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

By SandStorm IT | January 15, 2024
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The IT consulting and implementation market is still growing with revenue totaling $68 billion in 2023, 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…

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What are Managed IT Services?

By Justin Oliver | July 18, 2023
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What are Managed IT Services? The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) defines managed services as “the practice of outsourcing day-to-day technology management responsibilities to a third party as a strategic method for improving operations and accelerating a return on their technology investment”, typically for a fixed price. It is the proactive monitoring of computer and…

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How an IT Business Continuity Plan Can Help You Navigate a Natural Disaster

By SandStorm IT | April 4, 2023
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If a natural disaster happens, will your business be sidelined for weeks or months?? What happens if your office building is leveled by a tornado? Flooded? Catches fire? Hopefully, that will never happen. But, could your business survive if it did? Do you have an IT business continuity plan to help you weather the storm?…

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Should You Outsource Your Network Support & Management?

By Jeff Fowler | October 11, 2022
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When decisions are being made about who is managing their network, there is sometimes debate whether in-house is a better option than using a trusted IT partner. In this post, we’ll help you determine which side of the grass is greener. Network Outsourcing is the forming of a relationship with a 3rd party IT Provider…

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Why must ALL of my computers be covered under an MSP agreement?

By Doyle Sanders | August 23, 2022
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As we’ve spoken with current customers and new prospects about Managed IT Services for their computers, servers, and networks, occasionally, someone will ask, “Can I just put my server and a couple of the most important PCs on a Managed IT Services plan.  Our response is always (politely and diplomatically), “No, all of your computers,…

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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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Three Crucial Times When Managed Cybersecurity Can Save You Money

By SandStorm IT | May 17, 2022
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Could managed cybersecurity actually save you money? Is the cost of implementing cyber security actually worth it? Is it possible that cybersecurity costs could actually pay for themselves? The answer is — yes! We’ve seen time and time again how managed cybersecurity has protected a business by helping to minimize the costs that will arise…

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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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How A Managed IT Service Provider is a Smart Move for Your Business

By SandStorm IT | April 12, 2022
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If the worst happened, could your business survive? Do you have a plan for ransomware attacks, fire, power outages, or natural disasters? If not, it might be time to hire a managed IT service provider. In a perfect world, we’d be able to avoid these types of events completely. While that’s impossible, taking the proper…

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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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