We’re days away from 2020, the next decade. The number itself has a nice sound to it. As we ring in the new year, we say goodbye to 2019 and welcome 2020 with hope for our good wishes and of course a successful business year. We certainly don’t want to start out January with software issues and downtime. You most likely have heard by now that support for Windows 7 operating systems ends in January 2020. What does this mean for the software applications that run your company?
On February 16th, 2018, Kari’s Law was signed into a federal law. It was named after Kari Hunt Dunn, who was stabbed multiple times in a hotel room by her estranged husband as her children watched. Her then-9-year-old daughter repeatedly dialed 911 but was unable to reach emergency responders because the hotel’s phone system required guests to dial “9” before any outgoing calls could be made.
Time is running out! Windows 7 Support is coming to an end on January 14, 2020, which means Microsoft will no longer be supporting, updating, patching or performing security updates on this operating system. However, that doesn’t mean Windows 7 will stop working on January 15th. You can also continue to use Windows 7 in its End of Life state for as long as you want but it definitely doesn’t mean you should. Read on to learn why you should move on with an upgrade.
Have you experienced problems with a device that you were unable to fix alone? Do you dread picking up the phone to call your IT Support? Is the team that supports your network ready to get the job done? When you are already frustrated and stressed with technology issues, the last thing you need is to add an extra layer of irritation to your existing problem. You should feel assured that your IT company will be there for you and work quickly to resolve your issues.
Many businesses search for the most economical solutions in their purchasing efforts. Sometimes they choose to go with the least expensive computer-related products they can find. Buying the cheapest technology, including servers and networking equipment, often leads to hidden costs. Maintaining your computer systems on a tight budget has its price too!
Every second matters when navigating through to restore efforts to bring systems back online! Remember; some businesses never recover from the downtime caused by disasters, both large and small. A failure event could create a situation of critical data loss where data is gone and without a good plan also unrecoverable. The value of this lost data can amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars. This can result in lost transactions and a weakened trust between you and your client.
As you have seen, technology is constantly changing and falling behind can mean trouble for your business. How does your company align with the best practices, standards, and policies? Are you using a technology roadmap? Are you sure your IT procedures are protecting your business properly? If you are using old or misconfigured equipment you are at risk of major data loss and downtime ultimately hurting production which could lead to your business going under.
Is it time to upgrade your PCs? As a business owner, you have a lot going on every single day. You manage your employees, create positive customer experiences, juggle payroll and other expenses, and much more. So, it is understandable if you have not seen the importance of updating your computers in a while. However, if your computers are older than 4 years, there are several reasons to bring updated computer solutions to your company.
As you may know, support for Windows 7 operating systems ends on January 2020, so what does this mean for the software applications that run your company?
With the growing presence and sophistication of online threats like viruses, ransomware, and phishing scams, it’s important to have the right protection. Office 365 gives you advanced security tools to help keep your information secure and private.
There is no doubt that downtime is bad for a company, but just how bad is it? Well, on average the cost of one minute of downtime is $5,600 for a small to medium-sized business. The number can become even larger for bigger companies.
Every software has a life cycle. It will be developed, released, updated, and at some point, a new version will be created, and the old version will no longer be supported. Many people ask why keeping unsupported software is a big problem ..
Extra web traffic and increased system use can lead to potential problems – with either security or operations. Yet, right now, the computer experts at RCC Business IT are offering FREE IT Audits. We can quickly and efficiently review your systems and let you know if anything needs attention and/or updates.
At RCC Business IT, we provide the very best in firewall protection and network security, and we work hard to find innovative solutions to new potential problems.
You need your computer systems to run smoothly and reliably, and RCC Business IT can help. In addition to MSP Solutions (including business continuity and backup disaster recovery) we provide unlimited helpdesk solutions.
At RCC Business IT, we are known for providing the best MSP Services to businesses throughout Southeast Michigan. In addition, we offer PC Refresh with top-of-the-line laptops and PCs from companies like Dell.
At RCC Business IT, we provide the best in cloud backups Detroit, Troy, Romeo, and the surrounding areas. We also like to provide as much information as possible to business owners looking for cloud storage solutions and other managed IT services.
RCC Business IT keeps up with the current trends in MSP Services. We strive to be the managed service provider of choice for business owners in Romeo, Troy, Washington, Clinton Township, and throughout the surrounding areas in Southeast Michigan.
Contact RCC Business IT to take the guesswork out of helpdesk solutions, cloud backups, virus protection, business continuity, and more.
There are numerous benefits that come with hiring a reputable IT company to provide helpdesk solutions for your business. But how do you know what to look for in a service? Here are a few valuable tips from RCC Business IT.
At RCC Business IT, we’ve spent years hiring and developing the best IT professionals in the field. In fact, all combined, the RCC team boasts over 100 years of experience. And when you sign up for our MSP services, our team becomes your team.
Here are the six most common problems encountered by businesses who attempt 365 Migration without the help of a reputable computer expert from a company like RCC Business IT. These are issues that we’ve learned about through experience, and we make it our mission as IT experts to help our clients avoid these hassles.
As the premier managed service provider in Southeast Michigan, we provide the best in secure remote access, technology alignment, systems security, cloud migration, assistance with software licensing compliance, helpdesk solutions, and more. In addition, your MSP plan comes with two qualified experts – a dedicated NETADMIN and a Virtual CIO.
An effective VPN encrypts information that is transmitted between any device and your corporate network, providing secure remote access from anywhere. And RCC Business IT provides the best VPN business solutions.
Is cloud migration right for your company? RCC Business IT can help you decide, then provide the best cloud BDR Romeo, cloud backups Detroit, and cloud storage solutions throughout Southeast Michigan.
Every MSP plan from RCC Business IT also includes noticeable improvements to performance. For example, we will evaluate your computers, servers, and networks to find small fixes that will lead to big results. We check servers, workstations, networking capabilities, and internet bandwidth to make sure that your systems are running as efficiently as possible.
Software licensing is a big deal these days, and businesses that run unlicensed software (even unintentionally) often get smacked with heavy fines. In fact, there are law firms that deal exclusively in software violation claims. This is understandable because, on average, the liability for a single licensing infringement is around $150,000 – a hefty fine even for large corporations, and a potentially devastating fine for small to medium-sized businesses.
In addition to combining your computer systems, with your MSP Service plan, RCC Business IT will make it easy for you manage your systems remotely. This makes it easier to handle both everyday applications and emergency situations.
MSP services from RCC Business IT come with a critical list of network security services. These include server and workstation patch management, as well as firewall implementation and monitoring. As a Michigan business owner, you’ll also enjoy the peace of mind that comes with state-of-the-art anti-virus and anti-malware protection, including Cisco Umbrella.
With a business continuity plan from RCC Business IT, you can count on minimal downtime and recovered data during and after a catastrophic event. Your business continuity plan is just one feature out of many included with your Managed Service Provider (MSP) Plan from RCC Business IT.
RCC Business IT offers the best MSP Services in Southeast Michigan. Find out why your team should team up with RCC Business IT to promote Technology Alignment, increase network security and wireless security, optimize your technology budget, and eliminate reactive issues.
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