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Managed IT Services Pricing [Complete Guide For 2022]

Submitted by Kevin Kendall on Mon, 11/ 15/ 21 - 12: 22 PM

 

MANAGED IT SERVICES PRICING | 15 MIN READ

Your business isn’t likely generating the kind of income or business Facebook is, but we’re ALL familiar with the product - and while it’s fresh in our minds, most of us are aware Facebook, along with.

Managed IT Services

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What is a Phishing Test? [Definition + Examples]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Thu, 04/ 15/ 21 - 04: 20 PM

PHISHING TESTS | 6 MIN READ

If you're looking for information on phishing tests, including what is a phishing test, then you've come to the right place. This article will cover everything you want to know about phishing tests, including what you can.

Managed IT Services

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NOC vs. SOC: What's the Difference?

Submitted by Dave McClelland on Tue, 02/ 02/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICES | 4.5 MIN READ

Businesses looking to better secure their network may turn to either a Network Operations Center (NOC) or a Security Operations Center (SOC). However, when both sound so similar, it can be difficult to use their.

Managed IT Services, cybersecurity, network operations center

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7 Benefits of a Network Operations Center [NOC]

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 01/ 29/ 21 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 5 MIN READ

Businesses looking for assistance managing employee network help requests may turn to a Network Operations Center. However, what are the unique benefits that of a NOC that differentiates it from a help desk? Keep reading to.

Managed IT Services, Network Security, cybersecurity

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Who is a Good Fit for Managed IT Services? [Top 7 Characteristics]

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 12/ 01/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICES | 5.5 MIN READ

As a Managed Service Provider, we understand that not every business will be the right fit for us. For instance, some businesses may be a better fit for an internal IT department. Keep reading to learn who is a good.

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How to Control Spam [Tips + Recommendations]

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 11/ 24/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 6 MIN READ

Spam, sometimes mistaken for the packaged meat product SPAM, is an online nuisance that you have likely experienced before. While we all think we know, in general, what spam is, fully understanding it is key in knowing how.

Email Security, Managed IT Services

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Securing Company Data: How Managed IT Services Can Help

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Thu, 11/ 12/ 20 - 02: 29 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICES | 7 MIN READ

As a Managed Service Provider, we aim to take customer service a step further by not only educating our clients about how to secure their data but also by educating the public. Although securing company data is a top.

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Data Privacy Compliance: How MSP's Can Help

Submitted by Kevin Kendall on Fri, 08/ 21/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 4 MIN READ

In today's digital age, data privacy is becoming more and more of an issue. In response to cries for consumer privacy, more laws and regulations are being passed to manage data storage and curtail data sharing by businesses.

Managed IT Services, cybersecurity, Managed Services Questions

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In-House vs. Managed IT: Which Is Better?

Submitted by Kevin Kendall on Fri, 06/ 26/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICES | 5 MIN READ

If your business is looking to improve your cyber security efforts, there will come a point in the research and decision process where you will need to figure out if you want in-house or managed IT. As a managed IT.

Managed IT Services, cybersecurity

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How to Return to the Office After Coronavirus

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 06/ 23/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

REMOTE OFFICE | 5 MIN READ

As the country starts to open up amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the main question on every company's mind is how they can safely transition back to the office. Along with setting clear hygiene standards to avoid the spread of.

Managed IT Services, remote office

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Top 4 Managed Service Provider [MSP] Misconceptions

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 06/ 19/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICE | 5.5 MIN READ

Some companies may be hesitant to sign with a Managed Service Provider (MSP) when they could just hire in-house IT instead. As an MSP, we know the ways in which some MSP's taint our industry's reputation. Keep reading.

Managed IT Services, Managed Services Questions, cyber security

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Why Are Managed Service Providers (MSP's) So Expensive?

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 06/ 02/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICES | 7 MIN READ

Managed Service Providers (MSP's) can receive a bad reputation for being seen as a costly investment, giving some businesses sticker shock when they learn how much their contract might be. Understanding what costs.

Managed IT Services, Managed Services Questions

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Choosing a Managed Service Provider: 4 Steps to Success

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 05/ 29/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICES | 8.5 MIN READ

When chosen correctly, a Managed Service Provider (MSP) can elevate your business to new heights. They can improve network security and functionality or help you expand your network or transition it to remote.

Managed IT Services, Managed IT Services Atlanta, Managed Services Questions

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What Is Cyber Insurance? [Definitions and How to Reduce Costs]

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Tue, 05/ 19/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER INSURANCE | 5 MIN READ

Cyber insurance, also known as cyber liability insurance, covers your business in the event of a cyber attack or data breach where customer information is impacted. Cyber attacks threaten your business' livelihood and the.

Managed IT Services, cyber security insurance

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How to Leave Your MSP Contract

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 05/ 15/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICES | 4.5 MIN READ

When you are unhappy with your Managed Service Provider's work, the last thing you want is to be stuck in a contract with them. While many contracts are airtight, there are a few things you can do to create a little.

Managed IT Services, MSP Questions

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How MSP's Can Streamline Your Business

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 04/ 17/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICES | 4 MIN READ

Maximizing productivity and efficiency is a business goal that is always top-of-mind for companies. Businesses looking to achieve this may think of ways to streamline their sales process or supply chain. However, many.

Managed IT Services, cyber security

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6 Signs That You Should Get Rid of Your MSP

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 04/ 03/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICES | 5 MIN READ

If you're reading this article, then deep down you probably already know that it's time to cut ties with your MSP. If you're still on the fence, you might want to know what factors to keep in mind when making the.

Managed IT Services, MSP Questions, Managed Services Questions

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NOC or Help Desk: Which Is Better?

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 03/ 20/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

MANAGED IT SERVICES | 6 MIN READ

When shopping for managed IT services, you may come across the terms NOC and help desk. While they sound similar, nuanced differences between the two exist. Based on your business' needs, you may find that one is.

Managed IT Services, Network Protection Atlanta, Network Protection, cyber security best practices, cyber security solutions, Managed IT Services Atlanta

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Managed IT Services Contracts Defined

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Fri, 01/ 31/ 20 - 12: 00 PM

CYBER SECURITY | 7 MIN READ

If you're currently in the market for a managed services provider, you might have seen or will come across a contract spelling out your services agreement. Managed IT services contracts can come with terms that might.

Managed IT Services, cybersecurity, Managed Services Questions, cyber security

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From Break fix to Managed Services: What's the Difference?

Submitted by Kevin Kendall on Fri, 11/ 16/ 18 - 03: 13 PM

IT SERVICES | 10 MIN READ

Are you looking for the differences between break/fix to managed services models? You've come to the right place!

Managed IT Services

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