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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 […]

Managed Cloud Backup Service

The more we use our computers, the more data we create.  The more data we create, the less paperwork we have filling up filing cabinets and desk drawers.  Unfortunately your data could be at risk from hard drive failures, damaged or stolen equipment, or even user error.  This lost data can mean thousands of dollars […]

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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 […]

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, […]

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Disaster Recovery Plan Components

Disaster Recovery Plan Why do we need a disaster recovery plan? It sure seems like a lot of work,  and doing it all for some event that might never happen. Maybe you can find better things do to with your time? The fact is, when a disaster occurs, this is the one tool you’ll wish […]

Audit Your Data Security

Data Security – How to Audit Your Company

After the Equifax data breach, it should be obvious why any business should audit the security of their data.  Most companies keep everything from inventory lists to customer financial data.  Data breaches could lead to legal and financial liability, bad publicity,  and potential law suits or fines by the government. Therefore, it is important that companies […]

The Top 8 Benefits of Networking Your Printers

Should you purchase a printer for each workstation in your office or should you just buy a few printing devices and network them together? This is something small business owners must consider when they have employees who also need to print documents.  In most situations, networking your printers is the best idea.  Below, we will […]

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What You Need to Know – Internet Services

What You Need to Know! One of the reasons we started our IT services firm is because there are people who do this work who really don’t have their client’s best interests at heart. We usually see this most prominently when we start working with a new client. Many of the clients are frightened that […]

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 […]