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Balancing IT Chores and Fires with Long-Term Planning

Posted on Tue, Mar 24, 2015

 

How Outsourcing Can Empower Your In-house IT Team

We get it. You have executives to answer to, team members to keep happy, and a business to keep up and running. The day-to-day IT demands often make it difficult (maybe even impossible) to prioritize long-term growth and planning. The problem is that… 3, 4, 5 years down the line, you know they’ll be looking at you again for answers - “Why haven’t we innovated? Why is our email slow? WHY are we behind? Why aren't we on the cloud?”

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6 Do's and Don'ts for Choosing Your IT Service Provider

Posted on Fri, Mar 20, 2015

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You have many options, many pain points and likely, many questions. The task of finding the right IT service provider or consulting company can be daunting without a roadmap. The following simple checklist of do’s and don’ts can help guide you through the process. 

 

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IT Outsourcing Choices are Becoming More Strategic

Posted on Tue, Mar 10, 2015

The latest IT outsourcing delivery models, coupled with the sheer number of vendors and IT services offerings, are changing the outsourcing conversation – and the way we work, says Dominic J. Asta, a VP and practice lead for Global Managed Services for KellyOCG.

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3 Tips to Launch Flexible IT Security within your Business

Posted on Thu, Mar 5, 2015

 

Flexible IT Security (FITS)

For decades we have witnessed rapid and unrelenting technological change and innovation in our lives. How quickly we have moved from: mainframes in the 1970’s; to PCs and LANs in the 1980’s; to the Internet, Web and Email in the 1990’s; to search, social, and mobile in the 2000’s; to cloud, wearable tech and big data in our present decade. That’s the kind of head-spinning change that can make the Google Glasses fly right off your head!

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Determining the Useful Life of Your IT Network

Posted on Fri, Feb 27, 2015

The age of the technology components in your IT network matters when it comes to system reliability, security, and of course, your budget. But with so many moving parts and business drivers that vary from company to company, there is no clear-cut measure for the “useful life” of these assets.

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iCorps Technologies Named to Managed Service Provider 500 List by CRN

Posted on Thu, Feb 19, 2015


Boston, MA. February 23, 2015 – iCorps Technologies today announced it has earned recognition on The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list as one of the MSP Progressive 250. This annual list distinguishes the top technology providers and consultants in North America whose leading approach to managed services enables their customers to improve operational efficiencies, elicit greater value from their IT investments, and successfully leverage technology to achieve greater competitive advantage.

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Stop Firefighting & Start Planning: 5 Steps to Proactive IT Service Management

Posted on Tue, Feb 3, 2015

An organization’s IT environment has a lot of moving parts. Yet, the combined sheer volume of hardware and software components, the integration of old and new technologies, and a base of increasingly diverse users practically ensures that something will go awry.

Whether it’s a faulty desktop hard drive, a software application that’s hogging network bandwidth, or connectivity issues for remote workers, many organizations are engaged in a perpetual state of IT firefighting.

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20 Cloud Computing Facts for 2015

Posted on Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Year after year cloud computing users continue to increase.  Whether you're an SMB or a Fortune 500 company, the move to the cloud looks to be the direction everyone is heading in.  As a managed service provider, helping companies make the move to the cloud, iCorps Technologies wanted to point out some interesting facts about cloud computing and what to expect from it in 2015.  Here are some that may surprise you.

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3 IT Outsourcing Trends that Are Challenging Tradition

Posted on Fri, Jan 16, 2015

An organization’s ability to leverage technology that runs reliably and supports the business effectively often requires deep expertise, experience, and skills. If that combination doesn’t happen to be in your internal IT department’s wheelhouse – or if resources are scarce or directed toward core IT services– IT outsourcing may be a practical option.

But times are changing. As more companies adopt digital strategies, outsourcing trends are out to shake up tradition – and IT:

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3 Tips to Improve Your Cloud Security

Posted on Wed, Jan 14, 2015

These days everybody seems to be on high alert when it comes to cloud security and protecting their data, especially with the recent events surrounding the Sony leaked emails, and hacking groups like Anonymous and Derp on the loose. When it comes to IT Security it is essential to take the necessary steps to ensure that your data is protected, and if you follow these guidelines, your information will be safe and secure.
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