As a business owner, you know recurring IT issues affect your bottom line. You may also know the benefits of switching to a managed IT services provider but are hesitant because of the cost and the lack of room for it in your budget. Maybe you worry that time spent...
Technology is now one of the key drivers – or detriments – of productivity. The reason is simple. Productivity is time. Time is money. Employees goofing off on Facebook, playing online poker or watching Netflix are wasting valuable company dollars. But that’s far from being the most common scenario where...
Intel, the world’s largest manufacturer of processors, has discovered a vulnerability in their processor design that could affect devices manufactured back as far as 20 years, according to GeekWire Magazine. The Problem Simply put, the processor of your computer is the brainpower that drives everything that happens in your computer. ...
Happy New Year! Are 2017’s IT issues still plaguing you? You know, your network still runs ridiculously slow. The printer keeps dropping off the network. Servers keep going down without rhyme or reason, and you keep having to call on your IT person to come and fix them. New Year’s...
“How much should I be spending on my company’s IT?” This question comes to us all the time from people we talk to. They want to know if they’re spending too much or too little. Are they wasting their dollars? Well, the right amount to spend varies depending on your...
A look at all of the 2018 tech trends says that every business needs to be using cloud services. With the promise of lower price points, operating expenses instead of capital spend, and features that a small business might not be able to afford otherwise, it sounds like the perfect...
When we look at tech trends, we’re not looking at what’s going to get the “cool” factor. We’re looking at what’s going to help your business run better, what will help your employees get more done and what’s going to save you some money. At the end of the day,...
Q4 is the time to start thinking about the end of the year and planning for next year. You likely already know about tax law Section 179 which allows businesses to deduct up to $500,000 in purchases of equipment and software in the year it’s placed into service without having...
With the WannaCry attack still circulating, businesses are up in arms wondering how to protect themselves. The first question you need to ask yourself is whether or not your existing IT provider has adequately protected you from the latest in ransomware developments. As your first line of defense against cyber...
When the so-called WannaCry ransomware attack swept across the globe recently, it took hospitals, businesses, and consumers by storm, affecting tens of thousands of people. Perhaps the most alarming part about the attack: it’s still going and it’s still evolving. The attack preys upon a vulnerability in Microsoft operating systems,...