Outsourcing Los Angeles IT support can be wonderful or it can be a nightmare. The difference stems from how outside companies go about providing their services. Here are a few things your IT company should do to make sure everything goes smoothly. Understand Your Business and Existing Software Too often, IT support companies try to […]
Cloud computing has almost completely taken over the IT world for both individuals and businesses. At its root, it is simply the practice of using services, software, and even hardware that are hosted remotely. While it first seemed like there wouldn’t be a point in this, it has turned out that there are many significant […]
Onboarding – The Fastest Way to Success or Failure
Bringing on new managed services clients shouldn’t entail just a handshake and a thank-you note. Smart IT pros make onboarding part of their process.
MSPs Show and Tell Profits with AV As audiovisual services increasingly move onto company LANs and over TCP/IP networks, some MSPs have found an open door to new offerings.
Microsoft’s XP Eulogy: Not Everyone’s Listening Many businesses say they still have good reasons to run Windows XP — and ignore Microsoft’s ongoing warnings to ditch the OS that’s on life support.
3 End Of Windows XP Upgrade Headaches Microsoft’s looming end-of-support deadline for Windows XP isn’t motivating some organizations to upgrade. But they face looming trouble spots.
What to Look for When Hiring an IT Consultant How do you find the right IT consultant for your business and specific technology needs? IT executives share their tips and advice. We also suggest five questions you should ask all prospective candidates.
Fatal Distraction: 7 IT mistakes that will get you fired Real life IT horror stories that resulted in instant terminations.
Free vs. Paid: when should your small business shell out for a hosted service? IT experts share advice on when a small businesses should pay for a hosted service and when a small business should opt for a free service.
Bring Your Own Device in the Workplace: Minimizing Legal Risks of BYOD Programs A webinar discussing BYOD policies in the workplace, latest trends, and data security and protection risks followed by an interactive Q&A. Eric Schlissel, CEO of GeekTek, presents the latest on BYOD, MDM, and more.
5 Signs that Shadow IT Lurks in your Company A growing trend, “Shadow IT” is a term used to describe IT systems and solutions built and/or used inside organizations without the approval of the IT department. This could include anything from employees emailing spreadsheets back and forth to entire departments licensing third-party, cloud solutions behind […]
4 Ways to Position Yourself for Success in IT Careers “While technical support has become a commodity over the years, the partnership between small businesses and their trusted IT service providers has remained invaluable. If you’re just starting out in IT services, my recommendation is to not only focus on your technical studies, but to […]