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Keeping our clients’ data safe is just one of the many services Tech To U offers. You don’t need to worry about the technical elements of how we can promise that you will never lose data. We have compiled some tips on the best ways to handle backup and recovery in order to help you
Do you remember the early days of the “internet”? It was this cryptic term but everyone was talking about it. It didn’t take long for it to pick up so much steam that it flipped our worlds and how we do business.
In our previous article we discussed the basics of Cloud computing and identified several popular apps being used. Without knowing it – many businesses are making use of the Cloud. But few companies have moved all their applications and only utilize IT via cloud services. Most are using a hybrid solution.
With the price of oil flirting around the $40/barrel mark, Calgary-based companies are increasingly looking for ways to cut costs to manage the downturn.
Your business needs software to enable your staff to perform their jobs efficiently and to achieve a competitive edge with technology. Staying ahead of the competition means offering features and advantages to your customers and partners your competitors are not. Enter the vaunted discussion: should we build or buy software?
In Part 1 of this discussion, we discussed the advantages and disadvantages of developing custom software versus purchasing Out of the Box Software (OTBS). Now that you have a sense of the pros and cons for each approach, how do you go about deciding which way to go? What are the key considerations?
Creating a high performance IT support culture for your organization is a critical component of any business, large or small. Whether you hire in-house IT staff or utilize an outsourced IT services provider, there are key characteristics to look for in IT support resources.
In our last post on the basics of preventative maintenance and network monitoring solutions (MMS), we indicated we would share a case study to illustrate how a MMS service could have saved a recent client thousands of dollars and eliminated significant headaches. We’ll refer to this company as ABC Co.
Turbulent times can create pause for business owners to crack out the spreadsheets and find ways to become a leaner organization and pare back expenses.
Moving an office is stressful. This stress is compounded if IT problems occur during the move. Tech To U has created a checklist of activities to plan and execute your move to ensure a smooth transition. Before you review the check list – consider our five recommendations to avoid IT complications during the move.
Is a small/mid-sized business (SMB) more vulnerable to IT security threats than a large corporation? Taylor Amerding of CSO Online (a quality IT publication), states:
“An ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure” Cliché – but true. And when it comes to your own IT, nothing could be further from the truth.
It is that time of the year when you reflect on your business, set goals and begin the march toward achieving those new goals to grow your business. Don’t forget to take stock of your IT and plan to make improvements so you operate your business more effectively.
For small business owners, setting up a retainer relationship is a smart way to make sure your business has the IT services and support it needs, whether you have in-house IT support or not. With a retainer in place, your business receives the benefit of an entire team’s skills and know-how at a fraction of