Managed Services Shake-Up!

Managed Services seemed like the Holy Grail for distributors and IT service companies as everyone wanted to add managed services to their profit picture.  Offering and selling managed services sounds like a great thing and managing your network is important. If you are a network service provider managing networks for others then you are familiar with the companies barking the most about their services.   Connectwise,  N-Able, Continuim, Level Platforms, Silverback Technologies Kaseya and 1 Call Service are companies in the news. The current but shifting methodology is to place a small computer appliance or software agents at the client site that ping the local network and “phone home” the information to the IT company..  The security appliance or service provides monitoring and reporting for the local network priced by device. This is billed monthly or quarterly.  That sounds great but slick sales presentations do not mean you get good service

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Windows Server 2019 Installation

Looking for where you can improve and reduce the daily maintenance needs for your business? Move your server to the cloud?? Would you consider upgrading the main servers running your business?   A windows server 2019 installation by our specialists handling all the details is a smart choice. Better compliance management, filtering firewall, high speed gigabit connectivity and network monitoring tools are great productivity improvements. If your server is 4-5 years old, out of warranty and requiring reboots it is time to migrate to a new Microsoft Windows 2019 server. Pick the time to schedule a server upgrade and avoid the disruption of a server crash, hard drive failure and data recovery. The best practice is to upgrade while the old servers are still working. The cost of migrating after a server crash is four times as much because disaster recovery also required to get your business data, QuickBooks accounting, databases

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Oldest Managed Services Provider In Texas

Eliminating computer problems Network Maintenance Plans There is a lot of new interest in managing networks these days! The interest has always been there but the  complexity of networks and the need for always on email and internet access has brought the issue into the executive office.  Enterprise level service and business continuity are new terms for the executive boardroom. Should you and your staff be tackling computer problems or operating your business?   We once heard a business owner ask an employee, “Who is doing your job while you are over playing with a computer?”   This owner realized his staff was better utilized completing company business jobs and having a computer company handle the computer problems.  He called the best company around and had a requirement that they be in business more than 20 years.  How long has your IT company been around? As a 25 year old company

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