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What Is The Cost Of IT Managed Services?

How Much Should IT Managed Services Cost? When any business owner or decision-maker calls around trying to find out what they should pay for IT managed services cost, they quickly discover that pricing is not uniform. The answers you might get will vary and go from confusing to outright frustrating. And quite honestly, there is no online catalog to pick and choose from. However, there are six pop...

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The End Of Windows 7

As of January 14th, 2020, Microsoft will be ending all support for their hugely popular Windows 7 operating system, which has technology professionals strongly recommending businesses upgrade to Windows 10 in response. This brief video on the subject discusses what the end of Windows 7 support means for users and the risks that come with choosing not to upgrade before January 2020.     If you ha...

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Cyber Security is Vital for Small Businesses

Small Business Tech Security Small businesses need to take cyber security seriously, preventing lapses or weak points that could lead to major data breaches or attacks.   Modern technology is rapidly changing the landscape for small businesses. Small companies can now do more and have a far greater reach, but they are also faced with bigger security concerns. What once was a big company issue is...

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How Do You Buy IT Managed Services?

Buying IT Managed Services The simple answer is, you purchase managed services on a monthly subscription plan. What’s in that plan will determine what types of IT Managed services and support are needed. This means that your business or organization’s IT setup is unique. It will never match another company’s configuration, even if both firms are in the same industry. Managed IT services are...

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Secrets to Searching Tabs on Chrome (It’s Time to Get Organized!)

Save Time and Headaches by Searching Your Open Tabs Instantly It is easy to lose track of which open tab contains the information you need when you are researching. Use this Chrome tool to instantly find the right tab.   Do you do a lot of research online for work or school? Then you know that It isn’t uncommon to have 6, 7, or even more tabs open on your internet browser at the same when you...

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How Does Hardware as a Service Tie Into Managed IT?

Hardware as a Service + Managed IT In the world of Managed IT services, where the provider monitors and manages your company owned equipment, there is another option available. In this business model, your company rents all or part of their equipment/computing power as part of their IT support services. That option is known as Hardware as a Service (HaaS). Managed IT service companies are seeing ...

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What Are The Separate Components of Managed IT Services?

Separate Components of Managed IT Services In the area of Managed IT services, there are three primary components that require some form of mandatory and ongoing monitoring and management. These three elements are your Infrastructure, your Platform, and your Software. Regardless of your industry, these basic building blocks are what form your IT system foundation and they are the starting point. ...

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How to Protect Your Business from SHTML Phishing

Protecting Your Data from SHTML Phishing Data security is vital to any business. Learn how SHTML phishing works and how to minimize the risk of your data falling into the hands of attackers. Email phishing has been in the playbook of hackers since, well, email. What’s alarming is the scope in which criminals can conduct these attacks, the amount of data potentially at risk, and how vulnerable m...

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Why Every Business Needs Cybersecurity

Why Every Business Should Invest in Cybersecurity Cyber security is essential to businesses of all sizes. Learn how to keep your business up to date and protected from the most common digital threats.   Cybersecurity is no longer a concern exclusive to large corporations. Since the infamous attacks on Equifax, Target, and Apple, cybercriminals have started to shift their focus towards smaller bu...

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Capital One Data Breach Affects More Than 100 Million Customers

Capital One Data Breach Affects More Than 100 Million Customers and Small Businesses in The U.S. & 6 Million in Canada On July 29, 2019, Capital One reported that their customers’ confidential information was compromised. This includes the Social Security and bank account numbers of more than 100 million people and small businesses in the U.S., along with 6 million in Canada. The McLean, Virgi...

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