Microsoft Price Increase

New Pricing Coming In March From Microsoft

Microsoft recently announced new changes to commercial pricing for Microsoft 365. The following price changes will take effect March 1, 2022: Microsoft 365 Business Basic – increase from $5 to $6 per user Microsoft 365 Business Premium – increase from $20 to $22 Office 365 E1 – increase from $8 to $10 Office 365 E3 – increase from $20 to …

Avoid ransomware

Want To Avoid Ransomware? We Can Help.

Ransomware isn’t going anywhere. Here’s why. In 1992, at the height of the Colombian drug cartels, a kilo of cocaine brought in $60,000. The average ransomware attack reaps $140,000. Consider the operating costs of a cartel. Someone must pay to grow or purchase the coca leaves, convert those leaves into paste, refine that paste into powder, smuggle that powder into …

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The anatomy of a $15 million cyber heist on a US company

By Ionut Ilascu of Bleeping Computer Experienced fraudsters made off with $15 million from a U.S. company after carefully running an email compromise that took about two months to complete. The cybercriminal executed their plan with surgical precision after gaining access to email conversations about a commercial transaction. They inserted themselves in the exchange to divert the payment and were …

Coronavirus

Coronavirus Service Update

The following letter was originally sent to our clients via email March 11, 2020. To Our I.T.S. Client Family: The topic on everyone’s mind is the coronavirus. We understand that, and we’ve been monitoring its progress closely while formulating a plan for how to deal with it as an organization. We hold the health and safety of our employees—and yours—in …

Happy New Year

Looking Back on 2019 and Seeing 2020!

We celebrated several monumental milestones this year including our 15th anniversary, record-setting growth and a few unique new honors. Your Lake Worth-based Managed Service Provider opened the first quarter in 2019 by adding two new team members and plans are already in the works to add more network engineers as we shape our vision for 2020! Mike Gavaghen and Megan …

How to Fire Stress from Your Business

Stress is a reality of everyday life, especially in the workplace. Of course, different people find different things to be stressful, as well. Here, we’ll review some of the biggest sources of stress to be found in an office environment, and what some of the effects of this stress can be. Where Our Stress Comes From While it may not …

Has Your IT Team Attained these Goals Yet?

For any business to be successful, it needs access to the technology solutions that allow it to operate efficiently. Your IT team is responsible for ensuring that this access is not interrupted, which isn’t an insignificant responsibility. However, by clearly defining goals for your IT team to strive for, you provide a benefit to all members of your staff. The …

Is Your Business Prepared to Do Away with Paper?

There’s no denying that digital records have quite a few advantages over paper documentation. Benefits of ‘going paperless’ include simplified search capabilities, more efficient storage, heightened security and automated backup capabilities. There are plenty of sources around the Internet that discuss making the switch to paperless documentation, but to keep your business documents safe, it is better to know what …

Why You Need to Be Certain You’re Using Licensed Software

Using pirated software or abusing your software licenses for your business is heavily frowned upon. However, many software companies, in an attempt to protect their products, have unleashed a practice that can actually reward those who let it happen in the first place. To begin, we want to say that we feel that nobody should use pirated software. However, while …