Whether your business is already in Northeastern PA or you’re new to the area, moving your office is an exciting time. It often means you’re growing and need to expand the space you have to serve more customers and increase your profits. Before you pick out the paint color for your new office or order new filing cabinets to support your growing business, however, you have a significant concern you need to address—safely moving your entire network and technology infrastructure.
Business owners know that when their technology stops working, so do their employees. So, what do you do to ensure your information technology infrastructure and programs stay operational? Sign up for managed IT support services from a reputable, local IT company.
Now more than ever, we depend on technology to run our business (and our lives). When the "internet goes down," most businesses are at a standstill until they are back online, costing thousands in lost productivity and sales.
It's not just the BIG problems but things like file access, password protection, being able to print and recovering files or versions of files that were accidentally overwritten or deleted.
For a long time, Starbucks has called itself the ‘Third Place,’ which they defined as the place between home and work.
And while it could be a great place for a cup of coffee or to work outside the office, the truth is if you or your employees ever work from anywhere but the office, they may be exposing your entire business to danger.
You likely know that emails from a Nigerian Prince who offers you a portion of his fortune if you wire him $10,000 right now are fake. But phishing emails aren’t the only way cybercriminals can use email to attack your business. Whether it’s through sending emails that look legitimate, learning your password to gain access to your network, or one of your employees clicking on a link they shouldn’t, you need to take corporate email security very seriously.
In 2020, the world came to a screeching halt due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and businesses across the globe shut down for extended periods. In 2021, the unpredictability and new variants of COVID-19 emerged, along with extreme weather events and supply chain disruptions.
There is no doubt that voice over internet protocol (VoIP) makes good sense for small businesses. Between helping you cut costs on unlimited calls, video conferencing, and caller ID, not to mention all the advanced features like sending calls to mobile devices or desk phones and email, phone, and fax services, transitioning to VoIP is a smart move for any business.
If your small business isn’t taking advantage of all the perks of using the cloud, you’re probably missing opportunities that can grow your business. Maybe you just don’t know enough about cloud services or are scared that your data will be hacked.
When you own a small business, it’s often a culmination of years of hard work, long hours, and plenty of hustle. To physically protect your business, you may have installed a security system at your office. However, if you haven’t thought about virtually safeguarding your business, you’re putting everything you’ve worked hard to build at risk.
As a business owner, trying to learn all you need to know about IT solutions can seem like one more daunting task on your to-do list. You may be using cloud-based software without realizing it. These services are an increasingly popular way to store things like personal photos, emails, and documents from your phone or computer.