IT Services Pricing
How Much Does IT Managed Services Cost?
When you decide to hire a Managed IT Services Provider (MSP) to support your business’s IT needs, the cost may come as a surprise. What can be more frustrating is that, if you are not technical, buying IT can be difficult and confusing. Surprisingly, very companies talk about the price of managed services and what goes into it.
Top 5 Reasons to have 24/7 IT Support
How much money do you lose when your company is down for even just one day? Paying for IT Support 24/7 definitely saves your company money in the long run. The down time is greatly reduced as well as the possible loss of everything that makes your business run. These days a proper IT infrastructure is not a luxury, it is a necessity.
Common IT Comparisons
Onsite Vs. Hosted Servers: Which Is Best for Your Business?
Life is full of tough choices. Coke or Pepsi? Mac or PC? Hanging the toilet paper over or under the roll? Well, if you’re a business owner, there’s another important question you should be asking yourself: should I choose a hosted server or keep my server onsite to store my data?
The answer to this life-altering question really depends on a few crucial things, including the nature of your business and your data requirements. With so many options available these days, it’s no wonder why business owners are struggling to reach a decision.
6 Reasons Why Your Small Business Should Consider the Cloud
All business owners want their companies to do well. It’s only natural. After all, why would you want to even start it in the first place if you didn’t want it to succeed? If you’re looking for an easy way to take your business to the next level, allow us to introduce one of the best things ever (at least in our opinion): the Cloud.
Top 5 Benefits of Outsourcing IT Services
Whether you run a small retail business or large manufacturing industry, outsourcing (some or all) your business IT operations can prove beneficial for your business in many ways. In fact, more and more business owners are opting to partner with managed IT services providers locally and globally, due to its various advantages.
Your Company Website Address: HTTPS or HTTP?
Which one does your company have right now? Google is not going to be very happy with you come this time next year if you answered HTTP. I don’t know about you, but I want our company website on Google’s good side.
Common IT Problems
Top 5 Cyber Security Threats that may Harm your Business
It's an unfortunate reality that businesses must accept: Amid advancements and the ever-changing technology, new cybersecurity risks continue to emerge, emphasizing the need for vigilance now more than ever. The worst part is that cybercriminals are almost impossible to catch most of the time.
How to Prevent a Cyber Attack on Your Business
Cyber security is a complex subject to handle, but it is something that no company CEO can avoid anymore. Many organizations have lost their reputation and money to hackers and cyber criminals because they weren’t fully prepared. So, who’s next? A good rule of thumb is that cyber-attacks happen every day and no one is safe.
5 Common Ways You Can Lose Data
It’s a tale as old as time. No, we’re not talking about a book-loving mademoiselle who gradually falls in love with a prince-turned-hideous-beast who lives in a great gothic castle in the middle of the woods. We’re talking about the thing that everyone dreads, something far scarier than ghosts or chainsaw-wielding villains: accidentally losing data.
What To Do When My Email Stops Working
An email may stop working if your password is expired or maybe recently changed and you haven’t updated your phone yet with your new password or an iPad or something. There’s a couple things you can do when your email stops working.
IT Service Processes
Why is a Cyber Security Review Important for Your Business?
If your business hasn't experienced a security breach to date, then you are one lucky organization. However, 78% of U.S. organizations are not, as they faced a cyber attack just last year!
An In-Depth Review of Cloud Computing for Businesses
Is your head in the clouds? Usually, this question has negative connotations that mean you are impractical or absent-minded. But, if you are thinking about moving your business to a cloud-based IT infrastructure, then it has quite the opposite meaning.
4 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Business IT
Let’s face it, no one really likes change. We get set in our ways and like the way things have always been. But the danger with that is we tend to get a bit crotchety and begin to tell the dang kids to get off our lawn and play their loud music elsewhere.
5 Ways You Can Protect Your Business from Cyber Criminals
We at Acropolis enjoy scary stories just as much as the next IT support firm, but there’s one tale that terrifies us every time we hear it. It goes like this: one foggy evening, an employer and his employees locked up the doors to their small business for the night.
"Best of" List
Can You Get Hacked Through WhatsApp?
Who hasn’t heard of WhatsApp? If you own a smartphone, whether Android or iPhone, BlackBerry or Windows Phone, or even Symbian operating system, you have probably downloaded it at least once!
Top 5 Cybersecurity Risks When Working From Home
When the Covid-19 pandemic caused lockdowns and devastated all economic activities, it pushed numerous companies to allow a significant part of their workforce to operate from home. As a result, the concept of remote work or work-from-home gained high popularity around the corporate world.
Migrating to Office 365? Avoid These 10 Common Pitfalls
Organizations large and small are making the move to Microsoft Office 365, and for good reason. Office 365 makes it easier for employees to effectively work, communicate and collaborate in the cloud. Additionally, O365 reduces the costs associated with maintaining network and server upgrades and configurations.
The Importance of Deleting Cookies
I’m getting hungry just writing this blog. Cookies in your computer are VERY different than grandma’s famous chocolate chip. They are small files that are placed on your hard drive while the user is unknowingly surfing the web. Cookies are kind of like memories.