What Is Managed IT Services?

Most companies use the 'break/fix model' of technology management. When technology fails, a technician is called in to fix the problem and the company pays a fee for the service. This model can result in [...]

2022-01-11T21:49:20+00:00January 11th, 2022|Tech Briefs|

A Year in Review: 5 Technology Trends (or Events) You May Have Missed

In 2021, the landscape was far from static regarding technology evolution. These new technologies offer significant opportunities for small and medium businesses (SMBs) to grow and optimize their operations. They may also present new challenges [...]

2021-12-23T16:42:27+00:00December 23rd, 2021|Tech Briefs|

Why SMBs Should Closely Align Cybersecurity Strategy to Protect Critical Business Objectives

Over the past year, it's been hard to miss the rising wave of cyberattacks hitting businesses and individuals alike. Nearly every day, a new significant attack affects a business's ability to operate or compromises its [...]

2021-12-10T17:32:33+00:00December 10th, 2021|Tech Briefs|

Windows 11: Here’s Why You’re Missing Out

Many small and medium businesses (SMBs) around the world operate every day with the Windows ecosystem. The latest update to that platform — Windows 11 — rolled out on October 5, bringing many new features [...]

2021-11-24T19:01:54+00:00November 24th, 2021|Tech Briefs|

IT Security vs IT Compliance: Where Are the Differences?

When it comes to limiting risk for your business, many SMBs turn to compliance as the gold standard to build their cyber strategies (and conveniently also help avoid pesky fines). However, it's important to note [...]

2021-11-11T21:44:48+00:00November 11th, 2021|Tech Briefs|

When to Use Breakout Rooms in Microsoft Teams

Many small and medium business (SMB) owners are now beginning to take advantage of the virtual collaboration tools as they look to replicate the in-person work experience for remote workers. One new tool to help [...]

2021-10-20T17:46:05+00:00October 20th, 2021|Tech Briefs|

Business Continuity Management For Natural and Not-So-Natural Disasters

Recently, the Northeast was battered by rain from two separate storm systems: Henri and Ida.  Both systems brought tropical level downpours and flooding to the area, with Ida hitting particularly hard.  The impact of these [...]

2021-10-14T14:13:59+00:00October 14th, 2021|Tech Briefs|

Report: Gartner Survey Reveals a 44% Rise in Workers’ Use of Collaboration Tools Since 2019

Over the past year and a half, many employees worldwide made the overnight shift to remote work. But what has that shift meant for an SMB’s technology tool chest and what they need to support [...]

2021-10-08T17:42:07+00:00October 8th, 2021|Tech Briefs|

Report: Cyberattacks More Than Double in First Half of 2021

It's hard to miss the news these days of companies getting hacked. From the Colonial Pipeline to hospitals to mom-and-pop SMBs, every organization seems to be the target of cyberattacks. The data proves that out. [...]

2021-09-24T19:08:06+00:00September 24th, 2021|Tech Briefs|

Windows 365: What SMBs Should Know

In August, Microsoft announced the launch of its latest product: Windows 365. This cloud-based version of their operating system lets SMBs and other users fully customize their PC experience in the cloud. Microsoft dove into [...]

2021-09-10T15:39:48+00:00September 10th, 2021|Tech Briefs|
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