Tag: Managed Service Provider


5 Reasons You Should Outsource Your IT Services

Written by: Jay H. You have enough to concentrate on your business. Why add managing your own IT services to the list? Outsource your IT services to take the workload off yourself and gain the following benefits: You Save On Costs Attracting, retaining, and training IT staff is expensive. You have to pay their wages even if their services aren’t always

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In-House IT vs. MSP: Which Is Better?

Written by: Jay H. There comes the point when you must choose an IT services team for your business. So, should you outsource to an MSP or hire in-house IT personnel? Which is better for your business? Learn about both options and decide which is best suited for you. In-House IT Having an in-house IT support team allows businesses to

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6 Ways to Increase Employee Productivity

Written by: Jay H. Unproductive employees cost the North American economy over $350 billion annually. According to a survey conducted by iQ Offices, 57% of employees say they are distracted at the workplace, and many estimate they lose up to two hours each day in productivity. It’s apparent that unproductive employees significantly impact your business. However, transforming your underperformers into

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What Is Ransomware And How To Prevent It

Written by: Jay H. What Is Ransomware? Cybercriminals use several measures to exploit people for money, and ransomware is one of them. Ransomware is a form of malware that denies users access to their files through encryption until the attacker receives ransom payment. Once the user pays the ransom, there is no guarantee that the victim will recover their files.

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5 Ways To Speed Up Your Computer

Written by: Jay H. If you’ve ever used a slow computer, you know the frustrations an underperforming PC can cause. A sluggish computer can make routine tasks, such as opening a browser, take minutes instead of seconds. Fortunately, there are simple steps you can take to give your PC’s performance a boost. Use these five recommendations to help speed up

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Study: The Greatest Cybersecurity Threats to Canadian Organizations

Written By: Jay H. Ransomware and business email compromise are the leading cybersecurity threats to Canadian organizations, according to a new report. In its annual Canadian Cybersecurity Trends Study, law firm Blakes notes tactics that rely on human error are on the rise. “We have observed that more sophisticated ransomware variants are emerging at an accelerated rate,” said the report’s

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7 Tips: Finding a Managed IT Services Provider

Written by: Evelyn K. Edited by: Avinesh B. A managed service provider (MSP) is an information technology (IT) professional that assumes responsibility for providing a specific collection of services, either proactively, remotely, on-site or as otherwise required. With an experienced MSP, a company is assured significant cost savings and revenue improvement, increased worker quality, workforce insight, and greater regulatory compliance. Thus, many organizations

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