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Hybrid Work: The Future of IT

More than almost any industry in the world, IT leaders were forced to make significant adjustments to become more agile and flexible during the pandemic. As remote work became the predominant work structure for millions of Americans, the tech infrastructure that needed to be deployed put a strain on IT departments nationwide. And today, as work-from-home setups remain widely utilized…
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Cybersecurity Advisory: Top Exploited Vulnerabilities To Be Aware Of

It’s no secret that cybercrime is on the rise—both here in the United States and around the world. Studies showed that Americans lost over $4.1 billion to cybercrimes in 2020. But hold onto your hats—this staggering statistic pales in comparison to what experts think is coming next. According to recent reports like the one from Cybersecurity Ventures, global cybercrime will…
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The Current Microchip Shortage and its Impact on the IT Supply Chain

Microchips have become an integral part of twenty-first-century technology. Although small in size, these sets of electronic circuits printed on silicon wafers have proved their value to the world of IT. From phone and laptop manufacturers to cars and medical equipment, microchips serve as the processors for these everyday products. They are implanted in our favorite devices to help them…
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Why Hackers Love Procrastination—And What You Can Do to Fight It

IT pundits, industry reports, and tech-related statistics are all providing the same two fundamental truths about the state of cybercrime and cybersecurity: The risk and exposure related to cyber threats are at all-time highs—and are only getting worse. Most organizations are struggling to build and maintain effective cybersecurity programs. The presence of a booming cybercrime economy cannot be ignored. As…
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Why Cybersecurity Is More Important Than Ever

In light of the recent cyberattacks that have rocked major corporations across the United States, companies need to prepare themselves against the threat of an online hack. From Colonial Pipeline to JBS, organizations nationwide have suffered from these major disruptions in business operations. And as nation-states like China, North Korea, and Russia continue to experiment with bolder and more ambitious…
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How IT Teams in Education Are Handling Remote Work

IT teams in education have played a heroic role across the country during this global health crisis. Schools that moved to remote learning scrambled to switch from in-person education to a virtual environment. Here are some ways that school districts (in partnership with their IT providers) have helped ease the burdens educators, students, and their families experienced with the sudden…
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Why Your Business Should Outsource Its BCDR Plan

By Michael Hensley, Director of Professional Services We all know the detrimental effect that natural disasters, system failures, and other unexpected events can have on business continuity. Organizations need to be proactive to prevent operational shutdowns and insulate themselves from damaging impacts to their supply chains. To keep your business up and running, organizations should invest in business continuity and…
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The Cost of IT Downtime – The Amount Is Shocking

We all know that losing access to mission-critical processes and essential operations can be detrimental to business performance. From system failure and network outages to cyberattacks and human error, many factors can contribute to system downtime. And identifying these problems within your IT infrastructure can prove to be time-consuming and expensive. But are you aware of just how much money…
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The Value of IT Outsourcing

The progression of the twenty-first-century tech ecosystem has delivered significant improvements to the way our businesses operate. But in today’s day and age, we all know how stressful and confusing technology can be. Whether you’re looking to establish your organization’s cloud-based presence, troubleshoot your employees’ tech problems, or protect your business from cybersecurity threats, the slew of technological “to-do’s” can…
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Top Technology Trends of 2021

By Michael Hensley, Director of Professional Services Like millions of other people in the world, I’m looking forward to ridding my hands of 2020 and starting fresh in the new year. While the pandemic has left an indisputable mark on our planet, recent advancements in technology have provided much-needed hope and optimism for the future. When looking ahead to the…
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