The Right Approach to Managed IT services

Many businesses that set out to hit ambitious growth numbers soon realized that managed IT services help in diversifying and managing the business better. Essentially, business leaders realized that there is a need to invest money on these services to save time. This time would soon be the most important asset that they have. Many of the service providers seek to seal deals with businesses by offering them a list of services and thereby eventually bill the client for a large amount of time being consumed by the business. The concern is that most support providers wait for the clients … Read more

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How Important is Managing your IT Assets?

  If asset management was fun, everyone would be doing it. Managing inventories or counting stock on shelves is not that exciting. Neither is keeping track of your computer systems, software licenses and any other asset found on your computer network. We all know that it is important, especially tracking software compliances; but it never makes it to the top of the priority list. Software compliance rapidly becomes important when your business is threatened with a software audit. It happens to organizations large and small. Why Is It So Important to Make Sure Your It Assets Are Managed? Many businesses … Read more

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What is Ransomware and What is its Financial Impact?

Ransomware attacks can be extremely costly as it can impact a business’s productivity, reputation, and continuity.  It is never advised to pay a ransom, but many business’s do. Ransomware is a malicious software that is designed to block its victim’s access to a computer system until a sum of money has been paid. It has some key characteristics that differentiate itself from other malware, including: An unbreakable encryption Ability to encrypt all kinds of files Scrambles company’s file names Adds different extensions to company files Displays an image or message to tell you that your data has been encrypted Requests … Read more

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6 Steps to Proactive IT Management

As a business owner, it would be simple if you could just put a system in place and it manages itself. But we all know that doesn’t happen. Systems require strategies in order to run effectively, and it’s essential that you consider proactive IT management to achieve that. What is proactive IT management? Proactive IT management involves the integration of a network monitoring software into a company and a strategy used by IT professionals to correct device and network errors in the workplace. This process can keep networks and computers running at their top functionality with minor drag on operations … Read more