You can keep technology expenses low without outside contractors or additional full-time staff. In fact, our team primarily sells managed IT services to organizations with more than 30 employees because that’s the point where outsourcing tech support becomes unavoidable.
Technology is evolving at a breakneck pace and every year comes a tidal wave of new and exciting IT innovations. Some of them have failed miserably, while others have become new standards in the world of business computing.
More than ever, business leaders need to be mindful about which technologies they invest in, because it can add undue risk to your organization.
As 2019 draws to an end, organizations are looking ahead to the new year. How will advancements in technology affect your small business in 2020? From building trust to enhancing customer experience, how will tech tools enable your organization to stay productive and competitive?
Roughly 88% of businesses expect IT budgets to grow or remain steady over the next year.
The year 2020 will see a transition to a new decade. Businesses are facing various IT trends such as the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI), digital transformation, new cybersecurity techniques, and 5G networks.
For small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), information technologies make it easier to fulfill different business functions such as financial management, marketing, sales, product development, etc.
Digital transformation initiatives have been shaping the business landscape for the past two decades. The Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, big data, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and cloud computing all contribute to the modernization of business processes and the emergence of “people-centric smart spaces.
Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) has become a model strategy for desktop management in businesses. For those who don't know, DaaS is subscription-based service wherein a cloud service provider manages the client’s virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). Thanks to the flexibility and security the cloud offers, businesses have access to the desktop resources they need on demand.
While data breaches are known to be caused by cybercriminals who deliberately attempt to break into a system, we actually have human error to thank. In fact, employee negligence brought about by carelessness or lack of knowledge is why cybercriminals choose to resort to trickery.
The modern workplace isn’t just employees stuck behind their desks anymore. Increasingly, businesses hire workers who telecommute from cities beyond company headquarters.
In addition, it is predicted that by 2020, 30% of the workforce will either be freelance, outsourced, or off-premises.
Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) vs. Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS): Which is right for your business?
Desktop virtualization is becoming an important technology because more and more employees demand to be cut loose from their cubicles. The term might sound like the sci-fi theme of your next holiday office party but in reality, desktop virtualization is a solution that allows IT to deploy hosted operating systems to remote clients.
In most organizations, cybersecurity is perceived as a concern of the IT department alone. Unfortunately, small businesses rarely have a dedicated security team. Instead, businesses often set and forget simple defenses like antivirus and firewalls. Even some large enterprises are guilty of the same approach.