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10 Things To Know About VoIP Phone Systems

By Jeff Fowler | June 28, 2022
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Most people have used or experienced Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) Phone Systems. The latest VoIP technology is leaps and bounds ahead of analog telephones and older PBX’s. But even if you know the basics of VoIP technology, there are some incredible features that you might not know about yet. In today’s blog post, we’ll go over…

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5 Ways To Help Train Your Employees to Recognize Email Scams

By Jeff Fowler | June 21, 2022
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You can spend countless dollars on sophisticated anti-malware & firewall systems, but the weakest link will always be the human mind. It’s much easier to trick a human to reveal information than trying to force a computer system into doing it. With that in mind, our topic for today’s blog post deals with training employees…

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5 Damaging Effects of a Data Breach That Can Sink Your Company

By Jeff Fowler | June 14, 2022
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Data Breaches are a common talking point in cybersecurity. This is because there’s such a wide array of methods cybercriminals are using to attack businesses. Whether it’s malware, social engineering, or exploiting weak passwords. Any company can be a target, from Fortune 500 companies to small, family-owned businesses. In our blog post, we’ll be discussing…

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8 Common IT Security Risks Facing Your Business

By Jeff Fowler | June 7, 2022
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In today’s rapidly changing business environment, cybersecurity threats to small businesses are becoming more common than ever. With the wide array of threats, your business needs to be prepared on all fronts. In this post, we’ll cover 8 of the most common IT security risks to your business and how Managed Services can assist with…

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Managed IT Services for Small Businesses: Three IT Experts Give Their Best Advice

By SandStorm IT | April 27, 2022
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With more than five decades of combined experience in managed IT services for small businesses, these three SandStormIT professionals have seen how managed IT services can help small businesses succeed. Here are the top three pieces of advice they have for small business owners. 1. Always Consider Opportunity Costs “As a small business owner, you’re…

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10 Smart Questions to Ask Before You Hire Managed IT Services for Your Small Business

By SandStorm IT | April 7, 2022
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If you’re looking for managed IT services for your small business, there are a lot of options out there. With the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks and ransomware, choosing the right company could literally save your business in the event of a serious disaster. But you might be wondering HOW to choose a managed service…

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4 Ways Managed IT Services Will Save You Money

By SandStorm IT | March 29, 2022
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As a business owner, you never stop asking this question: Will this decision provide benefits that outweigh the cost? So what about managed IT? Is it a cost that will be a drain on your bottom line? Or is managed IT support an investment that’s actually worth it? Compelling data shows that managed IT can…

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Is IT Consulting Affordable? There’s a Price Level for Every Budget

By SandStorm IT | March 22, 2022
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The IT consulting industry is booming with revenue totaling $524 billion in 2020, and it’s only expected to grow. Numbers like this one show that many business owners like you recognize the value in paying for managed IT services to keep their systems running smoothly and their data confidential. If you’re seeking increased security for…

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How can a multi-site “Voice over Internet Protocol” (VoIP) solution benefit your business?

By Justin Oliver | November 1, 2021
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Legacy public branch exchanges (PBX)s present a multitude of challenges if your business has multiple locations or remote users.  A VoIP PBX solution can address many of those challenges. Multiple public branch exchanges (PBX)s to maintain, multiple bills from different tel-co providers, multiple systems to learn and train with, and multiple administrative portals all add to…

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What is cryptojacking and how does it affect me?

By SandStorm IT | October 25, 2021
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Cryptojacking is a term that has been making its rounds in the news lately. Rightfully so, many users are worried about being caught up in these attacks. So what is cryptojacking exactly? Basically, cryptojacking is an attack which secretly harnesses the power of your computer to “mine” for cryptocurrencies, which the attackers can later exchange…

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