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IT Managed Services Lighten the Load
Like you, MicroTech relies heavily on technology. Even as an IT managed service provider, we’ve experienced some of the same challenges our clients have throughout the pandemic. We could all use a little reassurance that we’ve made the right decisions and delivered on our promises to our valued customers during a turbulent time. We’re grateful to our clients who’ve taken the time to provide us with feedback.
Despite their size, small businesses are encountering many of the same modern roadblocks as larger corporations do in terms of technology. These issues include cybersecurity and IT challenges that small companies may be less prepared or equipped to handle.
Technology has become an essential ingredient for successful business operations, regardless of size. It is seen as an effective way of building your company, sharing information, and transforming productivity that extends beyond company boundaries. But with how quickly technology is advancing, many small businesses find it hard to figure out what technology to use, when to invest in new tech, and how to prioritize their investment to reap the greatest reward.
Simplifying the Selection Process
Making the case for cloud storage is easy. Just ask anyone who has lost files due to system crashes or defunct devices. Now widely considered the industry standard, cloud storage solutions abound. Yet, deciding on which solution is best for your organization is more than a round of eeny-meeny-miney-mo and requires a neutral look at what features you need and value most.
Since 2020 most companies are embracing flexible working schedules. Remote team trends and working options are becoming increasingly popular. According to Forbes, 97% of employees don't wish to get back to the office full time. However, the success of remote teams depends on the type of collaboration tools you use. In this guide, we will look at Microsoft Remote Assist, a vital remote tool.
In the last few years, we have seen rapid developments in cloud computing that have significantly motivated both small and large enterprises to adopt this smart way of computing. The value that cloud solutions add to an enterprise of any size is incredible. However, in the case of small businesses, these benefits can be overwhelming.
A ransomware attack on a gasoline transport company in the United States is driving a surge in gas hoarding and potentially gasoline prices just as the country’s recovery from the pandemic and summer travel heat up. Naturally, the attack is also raising the public and businesses’ interest in ransomware and cybersecurity.
The last few years have been a wild ride and technology has played an essential role in helping SMBs adapt to various business challenges. The work has to keep evolving, most continue to focus on cybersecurity, remote working, and cloud migration.
You may have heard that around half of new businesses fail during their first year. While this isn't exactly true, there are still many mistakes small businesses make that can cost them.