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How often should you create a backup of your business data?
The effects of a loss of service to a business can be devastating, particularly for those businesses that are fully online ones. The very fact of being off-line for them can be a life-threatening event. There is a truism in the Internet industry that says that a loss of aRead More
Are you keeping up with your Business Technology needs?
The Head of IT is between a rock and a hard place. On the one hand, senior executives ask what steps IT is taking to equip company IT systems to meet the challenges of malware, WiFi, VoIP, social media and the Internet. They are asking on a regular basis aboutRead More
IT Management: 5 Proven Strategies to Lessen your IT Budget
The head of IT in every organisation is under increasing pressure. Pressure to reduce cost, and at the same time increase the range of functions available to users and customers. Often with a reduced IT Budget. In short, do more with less. Add to that the effects of social mediaRead More
How IT Outsourcing helps your company and IT Manager
Most organisations have considered outsourcing defined business functions. Candidates include legal services, HR and usually IT. The usual motivation for considering moving to Managed IT Support is that of financial pressure. IT Heads are being asked to reduce IT support costs and at the same time to do more. ThisRead More
The critical role of your IT Support Provider in the success of your Business
Most businesses, small and large cannot imagine continuing without their IT systems. They are essential for the smooth operation of the business and the effective management of business information. If the business relies for its revenue on an IT infrastructure, a loss of service could put the business out ofRead More
6 common IT problems you can solve yourself without calling an IT Support Team
ICT like medicine and law has its own language, seemingly designed to create an air of mystery and uncertainty that prevents the average user from doing things for themselves. A lot of common IT problems can be sorted quickly before calling for IT Technical Support. All you need is aRead More
Why work with a Microsoft Certified Partner And why does it matter?
If we go through the facts which are kept in front of us, so according to that perspective Microsoft is providing service and Microsoft support to their clients for more than 5 years, which means that Microsoft Certified partners came into existence for around 5 years and serving their customersRead More
SLA requirements for an Outsourced IT Support
When a business decides to outsource its IT function to a managed IT services provider, that decision hands a key business operation to a third party. It brings in its wake a raft of tasks that define the nature and extent of the outsourcing itself, any specific requirements that followRead More
IT Support: Insource or Outsource
All IT departments are today faced with a need to maintain and improve service levels, whilst managing and reducing costs. One option facing an IT Head is to reduce IT Support costs by outsourcing operational systems to an IT Support Company or Managed Service Provider (“Outsourcer”). A range of optionsRead More
IT Guide – 10 Essential Things to do before Changing Your IT Support Provider
There are many businesses in the marketplace that put up with bad service and high bills from IT support vendors, but who can blame them? Most companies have been using the same vendors ever since they launched the business. It seems as if the old saying “better the devil youRead More