Beat the heat! How the dog days of summer can wreak havoc on your technology

June 30th, 2021

The dog days of summer are here, and it’s hot out! Homeowners and business owners alike are bracing for their upcoming power bills as they run their air conditioners around the clock trying to keep cool. But for many business owners, it’s not just about keeping your team cool – it’s also about keeping your technology cool.

These 5 types of hackers are a threat to SMBs

June 25th, 2021

Malicious hackers are motivated by different things. Some do it for fun, some want money, and others just want to end your business. Getting to know how they behave and what drives them informs how you must defend your organization against them.
Script kiddies
In terms of skill, script kiddies (or skids, for short) are at the bottom of the hacker totem pole.

Cloud-based ERP and its benefits

June 9th, 2021

Using the cloud is so common these days that most small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) have at least one cloud service supporting their operations. An increasingly popular cloud-based service is enterprise resource planning (ERP). But what is it? And what are the advantages of using a cloud-based ERP solution? Here’s a quick and informative overview.

4 ways to boost staff efficiency with IT

April 28th, 2021

Technology enables businesses to work remotely, collaborate more efficiently, and manage their time more effectively. But to achieve these benefits, you need to implement technologies that align with your business’s needs. Here are some things to consider.

Improve internet security with these easy tips

March 22nd, 2021

With over four billion internet users around the globe totaling roughly 59% of the population, the internet is rife with opportunities for hackers to steal users’ information. And with technology constantly evolving and the internet growing, it’s not likely to get safer anytime soon.

The advantages of unified communications for small businesses

March 15th, 2021

Companies looking for an approachable, affordable, and reliable upgrade to business processes are turning to unified communications (UC) to improve their information systems. UC is cheaper than ever to deploy, and its simplicity attracts business leaders formerly reluctant to adopt new technologies.

What Is Co-Managed IT? Is It Right For You?

March 2nd, 2021

When it comes to IT solutions, most businesses rely on one of three options. They have a dedicated in-house IT employee or team, an outsourced managed services provider (MSP) or nothing at all. There is, however, a fourth option: co-managed IT. 

This hybrid option gives you an on-site IT manager or a small team AND access to an off-site IT services firm.