Mitigating the risks when outsourcing gives businesses the support they need without the fear of everything backfiring. We know it’s difficult to trust someone else when it comes to IT support and consulting, but picking the right partner makes all the differences and removes the risks. We recommend carefully researching any provider to ensure they’re… Read more »
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It’s that time of year: Time to decide what to do with surplus IT budget. If you find yourself with some surplus in your IT budget and are trying to decide what to do with it here are a few suggestions that may be helpful in your decision making process. Nice to Haves Many companies… Read more »
I was reading an interesting article that asked the question “Is Bad Tech Costing Your Company” and it really brought home the reality of ‘old school’ IT thinking and the importance of having the right technology, AS DEFINED BY YOUR EMPLOYEES! Millennial workers are leading the way in the BYOD charge, as they have had… Read more »
Most mobile cloud apps are aimed toward consumerism. News organizations like CNN have mobile apps to get the latest headlines, Netflix lets you watch the latest movies, Pandora and Spotify help you enjoy music from wherever you have 4G. It’s tougher to find applications that help you do your job in the same way. We recently… Read more »
As we continue on our discussions around BYOD, one topic that comes up time and again is the potential issues around these mixed use devices. The mixing of personal and professional data creates some questions and issues that really do bear some analysis and discussion before making any final decisions regarding BYOD in your business.
BYOD. Bring your own disaster? Bring your own disruption? The fact is, when it comes to bring your own device, resistance is futile, and most of the concerns we hear about can be remediated with a little planning. In reality, BYOD is not a technology challenge so much as it is a business question, and I think that fact is overlooked far too often due to the overwhelming noise in the space regarding security fears, viruses, CONTROL, etc.
Can’t avoid the ever ubiquitous marketing and real world cloud references. Cloud computing, however, is still just computing, and at the end of the day, we invest in computing infrastructure as a means to an end – and that end is enhanced productivity and profitability.
Everybody promises great customer service. Some seem to hit the mark, some don’t but the promise is always there, because inherently it is a desirable thing, a thing we clearly want.What is it though? To me, excellence in service is not a promise, it is a commitment.What is the difference?Well, a promise is a binding event, a commitment is a way of doing things, a way of being
So, Windows 8 is out, and Microsoft is making their big push to make us all aware of it and hoping we all love it. I’ve been using it a bit, and certainly reading all of the various reviews, and I have to both agree, and disagree with what I am reading.
This is the final year that Microsoft will be selling its SBS server, a product tailor made to the needs of the 36 million or so small businesses (up to 25 users and 50 devices) which needed a cost effective method for deploying a Microsoft computing environment including Exchange for email as well as all the basic management tools needed for a computer network.