Managed IT Services

How to Keep Your Systems and Data Safe While Employees Work from Home

Now that the initial wave of chaos created by shifting employees to a work-from-home strategy is over, we want to remind you to continue keeping your systems and data secure. Keeping your systems safe can be especially challenging when employees work from home. Remember that cyber criminals are doing all they can to exploit the …

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Preparing for Disaster and Keeping Your Business Operating

With the quarantine measures taken to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus, businesses across the country have been scrambling to keep operating. Offices have largely been shut down, and workers are operating remotely.  While modern technology provides the means for workers to continue to work and collaborate from the safety of their homes, uncertainty looms. It is currently unknown how …

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Be Prepared: Office 2010 End of Service is Coming in October

Is your business still using Office 2010? Then you may have noticed a little message appear at the top of a Word document or Excel sheet stating that support for your software is coming to an end. This is not an empty threat.  On October 13, 2020, Office 2010 will cease to be supported. That means no more patches, …

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Outsourcing Your CIO – Is It a Good Idea?

Technology is heavily integrated into most businesses today. Even if your company isn’t a “tech” company by nature, you have computers, tablets, smart phones, smart devices/appliances, cloud-based software, online databases, and more.  As your business grows, it just seems to get more and more complex. In order to keep things in working order while maintaining security and standards, you …

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The Importance of Risk-Based Vulnerability Management in Modern Cyber Security

In today’s world where nearly everything and everyone is connected to the internet, businesses can’t setup a layer or two of defense and expect to be safe. While antivirus software, firewalls, and protocols like multifactor authentication provide a good baseline of protection, there are always ways around them.  Meeting your industry’s security standards isn’t enough either. Maintaining compliancy is important, but industry-based guidelines are hardly comprehensive, and they fail to capture your business’s unique risks and …

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What to Look for in an IT Company

Just about every modern business could use a little IT assistance in today’s digital frontier. However, many small and medium sized businesses don’t have the budget to afford in-house IT staff. Even the businesses that do find that their needs exceed their own team’s capabilities. With the growing and ever-evolving threats to cyber security in an increasingly connected …

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It’s Time for Businesses to Say Goodbye to Windows 7

Nearly 11 years ago, Windows 7 was released to the masses. Arriving just three short years after the largely criticized Windows Vista, Windows 7 received a much warmer reception.  It retained the same rounded, transparency-driven appearance on the surface, but underneath, the OS was lighter, faster, and much more compatible with existing tools and programs.  Both individuals and businesses were quick to adopt. …

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How Businesses Can Be Ready for 2020 IT Needs

As we head into the New Year, businesses across the world are wrapping up their budgets, finalizing their business plans, and getting ready to start a brand-new decade off right. A lot has changed in the past ten years, especially when it comes to technology.  The use of mobile devices has exploded, becoming the dominate way that many people utilize technology and access online information. Early in …

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Why Should Small Businesses Outsource Their IT?

There’s no question that modern businesses need IT support. Even small ones. Especially small ones, in fact. The trouble is, the IT needs of a modern business don’t always fall inline with their budget. Some end up hiring one or two in-house IT staff, only to immediately overwhelm them with too much responsibility.   IT is, after all, a balance of immediate needs and ongoing work. Both …

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Our Clients Speak (September 2019)

Expedient Technology Solution’s Stress Free IT client survey responses for September 2019.  We are thankful for our clients trust and support of our commitment to reshaping their IT experience. Managed IT Services are only as good as the people providing those services! Thank you, Tyler, for your patience and persistence with this! Great customer service The …

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