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INFOGRAPHIC: Insure Your Company from Cyber-Attacks

Published on Aug 8, 2016 at 8:12 am in Tech Trends, Tips & Tricks.
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We recently shared scary statistics on the high risk of cyber-attacks for Nashville small businesses, and stressed the importance of maintaining a secure network. With so many hackers targeting SMBs, it’s no surprise that they account for nearly 3 out of 4 cyber-attack insurance claims. We provide clients with a comprehensive suite of IT solutions […]

The Best Wi-Fi Advice You’ll Ever Hear

Published on Jul 28, 2016 at 6:49 pm in Tips & Tricks.
The Best Wi-Fi Advice You'll Ever Hear

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Guest Wi-Fi networks are pretty common in Nashville’s coffee shops, hotels and airports. Still, many of Middle Tennessee’s small businesses tend not to have separate Wi-Fi access for their vendors, contractors, clients or other guests. A lack of guest Wi-Fi means companies could be opening up their networks to a heap of potential problems. Here’s […]

5 Ways You Can Encourage Colleagues to Outsource Your IT

Published on Jul 25, 2016 at 7:47 pm in Tips & Tricks.
Encourage Colleagues to Outsource Your IT

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We get it. You already know how valuable it can be working with a managed IT service provider. But with so many stakeholders at your company, getting buy-in from fellow decision-makers to outsource IT can be challenging. To help make your case to co-workers, here are five persuasive points they should consider: 1. The majority […]

10 Signs Your Business’ IT Needs an Upgrade

Published on Jun 13, 2016 at 7:11 pm in Tips & Tricks.
IT Needs an Upgrade

Nashville businesses of all kinds and all sizes depend on some form of technology. It’s hard to imagine any other way to work – whether it’s taking orders on a lone laptop in a “mom and pop” store or running complex data analytics programs with a roomful of servers. It can be easy for a […]

Accounting for Top-Notch Technology: 6 Tips for Nashville CPA Firms

Published on May 24, 2016 at 3:49 pm in Professional Services, Tips & Tricks.
Technology Tips for Nashville CPA Firms

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]CPAs all over Middle Tennessee share a collective sigh of relief when tax day has come and gone. Of course, we know it will quickly come around again. As Benjamin Franklin famously said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” And when that flurry of accounting activity is […]

Busting 3 Excuses About Technology Purchasing

Published on May 19, 2016 at 5:10 pm in Tips & Tricks.
Technology Purchasing

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Businesses don’t just run on happy thoughts and good intentions. Technology is the key to keeping things operating and moving forward. Every company uses technology – whether it’s one laptop or hundreds of workstations and a roomful of servers. But, unfortunately, technology is often viewed as a reluctant expense. The smartest executives know that it […]

6 Proven Practices for Mobile Device Management

Published on May 4, 2016 at 2:27 pm in Tips & Tricks.
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Smartphones and tablets are everywhere. They are our tethers to the rest of the world. It seems like everywhere you look in Nashville, people are face down in their phones. It’s not just on the street. Mobile devices have entered the workplace. The “bring your own device” phenomenon (BYOD) is alive and kicking in Middle […]

8 Rules Your Business Must Follow When Cleaning Its Computer Network

Published on Apr 15, 2016 at 8:25 pm in Tips & Tricks.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With the sun setting later and the warmer weather moving in, many Nashville businesses are diving into some good old-fashioned spring cleaning. From boxing up old files to reorganizing the supply shelves, clearing things out can help everyone at your organization feel a little freer and breathe a little easier. We suggest using this time […]

Inc. Magazine’s 5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an IT Managed Service Provider in Nashville

Published on Apr 11, 2016 at 10:34 pm in Entertainment, Professional Services, Tips & Tricks.
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When working with a managed service provider, you expect the best. No if’s, and’s or but’s about it. You want your technology to work – period. You deserve excellent client service every time you pick up the phone. You expect to work with experts who are at the top of their game, who know what […]

6 Spring Break IT Tips for Nashville Schools

Published on Mar 15, 2016 at 2:38 pm in Tips & Tricks.
IT support for schools, education

It’s that time of year. After a long, cold winter, students all over Music City are itching to vacate the classroom and race to the beach for spring break. But it’s not vacation time for everybody. During this week-long reprieve, schools should take the time to make sure their IT systems and networks are earning […]