3 Things to Consider Before Jumping Into BYOD

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You’ve read it time and time again. “Bring Your Own Device” isn’t a trend, it’s the future. Workplaces where companies let workers use their own devices for work purposes, are the new normal. BYOD attracts new hires and lifts employee morale and productivity. But this doesn’t mean a small business owner should recklessly jump right…

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A Smarter Approach to Mobile Device Management

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More people today use personal mobile devices like smartphones and tablets for business purposes. Such devices, coupled with greater Wi-Fi accessibility and cloud services, have empowered us with the ability to access data and do business from practically anywhere at anytime.   Needless to say, many small-to-medium sized business owners have embraced the BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device)…

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4 Essential Pieces to Any Small Business BYOD Strategy

Backup Plan

Believe it or not, once upon a time, kids at the bus stop didn’t have cell phones and the mobile device strategy of many businesses was typically “you’ll take what you’re given, refrain from using it for any personal use, and the data may be scrubbed clean whenever we please.”   We’ve come a long…

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Keep Your IT Guy and Outsource IT Services, Too

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Everyone in the office loves Eric. Sporting a different ironic t-shirt everyday, Eric is the one we call when technology spits in our face. Whether it’s a slow system, a bug that needs to be squashed, a website issue, or a crash that results in unexpected downtime and data loss, Eric is right there. Not…

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How to Trim the Fat From Data Center Costs

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When smaller businesses look to cut costs, they commonly take shortcuts that are risky to their bottom line. They may go out of their way to avoid upgrading dated hardware, buying software licenses, or increasing bandwidth. In some instances, they layoff in-house IT support, or avoid hiring new help, even as the business grows. This…

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Virtual DataWorks Helps Local Businesses Get Reliable High-Speed Internet

Hudson, OH – Aug. 16, 2018 – Virtual DataWorks has forged a new relationship with Hudson Velocity Broadband. As a local Managed Services Provider, Virtual DataWorks offers the management of technology systems for small to midsize businesses. When considering an internet provider, Virtual DataWorks can help evaluate your technology needs and show you what internet…

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Three Steps To Fix IT Management for SMBs

Data Losses

Small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) tend to have a more difficult time managing IT than larger enterprises. Despite being as technology dependent as larger enterprises, SMBs have tighter budgets and fewer resources to devote to IT management. This leads to a more reactive “break-fix” approach to their technology that never does any smaller company or organization any…

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Understanding Managed Services and How They Benefit SMBs

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Small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) receive a lot of calls each day from slick salespeople peddling the next technology trend that’s going to save them money and revolutionize how they do business. They’re all too quick to caution that if you don’t listen to them, you’ll fall behind the times, and eventually be swimming in…

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