Monthly Archives: April 2016

Managed IT Predicts Problems Instead of Reacting to Them

Should IT be treated more like plumbing or more like the medical profession? Plumbers are usually hired on a break-fix model; when there is a leak, or a drain fails to flow, someone calls a plumber. The plumber fixes the problem and sends a bill, but typically does not learn about the unique plumbing features associated with the property, or the property owner’s needs. Continue Reading

  • 04/22/2016
  • IT

Apple vs. US Government: What are the Implications for Security on our Smartphones?

Apple vs. U.S. Government still sounds like an odd choice of words, or perhaps something out of The Onion just a year ago. Now it’s very real after a strange turn of events over the last few months. Ever since the FBI demanded Apple hack the iPhones belonging to terrorists in last year’s San Bernardino, California shootings, the argument over security vs. privacy has grown ever louder. Continue Reading

  • 04/08/2016
  • IT

Why You Need IT Outsourcing More Than Ever in 2016

In order to successfully run a business in today’s high-tech age, a complete understanding of information technology (IT) is vital. Huge quantities of data are being generated in all kinds of businesses and IT outsourcing services have never been more essential in order to make the most of all this information and to keep it secure from cyberattacks. It’s worth thinking about where IT goes from here. The following are the major trends that IT outsourcing services will be monitoring in 2016 and beyond. Continue Reading

  • 04/04/2016
  • IT