IT Managed Services

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What Can You Expect When Engaging with an MSP?

The successful management of your IT infrastructure requires a highly skilled technical staff, monitoring your systems 24x7, using the latest remote infrastructure monitoring technology. You need experts in servers, virtualization, storage, networking, desktops, cybersecurity, disaster recovery, and other technologies. For most companies, maintaining the diverse skill sets and 24x7 coverage for IT systems is not affordable. Instead, to remain competitive and continue to grow their business, companies use managed IT services and pay only for the services they need, when they need them.
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The Biggest Cybersecurity Trends Impacting Business Owners

From discussions with new customers over the past 30+ years, we know that confusion over IT needs and uncertainty regarding IT requirements often lead to an inability to take action. With too many options and no clear direction, business owners can feel trapped by indecision. Growth for these businesses is then hindered as they are operating in a sub-optimized state. Worse, in many cases, the business is left open to disaster recovery and cybersecurity issues that could jeopardize its survival.
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10 Questions to Ask Before Selecting an MSP

Selecting a managed service provider (MSP) is an important decision. The right choice will enable you to maximize your investment in IT and accomplish your business goals. The wrong choice can make you rue the day you selected your MSP. Partnering with an MSP is typically a long term relationship so it is critical that you perform due diligence before making this decision.
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Why “Between” is the Most Important Word in Cybersecurity

In our cybersecurity practice we are constantly evaluating new technologies. And there are some exceptional products coming into the market. There are technologies to intercept, identify, analyze, isolate, execute, observe, model, correlate, and many other necessary analyses. But as sophisticated as all of these products have become, it seems to me that it all comes down to “between.”
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PCNet Changes Name to Corserva

As of January 1, 2017, PCNet, Inc., is now Corserva, Inc. The name change reflects the company’s broader managed services offerings and its expertise in delivering advanced technology solutions to its clients.
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8 Arguments Against Business Continuity Management

Most executives would agree that business continuity is important, maybe even critical, to the operation of a business. Where they may hesitate, however, is when it comes to spending money on this initiative during challenging budget times.
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Cybersecurity - Will You Be a Victim or Survivor?

While most mid-market company executives believe that they will make it through a cybersecurity incident without significant harm to their business, the facts show that 60% of all mid-market companies hit by cyber-attacks are out of business within six months.
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