What to Look for When Purchasing Computers

3 Questions Every IT Department Needs To Answer When purchasing computers for your organization, are you thinking about security, stability, and manageability? If not, you should be. Every time you purchase a computer, you’re also making a security decision. It’s true! With the majority of data breaches entering from endpoints — a whopping 71 percent — ensuring endpoint security is critical for every business today, and should be considered every single time you purchase a [...]

By | 2018-10-22T18:36:56+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|End User Computing, Security|Comments Off on What to Look for When Purchasing Computers

Why Choose Managed Print Services?

When Office Space depicted three disgruntled employees destroying the universally-hated office printer, how dramatic were they being? With 23% of all IT calls being either print or copy related, your IT department might actually be dreaming of recreating that epic scene more often than you think. Aside from the added frustration of managing your organization’s print fleet, printers can be a cause of many IT security issues resulting in a major drain on already over [...]

By | 2018-10-12T15:58:41+00:00 October 12th, 2018|End User Computing, Professional Services|Comments Off on Why Choose Managed Print Services?

Five Ways to Boost Your IoT Security

The Internet of Things has created a new challenge for companies trying to keep their network secure. As the points of entry into a network increase, so does the attack surface, giving an attacker more opportunities to probe for vulnerability. In fact, Symantec’s 2018 Internet Security Threat Report revealed a 600 percent increase in IoT attacks between 2016 and 2017. So here are five ways your company can boost their IoT security and help defend [...]

By | 2018-08-16T15:46:38+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Converged Infrastructure, End User Computing, Internet of Things (IoT), Security|Comments Off on Five Ways to Boost Your IoT Security

The Benefits of Device-as-a-Service

So you’ve been hearing more and more lately about DaaS — Device-as-a-Service. If you’re wondering exactly what it is and why it’s a benefit to your IT operations and your business, you’re not alone. In a nutshell, Device-as-a-Service is a turnkey, one-stop-shop way to deploy, manage, and maintain all of your devices, from logistics to security and more. It’s all about convenience, flexibility, choice, and efficiency, and it ensures you always have access to exactly [...]

By | 2018-09-18T16:14:22+00:00 July 9th, 2018|End User Computing, Professional Services|Comments Off on The Benefits of Device-as-a-Service

Ready for the Next Generation of End User Computing? [Infographic]

Organizations are taking hold of next generation technology with Device as a Service (DaaS), advanced user authentication is transforming mobile security, and helpdesk services are lowering enterprise IT support costs. It’s all a part of the next wave of end user computing solutions designed to reduce IT complexity and improve workplace efficiency. Learn how you can simplify your digital workspace with end user computing solutions to manage, support, and protect your IT environment. Are [...]

By | 2018-07-12T17:13:30+00:00 November 27th, 2017|End User Computing, Infographic|Comments Off on Ready for the Next Generation of End User Computing? [Infographic]

What is the Best Approach for Updating Information Technology Equipment?

Advice from a frustrated help desk technician. By some means, someplace, somebody got the bright idea that organizations should replace their computers in stages—one third in year one, one third in year two, and the final third in year three. The rationale is that you can spread the cost out over time, and everything stays on a rotating cycle. This is completely obsolete today. Why This Approach Will Always Cause More Harm Than Good With [...]

By | 2018-07-03T20:18:30+00:00 November 14th, 2017|End User Computing|Comments Off on What is the Best Approach for Updating Information Technology Equipment?

Why Commercial Displays Engage Better in Business Settings

Digital displays are a front-runner in today’s business growth strategy for sales, marketing, user-experience and information delivery. In fact, while other tactics like social media and content development grow noisier, the impact of digital display remains consistently effective. This is due in large part to customer expectations for screens in businesses, software that enables engaging visual content creation, and strong ROI. At purchasing time, it may seem natural to view all screens as equals. After [...]

By | 2018-08-01T14:22:52+00:00 December 19th, 2016|End User Computing, Retail|Comments Off on Why Commercial Displays Engage Better in Business Settings

Digital Displays in Higher Education: Improve Campus Life

As of 2016, millennials officially outnumber baby boomers as America’s largest generation. These 18 – 34 year olds now make up 23.5% of our population and by the time classes begin this fall, more than twelve million will be enrolled at colleges and universities across the United States. Digital displays are everywhere There’s a staggering amount of information backed by statistics that point to the increasing importance of video, not just in marketing initiatives but [...]

By | 2018-08-01T14:23:08+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Education, End User Computing|Comments Off on Digital Displays in Higher Education: Improve Campus Life

Demystifying Print Strategy Saves Tax Payer Dollars

Today, state and local governments are more serious than ever about reducing print costs and becoming more eco friendly. Managed print services coupled with printing policies are key. Laws in states like Washington help too. Their government agencies are now mandated to recycle all paper and use 100% post-consumer recycled paper products. This small change reportedly saves Washington’s taxpayers $1M per year. Print Policies: One Part of the Answer Many state and local governments have [...]

By | 2018-08-01T14:23:31+00:00 May 11th, 2016|End User Computing, State & Local Government|Comments Off on Demystifying Print Strategy Saves Tax Payer Dollars

Saved By a Surface

Ok, I shouldn’t have opened that email. I certainly shouldn’t have clicked on the attachment. I knew immediately that I was in trouble. My company’s McAfee virus system leaped into the breach and started trying to delete the viral leavings as it worked its way through my C drive. The list of deletions scrolled by faster than I could read it. Now, we have one of the best help desks on the planet. Before I [...]

By | 2018-08-01T14:24:43+00:00 December 10th, 2015|Cloud Technology, End User Computing|Comments Off on Saved By a Surface