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Time To Find The Expert?

There comes a time in just about every business that you need to find the expert. We can’t know everything about everything we do. This is a quickly changing world and what was once a rule or product that was reliable has become obsolete. Typically, we’re the last to know if it’s not part of […]

Case Study: Managed Cloud Backups

Crunch time was upon us.  Myself and my team had been working many long hours and spending way too much time at the office to complete a major project for our client.  We had just a few hours of work left when disaster struck.  If it hadn’t been for the cloud backup, we would have […]

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Productivity Killers

We noticed some issues with our network that prompted us to contact Stewart and Son Computer Services.  Throughout the work day, our network would slow down to almost a halt and we could not figure out what was going on.  They suggested that we do a bandwidth analysis.  Below are some of the issues that […]

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Employee Monitoring – A Small Business Win

I wanted to share a story with you.  I’m a small business owner without a lot of time or money on my hands.  I kept noticing that my internet would slow down during the day and that a few of our workstations kept getting infected with viruses and malware.  I was spending all my time […]

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Surprise Backup Failure

We recently had a customer reach out so we could help them determine why their backups weren’t working. They got an alert saying there had not been a backup in over 7 days. It’s hard to imagine what amount of data could accumulate in “over 7 days” much less how valuable that data is! Nonetheless […]

Voice Over Internet Protocol

Why VoIP is Better Than Conventional Phones

Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) phone systems are getting more popular for business use.  You may be asking yourself, what’s so great about this technology and what can it do for me?  Here are some of the reasons you should consider switching to VoIP: Low to No Maintenance Some hosted solutions require no maintenance, repairs, […]

Why Internal IT Staff Can Be a Hindrance

Hiring an IT employee to take care of in-house issues must be the answer because you are tired of reacting to all of the IT issues you are having.  When your business gets big enough to hire an internal IT person it might make things worse.  In this post, we will discuss why maintaining internal […]

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Changing Your IT Provider

The only thing worse than having your IT people fail to deliver on service to your business is actually changing your IT provider. There is so much that you remember when you tried to find the last one. Comparing pricing, services, doing your reference calling, and everything else – it can be overwhelming. Why Change? […]

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What is Your Business Backup Missing?

The employee said “We have to get the hard drive recovered from my computer, it is critical!” Understanding of course that the employee would be unable to work until the computer was restored is understandable and I assured them that we’d get everything in all haste, but the hard drive had completely failed and a […]

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The Impact of Technology on Legal Services

Technology has impacted nearly every industry and the legal services industry is no exception.  The only difference is that the legal services industry has taken its time to feel this impact.  Why?  To put it simply, lawyers are risk averse.  They are required to be.  We pay them to avoid taking risks.  In this day […]