The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of Mobility and BYOD

The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of Mobility and BYOD There are a lot of advantages to mobility in today’s workforce, but the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) movement has also brought its share of headaches as well. We live in a society where everyone must have the newest technology. We are inundated with ads reminding [...]

2017-04-21T12:58:44+00:00April 20th, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

Why SMBs Must Proactively Address the Threat of Mobile Hacks

More cybercriminals are targeting small-to-medium sized businesses. One reason for this is too many workplaces have insufficient bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies in place. Some have none at all. Although firms are generally more knowledgeable about network security risks than in years past, they still woefully underestimate the security vulnerabilities linked to mobile devices like smartphones [...]

2017-04-20T10:48:53+00:00April 13th, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

3 Things to Consider Before Jumping Into BYOD

You’ve read it time and time again. “Bring Your Own Device” isn’t a trend, it’s the future. Workplaces, where companies let workers use their own devices for work purposes, are the new normal. BYOD attracts new hires and lifts employee morale and productivity. But this doesn’t mean a small business owner should recklessly jump [...]

2017-04-10T10:46:40+00:00April 6th, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

A Smarter Approach to Mobile Device Management

More people today use personal mobile devices like smartphones and tablets for business purposes. Such devices, coupled with greater Wi-Fi accessibility and cloud services, have empowered us with the ability to access data and do business from practically anywhere at anytime. Needless to say, many small-to-medium sized business owners have embraced the BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device) [...]

2017-03-31T09:12:19+00:00March 30th, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

4 Essential Pieces to Any Small Business BYOD Strategy

Believe it or not, once upon a time, kids at the bus stop didn’t have cell phones and the mobile device strategy of many businesses was typically, "you’ll take what you’re given, refrain from using it for any personal use, and the data may be scrubbed clean whenever we please." We’ve come a long [...]

2017-03-24T15:02:37+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

Keep Your IT Guy and Outsource IT Services Too

Everyone in the office loves Eric. Sporting a different ironic t-shirt every day, Eric is the one we call when technology spits in our face. Whether it's a slow system, a bug that needs to be squashed, a website issue, or a crash that results in unexpected downtime and data loss, Eric is right [...]

2017-03-17T16:05:04+00:00March 16th, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

How to Trim the Fat From Data Center Costs

When smaller businesses look to cut costs, they commonly take shortcuts that are risky to their bottom line. They may go out of their way to avoid upgrading dated hardware, buying software licenses, or increasing bandwidth. In some instances, they layoff in-house IT support, or avoid hiring new help, even as the business grows. [...]

2017-03-10T16:18:47+00:00March 9th, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

Click, Click, BOOM – You’re in Business But Is Your Technology Ready?

It's a fast business world. Brilliant business ideas can be conjured up at some hipster-filled vegan coffeehouse, a website is thrown together, and poof... in no time at all there is a living, breathing, small business venture accessible from anywhere in the world. But as your head hits the pillow at night, with visions [...]

2017-03-03T12:49:38+00:00March 2nd, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

Three Steps To Fix IT Management for SMBs

Small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) tend to have a more difficult time managing IT than larger enterprises. Despite being as technology-dependent as larger enterprises, SMBs have tighter budgets and fewer resources to devote to IT management. This leads to a more reactive "break-fix" approach to their technology that never does any smaller company or organization any [...]

2017-03-03T12:31:29+00:00February 23rd, 2017|Informative|0 Comments

Understanding Managed Services and How They Benefit SMBs

Understanding Managed Services and How They Benefit SMBs Small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) receive a lot of calls each day from slick sales people peddling the next technology trend that’s going to save them money and revolutionize how they do business. They’re all too quick to caution that if you don’t listen to [...]

2017-02-17T15:24:53+00:00February 17th, 2017|Informative|0 Comments