Incase you missed us, here is a recap of our Document Management and Securely Sharing event

November 6th, 2017

Dang it! Did you miss our event: Document Management & Securely Sharing?
Sometime's going to an event that isn't at your desk is a really difficult thing to do during your work day... especially on a Friday when you have so much to do because the weekend us upon us! That is why we felt it was important to share our event information with you!

First off, have you ever had a document that you wanted access to on another computer, or that you wanted to send to someone else? The solution to this kind of scenario would be to attach it to an email and send it off.

Why Managed IT Services? Check out our new video!

October 19th, 2017

 

Video Transcript:
So you're a business owner.
You might be a doctor's office or a bakery or maybe you're a financial advisor, and no matter what your core business is, there's no denying that technology plays an important role in your daily operations.

How do I choose new Cloud or Application Software?

January 5th, 2017

Written by Kathy Labozzetta, Partner

I would like to share some relatively simple but important rules on how to start looking for New Cloud or Application Software in the New Year:

Set Clear Goals for the Project – What is your company trying to accomplish with this change (it’s normally a massive project and investment for the company)? In other words, how are we going to measure our results to know this project is successful? Is it company cost savings, productivity gains, client and customers support or decision making dashboards that make data readily available for management and leadership teams? Whatever the justification, make sure goals are clearly documented and defined including criteria for success.

What can we expect for 2017?

December 30th, 2016

Written by Tom Emperor, Senior Engineer

With 2016 nearing an end, we can reflect on what the year brought us and what we can expect for 2017.  2016 saw quite a few progressions to the cloud landscape.  Security was brought into the forefront as phishing, keyloggers, and hacking made the front pages on several occasions from large companies to our own election.

Unsure how to maximize your Office 365 usage?

November 16th, 2016

Written by Brian Abraham, Client VCIO, Senior Network Engineer, Level 3 Support Technician

Are you getting the most from Office 365?  Do you like to be bleeding edge?  Want to try new products and features out before they hit the mainstream?  You can set that option in your o365 Admin Portal and try out the new stuff before it hits the general public.

Microsoft Office 365: Data Loss in Cloud Application

October 7th, 2016

Summarized by Molly Luxem, Marketing Assistant

When disaster strikes your organization, you can’t just “start over”, unless you have a dependable backup and restore solution for SaaS data protection. Many of us believe that while cloud solutions are highly available and highly redundant, they’re also backed up to our own expectations.

Ransomware: How expensive can it really be?

September 28th, 2016

Summarized by Molly Luxem, Marketing Assistant

I shared a meal not long ago with a source who works at a financial services company. The subject of ransomware came up and he told me that a server in his company had recently been infected with a particularly nasty strain that spread to several systems before the outbreak was quarantined.

Do you have a backup plan that’s better than the White House?

September 21st, 2016

Written by Rachel Dokter, Social Media Manager

Anita McBride recalls her memory of Sept. 11, 2001 while working at the White House. Upon hearing that a plane had struck the World Trade Center, the threat was made real to her when the Secret Service directed her to a different room.

Disaster Recovery

September 16th, 2016

Written by Rachel Dokter, Social Media Manager

On August 20, a tornado swept through West Michigan destroying trees, damaging homes and leaving a mess behind it.  This elevated fear due to the risk of fire and natural disaster- along with the affects it may have on local businesses in its path.

June Technology Blog

July 6th, 2015

This June for the Grand Rapids Business Journal Technology Blog, Tom Haadsma shared his insights about how businesses should reevaluate their IT strategy and plan ahead.

Grand Rapids is gaining recognition as the economy is gaining momentum. This creates good problems for businesses.