Entries by Troy Woods

☘ Just In Case Your IT Luck Runs Out☘

Everyone wants to be lucky in life and business, but the truth is when it comes to technology, everyone’s luck eventually runs out.  Here are four things to increase your luck, in case that four-leaf clover and rabbit’s foot fail you.   Antivirus– Many argue, and some studies show, that Antivirus is less effective than […]

Stop Duct Taping Your IT Problems

How do you approach your IT issues? Do you unplug, reboot and defrag just to keep going? Growing up in West Texas everyone says you can fix anything with bailing wire and duct tape, but with some things in IT that just isn’t true. These workarounds could be killing productivity or even worse – it […]

Five reasons to consider Managed IT Services

Reduce risk Let your Managed IT Service provider worry about technology.  You focus on your business and let them focus on your technology. Budgeted IT needs Having a fixed monthly fee for support keeps your IT cost lower.  Consider it insurance for all those technology problems! Having a plan before there is a problem Working […]

5 Great Reason to Move Your Business to Office 365

Ditch that worn out local Exchange Server. If you are like most SMB businesses that have yet to switch to Office 365, you probably still have a local Microsoft Exchange server lurking in your office, or even a Small Business Server.  Eliminate that Exchange server or lighten the load on that SBS server and move […]

Update Your Business Image Through Tech

It is alarming to speak with business owners today who are still very disconnected from the benefits that modern technology can bring to their business.  Here are few manageable areas where you can improve your business image. Customer Service How many times have you been on the phone with a customer service representative only to […]

Business IT Resolutions for the New Year

Educate yourself There is no denying it; technology is still changing and we are not going back to “the way things used to be”. It is time to become an informed business owner.  You do not have to become an expert, but learn enough to know that your IT support provider is delivering up to […]

Is Your Business Exposed For The Sake Of Free Wi-Fi?

Free Wi-Fi can be a great addition to any business. Deciding on whether or not to provide public or free wireless internet access to your customers is a decision all business leaders, with a brick and mortar office or store front, will have to make at some point.  How that free service is delivered and […]

Five Considerations When Choosing An IT Support & Service Partner

Know your technology service partners’ availability. Is the technology partner an individual, corporation or partnership? How the operation works is key to understanding how service might be delivered. Do they carry Error & Omissions insurance or general liability insurance? Make sure your technology partner is able to cover damages, should something go wrong. If a […]