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 […]
Windows XP Diehards Face the Music “Back in July, Eric Schlissel, CEO of GeekTek IT Services in Los Angeles, noted that most of his client businesses had an “if it ain’t broke” attitude when it came to XP, which, coupled with poor reception for Windows 8, made the cost of upgrading a hard sell. Since […]
Ask.com can hijack your computer using Java updates There’s nothing worse than installing software on your PC and then discovering that it also installed a nefarious payload of adware. Java updates have long included the Ask.com toolbar which insidiously takes over your search experience and is very difficult to remove. Each time you update Java, it […]
Cavalier customer attitude to cloud spells problem for MSPs MSPs are facing “cavalier” attitudes from customers when it comes to the cloud, channel players warn. The lack of understanding of the cloud and its limitations is giving rise to a cloud-solves-all mindset that is posing a potential threat for the MSP community, which finds itself […]
How 12 Small Business Owners are Celebrating Thanksgiving in 2015 This Thanksgiving we want to turn our attention to small business owners. With Black Friday around the corner and Small Business Saturday close behind, some are wondering if small business owners are getting caught up in the frenzy, or taking time to be present with […]
Your business depends on computers for normal operations, and any interruption to present software applications leaves employees without the tools for their jobs. During a business interruption, you can direct them to focus on other tasks, but there’s an immediate impact on overall productivity. While this kind of disruption is manageable at times, it can […]
Many of today’s companies recognize the need to bring their existing data infrastructure to the next level. They want to compete in the IoT world. They know that other companies already use predictive analytics solutions to anticipate what consumers will do. However, not all companies are sure how to create the right data infrastructure for […]
Entering a partnership with a Los Angeles IT Support provider is the key to leveraging your LA-based small business with the expertise of professional IT management you need to compete in the modern business marketplace. Managed Information Technology Services There is no better way to say it; the future of business calls for lean and […]
As your company’s IT needs grow, it becomes harder to keep everything in order. Both software and hardware become obsolete over time, security patches need to be applied, and everyone who has any IT trouble needs to be helped. At first, it seems easy to keep up with things, but it doesn’t take long for […]