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Associated Industries of Massachusetts: More Efficient Member Services with Microsoft Office 365

Posted on Thu, Sep 18, 2014

This blog comes to us couresy of Microsoft from an interivew conducted with our Chief Operating Officer Kim Williams, written by Cindy Lyman, Chief Financial Officer at Associated Industries of Massachusetts.   

It’s not always easy to age gracefully. As an association that’s nearly 100 years old, Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) has always adapted to changing member needs, governmental structures and—now more than ever—technological expectations.

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Tags: Microsoft Office 365, Managed Service Provider, Cloud Computing, it outsourcing, icorps

Why the Lack of Due Diligence Can Hurt Your Company

Posted on Thu, Sep 11, 2014

What does business system security mean to you?

Taken narrowly, it means locking down corporate data so no one can steal it, meddle with it, or disrupt it. Taken broadly, it means your systems are reliable. And reliability depends on due diligence.

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Tags: Managed Service Provider, Cloud Computing, it outsourcing, IT soultions

SharePoint & Office 365: When 2+2 Equals Eight

Posted on Tue, Sep 2, 2014

Back when client/server computing was the dominant model for small to medium sized businesses (SMBs), the file server was the means of managing a company’s documents, spreadsheets, and other unstructured data.

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Tags: SharePoint, Microsoft Office 365, Managed Service Provider, IT Consulting, Outsourced IT, cloud solutions

Managed IT Services: Lessons from the front lines

Posted on Mon, Jul 7, 2014

Forget for a minute all the numbers on the growth curve predicted for information technology (IT) managed services. We know it’s rapidly growing among small to midsized businesses (SMBs). So, let’s focus on its key value propositions.

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Tags: Cloud Computing, IT Services, IT Managed Services, #MSP

Office 365 Users Will Benefit From Microsoft's Open Approach

Posted on Mon, Jun 9, 2014

The era of Cloud-based solutions is all about tapping into the best apps as services -- when and where you need them. That’s why Microsoft’s Office 365 for the iPad launch, along with its recent partnership with Salesforce were welcome news for end users.

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Tags: Cloud Computing, IT consulting boston, Microsoft, Salesforce.com, CRM, partnership, Office 365 for iPad

Questions Every SMB Should Ask When Evaluating IT Managed Services Providers

Posted on Mon, Jun 2, 2014

5 Considersation to keep in mind when choosing the right MSP

Almost every small to midsized businesses (SMBs) look for ways to address vital IT needs, without adding to its overhead costs. That’s where tapping into an IT managed services provider (MSP) can help accomplish both goals.

You know there are hundreds of managed services providers, promising you the moon. Also, every consulting firm, technology reseller, and consultancy is talking up IT managed services.

So how do you pick the MSP that’s right for you?

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Tags: IT Consulting, it company Boston, Cloud Services, IT Managed Services, #MSP, Managed IT Services NY, IT Managed Services Company Philly

Cloud security tips: Beware of endpoint vulnerabilities

Posted on Tue, May 13, 2014

Cloud security tips: Beware of endpoint vulnerabilities


Think cloud solution security, and most of us think about back-end security.

In fact, all sorts of cloud security questions will come to mind. For example, how secure is the access control and physical surveillance for the data center? Does the data center have strong fault tolerance for its server infrastructure? Does the cloud provider have good encryption and data partitioning technology to shield client data?
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Tags: Managed Services, IT Consulting, Cloud Computing, Microsoft Office, Cloud Services, cloud security, Office 365

5 Tips to Protect Your Data from Cyber Crime

Posted on Mon, Apr 21, 2014

Is your data safe from cyber thieves?

Cybercrimes are on the rise and the cyber black market has evolved from ad hoc, discrete individuals into a highly organized network of cyber hackers, operating in a multi-billion-dollar economy, per RAND’s recent report. With innovation and growth, the cybercrime market can be very profitable. Here are some basic essentials to include in your cyber security plan. 

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Tags: IT Consulting, Cyber Security, Disaster Recovery, Malware, Managed IT Services Boston, Cybercrime, data security, cloud security, Cyber crimes, disaster preparedness

Unlock the Full Potential of Microsoft Office 365

Posted on Mon, Apr 7, 2014

Microsoft Office 365 delivers almost immediate value to your users with little training because of their familiarity with the desktop Office productivity suite. But Microsoft Office 365 is so much more. Its seamless integration with other powerful Microsoft collaboration tools such as Lync and SharePoint extends its capabilities and takes your users’ productivity to a new level – whether they’re at their desks or on the move.

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Tags: IT Consulting, Cloud Computing, Managed IT Services Boston, icorps, sharepoint solutions, sharepoint services, sharepoint support, IT Managed Services, IT Consulting NYC, Office 365 Philadelphia, IT Consulting Services NY

Boost User Productivity with Microsoft Office 365

Posted on Wed, Mar 19, 2014


Cloud computing offers organizations tremendous advantages, including simplified IT management, little or no upfront investment in hardware, and a serious productivity enhancer -- anywhere-anytime access for users.

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Tags: IT Consulting, Cloud Computing, it consulting philadelphia, IT consulting boston, Cloud computing new york, Managed IT Services, Office 365 tips, sharepoint service

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