IT Managed Services

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5 Questions to Ask About Managed Backup

As we move into the last quarter of 2017, and especially if you have budget remaining for technology, now is a good time to evaluate your current backup and disaster recovery plans and processes. If you don't have a formal backup and disaster recovery plan, make this part of your New Year's resolutions.

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What is managed IT security?

Cybersecurity is near the top of everyone’s list of key business concerns and challenges. Threats can come from both inside and outside a company’s network. Companies across all industries are increasingly aware of their exposure to hacking attempts with ransomware events making headlines. The task of executing effective security at an affordable price can be daunting.

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What No One Tells You About Computer Network Support

Network support can mean different things to different people. The technology in use at a proprietorship (and the corresponding network that supports it) will be much different than at a company of hundreds of employees. In addition to the number of employees within a company, the amount of data and the number of workstations the company uses are also factors that dictate the IT needs of the company.

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8 Factors Hoteliers Should Consider When Selecting Cloud Versus On-Premise Software

In simple terms, there are two ways that hospitality technology can be implemented at a property: the traditional IT environment where all the hardware, software, and networking is managed on-site versus cloud based solutions.

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Corserva Expands Its Configuration and Integration Services

Corserva recently announced burgeoning growth in its configuration and integration services. The response from the company’s clients has been extremely positive as the availability of this service removes an obstacle for businesses trying to leverage technology to realize corporate goals.

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3 Essential Steps in Virtualization Design (from an Industry Veteran)

Virtualization is the modern way to maximize IT resources. Virtualization can apply to applications, servers, storage, and networks and is the single most effective way to reduce IT expenses while providing users better access to systems from wherever they are working. (Learn more about the benefits of virtualization.) With virtualization, applications are contained in virtual machines (VMs) which are isolated from each other, but share a pool of resources managed by a hypervisor.

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Leveraging NIST Assessments to Become NIST Compliant

If you are a defense or government supplier – or if you are a subcontractor selling to a government supplier – you need to know about the NIST 800-171 mandate, and take steps to perform a NIST assessment to become NIST compliant by the deadline December 31, 2017.

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Corserva Signs VAR Agreement with SALTO Systems

As of July 7, 2017, Corserva is now a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for SALTO Systems, a top manufacturer of electronic access control systems. The agreement encompasses the entire SALTO product line — the first stand-alone, battery-powered electronic locks for access control. All products will be sold, implemented, and supported by Corserva into industries where security is critical including hospitality, healthcare, education, transportation, and other commercial markets.

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Get Better Email Security with Managed Services for Microsoft Office 365

Complex targeted attacks and malware are no longer reserved purely for big business. All companies are increasingly tested by the rising levels of sophisticated, malicious emails and social media posts.

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Corserva Adds Matthew Mrowczynski as VP of Hospitality Sales

As of June 5, 2017, Matthew Mrowczynski has joined Corserva as VP of Hospitality Sales. This announcement follows on the heels of several hospitality initiatives Corserva has taken this year. In April, Corserva launched ‘Corserva Sphere,’ the first integrated managed services model for the hospitality industry. The company also brought on hospitality technology veteran Karen Faircloth as Director of Hospitality IT. Earlier in the year, Corserva completed construction on its Hospitality Technology Concept Center, housed within the company’s facility in Orlando, Florida.

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