5 Signs hardware need to be upgraded

Computers, servers, mobile devices, and more, are constantly seeing hardware and component upgrades being released. From faster processors to new screens, it feels like there are new elements being released on a daily basis. This can make many business owners feel like they must upgrade.

3 IT areas to invest in

Technology is constantly evolving, so much so that it feels like there is a near constant stream of systems and devices being released on a daily basis. This fast-paced development has forced companies and their IT teams to move rapidly with the times. As such, IT as a whole has been basically divided into three main areas, which companies should be investing in.

How to Create an IT Budget

One of the biggest mysteries in IT is how much is actually spent on services, software, hardware, and networking. Where do you begin when you are budgeting for IT? Do you set aside funds and then work within the parameters, or do you determine your needs and build a budget around that? Should the IT budget be a percentage of revenue? What is part of the IT  budget? This article is about how to build a technology budget and what to consider when you are doing your IT budget to ensure that you and your employees have the tools to do the job and and don't break the bank.

The Value of an IT Assessment

A business is always breathing, and operationally a business is dependent on technology. As a business evolves through growth, downsizing, new initiatives and technology updates- how do you know if your business IT can handle it? How can you budget?

An IT assessment or IT Audit is designed to analyze the current technology state of a business and identify areas that need improvement.

Three Steps To Fix IT Management for SMBs

Small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) tend to have a more difficult time managing IT than larger enterprises. Despite being technology dependent as larger enterprises. SMBs have tighter budgets and fewer resources to devote to IT management. This leads to a more reactive "break-fix" approach to their technology that never does any smaller company or organization any good.

3 Benefits of hiring an MSP

IT, like all other business process, requires a cohesive strategy in order to operate at peak efficiency. However, as a highly technical field, it's difficult for non-technical people to properly assess, plan, and estimate the technology needs of a company.