Cyber security is something you hear about a lot these days. Sometimes it’s thrown around to scare business owners, other times it has proven to be a cautionary tale, one that small businesses can learn from to fend themselves from online threats that can leave devastating impact.
As the healthcare industry continues to embrace significant technological changes, healthcare providers need to keep up with the latest trends to deliver better patient care. That’s why more and more healthcare organizations are turning to managed services providers to lower costs and improve productivity.
You may have heard of Managed Services, but are clueless as to how they can help your business. You may have heard of how they can boost productivity and increase profits, but are unsure of exactly how they do that. For those who need a better understanding of just how Managed Services can benefit a business, today we’re going to demystify it all.
With social media distractions, difficult-to-monitor remote employees, and increasing numbers of staff working on personal tasks at the office, achieving maximum team productivity can seem virtually impossible. So what can the business owner do? Here are a few tips that are sure to have your staff more focused and producing results.
Most of us have this fantasy that technology is going to make everything better automatically. But is that really true? When you stop and take a moment to reflect, does checking your email ten times a day, keeping your break/fix contractor on speed dial, or purchasing yet another workflow app really make your business more productive? The easy answer to these questions is almost certainly no.
You’ve been using your break/fix contractor for years. For the most part, he’s been reliable and helped your business run a smooth IT operation. But you’ve been hearing more and more about Managed Services, and it’s peaked your interest. If you’re thinking about making the jump from break/fix to Managed Services, here are a few compelling ideas to consider.
Is IT Security on your network doing its job? Earlier this week our IT Services team released an alert to our customers about a frightening new malware on the loose – a Trojan Cryptolock called Trojan:Win32/Crilock.A. This nasty infection will lock you out of your PC and encrypt the data on your network - not just your PC, but mapped drives as well.
Thinking about outsourcing your IT? Here are some questions you need to ask during your due diligence:
Outsourcing your company’s IT services is a great way to save money, increase efficiency and even gain competitive advantages, but it is not something to be taken lightly.
There was an interesting article in the Washington Post this past Sunday about companies that are encouraging their employees to leave the email alone after hours and on weekends.
The thought behind this is to allow employees to recreate the separation between home and work, to help foster that ever elusive work-life balance.
One question we are getting lately from many customers lately is how to manage the influx of employees' devices that can connect to the corporate network. We call this phenomenon BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device. The device can be a smartphone such as an iPhone or Android, a tablet like the iPad, or even a home PC or laptop.