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Alex Saltman

Microsoft Office 365 is the right choice for your business

Microsoft Office 365 is the right choice for your business
Modernize how you do your work You want to stay productive wherever you go. You want to work faster, find exciting new ways to communicate, build deeper insights, and share information using your favorite devices. Simply put, you want to have business tools that work as hard as you do. “Since we’ve been in the cloud, we have seen significant savings and 100% reliable productivity… We are increasing the pace and reliability of business communications and our business is growing thanks to Office 365.” - Mike Meade, Chief Executive Officer, M3 Marine Group Office 365: Move your business forward Office 365, the fastest growing commercial product in the history of Microsoft, offers productivity without boundaries. Using the familiar Office apps you know and the power of the cloud, Office 365 lets you work virtually anywhere, anytime, across your devices. No matter how you access and use Office 365, you receive...
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IT Services Industry Study Features Expert Input from IT Horizons

IT Services Industry Study Features Expert Input from IT Horizons
In the 21st century, technology rules. There’s no way to get around it, or away from it, regardless of the industry you’re in, or the size of your business. But, just how important is technology to businesses today, and how are they addressing their technology needs? Clutch wanted to find out, so they conducted a survey of more than 400 small businesses to glean their insights. The results support what we already knew: demand for IT services is on the rise, with more companies both hiring more IT support internally and turning to outside vendors and contractors to help meet their needs. Most (69 percent) of small and medium businesses (SMBs) have hired at least one type of IT service provider. And, momentum is continuing to build; 39 percent of SMBs plan to boost their spending on IT services in 2016. The market is moving to more of a managed...
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Angie Saltman

Network Installations: Ensure Your IT Infrastructure is Capable of Meeting Your Business' Technology Needs Today and in the Future

Network Installations: Ensure Your IT Infrastructure is Capable of Meeting Your Business' Technology Needs Today and in the Future
There are few things more frustrating than investing your money into something that will no longer be relevant in a few years. In the ever-changing world of technology, it doesn't take long for something to become redundant, or at the very least, incompatible with the other systems and devices that your business relies on, daily. Whether your company uses a single network or depends on a highly complex IT environment to get things done, a well designed strategy is at the foundation of every successful network installation project. Save Money with a Well Designed IT Infrastructure Like most things in life, carefully planning your IT infrastructure is an essential step if you want to avoid needless spending. Many IT companies, like our own, offer planning or design services to ensure tech installations are performed in a way that's not only best for meeting the needs of a business or even...
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Alex Saltman

Purchasing New IT Solutions? Consider a Training Program and Your Business will Benefit in More Ways than One

Purchasing New IT Solutions? Consider a Training Program and Your Business will Benefit in More Ways than One
Last time, I talked about some of the ways businesses can use technologies like Office 365 to optimize their workflows. The first step is choosing to implement the IT solutions that will make it possible to collaborate on projects from any location, securely store data in the cloud, share documents, sync everything between the devices you use daily, and more. Learning how to leverage these technologies so that growing your business is less fishing in the dark and more of a highly strategic and well-executed plan of action, however, is of equal importance. In far too many instances, businesses invest in IT solutions only to choose not to receive training from an experienced IT consultant who can, and will, teach them how to use these tools for maximum results and return on their investment. When you fail to learn the ins and outs of these technologies and how they can...
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