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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

Get Relief with IT Managed Services 

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Once a business hits 5 or 6 computer stations, managing IT can become a demanding task. Your business relies on its IT infrastructure to function optimally. As technology continues to change, it’s time-consuming (and often costly) to keep up. That’s why IT Managed Services has become an increasingly popular solution for businesses looking to outsource the management and maintenance of their IT systems. Here are a few ways that IT Horizons relieves the burden of managing IT for our clients: Access to a Team of IT Professionals Our Managed Services clients get 24/7 access to a team of IT professionals right here in Grande Prairie. We take care of the day-to-day management of networks, servers, computers, and other IT infrastructure. These services eliminate the need to hire, train, and manage an in-house IT professional, all for less than the cost of a junior IT professional’s salary. And, because this is...
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Alex Saltman

Ultimate Guide to IT Project Management


Some teams sit around the break room talking about that one big project that might happen, or vacation plans… but if you want to see our team get super animated about a topic, it probably involves IT Project Management.

Because there’s nothing more exciting than starting a huge IT project that’ll require everyone’s favourite skills, right? Wrong? OK, well, let’s chat about what we love about IT project management and all the things you won’t have to worry about because we’ve got it covered.

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Alex Saltman

What’s the Difference Between IT Services and IT Consulting?


IT services and IT consulting are often used interchangeably. But there are some important differences between the two that will influence which your business needs—or if you need both.

If you want the short answer, it’s this: IT services does stuff, and IT consulting tells you what to do.

Regardless of which one your business needs, we all agree that IT (Information Technology) as an essential component of nearly every business. IT includes everything from computers to software, the internet, technical support, security, data protection (backups), and internal and external networks. If you’re reading this, you are accessing information courtesy of IT.

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