […]

Ransomware: A Real Life Monster

The McAfee Labs 2018 Threat Report stated that “the number of new ransomware strains saw an increase of 62% in the previous four quarters. This increase brings McAfee’s total number of identified strains to roughly 16 million.” Cybercriminals continually evolve their methods, so businesses must increase security measures to match. Proactive ransomware protection is made […]

IT Infrastructure Spending: Capex vs. Opex

Goal: To find the balance between upgrading to the best IT for your business and respecting your budget. Regardless of company size or number of IT staff, you’ve got to make technology procurement decisions. In many cases, the employee that understands the IT options is not the one to write the check, creating a gap […]

Backup as a Service – Potential Problems & Iserv Solutions

Problem 1 >> Paying the cost of the solution + too many extra fees > Pay extra for bandwidth > Pay extra for pulling the backups out when needed Solution 1 >> Utility Model > Paying only for space you actually use for backups > Data set is measured after deduplication and compression > Bandwidth […]

How Managed IT Affects Financial Apps & End-Users

Financial organizations like banks, insurance companies, accounting firms, mortgage lenders, and wealth managers use applications. While internal CRM and ERP functions are a subset, this blog will focus on the external apps or those that customers interact with. Beyond managing a bank account, there are many purposes for online interfaces including: — Tax prep and […]

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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 […]