IT topics, typically things in the Business Insight Category
This Month’s Employee Spotlight? Kelly Truex, Technical Support!
The Technology Associates’ Employee Spotlight is shining bright this October on Kelly Truex, our latest addition to the Technology Associates Technical Support Team! Cleveland, Ohio grown, Kelly has earned a degree in Computer Networked Systems, as well as logging over a decade of experience in the IT industry.
Please Join Us For Our October 16, 2018 Webinar!
Title: Cyber Fortress: How To Protect Your Data Empire
Date and Time: TUESDAY, October 16, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
Presenter: Patrick DeAngelis, Data Protection Expert, Datto Inc.
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates
Data Protection In Your Business
The holidays are almost here, and you can probably already feel the excitement stirring. Before you run out of the office to celebrate with family and friends, make certain you’ve put smart measures in place to protect your business this holiday season.
This is the time of year when the hustle and bustle of the workplace go quiet, as many companies close their doors and head home to celebrate the holiday season with family and friends.
Protect Your Business This Holiday Season
Unfortunately, the holidays are a prime target for criminals to hack and steal from businesses who are out of office. You won’t want to miss this insightful discussion around data protection and disaster recovery, featuring Patrick DeAngelis, Data protection expert of Datto, Inc. to ensure you’ve got the right protection in place before you head home for the holidays.
Managed Service Providers For Medical Practices: We’ve Found The Cure
Many people think “Managed Services Provider” is just a fancy way to say “IT Support” Business. I could tell you facts about why it’s a no-brainer, best-decision-you-ever-made move for why you need to hire a Managed Services Provider for your medical practice, but I’d rather tell you a story.
This Month’s Employee Spotlight? Charles Campbell!
This month’s Employee Spotlight is shining straight on Charles Campbell, our latest addition to the Technology Associates Team! Charles has earned a degree in Computer Information Systems from Wesleyan College, as well as, an Electronics Engineering degree from Wake Technical Community College and has since gained 20 years of experience in Corporate IT. We are now elated to have him join our team as a Support Services Engineer.
If you grit your teeth and cringe every time your IT Support company sets up a quarterly business review because you spend an hour defending your turf (and your wallet) from being “sold”… red flag! In this article, we’re diving into what a quarterly business review is (and isn’t), and what to watch out for in identifying a true managed service provider from an IT Support company with a sales front.
Managed Services is a buzz term many IT support companies use to market themselves. So how can you tell the difference between an authentic, true-to-form Managed Service Provider versus an IT Support company with a shiny exterior but filled with all sorts of additional fees, hidden charges, and exclusions? The proof is in the nature of the agreement you set up with your provider and the process your vendor uses to ensure quality.
In this article, we’ll dive into crucial things to look for and look out for when deciphering your options for a true Managed Service Provider for your IT support.
6 Tech Ladies Who Are Absolutely Crushing It
In honor of August 26 being Women’s Equality Day coming up, we thought we’d compile a little article today where we acknowledge a few tech-savvy ladies who are absolutely crushing it in the technology field today.
We hoped you enjoyed this last week’s festivities and enjoyed your fair share of BBQ, Fireworks and time with family and friends.
In honor of celebrating our American heritage this month and our country’s independence, we thought we’d poke a little fun at the old American adage: “You might be a redneck if…” by spinning it to the tune of our industry, “You Might Need A Managed Service Provider If…” and addressing some major concerns to check in and evaluate if your IT Support company is offering the level of service your business needs to stay efficient, productive and keep costs down.
Without further ado… here we go!
All too often the decisions companies make around technology are not strategic and are done with little understanding of the impact technology will have on the company at large. Businesses must change their technology mindset; it’s not just an added…
IT service providers are known for trying to upsell, oversell, overcommit and underdeliver. Decisions are made out of reactive necessity rather than proactive thought leadership. You wish you could rely on internal staff but your business is growing and your IT department is overwhelmed. How do you find a technology provider who you can trust to help you reach your goals? You search for an IT partner.