Posts Tagged IT support

Proactive IT or Reactive IT: How Should You Manage Incoming Problems?

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There are two ways to approach IT support: proactively or reactively. In this blog, we’ll describe each strategy and explain why we believe businesses should opt for proactive IT. Proactive IT detects problems early on Here’s a little hint about your company’s IT hardware — there are going to be hundreds of bumps along the way. There’s nothing you can do to prevent them from ever existing. What you can do, however,

Manage Your Cloud Infrastructure: Top 3 Tips

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You have heard all about the Cloud and SaaS, and were convinced enough to get the software for your business. Now what do you do? How does someone manage this software successfully for the growth of their business? Learn how to manage your cloud infrastructure. Here are three hot tips in cloud infrastructure management that will put you on the right path for greatness! Manage your cloud infrastructure Develop Your Strategy

Learn Basic Excel Formulas And Streamline Your Business

Basic Excel Formulas

Basic Excel Formulas follow a simple, yet powerful pattern and can be used to accomplish automatically a number of functions that would many hours of manual calculation.  The structure of a basic excel formulas takes the pattern of an equals sign followed by a command, then parenthesis.  Inside of the parenthesis, you specify the values or cell references that serve as variables to the command. Examples of basic excel formulas

How To Avoid Screen Burn: Computer Tip of the Day

How To Avoid Screen Burn

Whether you’re using a laptop, netbook, tower, or tablet, if you’re connected to separate peripherals (such as a docking station, monitor, or printer) you’re probably costing your employer more money than you have to. It is very important to know how to avoid screen burn. Many office users fail to power down their peripherals at the end of the working day, and this causes undue power usage throughout the evening.

Common Computer Problems: Not Powering Off Your Work Station

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Power off. At the end of the business day, unless your IT department has specifically instructed you not to do so, you should power your work computer off completely. Even if the IT department has told you not to leave your computer off overnight, you should still power down before you leave work for the day. Its one of the most common computer problems, but it’s important to be mindful

IT Support Helps Keep Your Data Backups Safe By Removing Ransomware

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Ransomware continues posing a serious threat to businesses. IT support can keep your business protected by removing ransomware. A recent article from The Atlantic presents estimates of the staggering losses companies sustain when this malware takes hold of their devices and blocks access to their data. The FBI’s estimate is that between January to March of this year alone, ransomware led to hundreds of millions of dollars in losses. Keep in mind

With IT Support, Your Employee On-Boarding Goes More Smoothly

Employee On-Boarding

When you hire new employees and help them settle into their jobs, your company needs to make all kinds of adjustments. There’s paperwork to send, fill out, collect, and organize. Most of the paperwork will contain sensitive data, such as SSNs and home addresses, that require protection. New employees need to get assigned to a particular workplace and introduced to computing devices that you’d like them to use for their

Is Outsourcing IT Support Right for Your Business?

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Many small businesses simply don’t have the resources and funds to have an entire IT department. However, in no way does this mean these businesses have to go without IT support. If you’re thinking about outsourcing IT support, here is some information that will help you determine whether the choice is right for you. How Much Will Outsourcing IT Support Cost You? When determining whether outsourcing IT support is right for

Benefits of Outsourcing IT Support For Your Small or Medium Sized Business

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Traditionally, corporations hire employees and buy infrastructure for an internal IT department. However, nowadays, more and more people are switching to outsourcing for their IT support needs. This is especially true when it comes to small businesses, which often don’t have the resources or need for a full-fledged IT department. Here are some of the many benefits of outsourcing IT support. Outsourcing Will Help You Control IT Costs One of

Questions to Ask When Outsourcing IT Support

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Just about every business needs IT support to operate smoothly and efficiently. While some businesses opt to have an entire IT department on site, many choose to outsource IT support to receive the same quality services at a lower cost. If you’re thinking about outsourcing IT support, here are two questions you should ask service providers. Do you have experience serving businesses in my industry? Technology needs for businesses differ from

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