Category Archives: Managed IT Service

5 Steps for Effective Change Management in your Technology Environment

Technology Change Management Basics

Change produces stress in technology environments and among those who implement or are affected by the change. This is why change management is so critical for successful implementation. Once you’ve completed a technology audit and prioritized the order in which you’ll close gaps in your infrastructure, it’s critical to remember that there are actions you must take prior to implementation for change to be successful and well-received by your team. Change Management Series: Part 1/4LINK TO PART 2 Change management is an approach that deals with the change or transformation

Risks of Outdated IT Infrastructure

Outdated IT infrastructure such as computers, operating systems, and networks cause you to spend more time fixing security and efficiency issues instead of growing your business. Therefore, you may THINK you are saving money, but in the long-run you are not. By not upgrading your computer network, you are more likely to experience:➖ lower productivity➖ frequent downtime➖ lost data➖ lost customers➖ higher employee turnover➖ lost revenue | higher costsYou also open the door to cyber-criminals. With slower processing of information and a higher likelihood of a security breach, outdated IT

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Avoiding Security Threats

When talking about security threats that can affect a business, this no longer applies to physical threats, such as getting your inventory stolen by an intruder. Today, businesses also have to protect themselves against hackers and data breaches. Let’s consider the top things that businesses can do to protect against security threats. Train Employees to Recognize Phishing Scams Each year, businesses lose so much money globally to phishing scams. Simply put, phishing is when hackers use deceptive means and trick people into disclosing sensitive information or data. For instance, your

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3 Benefits of Cloud Storage Solutions

Currently, cloud storage is one of the most efficient options for storing data. By 2025, there will be more than 100 zettabytes of data stored online. There are a lot of providers who are offering this service, so you will never run out of options. With cloud storage, instead of storing data on-site on local storage devices, the data is continuously synced to a remote location. This data can be easily accessed using an internet connection. Here are some of the benefits of cloud storage for your business. Data is

The New IT Sees Business Differently

The New IT intuitively responds to the universal realities of doing business. It equips you with solutions that keep yuo a step ahead in achieving these desired outcomes. Workforce Productivity and Collaboration Maximize uptime in the hybrid workforce reality. Infrastructure Flexibility and Agility Transforming enterprise computing to optimize business outcomes. Sustainability Improvements Cleaner, leaner operations with a smaller carbon footprint. Industry-specific Outcomes Customized solutions for specific vertical markets. Easy to implement solutions. Backed by world class support. Maximize your time and resources. The New IT Revolutionize Business New IT is

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How to Find the Right IT Company for Your Business

With technology ever-changing and with the latest updates on hardware and software, many businesses find it important to outsource their IT services. But this is difficult for most businesses because IT firms appear to be the same out there. In 2018, 72% of IT support firms provided disaster recovery services. If outsourcing IT services is an idea that your company has considered, you should then be aware of choosing the right firm that will meet the expectations of your business. To help you make the best decision, here are the

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Top 5 IT Trends Concerning Businesses in 2022

We kicked off 2021 with the Top 5 Business Technology Needs. They were Security Services, Cloud Services, Managed IT Support, Business Resiliency, and Business Productivity.  In 2021, the challenges of 2020 not only remained, but grew.  Now, we see there’s no going back to the way it was before the pandemic. This year, Business Resiliency and Security remain top IT Trends for businesses.  The digital transformation continues.  And the increased impact on finances by staffing challenges, supply chain disruption and inflation add stress to the business overall. As a leading

Check list 7 questions to ask your IT Provider to better understand their security risk

7 Security Questions to Ask Your IT Provider

Is Your IT Provider Secure? On July 2, 2021, roughly 50 IT managed service providers (MSPs) were part of a cyberattack via one of the remote monitoring and management tools they used. While this not the software that The AME Group uses, it does serve as a wakeup call to both providers and their clients. You trust them with your business, but how secure is your IT provider? As with any IT managed service provider, The AME Group utilizes a collection of tools to help keep our clients efficiently running

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5 Factors to Consider When Outsourcing IT Support Services

Businesses across the globe are becoming increasingly reliant on technology to run their operations. Consequently, there is a growing need for quick, effective IT support. You can opt to hire and run an in-house IT team or outsource managed IT services. Outsourcing IT security and services allows you to focus on your core competencies without a worry about data management or IT infrastructure. However, before you opt for tech support for small businesses, you may need to take into account several critical considerations. To facilitate a smooth integration between your

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The AME Group Becomes Member of MSPAlliance®

The AME Group joins vibrant global consortium of cloud, managed service providers and technology enabling vendors. October 3, 2020 — The AME Group announced that it has become a member of the oldest managed services group. MSPAlliance is the oldest Managed Services group and the only Accrediting and Standards based body created specifically for the Managed Services Industry. With thousands of members worldwide, the MSPAlliance is a very powerful and influential global network of IT professionals. MSPAlliance works in a collaborative effort with service providers, technology enabling vendors, governmental bodies