Posts Tagged ‘The Cloud’
NIST Compliance Considerations for Maryland Manufacturers
10 Regulatory Actions to Take Immediately If You’re a Manufacturer in the Greater D.C. or Maryland Area If you’re a manufacturer within 50 miles of Washington D.C., your organization is probably working with the United States government in some way, shape or form. Whether you have a contract directly with the government or you provide…Read More
Hurricane Florence: How Can You Prepare Your Maryland Business?
Expected to hit the coastline late Thursday evening, Hurricane Florence has already forced evacuation of more than 1 million people in places as far north as Virginia. This Category 2 storm is capable of catastrophic damage, channeling wind speeds of up to 110 mph and forecasting record-setting storm surges. Download your free copy of our…Read More
What Does My Business Need from a Managed IT Services Provider?
Determine which solutions are a “must-have” when deciding on a managed IT package. Are you interested in how a comprehensive IT solution could benefit your business? Click here to browse our Managed IT homepage! Managing IT has become an overwhelming task for many organizations as innovations in technology become more advanced, and the risk of…Read More
The Wake-up Call No Business Wants
Is your business’ back up and disaster recovery plan up to speed? Your systems probably hold a few Terabytes’ worth of CRM and vendor data, billing and payroll history, legal and other documents. You generate vast amounts of new data daily. Yet, if you’re like 40% of small-to-medium sized companies, you don’t back up that…Read More
Is Cloud Computing Right For Your Business?
Here’s everything you should know before moving your business to the cloud. Ah, the cloud. You’ve heard it touted as the biggest IT innovation since the app, streaming and virtual reality goggles combined. Yes, it’s full of potential. Yes, it has plenty of pitfalls. No, you are not late to the party. Cloud technology is, in…Read More
Secure Your Company’s Data Anywhere with Mobile Device Management
Everyone likes a good story, so let’s start with a dream scenario: Every morning your company’s sales team hits the road armed with a mobile arsenal of phones, tablets, and laptops. No longer tethered to the office, they’re free to focus on cultivating leads and delivering exceptional service to existing clients. They quickly become your…Read More
4-Steps to Ensuring Proactive Maintenance & IT Support for Your Business
In our digitally dependent world, a blackout of any duration can damage profits and client confidence. Yet 70% of companies, both with internal IT departments and those using hosted IT vendors, take a patchwork approach to managing their infrastructure. These businesses receive lackluster IT support at best, waiting for problems to occur and then…Read More
A Fully Managed IT Services Provider Can Revolutionize Your Company’s IT
In our younger days, we loved pretending to be firefighters. Running a tech-dependent business can feel like the game never ended. We’re always rushing to put out the latest fire, only to see another one spring up somewhere else in the system. It’s exhausting, expensive, and inefficient. A fully managed IT provider, like Advance, can…Read More
Protecting Yourself, Your Employees, & Your Business on Cyber Monday
Cyber Monday is a wonderful thing – instead of fighting through the masses on Black Friday, those of us who value our sanity choose to purchase our holiday gifts at discounted prices from the privacy (and safety) of the Internet. So, what is the issue, one may ask, with this apocryphal holiday? If you’re a…Read More
Mobile First: The Risks & Rewards
Over the past decade, we have seen mobile device usage continue to grow, both for personal and business use. In 2014 we rounded out the year with a massive 1.2 billion devices sold, up over 28% from 2013. With statistics like that, it has become clear that mobile is here to stay and the way…Read More