Guidelines for choosing the best managed services provider

February 11th, 2019
Guidelines for choosing the best managed services provider

Virtually all businesses today need technology and online presence for success. Traditional enterprises with adequate staff and budget opt for an in-house IT team, but more innovative small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) now have the means to compete with bigger companies.

How to make the most out of your CRM

January 25th, 2019
How to make the most out of your CRM

Building rapport with customers has never been easier with customer relationship management (CRM) software. You can keep track of contact information, buying preferences, and sales patterns. It’s a must-have for all sales and marketing teams. If you want to know how to make the most out of your CRM, follow these tips. Always update customer […]

Get your network gear ready with UPS

January 11th, 2019
Get your network gear ready with UPS

Clever business owners utilize an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) during disasters like fires, storms, and other emergency situations. A UPS is usually set up for desktop computers to give users enough time to save their work and progress. Another useful power-saving plan for emergency situations would be to use a UPS for networking gear. UPS […]

How an MSP can help you achieve regulatory compliance

January 3rd, 2019
How an MSP can help you achieve regulatory compliance

The government is taking extra measures to demand stricter regulatory compliance from businesses across all sectors, primarily because of the prevalence of data breaches in different industries today.

For instance, the US government mandates compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). HIPAA is a law that provides data privacy to safeguard medical information, while DFARS regulates the activities of government employees who carry out contract formation and administration.

Productivity-boosting tips for PC users

December 26th, 2018
Productivity-boosting tips for PC users

We all want to become more productive. Business gurus always emphasize the importance of time management and taking breaks to avoid burnout. But aside from motivating yourself to work more efficiently, there are plenty of tools that increase your daily output. If you use a computer all day, check out these productivity-boosting tips. Monitor productivity […]

The true cost of an ugly website

December 7th, 2018
The true cost of an ugly website

We are taught never to judge a book by its cover. But in this superficial age, looks are everything, especially for websites. Your website is a customer’s first impression of your business, and if it doesn’t wow them, you’re losing money. Follow these best practices so you don’t end up in that situation. A variety […]

Reasons to back up your mobile devices

November 22nd, 2018
Reasons to back up your mobile devices

Companies such as Apple, Samsung, and others have turned mobile phones into mini-computers that can serve as a substitute for your laptop, or as a storage device. If you’re using a smartphone as a communications and storage device, backing up now would be a wise move. Malware on mobile More than two-thirds of the world’s […]

The benefits of technology business reviews

November 6th, 2018
The benefits of technology business reviews

Small- and medium-sized businesses don’t have the time to maintain IT infrastructure, let alone assess whether it’s still driving value for the company. However, if you want to ensure everything runs smoothly, it’s important to be proactive and conduct technology business reviews when you can. What is a technology business review? A technology business review […]

Why CRM is important to your business

October 22nd, 2018
Why CRM is important to your business

Investing in customer relationship management (CRM) software is absolutely essential for small- and medium-sized businesses that want to up their sales performance. It helps sales departments understand their clients, tailor their marketing efforts, and more. If your business isn’t using CRM yet, here are five reasons why you should. Grows with your business The ol’ […]

Disaster recovery myths you can dismiss

October 4th, 2018
Disaster recovery myths you can dismiss

Technology changes so rapidly. With disaster recovery (DR), we see business owners clinging to ideas that no longer apply. What kind of DR myths are still widely accepted by the masses? Here are three that need to be retired immediately.  Tape backups are the best DR solution Backup tapes are physical objects that deteriorate over […]