While COVID-19 has largely dominated the public awareness and created huge shifts and interruptions to businesses of all sizes, small businesses have clearly been impacted the most--essential and non-essential businesses alike. Of course, this doesn’t mean that large enterprises and corporations aren’t also affected. The difference is, these enterprises and corporations are sometimes better equipped to do something about it… which many have. Phoenix IT services firm MyTek shares more about tech and COVID-19
Quick - when was the last time your routers were updated? Not sure? How about your servers, or every other piece of technology in your office? MyTek, a Phoenix IT support company, offers some tips on maintaining your business IT.
The truth is, maintaining a business’ IT requires more than just running a virus scan every once and a while, or updating a mission-critical program on each workstation. It requires an in-depth understanding of each component and its history, assisted by the use of specialized tools and extensive record-keeping.
We’re always trying to get our message out, sharing how our Phoenix IT services can bring value to just about any kind of business - including nonprofits and municipalities - seeing as just about every business today relies on technology to some degree. Here, we wanted to demonstrate how that value can present itself through managed IT services.
It wasn't too long ago that we had to lug a computer into the shop to get it fixed if something were to go wrong with it. Frankly, with the pace that business is conducted at today, this approach simply isn’t effective for businesses any longer. Now, with the support of a managed service provider, like Phoenix IT services firm MyTek, support is available much more efficiently and affordably than ever.
Consider something for a moment: aside from their size and the resources at their disposal, what makes a small to medium-sized business so different from a large, enterprise-sized one? If you really consider it, there isn’t all that much. This is why many SMBs have turned to IT managed services… to receive IT support comparable to what the large businesses get.
In business today outsourcing your IT management or project management is routine. It wasn’t always so. For the first couple of decades of IT for business, that was the only way you were going to get a piece of technology up and working again without massive capital investment. Today, we will take a look at the break/fix method to IT management and how it is far more expensive than you may think.
Proactive Phoenix IT Security is a Must
No Phoenix business can be successful if it’s constantly suffering from data breaches. Smart businesses should take measures to mitigate the issues caused by these security threats before they present themselves. MyTek, a leading Phoenix IT company, offers recommendations below for four of the biggest security issues your business could without a proactive plan to reduce vulnerability.
Your Phoenix Business Technology Will Fail - What Will You Do?
Chances are that you’ve dealt with the following scenario: You are working along fine and you try to open an application only to be rebuked by an error message on the screen that tells you that there is some type of critical error. You close that out hoping that it was a one-time exception, but nope, it pops up again. You think to yourself, “Why does this always happen?” If you don't have Phoenix business IT support, do you have a plan? Downtime for your Phoenix business software and hardware means lost productivity, lost sales, lost revenue, and sometimes... lost minds...
Scammers Have Gotten Far More Sophisticated
It used to be that tech-support scammers dialed random business numbers to convince the people that their computer has problems and they can fix them if the user allows them to remote into the device. They use tactics that are as generic and vague as possible.
Vendors… how many do you have to deal with? Chances are, quite a few. Now consider how much time is spent managing each of them. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was some way to reduce this time to effectively nothing? Well, we have some good news for you.
Businesses of all sizes use varying degrees of technology to improve organizational productivity, efficiency, and security. The more a business depends on its data, the more crucial it is for them to manage and maintain the systems in which this data is dependent. For organizations that have a lack of financial resources to support these systems, it is often left to unqualified employees, putting your business at risk. What do you do when you need expertise that you lack and can’t afford to hire in-house staff?