Data Loss Can Cause You to Shut Down

Data Loss Can Cause You to Shut Down

Small and medium sized businesses today are relying more than ever on IT systems to efficiently run their business, support customers and optimize productivity. These systems house sensitive digital data ranging from employee and customer information, to internal...
How Much Does Downtime Really Cost Your Business?

How Much Does Downtime Really Cost Your Business?

Many SMB owners think IT downtime only costs them a few productive hours, but there’s a lot more at stake when your systems go down. Customer satisfaction and loss of brand integrity are just two of the key losses apart from the more evident costs such as lost...
Is your Business Safe from Virtual Threats?

Is your Business Safe from Virtual Threats?

Did you know that 50% of small business owners think their businesses are too small to be targeted by the thieves of the virtual world? Contrary to popular belief, 72% of hacker attacks often happen to smaller firms – firms with less than 100 employees! So how...
Managed Service Provider vs. Break-Fix

Managed Service Provider vs. Break-Fix

Partnering with a managed service provider (MSP) is one new approach being used by many companies like yours. Experienced MSPs have access to newer tools that reduce costs by automating many routine in-house labor-intensive processes. Break-fix is labor-intensive, and...
Kurt Hoeft rides in his second Pelotonia

Kurt Hoeft rides in his second Pelotonia

Having a long history of cancer affecting Kurt Hoeft’s family and friends, he is excited to participate in an event that directly raises money for cancer research.  The funds raised go directly and entirely (100%) to cancer research. He rides because he believes...
Five Things You Should Do Right Now to Preserve Your Network and Systems

Six Steps to Better Data Backup and Quicker Recovery

Think Quicker Recovery Time, Not Quicker Backup – While incremental backups are much faster than executing a full-backup, they also prolong recovery time. In the event of data loss, a full restore will require loading the most recent full backup and then each...
The Benefits of Managed Service Providers

The Benefits of Managed Service Providers

Managed Service Providers – or MSPs – are often recommended as a cost effective IT solution for small businesses. For a minimal monthly fee, MSPs provide a reasonably priced solution to the complex technology pains of small businesses. Here’s a look at the various...