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The AIS IT Services and Office Technology Blog. Insights and perspective into what works and makes businesses more competitive.

Basic IT Skills - How Do I Teach Myself Basic IT Support?

on Jul 2, 2018 1:27:08 PM By | Monique Phalen | 0 Comments | Managed IT Services
  Computer problems and IT issues are bound to happen, even if your IT team is experienced, it’s probably a great idea to teach yourself some basic IT support. It’s just a fact of life! Whether at home or in the office, there will come a time when your computer system freezes, a file refuses to save, or a document sent to you becomes corrupt. When this happens, you most likely place a call to your IT department, right? Calling your IT department or your specialized IT person isn’t always the best and most proactive option you can take. You can sometimes prevent these issues from happening or know how to resolve them yourself instead of waiting for help.  
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How Much Do Managed IT Services Cost?

on May 1, 2018 12:36:37 PM By | Monique Phalen | 0 Comments | Managed IT Services
You know you need help with your IT in your business. When researching this online about the types of services available, but how do you find out what the costs are? It seems like all of the IT providers are trying to dodge the pricing?   Not really. Let us explain...   We know you probably aren’t going to like this answer because we are going to have a similar answer to our other product offerings. But, the answer to how much Managed IT Services cost is... It depends. We are not trying to dodge the question or be caddy, shy, elusive, or coy. Let us explain.  
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Meltdown & Spectre: 9 Things That Affect Your Business' Vulnerability

on Feb 8, 2018 8:33:00 AM By | Monique Phalen | 0 Comments | Security Managed IT Services
If you’re into IT security or are a business owner, you’ve undoubtedly heard about Spectre and Meltdown. These are two newly discovered vulnerabilities in accessing your computers and servers on any network. Instead of reacting and being the first to market with information on these exploits, we’ve chosen to fully investigate them since there aren’t any real fixes yet.
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What's a Virtual CIO (vCIO) — How Can it Benefit Your Business?

on Jan 11, 2018 4:59:47 PM By | Monique Phalen | 0 Comments | Managed IT Services
A Virtual CIO or “vCIO” is basically the outsourcing of all of the functions of a Chief Information Officer (CIO) for businesses that may not have the experience or the budget to take advantage of a full-time CIO.
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You Need an IT Managed Services Partner That Understands You

on Oct 16, 2017 3:30:06 PM By | Monique Phalen | 0 Comments | Managed IT Services Cloud
The services provided by IT managed services providers often look similar. On the surface, all cloud data backup plans look about the same – and the technology often is a bunch of servers in a very well air-conditioned room somewhere (not very exciting). Unless your job is phone support, business phones all look the same other than color. Network monitoring and IT support offices all look roughly the same – a bunch of folks in a room staring at monitors and/or talking to customers on the phone. This surface sameness can lull you into thinking that any IT managed services partner will do. Don't fall into that trap.
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