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Outsourcing Isn’t a Bad Word: How It Can Save Time and Money

Almost by definition, small business owners and entrepreneurs cringe at the concept of outsourcing. Those who start their own companies generally like having control and autonomy, and the thought of outsourcing anything can make them uncomfortable. Unfortunately, that preference for control and autonomy may have some bad side-effects when it comes to IT. Small businesses [...]

By | March 28th, 2017|Business, Cloud, Flat Rate IT, IT, MSP, SMB|0 Comments

BYOD: The Risks and Rewards for a Business

There are a lot of advantages to mobility in today’s workforce, but the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) movement has brought its share of headaches as well. People who have just bought the latest technology don’t want to have to set it aside to use a separate company-issued device. As a result, businesses are beginning to grant these [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Business, Communication, Electronics, IT, Mobility, SMB, Technology|0 Comments

Three Ways Downtime Kills Small Businesses

Downtime is bad news for any business whether big or small. A two-hour New York Times website downtime occurrence sent Twitter ablaze and their stock price plummeting. The Wall Street Journal even capitalized on the event by dropping their paywall to try and capture the NYT's displaced readership. Google going down for only five minutes [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Business, Technology|0 Comments

The Four Layers of Business Defense

In the 1930s, France built a trench network called the Maginot Line to rebuff any invasion. The philosophy was simple: if you map out all the places an enemy can attack, and lay down a lot of men and fortifications at those places, you can rebuff any attack. The problem is, you can't map every [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Business, Security|0 Comments

Data Security & Protection Checklist for Small Business

In a world where malware, hacks, and data breaches are becoming more advanced and common it's more important than ever to protect your business' lifeblood - its data. Luckily modern technology gives even the smallest of businesses access to enterprise-level data backup and disaster recovery services. These tips and assessment checklist from Techvera CEO Reese Ormand will [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|Backup, BDR, Business, Data, IT, Security, SMB, Technology|0 Comments

VoIP: A New Dimension in Communication

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is about a decade old technology that is gaining popularity among both individual subscribers and businesses. In conventional systems, phone calls are made using telephones or handsets connected by phone cables. These calls are routed using the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN), carrying a signal from one telephone to the [...]

By | January 6th, 2017|Business, Communication, Internet, Technology|0 Comments

5 Ways SMBs Can Save Money on Security

Small-to-medium sized businesses and large enterprises may seem worlds apart, but they face many of the same cybersecurity threats. In fact, in recent years, cyber-criminals have increasingly targeted SMBs. This is because it’s widely known that SMBs have a smaller budget, and less in-house expertise, to devote to protection. Thankfully, there are several things SMBs [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|Business, IT, Malware, Security, SMB, Technology|0 Comments

You’re Ready For Business, But Is Your Technology?

It's a fast business world. Brilliant ideas can be conjured up on a napkin in a restaurant, a website is thrown together, and poof! In no time at all there is a living, breathing small business venture accessible from anywhere in the world. But as your head hits the pillow at night, with visions of [...]

By | December 29th, 2016|Business, Cloud, Flat Rate IT, IT, Managed Service, MSP, Technology|0 Comments

Unexpected Ways Outdated Technology Hurts Your Business

We all know that outdated technology is annoying - constant computer errors, crashes, waiting minutes for a file to open. But IT that is behind the times can be more severe for a company than inflicting minor irritation and productivity loss. There are ways old tech negatively affects businesses that may never have crossed your mind. Things [...]

By | December 26th, 2016|Business, Electronics, IT, Technology|0 Comments