What is IT Managed Services?

"What is Managed IT Services?"
Does anyone really know what Managed IT Services are anymore?  They have certainly evolved over time, but let's clear up what they are and are NOT.

First, slapping a bunch of monitoring agents on your computers and then charging hourly to resolve issues that pop up is NOT managed services.

Hard Drive Recovery…

"Lost Data Should Be a Thing of the Past"
Data is the lifeblood of all businesses today, without it businesses cannot function. The moment you find yourself sitting at a search box typing in, "hard drive recovery" is the day you realize that you really didn't have a good data RECOVERY plan.

Add to your Office experience

The functionality of Microsoft Office has yet to be beaten. And while it is known for its straightforward productivity, there are quite a few add-ins for your favorite Office application that just might improve your experience further. Whether you want to add a cool infographic to an Excel spreadsheet or need to set an Uber […]

A New Technology Mindset

How many times have you heard, "Well, just ask the young folks, they know how all this tech stuff works?"
I am often talking with people of various skill levels, backgrounds, and experiences about technology.  So what is it that makes some people "get" technology and not others?  Well, it's not what you think…

It's not age, experience, or maturity.

No More AD Servers

The server-less future is closer than you think.
I have been predicting that Microsoft would soon allow workstations to be joined directly to their Office 365 cloud-based domain (Azure AD for you techies) for some time, and that time has come.  What in the world does this mean to me, you ask?  Well, it means that one of the few remaining reasons to have a server onsite is fading away.

Office 2016 for Mac is now available

Office 2016 for Mac has arrived, and it brings with it several new features to Microsoft’s popular productivity suite and cloud-based services. Microsoft has fixed various bugs and functionality issues in its latest Office version, allowing users to fully make use of the software and integrate it seamlessly with their Mac platform.