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SMBs are Switching to Proactive Managed IT Services

When it comes to the health of your organization, prevention is always is much better than a cure. Technical issues that cause costly downtime can be avoided when an IT network is proactively managed. For small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), it is virtually impossible to …

SMB Tips to Avoid Common IT Mistakes

In providing small and medium-sized business (SMB) IT solutions, patterns have emerged that caused us to arrive at SMB IT tips. For instance, many clients with SMBs sought us out as a Managed Service Provider (MSP) because they haven’t been satisfied with their previous IT …

Managed IT Services for Small Businesses

Companies of all sizes insist on operational efficiency, but all businesses are not equally prepared to maintain such demand. Small businesses could have limited IT resources, which means that they can rapidly fall behind in network management and updates, and this indeed can go to …

Spam Folders – Why Authenticate Your Email

Spam folders can be pure frustration and your superhero all in one technology. We’ve all had the spam folders conversation – Did you get my email? (wait 20 minutes) Oh, your message was in my spam folder. Or perhaps you were sending out that important …

Cybersecurity Risk and 71% of Businesses Who Are Set to Burn

Cybersecurity Risk is definitely a bake-a-Brûlée situation. (Ugh, really Kevin?) If you aren’t paying attention – you could eventually burn down your house. Cyber-attacks were up almost 20% in 2017, which turned up the oven temperature – 9.32 Billion Malware attacks cranked up the browning …

Goodbye AIM, Windows Vista and…

Windows Vista, AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), Windows Phone, Kinect, and more technology had their funeral in 2017. Everybody of course always gets excited about new technology. However, many techies like us get excited to see old technology go away. Its not that we are negative …

Cyber Security vs. Your Office Culture

Cyber security is effected by your office culture By now, most people have heard of the cyber security incident at Equifax. Unfortunately, Equifax is not alone in its tech team laziness. When you look deeper into what happened – a lot of it shows just …

Better Business Bureau Accepts A+ Rated Network Medics

Better Business Bureau Accepts Network Medics as an A+ rated Managed IT Services Provider As most people know, the BBB, or Better Business Bureau is the “Who you can trust” online directory of 6,700+ accredited businesses. With so many Managed IT Services providers in Minnesota, …

Windows 10 Free? We bet it is on the way.

Windows 10 Free is probably not far off For years now starting with the launch of the original iPhone, Operating Systems, or an “OS”, have been slowing moving to the free model and I believe Windows 10 free will be a reality soon . Microsoft …

5 Facts About VMware that You Should Know

VMware is a virtual software that allows for cloud computing. It’s a subsidiary of Dell Technologies and was founded in 1998. It’s compatible with Windows, Linux, and macOS operating systems. The hypervisors provide a virtualized set of hardware to the user, making it possible to …