How Do You Know When It’s Time for Outsourcing Your I.T. Support?

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Time for Outsourcing Your I.T. Support? As small business owners we are always juggling what needs to be done, when, and what the real cost to your organization will be.  Most of us went into business because we were really good at a particular task, once we are in business for ourselves we discover that we have inherited the responsibility for a bunch of tasks that we are neither experience at or for that matter any good at. 7 Things that Will Make You Get Real About Outsourcing Your I.T. Support. Cyber Security.  We see more businesses than we should that are way to loose with the security of their network.  You better be certain that you are not rolling … Read More

Small Business Tech Support. What You Need to Know.

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Small Business Tech Support is a big question mark for many business owners.  While many business owners like the idea of keeping a full-time I.T. person on staff in theory; the reality many times looks different. A strong I.T. generalist will require a salary in the range of $60,000 to $90,000 plus benefits in the Metro Denver Area.  Most businesses can’t even consider bringing an I.T. person in-house until they hit 30-50 employees. If you are a micro to small business owner looking for small business tech support what should you do? A View from Above. Take a realistic look at the equipment in your office and the maintenance of it.  Many small business owners ignore the network, the computers, … Read More

Computer Support for the HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical Industry in Denver

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In recent weeks we have many conversations regarding the fact that we specialize in providing Computer Support for the HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical Industry in Denver. For those that work within this field, you know there are unique challenges to what you do.  In the past, the need for computer support may have fallen near the bottom of the to do list for business owners in this industry. HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical contractors know one thing for certain, typically when their customers call they need help and they need it fast.  A pleasant 70 degree day may yield few phone calls to the HVAC or Plumbing Companies that we service, however as temperatures drop you can bet there phone volume … Read More

Best Small Business I.T. Support in Denver

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Looking for the Best Small Business I.T. Support in Denver? 5 Things You Must Do Before Switching I.T. Support Providers We have been getting a lot of calls in our office in the last few weeks from small to medium sized business that are either looking for a small business I.T. Support provider for the first time or are looking to replace their current provider because they are unhappy with the service that have been receiving. The fact of the matter is that a large majority of small to medium sized businesses in Denver simply do not have a full time I.T. person on staff.  They are relying on an employee who is techy enough to handle the I.T. duties, … Read More

Is Your Network Secure?

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As a small business owner, how many times have you asked yourself Is My Network Secure?  Truthfully, most small business owners do not ask themselves this question often enough, or at all.  A secure network is extremely important to your business. The age of the internet has opened up a world of possibilities that a decade ago we couldn’t have even imagined.  However, it has also opened up a new era of risks that must be proactively planned for.  Any computer in your company that is directly or indirectly connected to the internet could be vulnerable.  Hackers and viruses can wreck havoc on an organization.  Firewalls are a good starting place, but in no means the only action a small … Read More

IT Outsourcing for the Small Business Owner

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  As small business owners we always have our eye on the bottom line.  That is why in many instances we are the marketing person, the accounting person, the social media person, etc.  The thought of bringing someone in for various functions pops into our thoughts daily.  One of the areas where you can get the biggest bang for your buck is through IT Outsourcing. There are many benefits  to IT Outsourcing for the Small Business Owner: The truth is hiring an IT person on staff is costly.  In addition to salary you have to factor in training, health insurance, employment taxes, retirement, etc.  IT is a highly specialized field. Unless you started an IT Company, odds are technology is … Read More

When Does Your Small Business Need a Server?

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  Many small businesses are not sure when it is necessary for them to transition from a peer-to-peer network to a client server based network.  In our experience, if you have more than 5 users set up in the network it is time to start looking into moving to a network server. Small businesses many times are resistant to making the switch from a peer-to-peer network to a server.   There are many benefits to having a server and many times is not as expensive an undertaking as one would imagine. What is a Server?  At its simplest level, a server is computer that is designed to process requests and deliver data to computers over a local network. First and foremost, a … Read More

Small Business IT Support and Local Sourcing

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Small Business IT Support is a hot topic these days, and many business owners are choosing not to Outsource but to Local Source.  The entrepreneurial spirit in the Denver market is especially strong.  So many people are choosing to leave Corporate jobs behind and instead are forging their own path. In the last few years, we have found a real increase in the number of calls we are receiving from small businesses with an employee range between 2 and 20.  These business owners are adept at running their operations all the while keeping their eye on the bottom line.  These small businesses typically choose not to staff an IT department or have just one employee responsible for all hardware and … Read More