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The Top Reasons to Outsource your IT

Outsourcing back-office functions are growing in popularity amongst small businesses as these companies look for ways to reduce overhead costs. One of the most common departments these businesses are outsourcing is their IT departments. As more small businesses begin to make the switch to outsourcing their IT departments, you may begin to wonder if this is the right choice for your company. However, many business owners who are not familiar with outsourcing may be uncertain as to whether this is a good choice for their business. The fact is that outsourcing your IT department can provide your business with a variety of benefits including:   Reducing Your IT Spending The… Read More

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Why You Need an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)

An uninterruptible power supply may be the least glamorous part of your computer set-up, but it’s a valuable one. It can save your system from both data loss and physical damage. A UPS serves two functions. First, as the name implies, it provides battery power when line current fails. Second, it provides surge protection. It’s common for some outlets provide only surge protection without battery backup. When the lights go out A power outage of even a second is enough to stop your computer. Any work you haven’t saved is lost. Computers cache data for speed, so even data which you think you’ve written to disk might only be in the cache.… Read More

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Things You Can Do to Improve Your Computer’s Performance

Having a computer that performs well, and executes tasks quickly, is vital to ensuring the success of any business. Not only can a slow computer be extremely frustrating, but it can also lead to a decrease in productivity. However, over time you will likely notice your computer begin to slow down. Fortunately, there are a few things that you can do to improve your computer’s performance, which can help you to maximize productivity. Here are a few of the things you can do to maximize your computer’s speed and performance.   Try a Different Web Browser If you have been noticing performance issues with your computer when using the internet,… Read More

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Why You Should Invest in a Good Keyboard

You can buy a keyboard for next to nothing, and it will work for years. But if you spend any large amount of time on a computer, you need more than something that just works. A bad keyboard could do long-term damage to your wrists. Aside from that, you want something that will be comfortable and let you type fast and accurately. Divide the cost of a good keyboard by the number of hours you’ll spend using it, and you’ll see it’s an inexpensive investment. Keycaps and switches The keys of a keyboard are, in effect, contact switches, but the way a typical keyboard does them puts cost savings first. Under the… Read More

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The Benefits of Outsourcing Your Small Business’s IT Department

Operating and maintaining an in-house IT department can be time-consuming and stressful for small business owners. For this reason, more small and medium-sized businesses than ever before are choosing to outsource their IT needs to an IT management firm. The fact is that outsourcing your IT needs can not only save your small business time and money, but it can also give you access to superior resources and technology, and it can help to increase the productivity of your business. If you have yet to outsource your business’s IT needs, here are just a few of the primary reasons you should consider doing so. Qualified Doesn’t Mean Experienced Even if… Read More

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4 Reasons For Outsourcing Your Website Hosting

Here in the digital age, it’s a simple fact of life that every business needs a website. Even if all your customers come to you in person, even if you have a hefty list of local clients, any business that wants to stay competitive in the modern world should have an online presence. Your clients need a way to know what hours you are open, what services you offer, how to find you if they’ve never visited your location before, and how to reach you if they have any questions. While there are hundreds of things a website can do for you, these basics are non-optional. The good news is… Read More

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Managed Network Expansion for Your Growing SaaS Business (Part 2)

Welcome back to the second half of our two-part article on why every growing Saas business needs to keep network expansion in mind. There are many small online businesses that need very few resources for visitor bandwidth because they have very few visitors. However, if your popularity, online presence, and number of customers are rising, then naturally you will want a much more fortified website to go along with all this increased traffic. Last time we talked about how a successfully growing SaaS can create more traffic than their own website can handle. This results in a self-inflicted DDoS which is what happens when a website can’t handle any more visitors. We also talked… Read More

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Managed Network Expansion for Your Growing SaaS Business (Part 1)

In order to provide online services, every SaaS business needs an infrastructure that can support the kind of traffic, bandwidth, and data handling created by constant user connections. Most SaaS programs are completely or almost completely cloud-based, accessible through control panels, live dashboards, platforms, and mobile apps that are constantly sharing data back and forth between the client devices and your central service servers. Because most SaaS programs are keyed for B2B use, you are not only handling all of your clients, but the majority of their clients as well creating a truly massive amount of data handling. This means that your infrastructure needs to have an impressive capacity, connectivity speed, and… Read More

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The Top Reasons to Outsource Your IT Department in 2018

  With a new year comes new opportunities to help your business continue to grow; one way in which you can help your business to grow is to outsource your IT department in 2018. If you own a small business then this is likely not the first time you have considered outsourcing some aspect of your business as a way to save money. Not only can outsourcing help to cut costs for your business, but outsourcing can also help your business to run more efficiently overall. However, if you have yet to outsource your IT department, you should take a moment to consider the benefits doing so could bring to… Read More

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Why Outsourcing is Economical for Everyone Involved

In the last fifteen years, what it means to be an online business has changed a great deal. Where once all you needed was a fairly nice website, basic SEO, and a few banner ads, now the requirements have drastically shifted and expanded. Banner ads are out but inbound marketing through online blogs is in. Most companies have stopped cold-emailing people and instead have built up an active and growing social media community. Not only do you need a strong online presence, but any company in the public eye is also immediately expected to have an online app and, these days, it should probably connect to a smart home. No… Read More

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