The Importance of IT Documentation

In all aspects of business, there is typically some form of documentation. You could be tracking certain numbers for goal completion, documenting budgets, or analyzing metrics for performance purposes. Just like anything else in your business, documentation of your IT environment is a necessary step to keeping your business technology current and up-to-date.

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Topics: Strategic Planning, Tech Solutions

It's Officially 2019: Set Your IT Goals

2019 is the year to make your technology a business asset if it isn't already. Sometimes, that can be easier said than done. Just like you set your new year's resolutions, however, you can set your IT goals now to implement throughout the year.

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Topics: Strategic Planning, Equipment, IT, 2019

When You Should Reboot Your Devices And Why

"When was the last time you restarted your computer?" Does that question sound familiar? Whenever a user is facing a tech issue, typically one of the first troubleshooting steps is to try rebooting their device.

Why is restarting your device sometimes the quick fix you need to get back on track? Why is it the first step engineers will turn to when you tell them your tech issue?

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Topics: Rebooting, Troubleshooting, Equipment

What Do End-Of-Support and End-Of-Life Dates Really Mean?

Have you ever run into technological terms where you don't fully understand their meaning? Have you felt this way when hearing your technology is approaching "end-of-life" or that a product has an upcoming "end-of-support date"?

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Topics: End of Life, End of Support

Gartner Study Breakdown: 2019 it trends To Watch For

The tech world has been taken by storm since Gartner released research about the top 10 strategic tech trends of 2019. It's always intriguing to see what the next year has in store for technological advancements, and can also be very helpful in keeping your business competitive.

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Topics: Business Continuity, AI, Tech Solutions, Tech Trends

A Special Year For Scruff 4 Schools: Record-Breaking Results

"We are intentional about helping those in need, be it our family, peers, clients, or our community. We are always on the lookout for these impactful opportunities."

Five Niners all across Nebraska operate on 14 fundamentals that were carefully drafted years ago to represent Five Nines in its' entirety, from core cultural values to customer service excellence. The statement above is from the 6th Five Nines fundamental, We Care. What we came to realize this November during Scruff 4 Schools, however, was not only does our team operate on this fundamental, but so do the amazing partners of Five Nines who were more than willing to jump in and help in any way they could to fight childhood hunger in Nebraska with us.

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Topics: Scruff 4 Schools

Tech Gadgets Worth Buying On Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is a day with no lines and no stress. Where users can jump online, find deals, and purchase the holiday must-haves. 

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Topics: Cyber Monday, Equipment

Unplug Over The Holidays: Leave "IT" To A Managed Services Provider

There are only a few times throughout the year when it is encouraged to unplug from work. Where you should spend time with family, eat too much food, and unplug from your phone and email. I think you know where we are going with this… it's almost officially the holiday season.

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Topics: Business Continuity, Managed IT Services, Outsourced IT, Strategic Planning

Cyber Insurance: Do You Need It?

You might be thinking to yourself, cyber insurance… is it really necessary? Think about it this way - cybercrime damages will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021. A lot of these cybercrimes will be conducted over the internet as a Symantec study showed that in 2017 1 in 13 URL's were identified as malicious, an increase by 3% from 2016. Regardless, the internet has continued to become a large part of how organizations work and operate, and that trend is only going to increase as technology advances even further.

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Topics: Cyber Insurance, Cybersecurity

Don't Overlook The Rising Threats: Protect Your Business

How many times have you seen cybersecurity breaches in the news in the last year? If you can recall even one time, we think that is one too many. Why? Because that one news story you might have seen represents a company that potentially experienced significant downtime, loss of data, unplanned exposure of user information, and the list goes on. It takes a lot of time, effort, and resources to get your organization to where it is right now. Make sure you are protecting your business despite the rising threats in cybercrime.

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