Turn to Your MSP for Vendor Management

With a managed service provider (MSP), your business expects tech support, infrastructure monitoring, and maintenance. Did you know vendor management is another service you can entrust to these IT experts? You have vendors – lots of them – probably more so now that your work environment has gone hybrid. Yet managing all your vendors can be challeng...
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Succinct strategies for busy IT leaders

Our ebook, Top Tech Challenges for 2022, explores key issues today impacting IT leader priorities. In addition to identifying imperatives for 2022, this ebook provides strategic advice to achieve IT goals and: Combat cyber criminalsAddress technology shortagesDeal with data sprawlManage IT assetsBackup DataEngage employeesDrive change One overarchi...
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What to Do About the Widening IT Skills Gap

The importance of information technology in meeting business objectives continues to grow. Regrettably, the shortfall in professionals who can manage business tech is also growing. Learn what the IT skills gap means for you. Technology helps businesses meet strategic priorities. This includes:implementing new systems or work processes to enhance ef...
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Refurbished Computer and Laptops Worth Another Look?

Looking for a New Computer or Laptop? Consider a Refurbished Model If you're in the market for a new computer or laptop, you've likely noticed a few things. Technology is more expensive, and there are long waits to get the devices you want. This article will explain the current computer and laptop supply-chain issues. Then, we'll offer reasons to c...
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Hardware as a Service: What Is It, and Why Use It?

When IT infrastructure is out of date, you face performance and compatibility issues. Your business spends time troubleshooting faulty computer hardware, and productivity is lost. Yet your business can't afford to update to more advanced technology. The solution? Hardware as a Service. Hardware as a Service allows small or midsized businesses to le...
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Businesses Beware OF Fake Meeting Requests

 Hi, Important that we meet discuss speerfishing attacks over business comunicatons. We need to make plan about this IMMEDIATELY. Please click on the link [uurl.callender.com] to make an appointment with IT for quick tutorial. Regards, IT There are several things wrong with this email, and hopefully, you noticed them. All are red flags you can...
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How to Select a Computer Repair Business

4 Tips When Need to find a Computer Repair Business Something is broken! The laptop is whirring, and the computer won't power up. In either case, you're staring at a blank, blue screen. Yet you can't live without your computer. You need to find a computer repair business. But what should you look for? This article will help you make your choice. If...
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SMBs Can Become a Weapon in Cyberwarfare

Headlines today highlight Ukrainian tragedy or North Korea testing missiles. It can seem far away from your business, yet battles are being fought online, too. Your small business's IT systems could be weaponized for cyberwarfare. That statement may surprise you. You've heard of cyber targets such as: critical national infrastructure;election and v...
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What an MSP Can Offer Your Business

The Benefits of having a Managed Service Provider It's not as if the name "managed services provider " (MSP) is that self-explanatory. You might read that business description and have no real idea what it is an MSP can do for you. We're providing managed services … OK, but what does that mean? To make things easier, this article outlines the actua...
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Think Before Sharing That Link

Learning to share is an important early-life skill. Now, you've mastered it, and you're out in the workforce. Happily, digital technology makes it much easier to share business files, but that doesn't mean you want to do so willy-nilly. Consider these best practices for sharing with both internal and external users. Cloud sharing makes it simple to...
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Is Your Graphics Card Going Bad?

 Whenever you create a graph on your computer, you're going to need a graphics processing unit (GPU). Without one, you won't see anything on your computer screen. So, obviously, it's a problem when it starts to fail. This article discusses signs to look for and what to do. First, what does the graphics card do? A graphics or video card takes d...
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Prioritise data security when employees leave

 8 Steps to Protect Your Company Data When People Leave  Businesses can expect one in five of their employees to turnover in an average year. You can be doing all you can to retain your people, but are you also prioritising data protection when people do leave? Our free ebook, 8 Steps Protect Your Company Data when People Leave explo...
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Small Business Can’t Sacrifice Cybersecurity

Prioritise Cyber Security for your Small Business For small businesses, it can be tempting to postpone cybersecurity efforts. There are many common excuses: "There's so much to do," "There's not enough budget," "Our business is too small to target," etc. But right now, cybersecurity is a must-have for every business. Think of it like business ...
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Picking a PC for Video Editing

Video Editing-Choose the right Computer Ready to be the next TikTok breakout? Or perhaps you want a video of your cockatoo "singing" "Amazing Grace" to go viral. Or you may make company promotional videos while working from home. There are many reasons you might be looking for the right home computer to do video editing. This article will help. Yes...
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Understanding the Cost of Downtime

 Business Downtime can Cost Your Business in Many Ways Business downtime is costly. Research abounds on just how much it can set a business back. Some small businesses can't even rebound from the expenses associated with downtime. This article outlines the many expenses a business can encounter as a result of downtime. What do we mean by downt...
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The Business Risk of Abandoned Domain Names

When setting up your small business website, you want a memorable name and sleek Web design. You know your website is an important online calling card. Then, when you grow or your business evolves, you might rebrand and add a site. But wait, don't abandon the old one. When you set up your Web presence, you select a domain name, and it's part of all...
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Supply Chain Shortages Making It Hard to Buy IT

Have you somehow missed the ceaseless news about the current global supply-chain challenges? Probably not. You could be experiencing it firsthand. This article highlights business technology supply-chain challenges and how to handle them. The computer chip and semiconductor shortage is an IT supply-chain stumbling block. Take, for example, Marvell ...
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The Devil You Know: Insider Threats to Business Cybersecurity

Insider Threat Risk is on the Rise: Detect and Prevent The frequency of insider threat incidents is on the rise. Between 2018 and 2020, they spiked by 47%, according to the Ponemon Institute. Our latest ebook — The Devil You Know: Insider Threats to Business Cyber Security — shares essential information you need to detect and prevent insider threat...
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MSPs have more to offer than you may think

 All Your MSP Can Do With more businesses turning to managed service providers, the basic understanding of what they offer is there. But don't settle for the standard level of care. There's so much more an MSP can bring to your business. The eBook But Wait There's More: All an MSP Can Do explores the added power of having a business partner: F...
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Don't let your thinking about IT hold business back.

For small and midsized businesses, the most important thing is that information technology does what they need when they need it. After that, they don't spend much time on IT. Yet, the setup and settle approach can undermine business growth. Are you holding your business back with these approaches to business technology? Thinking "it works" is good...
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