9.5 Remote Worker Requirements

Remote Worker

More people than ever are working away from the office.  The modern employee expects the ability to perform her entire list of job duties from anywhere.  As an employer, it’s a competitive advantage in your market for acquiring business and top talent.  As with any new technology it comes with some risks.  You must account for the security requirements first … Read More

How to Fire Your IT Company

Fire Your IT Company

Have you ever broken up with your IT company?  The process can be messy.  In a perfect world you get your passwords without issue.  Your backups are provided on the exact day you ask for them.  All services are retained under your company name and your former IT provider is removed as an authorized contact.  But the world isn’t perfect. … Read More

Data Backup Testing

We recently went through a new client acquisition that required us to use backups to install their new server because the old server was in the cloud far away.  The process was pretty painful because the former IT company didn’t have proper backup systems in place.  This made me think of some other issues we’ve encountered with backups for new … Read More

How to Prepare for BYOD

How to prepare for BYOD Infographic

As a managed services provider, we get a lot of questions about how to prepare for BYOD.  Clients are worried about the liabilities associated with employees bringing their own devices (phones, tablets, laptops, etc) into the workplace.  Some companies have external restrictions that make this unviable, but most can do it with a few simple tips.   4 Tips on … Read More