Byte-Size Tech: What Is Co-Managed IT?

Is a co-managed IT solution right for your business?

https://vimeo.com/534590249 Co-Managed IT may be a new concept for a lot of viewers, but Mark Anderson and Libby Powers of Anderson Technologies break it down. A co-managed IT solution is a partnership between your internal IT team and a managed IT services provider brought in to help handle workload, fill skill gaps, and provide access […]

Byte-Size Tech: Essential Tips for Safer Online Shopping

Are your shopping habits putting business data at risk?

HTTPS? SSL? Targot.com? What about those pop-up businesses that advertise on social media? Libby Powers and Marcia Spicer of Anderson Technologies break down some essential tips and potential problems to watch out for when shopping online. If you’re worried that your shopping or surfing habits have compromised your business, contact Anderson Technologies today. Related Reading […]

Byte-Size Tech: 3 Tips for Troubleshooting Before Calling IT

Save yourself a call! Use these troubleshooting tips

Libby Powers and Junior Systems Administrator Ben Fairbanks, both of Anderson Technologies, chat about one of the most common issues computer users face: slow operations. Ben identifies three possible approaches to troubleshoot that can often resolve the issue without starting a ticket with your IT provider. Ben shares tips about internet speeds, connectivity, computer updates, […]

Byte-Size Tech: Working from Home with a VPN?

Are you working from home with a VPN?

… What Could Go Wrong? Mark Anderson and Libby Powers of Anderson Technologies take a moment to explain how a popular work-from-home set-up might not be providing the security you want. If you’re re-evaluating your remote work set-up, or considering a hybrid work (part time at home) model, it is important to dig into the […]

Byte-Size Tech: Make Big Changes with IT In Mind

Make business changes with IT in mind

Amy Anderson and Libby Powers of Anderson Technologies take a managed IT services provider approach to big changes. In light of the tumultuous last year, many businesses are facing an office move, remote work, or rightsizing operations. If you are too, be sure to plan with your IT needs in mind. The best way to […]

Work From Home – Who’s Flipping to Hybrid?

A hybrid approach to working from home

After nearly a year of pandemic-related roadblocks, business owners may feel like circumstances have taught them everything about telework and managing employees both near and far. On the other hand, some business owners may still gravitate towards a strictly on-site model for better collaboration and simpler secure IT. As workers slowly shift to the “new […]

Byte-Size Tech: Don’t Get Zoom-Bombed!

Don't get Zoom Bombed at your next meeting

https://vimeo.com/514332080 Mark Anderson and Libby Powers chat about Zoom best practices and share the story of a client who recently got Zoom-bombed after posting the details of their call publicly. Zoom has some security features baked in, but be sure to toggle them and use the tips Mark and Libby share to ensure you have […]

5 Tips for Security-Conscious Zooming

Don't get Zoom Bombed at your next meeting

https://vimeo.com/572257152 Last year when the COVID-19 pandemic restricted our ability to connect in person, we all became very familiar with the video conferencing software Zoom. No one could have predicted that a significant chunk of business in 2020 would be conducted through webcams and video calls. Schools, universities, and businesses have chosen Zoom out of […]

Opting Out: Keeping Your Personal Data Private

Padlock made of people

What does your phone know about you? What about your email or your browser? What can strangers—or scammers—find out about you with a quick search? This is called your digital footprint, and for the security- or data-conscious consumer, this is old news. What might not be old news are the many ways to be aware […]