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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Why You Should Get Involved With Scruff 4 Schools

As of today, individuals from the Food Bank of Lincoln and the Food Bank for the Heartland are out in their communities delivering bins for the annual Scruff 4 Schools initiative that begins tomorrow. The purpose? To continue the fight against childhood hunger in Nebraska. There are a lot of great causes out there during the holiday season, but this one means so much to the Five Nines team, and we hope you take the time to learn a little more about it. 

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Topics: Scruff 4 Schools, Community Involvement, Volunteering

IT Strategic Planning for 2019 and Beyond

2019 will be here before we know it, is your technology accounted for? In order to keep a well-maintained IT environment, you must make your technology a part of your annual strategic efforts. As the new year creeps closer, it's time to start thinking about your IT strategic planning for this next year. How can you do this? Where should you start?

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Topics: Business Continuity, Strategic Planning, Managed IT Services

Is Video Conferencing Technology Worth The Investment?

Video conferencing has taken the business world by storm as technology has progressed throughout the years. Because it is such a growing phenomenon for business communication, it can be overwhelming for small-to-medium-sized businesses to determine how this technology should play a role within their organization.

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Topics: Video Conferencing, Working Remotely, Equipment, Office 365

How To Sell Managed IT Services To Your Decision Makers


A Guide to Help Small-to-Medium-Sized Businesses Start The Conversation About Their IT Needs

We understand - having the responsibility for the management of your business technology is a large task. You are likely interested in this blog because you have been tasked with streamlining the technology that runs your business, or you have been struggling with troubleshooting your business technology on a consistent basis. 

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Topics: Outsourced IT, IT, Five Nines, Business Continuity

Using A Strengths-Based Approach To Boost Workplace Culture

Studies show that employees who use their strengths every day are 8% more productive and 15% less likely to quit their jobs. Tune in to this Power Hour to find out how you can use Gallup Strengths to better understand your staff and boost productivity in the workplace. 

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Topics: Webinars, Culture

Sustaining Your Business With Network Management

Your network is such an important part of your business, which is why correctly managing your network is so important. Overlooking network management could cause a severe halt in productivity which could become detrimental to your business. Without your network, many day-to-day business operations simply wouldn't get done.

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Topics: Network, Business Continuity

Better Than Ever Before: The 2018 NE Tech Summit


Five Nines is hosting its’ 3rd annual Nebraska Tech Summit on October 30th and it's going to be better than ever before. The Nebraska Tech Summit is a day set aside for meaningful time away from the office, with opportunities to learn something new, interact with technology, and develop ideas for your business.

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Topics: NE Tech Summit