The Difference Between a Managed IT Partner and Provider
by Kirk Studebaker // President on Feb 3, 2020 11:19:00 AM
As a business owner, you may be thinking of ways to improve your company’s IT structure. Perhaps your in-house IT team is overworked, or simply not equipped to deal with the constant issues that your business presents them with. Considering the many available options, IT solutions can …
What to do if your IT team is burned out from fixing printers
by Kirk Studebaker // President on Jan 28, 2020 12:00:00 PM
Common among many teams, employee burnout is never good news for a manager or business owner. While not easy to fix after it’s occurred, burnout can be easily prevented by careful management.
Start your year with a detailed network security audit
by Kirk Studebaker // President on Jan 20, 2020 4:00:00 PM
Did you know, in 2018 alone, there were 27 million personal data records exposed. As companies become increasingly reliant on technology, it’s more important than ever to make sure that your networks are adequately protected against security breaches and cyberattacks.
When should you replace your copier equipment?
by Kirk Studebaker // President on Jan 16, 2020 3:30:13 PM
How many times a day do you and your employees use the copiers at your office? Between handouts, brochures, forms, and contracts, it might be the most frequently used machine in the office. If your copier isn't working as it should, it could ruin a previously efficient workflow, causi …
CEOs, Do You Have Keys to Your Own Network?
by Kirk Studebaker // President on Jan 10, 2020 8:15:44 AM
With the mountain of responsibilities in front of modern CEOs along with the lack of time that many have, it's no wonder lower priority initiatives take a backseat or get outsourced. But are you overlooking some critical aspects of your business that keep it running and secure? Can yo …
Information Overload: How Do You Deal With Document Management?
by Kirk Studebaker // President on Dec 17, 2019 9:48:33 AM
If you find yourself wading through a sea of documents for 15 minutes without finding exactly what you are looking for, it's most likely time for your organization to improve your document management system. Having everything organized and easy to find saves you massive amounts of tim …
Is The Network Used by Your Remote Workers Safe? 5 Things You Should Know
by Kirk Studebaker // President on Dec 10, 2019 12:03:12 PM
Remote workers can bring a lot of value to the workplace, they’re cost-efficient, can work from a variety of locations, and can frequently show signs of increased work productivity. That being said, there is some risk associated with employees working outside the office. The main risk …
Top 5 things to consider when choosing your Managed IT partner
by Kirk Studebaker // President on Dec 6, 2019 3:00:00 PM
The advances made in the world of technology are changing the expectations that customers demand from businesses. While some companies can rise easily to meet these new expectations, a lot of small to mid-sized businesses (SMB’s) struggle to do so. Many SMB’s encounter issues related …
Should My Employees Have Cell phones On Their Desks?
by Kirk Studebaker // President on Nov 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM
It’s a pressing question for more and more employers as cell phones continue to dominate our society; ‘Should cell phones be a fixture in our workplace?’. So, is it time your office embraced a mobile solution or is it best to go down the path of a unified communication solution? We’ve …