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3 Reasons Why Outsourced IT Makes Sense for SMBs Fact: There’s a shortage in the IT skills market. Yet, businesses now have more opportunity than ever to make up for this shortage. A simple solution is to outsource your IT services to a managed service provider. You might find that it’s a great way to save time and revenue on a department that’s becoming increasingly difficult to hire for. Here are three reasons why outsourced IT services can resolve the shortage of IT talent.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 24 January 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Why Some People Can’t Be Productive While Travelling Let’s say that you're on a business trip. As you travel, you decide you may as well get a bit of work done. You pull out your laptop and are pecking away, and that’s when you notice a growing feeling of nausea rising in your stomach. It gets so bad that you finally have to put the laptop away, having accomplished relatively little, before you are sick.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 24 January 2017 CompuTech City Blog
How Much Time Do Your Employees Waste on Social Media? Social media is a phenomenon that has invaded the business world in more ways than one. While it might be a great way to endorse your brand and communicate with your local prospects, it can be a huge distraction for your in-house workers. A new study by communications agency, We Are Flint, claims that 84 percent of adults in the UK use social media, and two-thirds of them use it every day--be it at the office or at home.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 24 January 2017 CompuTech City Blog
3 Ways Managed IT Can Benefit Any Business Your business relies on technology to keep operations moving, but your technology relies on you to stay functional. While many small businesses will choose to forsake an in-house IT department in favor of a self-service model, this is a costly maintenance practice that could put your IT in jeopardy. Instead, your organization should invest in our managed IT services, which have the possibility to show your business an entirely new way of managing technology assets.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 24 January 2017 CompuTech City Blog
4 Ways a Unified Threat Management Can Help Your Business The online business environment is a dangerous place, especially with threats such as viruses, malware, and worse, all hiding in plain sight. Organizations need to take advantage of comprehensive security solutions that can cover all modes of attack, but finding an affordable enterprise-level solution can be challenging for SMBs. Thankfully, a Unified Threat Management (UTM) solution provides comprehensive coverage that today’s businesses need.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 24 January 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Want to Go Mobile? Make Sure Your Device Management Software Has These 3 Features Now that mobile devices have taken over the workplace, you need to consider the security of your business’s data more than ever before. You need to think about which devices access certain data, as well as what they do with that data. In particular, you need to make sure that only your employees can access corporate information, and there are several ways to do so.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 24 January 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Protect Your Business From Any Disaster Back Your Data Up and Protect Your Business From Any Disaster The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry, and there is no exception when it comes to your business technology. No matter how well-thought-out your systems are, you are always at a risk of some unforeseen threat causing havoc. In order to truly be prepared for anything, you need to implement a backup and disaster recovery solution for your business.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 28 December 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Global IT Industry What’s Driving the $3.49 Trillion Global IT Industry? It’s no secret that one of the best ways to improve your business’s operations is by investing in quality technology solutions. However, as is the case with any type of organizational spending, IT expenditures are subject to change. After a brief hiatus, Gartner predicts that next year will be another big year in which organizations invest heavily in new technology and IT systems.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 28 December 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Internal Threat Detection Why Internal Threat Detection is Just as Important as External Threat Protection We all know the dangers of doing business with the Internet. Even a small business has sensitive information that could potentially be stolen. While it’s important to take preventative measures to keep threats out of your infrastructure, it’s equally as important to have measures put into place that can detect threats within your infrastructure.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 28 December 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Public Cloud for Their Data Needs 3 Reasons Why Businesses are Going With the Public Cloud for Their Data Needs When it comes to cloud computing, the small business has plenty of choices. There are several different types of clouds, but depending on your business’s specific needs, you can narrow it down to three: the public, private, and hybrid varieties. Many businesses are finding that the public cloud is a more valuable asset than a private or hybrid cloud.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 28 December 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Million Breached By New Android Malware Was Your Device One of Over a Million Breached By New Android Malware? The branch of malware known as Ghost Push now has a new component, Gooligan, and it certainly lives up to its name. Google was struck by an attack that infected over one million Android users, with over 13,000 additional devices adding to that total on a daily basis.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 20 December 2016 CompuTech City Blog
PC Maintenance Tips Tip of the Week: 3 PC Maintenance Tips Every User Should Know Owning any piece of technology in today’s day and age is like a playing with fire. While it’s a great tool that has allowed civilization to grow and make great strides toward a better future, there’s also significant risk involved with owning such an expensive piece of technology. If it breaks down on you, you’ll be left with both a dent in your pocket and possibly even a chunk of your data missing. Here are three ways that even the average PC user can improve the performance of their technology and extend its life cycle considerably.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 20 December 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Company’s Data Encrypted Is Your Company’s Data Encrypted? It Should Be Data might be the most important aspect of your organization, but how well do you protect it throughout your network? Every organization has data like personally identifiable information and financial credentials stashed away somewhere on the network, so security isn’t something that you can ignore. One of the best ways you can safeguard your data is through the use of encryption.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 20 December 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Hackers Use Social Media Hackers Use Social Media to Scam Employees Into Handing Over Company Data Social media is a great way for organizations to share information about their products and services, but while it’s great for those who want to reach a new audience, it’s also exposing you to another audience that you may not want to be familiar with: hackers. Believe it or not, there are hackers who are trying to take advantage of the personal information you share on your social media accounts.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 20 December 2016 CompuTech City Blog
Resolve the Blue Screen of Death Tip of the Week: 4 Ways to Resolve the Blue Screen of Death It’s quite possibly the most infamous screen image in computing: the Blue Screen of Death. Encountering this screen will often cause two thoughts to run through a user’s mind: what just happened, and how can I fix it? The BSOD is the result that Windows resorts to when it experiences an error critical enough to require a reboot. This is what makes it different than a simple application crash, which will usually only require you to restart the application, not the entire computer.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 20 December 2016 CompuTech City Blog
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