Category: Managed IT Services

Downtime Costs Money

Downtime Costs Money

“Downtime costs money.” That’s no secret, but it doesn’t quite capture the whole experience: you arrive to work in the morning, grab your coffee knowing you’ve got a hectic day ahead, and are ready to dive in. For some reason your computer can’t access the database and neither can anyone ...

9 Questions you should ask your chief technology officer

Technology is key to your business’s success, but are your systems performing optimally? That’s a question for your Chief Technology Officer (CTO), but sometimes gaining insights on the cost performance and productivity of your systems isn’t that simple. If you want to know how to reduce costs, boost productivity and ...

IT Budgeting: How to Get It Right

During periods of economic uncertainty, business owners start to question the value of everything in their operating budgets, including their IT spend. Information technology costs cover a vast range of elements, including hardware, software, and staff, and they can vary enormously depending on the sector, the company size, and the ...
Managed IT Services at a COUPLE of GURUS

31 Questions to ask a current or prospective IT Services Company

One of the main benefits of hiring an outsourced IT services company (often called an IT Managed Services Provider, or MSP) is that the good ones can replace an organization’s internal IT department, at a much lower cost. So they need to develop the same level of familiarity with the ...

Managed IT Services vs. Break/Fix IT Services for businesses

When it comes to your IT needs, there are two different service philosophies. Which one is right for your business? Learn more about the difference between managed IT services and break/fix IT services, including the advantages and disadvantages of each. What is break/fix IT? A break fix model is a ...