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Are Information Technology Audits Important? [Hint: Yes]

Are Information Technology Audits Important? [Hint: Yes]
A new study by We Are Social in partnership with Hootsuite found that we currently spend more than 40% of our waking lives using the internet—that is a ton of information you’re trusting your computing systems to keep secure! Now, you can leave it up to chance that your confidential content won’t be the target of a [...] Read More

Staying Secure While Working Remotely

Staying Secure While Working Remotely
Five months ago, working remotely was seen as a luxury; who wouldn’t want to free themselves from their boss’ breath down their neck, plus tackle some of those pesky homeowner tasks on their lunch break? Now, here most of us are, dragging ourselves to our office/break room/living room/playroom in a coffee-stained robe every morning because [...] Read More

The Importance of IT Maintenance

The Importance of IT Maintenance
Before we dive into why it is important to maintain your IT infrastructure, we need to establish a baseline for what IT maintenance is. Simply put, IT maintenance is the process of keeping an IT system up to date, ensuring it is stable, secure, and can operate efficiently. However, that really oversimplifies a far more [...] Read More

Creating a Technology Plan for Emergencies

Creating a Technology Plan for Emergencies
Covid-19 (a subset of the Coronavirus) is taking the world by storm. While not much is clear now one thing is for certain. This is having a tremendous impact on businesses. The rapidly evolving situation unfortunately caught many businesses off guard and left everyone feeling a little unprepared. So now what? We can’t go back [...] Read More

What are managed IT services?

What are managed IT services?
Managed IT Services (also called Managed Services) are proactive services performed by an IT service provider to manage your company’s infrastructure and provide IT support typically in exchange for a flat monthly fee. The scope of these services can vary widely from company to company and depends on many factors, such as, size of business, [...] Read More

The Importance of an IT Audit

The Importance of an IT Audit
Is your company protecting the data you have access to? Are you overpaying for your technology? Do you meet compliance standards? Are your systems vulnerable to attacks? These questions and more can all be answered with a comprehensive Information Technology (IT) audit. Yearly IT audits are an important part of any business because of the [...] Read More

We’re Moving and Improving – Elmore, Ohio

We’re Moving and Improving – Elmore, Ohio
For all you dotnet followers out there, you know our main office has been in Waterville, Ohio since about mid-2016. Over the years it’s been a wonderful working space that has provided a great environment for us to service our customers and grow the business. It worked so well, in fact, that we’re proud to [...] Read More

Goodbye Windows 7, Time to Upgrade

By now you’ve likely heard that Windows 7 will be saying it’s final goodbyes at the beginning of next year. On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will end all support for the operating system. While this shouldn’t come as a big surprise, after all, mainstream support ended almost 4 years ago, it’s still catching many users [...] Read More

Safe Internet Browsing

640 million. That is roughly the current number of websites on the internet, and it keeps climbing. Which means the chance of you stumbling across a website with malicious content is also on the rise. The internet has forever changed the way we live our day to day lives. It allows us to read the […]

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