Laptops vs. Desktops

With many businesses issuing a call back to the office, we’ve reignited the age-old question: Are laptops or desktops a better choice for optimal productivity? This decision has never been more significant than in the present scenario. Do we hedge against another potential pandemic and outfit everyone with laptops, or do we double-down on calling…

Top 10 Security Training Program Tips 

In the digital age, security training is not just essential; it’s a business imperative. To safeguard your organization from breaches or cyber threats, your team must be well-versed with robust cybersecurity principles. Here are the top 10 components of an effective security training program.  1. **Awareness of Potential Threats**: You and your staff need to…

Your 5 Year Plan

While Information Technology (IT) has become a cornerstone of most businesses today, it also represents a sizeable investment. That’s why it’s vital to take strategic steps to optimize this investment for maximum returns. Here’s how:  Firstly, think strategically about your hardware and software purchases. Deploying technology for the sake of having the newest and shiniest…

Are you getting the most out of your Microsoft 365 in your workplace? That’s where Microsoft 365 training plays a critical role.

– By Onnig Kouyoumdjian  The first compelling advantage of Microsoft 365 training is maximizing the return on your licensing investment. Microsoft 365 is not merely a collection of familiar apps like Excel, Word, and PowerPoint — it’s a comprehensive suite with cloud services. Without comprehensive knowledge and training, your team may only tap into a…

MSP versus Solopreneur

When it comes to assessing IT operations and aligning business infrastructure, a common decision is choosing between employing a Managed Service Provider (MSP) or sticking to a single hand – a ‘solopreneur’. While both have their merits, they also pose specific challenges that may not necessarily suit your business model.  An individual handling your business…

MFA All The Way

Everywhere we turn, we’re being asked to authenticate. It’s all for the sake of security. We’ve probably gotten used to using it for things like banking initially and Amazon accounts, and then using it for accessing email and seemingly just about everything else related to anywhere we have an account. Such is the state of…

Cybersecurity Checklist

Checklists make things easier for us to organize our to-do’s & tasks, but what if you don’t know where to start with cybersecurity? We’ve made it easy for you to determine where you are on your cybersecurity journey by providing you with a checklist here – https://bit.ly/3PdO6CUThe items on this checklist are minimum requirements you’ll need…

When is the last time you replaced your UPS backup batteries?

Summer Surge – The month of June arrives, and along with it comes the afternoon thunderstorms that we love here in Colorado. However, those thunderstorms often contain lightning and lightning can be very unkind to our computing devices and infrastructure. Check out this article – Lightning Strikes, Power Outages Put Business Systems at Risk UPS…

4 Benefits of Using an MSP:

An MSP as a proactive solution. When an MSP operates effectively, it will help to prevent technical issues before they happen. It constantly monitors IT elements like hardware, applications, security, technology trends, and the internet and can notify you (if desired) when there’s an issue. The MSP may recommend a series of upgrades to your…

Does Your Current IT Provider Stack Up?

Does Your Current IT Provider Stack Up? Take this quiz to find out! How can you tell if you are receiving poor or substandard service? How do you know if your IT company or computer tech is doing everything possible to secure your network and prevent expensive disasters? If your technician does NOT score a “yes”…