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Finding the Best Managed IT Services Near Me

Searching for the best managed IT (information technology) services for your business is hard work.  There are lots of questions to ask to make sure you're getting the best fit for you.  There are likely many managed IT companies near you, but how can you be sure you're choosing the best one for your business? To begin with, ask yourself why are you searching for managed IT services.  It could be your business is growing, and your IT function doesn't work [...]

How Managed Print Services Help Your Business

We've been hearing about the paperless office for nearly three decades now - a utopia of clutter-free desks and offices with no big bulky file cabinets.  The reality is that the paperless office, even for millenials, proves a tough idea to adopt.  With print remaining an essential function of business, how businesses approach print is critical to managing costs.  Managed print services (MPS) can provide the framework you need to keep printing in check. When selecting a managed print services program, [...]

Ransomware Attacks Hit Three Florida Cities

Ransomware attacks are on the rise across the country.  No greater example of this is the recent rash of ransomware attacks on Florida cities.  Over the last several weeks, three Florida cities have fallen victim to these cyber attacks.  Over the last 5 years, more than 165 municipalities around the country have reported being the target of an attack, and experts believe that number is likely underreported. In 2018, approximately 53 municipalities reported attacks.  There have already been 21 reported attacks [...]

Budget-Friendly IT Strategies For Small Businesses

New technologies emerge every day for business.  Whether it's artificial intelligence, cybersecurity or the latest and greatest gadgets, there are always new technologies to consider.  For small businesses, access to these tools or the ability to afford them is often prohibitive.  According to a recent Deloitte study, 80% of small businesses don't take advantage of all of the digital tools that are available to them.  By utilizing technology effectively, tech savvy businesses significant improvements including: Earned two times as much revenue [...]

Finding the Best Copier Dealer Near Me

Finding the best copier dealer near you can be daunting.  Maybe you're looking for a brand new device, or it could be you're trying to find reliable repair services.  No matter the reason for your search, there are lots of answers you will need to make the right decision. Selecting the best copier dealer for your business is a challenge. Each company has different copying, printing and scanning needs, as well as budgets and preferences.  An online search is always an [...]

Employee Cybersecurity Training – What’s the Big Deal?

You've heard of the dangers - phishing, malware, ransomware, spam, hacking, social engineering.  What if there was a way to protect your business from these dangers?  The easiest line of defense may be with your employees by implementing an employee cybersecurity training program.  If your employees aren't aware of security threats, how can they know how to stop them or report them to your IT department?  The human factor still remains the largest threat to our business security. So if an [...]

Password Spraying Exploits Businesses’ Employee and Customer Data

Malware, ransomware, phishing, spear phishing.  These are all ways hackers can gain access to your business data.  But have you heard of password spraying?  Password spraying is an attack that attempts to access a large number of accounts with a few commonly used passwords.  In traditional attacks, hackers would attempt to gain unauthorized access to a single account by guessing the password.  Unfortunately for the hackers, after trying typically three to five commonly-used passwords, they would get locked out of the [...]

Data Backup Protects Your Data in Ransomware Attacks

Everyone knows that data backup is imperative to running a successful business.  Your data is the most important asset you have.  Yet reports keep rolling in about ransomware attacks across the country.  These reports we hear about aren't on small or mid-size businesses either.  Big companies and government entities are getting hit at an alarming rate.  Just two weeks ago, the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport had their computer systems go out, and for an entire week, the airport described the problem [...]

Production Printing – Why In-House Options May Be Right For Your Business

While the internet, TV, video and social media can disseminate your company's message across many channels, printed collateral still plays a big role in branding for businesses.  Posters, flyers, brochures, infographics and direct mail are all used to help convey the benefits of a business to potential customers.  The cost of outsourcing these jobs often limits companies in the amount of branding they can commit to.  But investment in production printing in-house may be the answer to these challenges.  Here are [...]

Save Trees With Managed Print

Saving trees is always a good thing, and there's no better message on this Arbor Day.  In the office setting, there are many ways to reduce paper usage, thus saving trees.  This is where Managed Print Services comes in. When we talk to clients about our managed print program, the focus is nearly always on the cost savings. When a managed print program is not in place, a company can expect to spend up to 3% of its revenue on copying [...]