Better Questions to Ask a Potential Managed Services Provider

If you’ve been considering outsourcing your IT to a Managed Services Provider (MSP), chances are you’ve done your due diligence in sorting out your options. Your web search probably returned numerous articles with titles along the lines of, “Questions to Ask a Managed Services Provider.” These articles are helpful in general, but often they don’t dig deeply enough into what you really

Is Your Business Running an Older Version of Windows?

While you can still use your computer with the outdated operating system, you will be susceptible to malware triggered by hackers taking advantage of weak or unpatched code.
Before the global attack was stopped, it spread around the world, affecting computers in 150 countries – including computers used in healthcare systems, utilities, and government. On Monday, May 15th, as the world went back to work, the attack picked up speed again.

Managed Services – Remote Monitoring & Management

If your business uses a Managed Services Provider (MSP), the day-to-day security and functionality of your business systems can be less of a concern through their use of Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM). Put simply, RMM allows for 24/7 monitoring of your business systems, with an eye toward preventing issues and quick repair following events that threaten to disable your business.

Internet Explorer End of Support

“Starting January 12, 2016, Microsoft will support only the most recent version of Internet Explorer available for a supported operating system.”  — ZDNet Article from August, 2014 We hear of a fixed date in time and it seems to be so far away, until one day, it’s right on our doorstep. Microsoft announced the end of mainstream support of Internet Explorer in 2014,