What’s Better for Business: Managed IT Services or Hiring a Network Admin?

What is the best option?

For most small businesses, the network serves as the company’s backbone. Without it, customers cannot be served, employee efficiency crashes, and the business comes to a halt.

Cisco estimates that business lose about 1 percent in revenue each year just from network downtime. For your company, while that may not make or break you, every dollar obviously counts. So exactly whom should you entrust your network to?
Let’s break it down.

Most SMB’s have two choices, but one is superior to the other.

Network Administrator 

4 Things to Consider When Planning a Hardware Refresh


“Everyone knows” that you should refresh your hardware on a three-to-five–year basis. However, many are beginning to challenge that commonly held view for a variety of reasons. For one thing, IT budgets don’t grow on trees (as much as we all wish they did) and management isn’t always interested in upgrading when things seem to be working just fine. At the same time, other business units are screaming for better performance for the apps that drive their departments.

Top Ten Most Important Cybersecurity Tips for End-Users

No matter how effective—or expensive—the security tools protecting your network are, there’s no way to predict the damage caused by a single careless user. The war against cyber criminals is fought each time a user decides to click an unfamiliar link or open an attachment—and just a single mistake could be the reason for massive data loss.

To assist we’ve compiled a list of things your users should be thinking about whenever they are using the internet.

How Can Scanning Help Your Business?

Scanning Solutions for a Digital Workflow

Increasing efficiencies and lowering costs are two of the most important reasons why you should consider implementing scanning procedures in your office.  Other benefits include the need for less office space, creating a secure data environment and the overall environmental impact.  As well as, it’s just smart business!

Increasing Efficiencies

5 Steps to Reduce Your Office Expenses

Reduce Expenses

In today’s challenging environment, businesses of all sizes are looking for ways to do more with less.

One of the ways to reduce your office expenses is to analyze everything that you currently manage, from your business machines to your document workflow.  Chances are there are ways to improve your efficiencies and create a healthier bottom line.

Toshiba Copier Reviews

Toshiba has totally changed the design, look and feel of their professional copier line.  All the new machines come in an attractive anthracite (dark grey), which has been a welcomed change.

The ten color models perform at speeds from 20 to 75 pages-per-minute while the nine black & white models run from 25 to 85 pages-per-minute.  A model is available to fit every business environment. 


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