Small Business Guide For IT Support – Part 2 – Let’s Talk Backup


I began this blog series with an emphasis on helping small businesses save money when hiring a managed service provider. We provided a guide in the first blog entry about what to look for in a managed services organization and how partnering with an IT company can help the business save money and generate revenue. In this second part of the three part series, we discuss how important it is to backup all data and test these backups on a quarterly basis to perform a dry run in case this were an actual emergency.

Top 7 Tech Mistakes Made By Small Business


In my experience, “If it isn’t broken, why fix it?” is the common train of thought that is shared between business owners in regards to their technology.  I understand that decision-makers typically have countless other resources to manage and cannot be reasonably expected to stay up-to-date on the changing landscape of modern business technology. While larger corporations may have an IT department to handle this, most small businesses simply do not have those resources. Having managed IT projects for companies in many different verticals I’m hoping it will benefit others if I take a moment to discuss the common pitfalls and mistakes that are made in regards to the technology used by small businesses. I see these mistakes more often than I believe I should, and my goal is to not only describe what to do, but to also explain how and why these issues may affect your business.

PC Repair vs. Managed Service Provider


What is the difference of having a PC repair man versus partnering with a managed service provider? As a Managed Services provider, a lot customers have approached us with this same question. We thought we’d provide some insight into this excellent question and help people understand what the differences are between a one man PC repair person and a managed service provider.