Category: Tools and Tricks

How SMEs Can Address the IT Skills Gap With Co-Managed Solutions

Author Brad Andrews Founder/ CEO Co-managed IT allows organizations to determine which managed IT solutions to handle in-house and which to outsource. A third-party firm provides up-to-date services while the business continues to benefit from the convenience of in-house staff. So, how can co-managed IT be the solution to the IT skills gap? Takes the Weight Off Staff According to a 2017 survey, approximately 75% of IT teams report talent shortages. Most firms don’t have a problem hiring low-level IT staff, but finding [...]

May 27th, 2022|Categories: Tools and Tricks|

Microsoft Exchange Migration And Benefits Of Migrating To Office 365 From Self-Hosted Exchange

Author Brad Andrews Founder/ CEO Business survival and growth can be attributed to making the right calls at the right time. And one of the most vital decisions organizations have to make is choosing between a self-hosted exchange and cloud servers such as Microsoft 365. Before we divulge further details, it is essential to note that you will have to make this call to choose based on your organization's requirements as the IT manager. Let us check the next section to get a better insight. Moving from self-hosted [...]

May 11th, 2022|Categories: Partner Announcements, Tools and Tricks|

How to Keep Hybrid Staff Productive Working from Anywhere

Author Brad Andrews Founder/ CEO In the wake of the pandemic, many office workers began working from home. Now that many companies are welcoming staff back to the office, some are setting up hybrid work arrangements to allow employees to work remotely, at least part-time. While having two different workspaces at home and at the office has its perks, it also poses some challenges. How do you maintain your momentum and productivity when you're changing locations? How can you stay organized and ensure that everything you need (files, [...]

March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Tools and Tricks|

How Can NGAV and EDR Protect Your Business?

Author Brad Andrews Founder/ CEO In the last two years, more businesses have been shifting to a remote or hybrid work setup. This change has made companies more vulnerable to cyber-attacks such as ransomware. In fact, McAfee reports that global cybercrime losses have surpassed $1 trillion! 87% of business owners report that improving cybersecurity is a top priority for their organizations in the next two years. At the same time, the evolving nature of these attacks has rendered traditional methods of protecting businesses ineffective. The best way for [...]

March 15th, 2022|Categories: Tools and Tricks|

How ManagePoint Can Help You Stay Safe When You Upgrade to Microsoft Windows 11

Author Brad Andrews Founder/ CEO As you already know, Microsoft has recently announced the release of Windows 11. Currently, in its early stages, in an age where hybrid work and learning is becoming increasingly popular, this new update promises a whole new look, more apps, and efficient ways to be creative and productive, while promoting better integration, collaboration, and communication. Microsoft’s new announcement has left many businesses wondering what this means for them in the months to come and if they should upgrade to Windows 11. Switching to [...]

March 8th, 2022|Categories: Tools and Tricks|

Choosing The Right Microsoft 365 Plan

Author Brad Andrews Founder/ CEO Over the last several years, Microsoft 365 has revolutionized the way people work with essential documents.It is the next step in a well-established program, now enhanced with secure technology that isn't just about documents and spreadsheets. It's a full suite of cloud-based applications to help you increase productivity and collaboration within your business.We're proud to be a Microsoft Partner here at ManagePoint Technologies and can help you with everything from installation, support, security, and more.What are the benefits of this software, and how do [...]

March 1st, 2022|Categories: Tools and Tricks|
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