For businesses looking to become more agile while at the same time reducing costs, Software as a Service (SaaS) is an attractive proposition. Where once applications were installed and managed in-house, SaaS solutions provide a subscription-based, cloud-based model that offers reduced time to benefit, lower costs and enhanced scalability and integration.
Many organizations blanket their office in the same computers and solutions for every employee, but that is actually doing a disservice to both parties. Below are five basic points to ensure you’re acquiring the best technology for each of your employees.
Becoming an overnight success story is a common dream among business owners. Although rapid growth is desired, many owners are unaware of the vulnerabilities they create while trying to accommodate a sudden demand in resources. In trying to fill these needs, old hardware, software and practices overlap with newer accommodations leading to a patchwork of unsecured technology.
Deploying a virtualization strategy can help consolidate the quantity of machines in your office and minimize future hardware purchases. Not only that, virtualization can make your assets more accessible from wherever you are. It is the perfect way to enhance efficiency while developing a more agile business. Three time saving tools your business might be interested in: VMWare, Microsoft Hyper-V and Parallels. Below we will investigate each to decide where or not it's the right solution for your business.
"29% report loss or damage of internal records as a result of a security incident."
Troubling, yet many organizations fail to recognize it as a problem until it's too late. According to the same study, conducted by PwC, 30% of incidents can be attributed to current employees. This statistic clearly demonstrates the importance of hiring an independent MSP that can maintain the integrity of a comprehensive network security assessment.
Did you know that 60% of companies that lose their data shut down within 6 months of the disaster? It's easy to see why even a minor event can wreak havoc on your bottom line. That's why contracting with a managed IT service provider that specializes in disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) can not only help protect your vital assets, but also give a comprehensive approach to seamlessly restoring your business quickly. Below are some points to look for when assessing service providers that will safeguard your business during an emergency.
Choosing a reliable managed service provider (MSP) can be an overwhelming task when reviewing different companies. IT services can range from additional support for your current IT team, to completely outsourcing your whole IT department. Along with making software recommendations, installations and managing all technology, your MSP will also be your gateway to all issues and concerns you or your employees have.
Changing spaces? Office relocations can leave your business open to security vulnerabilities, a loss in productivity and general frustration when not planned right. Developing a structured office IT setup is key to having a seamless transition into your new space. With a systematic approach you can simplify your move, ease stress and eliminate downtime.
Business around the world are quickly migrating to cloud services. With adoption rates skyrocketing, these services are one of most stable solutions your business can run on. With customized scalability and low pricing, businesses both large and small are coming to enjoy the benefits of this highly agile storage environment. Below are the top reasons we commonly see for business utilizing the cloud.
We respond to a wide-range of inquiries, from small businesses needing a simple phone installation, to financial institutions needing an IT security analysis. Our broad range of expertise has been a time-saver for clients who don't have the time or resources to devote to their infrastructure. However, one question can sometimes remain - do you really need a managed IT services provider? Take a look at these five common signs you might be in over your head.