Where Should You Start When Budgeting for IT Costs in 2023?

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When budgeting for IT costs in 2023, there are a few important things to keep in mind. Budgeting for IT costs is important for businesses of all sizes, as having the right technology in place can help your business run more smoothly and efficiently.  Additionally, making room in your budget for effective and efficient IT is […]

Why Your Business Needs a NIST Certification and How To Get One

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In every industry, there are important regulations that need to be followed. From HIPAA to  GDPR, any company that collects or stores sensitive data needs to stay up to date with the latest laws.  NIST 800-53 & NIST 800-171 are two important regulations that all businesses should follow, even if not legally required for your […]

How Managed IT Services Improve Patient Care

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For those in the medical industry, finding better, more efficient methods of providing holistic patient care is critical. One way this is accomplished, especially in today’s digital age, is through the proper utilization of technology.  Unfortunately, many medical clinics face major IT challenges, especially when it comes to proactive solutions and compliance support. From proper […]

5 Goals to Set for Data Privacy Week

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Every January, we have the opportunity to reflect on our cybersecurity measures during Data Privacy Week. For those of us who value our privacy (which is hopefully everyone), this week is a great reminder to check in and ensure that we’re doing all we can to protect our digital information!  With so many new cyber […]

How to Balance Digital Adoption and Cybersecurity Within Your Organization

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In the past few decades, we have begun to see a unique and noticeable divide in the business community’s approach to new tech. Many managers or owners are foaming at the mouth, searching for the next technological breakthrough that promises to slash costs and boost productivity. On the other hand, we see some business owners […]

How to Improve Efficiency and Save Money with a Managed IT Support Company

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After two years of masks, shutdowns, and restrictions due to the surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are facing a new kind of challenge: empty pockets. As businesses scramble to cut costs while maintaining essential operations, they are turning to managed IT service providers (MSPs), an outside firm that specializes in providing IT solutions and […]

10 Attainable Cybersecurity Goals to Set for Your Business in the New Year

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In recent years, the topic of cybersecurity has moved from the IT department to the board room. As attacks increase and the consequences of shutdowns and penalties—both regulatory and in terms of lost customer support—become more apparent, proper cybersecurity is not just important, it is a necessity. In the past year alone, we saw a […]

What to Look For in IT Compliance Services

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It’s hard to run a business without the aid of information technology. Some may even consider it impossible. As systems, networks, and devices continue to evolve at a meteoric pace, the need for a comprehensive understanding of IT and its necessary regulations becomes a critical part of management.  Many small businesses need help. Due to […]

Top Financial Benefits of Partnering with a Managed IT Service Provider

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It’s no secret that times are tough right now. Prices are skyrocketing from the necessary supplies to simply keeping the lights on. In these trying times, it’s important to be as resourceful as possible and get the most out of every penny. It may seem counterintuitive, but one of the smartest things you can do […]

5 Smart Moves You Can Make in Your IT Budget this New Year

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Despite the approaching threat of a potential recession next year, many companies are still upping their IT budget. In fact, it’s estimated that worldwide IT spending will reach an all-time high of $4.6 trillion next year, which is a 5.1% increase from 2022. Understanding this impressive IT spending landscape can help you make smart moves […]