3 End-of-the-Year IT To-Do's That Will Save You Money in 2014

Posted by Steven Vigeant on 12/20/13 2:03 PM

As business slows down for a week or two at the end of the year it’s a perfect time to review the status of your IT infrastructure. With projects temporarily on hold and employees out of the office on vacation, this is a rare opportunity to tweak and upgrade your technology without drastically impeding day-to-day operations.

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Topics: IT investment

What is HaaS? Hardware as a Service Defined and Explained

Posted by Steven Vigeant on 11/20/13 4:17 PM

One of the most significant costs for small businesses, especially in the startup phase, is the cost of IT equipment. Essential hardware like printers, RFID scanners and servers require a substantial upfront investment and the expense of ongoing maintenance. Many small businesses are shocked to find that they have not properly budgeted for the hardware on which their day-to-day operations rely.

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Topics: IT Infrastructure, IT investment, HaaS

Real-World Examples of Smart Small Business IT Investment

Posted by Steven Vigeant on 10/8/13 8:30 AM

For too many small businesses, IT exists as an abstract concept. It is a vague combination of computers, servers and software that are important for getting business done, but are rarely a business concern. This attitude is understandable, but it is also risky. IT is more than just a one-time expense, it is a living breathing ecosystem that needs constant attention.


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Topics: IT Outsourcing, Backup and Disaster Recovery, IT Support, BDR, IT investment