Should SMB’s be Concerned about Ransomware?

Should SMBs be Concerned about Ransomware? What do Colonial Pipeline, JBS, and most recently, Kaseya VSA all have in common? They all fell victim to elaborate ransomware attacks; however, this does not mean attackers only go after big fish. While many of the attacks that make the news are on multi-million dollar companies, it does […]

The Benefits of Having a vCIO

The Benefits of Having a vCIO Maybe you’ve heard someone talking about it, or maybe you’ve come across the term online: vCIO. Let’s talk about it. What is a vCIO? There are significant differences between IT Support and IT Support with a vCIO. In this blog, you’ll learn what a vCIO does and how this […]

How Startups Benefit from Outsourcing IT in Eugene

How Startups Benefit from Outsourcing IT in Eugene Starting a business is a lot of work. It requires determination, learning, and most importantly, the right resources. Improving your product, and managing marketing, sales, client relationships, accounting, IT, and everything else can be difficult. Handling it all by yourself is even more difficult and can leave […]

Switching IT Providers in Eugene

Switching IT Providers in Eugene Switching IT providers or moving to a different Managed Services Provider (MSP) is a decision that you may have delayed for a long time. The complexity of your IT infrastructure may have you believe that making the switch will be daunting and disrupt the workflow of your business. If you’re […]

How Outsourced IT Can Boost Your Firm’s Growth in 2021

How Outsourced IT Can Boost Your Firm’s Growth in 2021 Growing a company takes a lot of effort – you have to coordinate with employees on projects, work on cost minimization, increase sales, and so on. Managing all this together can be difficult. It can become even more challenging if you don’t have dedicated resources […]

How MSP Services are Purchased

How MSP Services are Purchased Your company has decided to partner with a local Eugene-based MSP in order to handle its growing needs in the IT department.  Great!  But, how do you choose the right Managed Services Provider for you?  First we have to understand our needs and wants. Understanding the pain points in IT […]

Considerations When Selecting an MSP in Eugene

Considerations When Selecting an MSP in Eugene Partnering with a managed services provider is a big step for any business, especially when it comes to small businesses who may lack internal IT expertise. However, the good news is that there are many MSPs to choose from, but do they all offer the same thing? Well, […]

What is the ROI of Managed IT Services in Eugene, OR?

What is the ROI of Managed IT Services in Eugene, OR? We often get asked, “Isn’t an MSP more expensive than hiring an IT Manager?” Then the immediate calculation is to compare the potential manager’s salary to the annual invoices of the MSP. A better question is about return on investment; which approach wins over […]

How do Co-Managed IT services benefit companies in Eugene?

How does Co-Managed IT Benefit Companies in Eugene? A common misconception among business leaders is that there are only two options for IT management: hiring an in-house team or outsourcing to a provider. We have great news! There is another option. We call it, Co-Managed Infrastructure (Co-Managed IT, for short). We are seeing more and […]