It seems that our public schools are in a state of perpetual financial crisis. Many communities supplement their school operating budgets with additional funds from parents and community fundraisers. In addition to bake sales and calls for donations to raise money, they also have to cut costs. Art, music, and sports programs have already been cut from many curricula. Even areas such as school computer programs and IT support have to cut their spending. As Connecticut schools face a growing budget crisis, school IT directors are looking for IT solutions to cut their budgets and still provide essential computer services to faculty and students.Read More >
It’s always nice to be recognized. Especially when recognition comes from your peers—other professionals who have “been there, done that, bought the T-shirt.” They understand what it takes to succeed and the challenges that stand in the way of providing outstanding customer service. That’s why we are extremely proud to be named one of the Pioneer 250 on CRN’s 2017 Managed Service Provider 500 (MSP500) list.Read More >
When you run a Connecticut small business, time really is money. Even if you are not in a service business that bills by the hour, productivity is gauged by how efficiently your employees spend their time, and how much they can accomplish in the course of a workday. However, employees encounter dozens of roadblocks to productivity every day.
As a CT small business owner, you can take proactive steps to minimize wasted time and maximize productivity.Read More >
Every Connecticut business needs some type of computing technology, including the technical services to support those systems.
The crucial question becomes whether it’s cost-effective to maintain an IT expert on staff, or to outsource managed computer services. It is often a good idea to do both; keeping an IT expert on staff for business-critical issues and a managed services company to handle routine issues such as backup, system monitoring, and printer maintenance.Read More >
Technology is continually changing, and one of the best ways to stay on top of these changes is by talking to your peers. Connecticut small business owners and IT professionals can learn a lot by meeting with other technology professionals to share tips, techniques, and gossip about what’s happening with the technology vendors and platforms that are vital to their business.Read More >
Every business needs to be concerned about data security, especially securing customers’ personal data. Many businesses need to collect and store sensitive personal information. For example, retailers that maintain customer loyalty clubs and sell goods online have to keep financial information, such as credit card numbers. Service providers such as doctors and dentists have to keep more sensitive information, such as social security numbers.Read More >