INCREASED HACKING DURING COVID-19 MEANS IT’S TIME TO FIND AN MSP YOU CAN TRUST

If you’re a small or medium-sized business owner, you’ve likely had a challenging year attempting to adjust to the sudden need for a socially distanced working environment. But as you already know, when you’re the boss, the next test is always right around the corner. The latest news that might keep you up at night is the unsurprising rise in …

DISASTER RECOVERY FOR THE REMOTE WORKFORCE

Many business owners are settling into the reality of relying on a remote workforce for the foreseeable future. But finding your groove can quickly come to a screeching halt if you haven’t updated your Backup & Disaster Recovery Plan (BDR) to reflect the changes in your operational setup. Here, we’ll detail three of the most important steps you can take …

A SALUTE TO SYSTEM ADMINISTRATORS EVERYWHERE

If you’re a business owner who made it through quarantine thanks to your Managed Service Provider (MSP), there’s no better time to put your hands together for the IT professionals who kept your team in touch for the past few months than July 31st. This date marks the annual holiday known as System Administrator Appreciation Day. And to celebrate, we’re …

THE REMOTE WORKER’S BLUES

WHY IS “ZOOM FATIGUE” ZAPPING ALL YOUR ENERGY? Although many of us initially might have thought we’d never tire of skipping our morning commutes and sipping tea in our home offices, it seems a new form of exhaustion is starting to set in as of late. Known as “Zoom Fatigue,” it’s a special type of tired, requiring no physical exertion …

HOW MANAGED IT IS HELPING SOLVE THE CONUNDRUM OF CORONAVIRUS

While the COVID-19 pandemic has created immense uncertainty about what lays ahead, one particular aspect of our future couldn’t be more apparent: The remote workforce is here to stay.  Even as some states move to reopen portions of their economies we all need to be prepared to move back and forth between a traditional office setting and a home office …

CONFRONTING THE CHALLENGES OF WORKING FROM HOME

As the Coronavirus updates roll in and uncertainty mounts about what our new normal will look like, one thing is clear; social distancing means remote work is going to be a big part of every workforce’s foreseeable future. Here are a few tips on how to stay secure, motivated, and sane while shifting your day-to-day duties to a home setting. …

Fun tips to help you while working from home

Now that most of us have spent a week or more working from home we have compiled of list of 6 fun tips to help everyone get through their workday. Remember your dog always wants to be included in whatever you are doing. Try setting up his bed behind your chair so he can add any of his idea to …

ACHIEVING COMPLIANCE WITH KARI’S LAW AND E911

A 2013 tragedy in a Texas hotel room could have been averted if the family member who tried to call for help knew that they needed to dial “9” to get an outside line before reaching 911 on the hotel’s multi-telephone system (MLTS). This senseless tragedy sparked a petition, to require businesses to make it easier to connect with 911 …

Why A Proper Network Assessment Is A Yearly Requirement

If you celebrated the New Year by toasting another 365 days of successful business, we applaud you. But just because everything went according to plan last year doesn’t mean you should let your guard down in the year to come. Whatever resolutions you might have made, it’s essential that you add a network assessment to that list for these three …