Even small businesses need the right IT infrastructure to stay competitive and profitable in today's digital business environment. However, like many of our clients, IT support may not have been your top priority. We get it...but it should be.
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Top 5 Benefits of Outsourced IT for Business Leaders
In a recent study, business leaders with outsourced their IT were asked to list the benefits of moving to Managed IT.
Here are the five biggest benefits of Outsourced IT Services for Business Leaders:
4 Tools You Need to Build an Efficient Mobile Workforce
Efficient work from home solutions are top of mind for small- and medium-sized businesses.
7 Common IT Mistakes to Avoid for Small Businesses in Boise
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.
Running a successful small business in Boise is no small task, and IT is one area where you want the best of the best. Having a reliable IT support team can make or break your business.
We can help you avoid costly blunders with this guide on common IT mistakes to avoid.
1. Poor Security Software
Having insufficient security measures in place or outdated hardware is one of the biggest mistakes you can make.
Is the New Business Landscape Keeping You Up At Night?
When everyone was working in the office behind firewalls, your greatest IT risks were most likely employees clicking on suspicious links and the occasional coffee spill.
6 Questions to Ask Before Choosing an IT Service Provider
Every business needs access to quality, reliable IT services. All our daily functions are online, but with so many options out there, it can be hard to know where to start. We’ve taken the time to outline some key questions we’ve been asked by our clients to determine if we were a fit; read on so they can help you: six questions you should ask before choosing an IT service provider.
How to Secure Your Workforce and Provide a Distributed Environment
The future of work begins here. Remote work, all signs show, will be a big thing in the post-pandemic world. Companies have found ways to make it successful at this point, and many would like to carry forward the benefits and costs savings into the future. If you plan to blend on-site and remote work environments for the long haul, here is the guide to getting started.
COVID-19: A Remote Work Survival Guide for SMBs
Before COVID-19, working from home was something only around 7% of Americans were doing, according to the 2019 National Compensation Survey. Since mid-March, however, that number has risen to an estimated 95% of all white-collar workers, as companies across the nation take steps to protect their workers and comply with shelter-in-place and lockdown orders.
How & Why You Need to Audit Your Current Managed Services Provider
Having a managed service provider (MSP) take care of your company’s IT operations full time is the gold standard, especially for small- and medium-sized businesses. That’s only true if you’re getting the right level of service, though. Few things are worse than mediocre IT, however, and it’s important to find out if you’re getting the value you need for the annual or monthly fee you pay.
Multi-factor Authentication: Why SMBs Need a Layered Security Approach
Small businesses are just as vulnerable to cyber and network attacks as large corporations since the main concern of hackers is to steal confidential financial information. Once they've seized the data they can use it themselves to compromise accounts or sell it to other criminals on the dark web. Here are realistic ways your SMB can fight attackers, using multi-factor authentication strategies.