IT Expertise – Stay in Your Wheelhouse

All Managed Services Providers tout their IT expertise. They might say that it’s in their “wheelhouse.”

You hear that phrase everywhere these days, right? But have you wondered where it comes from?

It was originally a boating term, referring to the place that houses the wheel on a boat, command central.

Enhance In-House IT Support – Power in Partnership

SMBs who don’t outsource IT may still want to enhance their in-house IT support. Identifying technology solutions to boost workplace productivity, efficiency and innovation is a goal for businesses large and small. But IT is a big job, and SMBs typically can’t afford to have a large staff devoted to it.

Changing IT Providers – Should I Stay or Should I Go?

It’s difficult to end business relationships, and changing IT providers is no exception. Though you may know that it’s time for a change, there may be extenuating factors that prevent you from acting. Perhaps you’ve invested a lot of time with your IT provider; they may have been with you since you started your business.

The Benefits of Outsourcing IT Projects

What are the benefits of outsourcing IT projects?  You might be surprised to learn that even companies with full-time, in-house IT staff sometimes choose to outsource specific projects.  Perhaps it’s a large-scale undertaking with a short turnaround time that would simply be too taxing for the internal team to complete while performing their day-to-day jobs.

End-of-Life Technology Risks Can Be Substantial

Relying on end-of-life technology carries substantial risks that can put your business model in jeopardy. In order to deliver reliable service to customers and ensure that their sensitive data is safe, you need technology that is up to the task. While waiting until the last minute to replace hardware and/or software may be viewed as a cost savings measure, technology that is unsupported and can’t be fixed in a timely manner should something go wrong could ultimately cost you more than you bargained for.

Letting Go of Old Technology–Breaking Up is Hard to Do

You know it’s not good for you, but somehow you can’t let go…of your relationship with old technology.  As an example, many users feel that Windows XP was the high point in Windows Operating Systems. Despite it being over 17 years old and the target of widespread cyber-attacks, it remains an extremely popular OS.

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