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How to reduce your printing costs without forfeiting quality

Even in today’s increasingly paper-free world, printing is a necessity in nearly every office. Often an expense that most business owners and managers try to reduce and even eliminate, it’s key not to overlook the effects on print quality. Follow these tips and you’ll find it easy to reduce your printing costs without forfeiting quality.
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How your Small Business can Leverage Managed IT

Most businesses in the modern age rely heavily on technology and the internet. Fields of expertise vary, some professionals with a small or new business perhaps don’t have adequate knowledge of IT themselves, and are unable to manage every situation that may arise.
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What you Should Expect from your Managed IT Provider

It is common for any company that uses the internet and has an online network to also have someone on their staff working in IT. A lot of the time, it is either one person or a small group of people that work “in-house” and are hired to work on site.
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Common Misconceptions Around Managed IT

on Sep 16, 2019 8:08:00 AM By | Kirk Studebaker // VP of Sales | 0 Comments | IT & Network Services Management
Managed IT systems are notorious for causing confusion among clients. From deciding whether to outsource their IT management to whether it is more economical and truly secure, clients have plenty of questions when considering managed IT systems.
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Top advantages of managed print services

Running a successful business means that you need to prioritize your daily tasks to be able to reach your goals. Take one thing off your plate and hand over your print services to an expert.
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4 Factors to Consider When Switching to a Unified Communication Solution

on Aug 22, 2019 8:19:00 AM By | Coordinated Business Systems | 0 Comments | IT & Network Services Management
Unified Communication (UC) solutions have become a topic of discussion for companies ranging in size. Whether you’re an SMB to an enterprise company, UC is becoming a must-have for all businesses.
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What exactly is Managed IT?

on Aug 15, 2019 11:58:00 AM By | Coordinated Business Systems | 0 Comments | IT & Network Services Management
Your business is dependent on technology and you need your IT systems to be running in tip-top shape. When IT fires of any size come up, how are they being put out? Do you have a small IT team or a “tech-savvy” employee to take care of the problem? Maybe you call in an S.O.S. IT service, either way, you’re most likely suffering huge losses of time, effort, and money spent on emergency break/fix-it problems.
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What Does That “New Car Smell” Have to Do With SMB Data Backup and Network Security?

How do you prefer to acquire a new vehicle? Your preference could help you understand your choices when it comes to your information technology infrastructure. Are you the traditional type who likes to own your vehicle? You prefer to pay your car off in full and (eventually) enjoy not having a monthly note? Of course, as your vehicle ages, you’ll usually pay more for repair and maintenance. You could also outgrow your purchase. For example, how many of you started with something small and sporty, had kids, and then realized you needed something with a bit more room and cargo capacity? Hello, minivan (or SUV). Or do you prefer to lease and acquire something new every few years? You always have a monthly note to pay, but the vehicle will always be under warranty and repair/maintenance is often included for routine checks. What does this have to do with your IT infrastructure, especially your network infrastructure and backup and recovery?
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4 Tips to Help Your Business Minimize the Cybersecurity Hiring Gap

on Apr 10, 2019 8:30:00 AM By | Kirk Studebaker // VP of Sales | 1 Comment | Security IT & Network Services Management
What’s your plan for cybersecurity planning? There aren’t enough qualified cybersecurity professionals in the world for all of the businesses that need to hire one to hire one (hint: that would be every business). We’ve detailed this cybersecurity hiring gap in a post last year. While efforts are being made to close the gap, the demand for cybersecurity experts continues to exceed supply. As a small to medium business, what does this mean for you? You will have a hard time recruiting and retaining top-notch cybersecurity staff. Since every business is a potential target for cybercriminals and every business has data (customer details, financial information, etc.) of interest to cybercriminals, how do you keep your business’ data secure from cybercriminals without in-house expertise? Here’s a short list of do’s (and one don’t) to minimize the effects of this talent gap.
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