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The benefits of outsourcing IT support to a Managed Service Provider (MSP)

August 27th, 2020

Many small businesses can usually afford only one or two full-time technicians to support their IT infrastructure. But if one of your staff is on vacation or an extended leave of absence when you experience an IT problem, the downtime can result in unproductive employees, missed business opportunities, and lower revenue.

How to protect your business from ransomware attacks

August 21st, 2020

Ransomware is an increasingly dangerous threat to businesses today. In fact, according to Datto, 20% of ransomware victims in 2019 were small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). And as ransomware becomes more sophisticated, attacks will likely be more prevalent.

Fidelis Ranked Among World’s Most Elite 501 Managed Service Providers

August 6th, 2020

We’re thrilled to announce the we have been named by Channel Futures as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings!

For the 13th year running, managed service providers (MSPs) from around the globe completed an exhaustive survey and application this spring to be ranked by a unique methodology that weights long-term health and viability, operational efficiency, and other key measures.

Top ways to make the most of your small business’s technology

July 29th, 2020

Technology is an integral component of any modern business. Innovations like computer networking, social media, and digital marketing not only aid in productivity and efficiency but also provide a competitive edge. How can you optimize these tools to achieve success? Here are some ideas that will help you make the most of your technology resources.

What are co-managed IT services and how can they benefit my business?

July 14th, 2020

Many small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) believe that IT management entails only one of two things: hiring an internal IT staff or partnering with a managed services provider (MSP). While these are common in Seattle, Tacoma, and Portland, there is also a growing trend of combining an internal IT staff and an external contractor — also known as co-managed IT services.

How to identify the telltale signs of a phishing email

June 29th, 2020

Phishing emails are one of the most dangerous cyberthreats that small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) face today. According to the Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), phishing is the biggest threat for small organizations, as cybercriminals devise more sophisticated methods to steal confidential information.

What are the benefits of VoIP for small businesses?

June 15th, 2020

Your company needs an efficient phone system to succeed in today’s competitive business environment. Without it, you may experience communication barriers within your teams. You may also find it difficult to reach or be reached by your prospects, vendors, or partners.

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery – Part 3 Security Appliances

May 21st, 2020

Welcome back! In part three we will discuss the many facets of network security from firewall appliances to employee training. While a security appliance like a firewall can help keep bad actors from unauthorized access to your network, if improperly configured and implemented, those appliances can act like the landing lights at an airport.

The consequences of data breaches to your business

May 18th, 2020

Data breaches are one of the worst issues your business may encounter. Cybercriminals can leak your confidential information to the public, or use it for their personal, professional, and financial gain.

Enterprises and small businesses alike have been affected by data leaks.

For many businesses, complying with the GDPR’s specific data security and privacy requirements may sound daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Our eBook Navigating the Data Privacy Labyrinth: A Guide to GDPR Compliance can simplify your compliance journey.GRAB YOUR FREE EBOOK HERE!

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