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We are IT Horizons - an IT company that strives to provide the ultimate solution for all your technology needs. We are blogging to help educate businesses in our community and keep them informed of current trends and opportunities.
Alex Saltman

Managed IT Services Will Save Your Company Money. Here's How

Managed IT Services Will Save Your Company Money. Here's How
If you've lost sleep worrying about the technology your business relies on, you're not alone. When a system goes down or security is breached, getting the situation sorted as quickly as possible can be stressful, not to mention costly. For many companies, the solution has been to employ in-house IT support, but as more and more organizations are discovering, the peace of mind that in-house IT affords doesn't always balance the cost of having one or several full-time IT people on the payroll. Some businesses want the peace of mind and someone to perform the updates and monitoring but just can't or don't want to pay a full-time salary. In some cases, internal IT departments spend so much time sorting issues that there's little time left to devote to keeping their skills and knowledge up to date with current best practices. The solution is managed IT services, and this post...
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Scale IT Managed Services to Best Suit Your Business' Changing Needs

Scale IT Managed Services to Best Suit Your Business' Changing Needs
No matter the industry, every business goes through cycles. Some months you can feel like you're run off your feet and scrambling to keep up with all of the new clients, orders and calls, while at other times of the year it can feel like you're doing a lot of thumb twiddling during business hours. It makes sense, then, that there are times of the year when you need the peace of mind that round the clock IT support provides, while having to pay a full-time employee to provide the same level of support when business is slow just isn't cost-effective. Last time, we talked about IT managed services, and specifically, the many ways a business can save money by choosing to go this route rather than having a full-time IT department or using a break/fix approach to manage the technology they rely upon. Well, another advantage is that IT...
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What Separates us from Other IT Companies? We're Willing & Ready to Listen!

What Separates us from Other IT Companies? We're Willing & Ready to Listen!
We think the term 'thoughtfully applied technology' is a pretty accurate way to describe our approach to every new IT project. While some IT companies offer pre-packaged IT solutions, we take the time to learn about the companies we're working with and their technological needs. Strategic IT planning is a fundamental pre-requisite for implementing technological systems that can and will have a positive influence on the way you do business. Strategic IT Planning with IT Horizons When you work with us, the discovery process is how and when we learn the ins and outs of your company. Taking the time to talk about and discuss the way you do business today and what your goals are for the future is the only way to design an IT strategy that will enhance work flow and minimize issues, all the while being the best possible solution for your company, both now and...
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Not Your Average IT Solutions Provider

Not Your Average IT Solutions Provider
Welcome to IT Horizons, an IT managed service provider that serves small and mid-sized businesses in Grande Prairie and the surrounding areas. Our aim? To shake things up a little and to offer businesses the chance to drive and achieve their goals with the help of our fresh approach to IT solutions and a never-ending pursuit of excellence! Thoughtfully Applied Technology So, what's so 'fresh' about our approach? We get to know every business we work with, from the ins and outs of their daily operations to their goals and plans for the future. We know that with what we like to call 'thoughtfully applied technology,' our clients' IT experience will be just that much more positive, with solutions that don't just meet their needs today but are designed to take their companies into the future.  Experience IT Horizons might be the new kid on the block in the IT...
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