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Which Cloud is Right For You?
The demand for cloud solutions for small and medium-sized businesses is burgeoning. IDC predicts that one-third of U.S. SMBs and three-fourths of U.S. midsize businesses will be adopting cloud computing services in some fashion by the end of 2014. According to AMI Partners, SMB spending on cloud computing will approach $100 billion in 2014.
5 Steps to Disaster Preparedness for SMBs
When you are running a company or the IT department, it’s imperative that you are prepared for the worst – and ensure your business-critical data and applications are secure at all times. This whitepaper outlines the five key steps you must take should a disaster strike -- whether it's a hurricane, cyber-attack or hardware failure.
The Bottom Line Facts About Cloud Computing
From being a relatively unknown concept to something businesses are rushing to switch to, cloud computing is a growing trend in the business world. With cloud computing, technology is about fewer purchases and more subscriptions. In this informative whitepaper, you'll learn what cloud computing is; and how it can be beneficial to your company in terms of costs, efficiency, and performance.
3 Great Reasons Why IT is a Good Investment in This Economy...or Any Economy
In an effort to keep up with an uncertain economy, businesses face the difficult task of cutting costs, avoiding big investments, and saving money. Although it would seem necessary to scale back your outsourced IT when revenue growth is slow, it's important to understand that you are saving your company from expenses and challenges in the long-run. In this free whitepaper, you'll learn that no matter what industry you're in, the one thing you certainly can't afford in an uncertain economy is to sacrifice customer service or deal with prolonged outages due to IT issues.
9 Benefits of Using Hybrid IT Models
Combining your internal IT staff with outsourced IT consulting firms creates a powerful synergy. Although businesses vary in their IT requirements and needs, a balance of IT that works for many is to dedicate 20% of the total IT budget to outside consultants. It is important to leverage those technologies for the benefit of your business and create a balance between relying too heavily on your IT staff and not using them enough. Learn how to optimize your company's resources by downloading this free white paper.
3 Things You Need to Know About Backup and Disaster Recovery
For many businesses, losing key pieces of technology all at once would either be fatal, or mean starting from scratch. Although everyone hopes it doesn't happen to their network, major disaster do occur, and oftentimes makes it incredibly difficult for businesses to survive unless the proper preparations were made beforehand. In this whitepaper, you'll learn the importance of: regular on-site backups, backups to a secure off-site facility,  and ways to access replacement hardware to keep your business moving forward.
6 Do’s and Don'ts for Choosing the Right IT Service Provider
Choosing the wrong service provider can cost you time, money and market share—and put your business at risk. Get the facts you need to evaluate service providers based upon your business requirements: Download this free white paper to explore six all-too-common IT outsourcing mistakes. Learn what you can do to avoid them, and explore the key factors to consider in choosing a high-value service provider that goes beyond ROI to deliver real competitive advantage to your business.
How Managed Services Agreements Save Businesses Money
As a well-seasoned business owner or manager knows, accurately forecasting spending is as important as the actual spending a company does. With a managed services agreement, there are strong incentives for your IT team to be proactive with any issues surrounding your hardware, software, and other technologies. By downloading this free whitepaper, you'll discover the financial benefits of having a manged services agreement that can save you money without sacrificing productivity or performance.
What You Need to Know About Data Recovery When a Hard Drive Fails
Unfortunately, if you have dealt with this experience before, hard drives fail with predictable regularity. And let's face it: nothing is worse than experiencing panic and anxiety over how to recover your files in time to meet your project deadline. Hard drive failures can't be fixed with a simple reboot, and attempting one can actually do more harm than good. So, what are you to do? Download this free whitepaper to find out.
Tips to Creating a Dynamic IT Staff
Leveraging the personnel resources of an IT company for staff augmentation or leading large-scale projects can help an organization avoid becoming too insular. Having a dynamic IT staff can help you learn about putting new IT solutions into practice to always keep the overall energy level high on a consistent basis. Download this free white paper and discover what a dynamic IT staff can do for you.

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