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What is Co-Managed IT – BLOG

There is a common misconception that an IT department either consists of internal IT or outsourced IT. Every business has different IT needs depending on its size and complexity. The misconception is that there is a complex and fast transition from internal resources...

It is Time to Partner with a Managed IT Service Provider

Partnerships require that both parties involved get to know and understand each other’s goals and needs. They require understanding and continuity to grow each member and strengthen the partnership. Managed Services Providers or MSPs are IT, business partners. They...

5 Signs You Need Co-Managed IT

  Co-Managed IT is designed for companies that already have internal IT and would like to keep it that way. It's intended for savvy folks that want to leverage the years of experience and mature tools that an outside company can provide while maintaining the...

5 Things You Should Do RIGHT NOW to Preserve Your Network and Systems

1. Back up Files Every Day As catastrophic as data loss is, the number of businesses that still are not backing up their network is unbelievable. According to the Symantec Small to Medium Size Businesses (SMB) data, only 23% of SMBs are backing up their data daily,...

3 Things to Think About Before Hiring Another Inside IT Person

While it may seem like a good idea to hire additional internal IT staff, this blog is going to line out why instead, you should look to hire a partner to Co-manage your IT. Let's line out the key factors that influence the decision regarding hiring an additional...

IT Service Management Trends in 2021

Technology is always evolving to meet the needs of the organizations it serves. In 2020 the adoption of technologies to enable remote work, flexible work, and collaboration accelerated. This sudden push to embrace new and unknown solutions strained many businesses and...

How a vCIO Can Skyrocket You to Your Company Vision!

You may have heard the saying, "You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with." If you believe in this law of averages, you could say those five people help shape who you are, where your life succeeds or fails, and where you focus your attention....

5 Ways to Reduce Downtime and Prevent IT Problems at Work!

It may not come as a surprise that operating a business is an expensive venture. When a business is faced with technical problems on their network, software or equipment, costs go beyond just a financial standpoint. The time that employees spend trying to fix these...

IT Mistakes to Avoid When Planning Your Business’s Future

It is not uncommon for growing businesses to find that their IT no longer yields the same returns as they had originally expected. In the past, technology was not necessarily top of mind for many business owners. There are numerous factors that play into misshaped and...

Keep Your IT Person with Co-Managed IT

  Meet Cindy.     Everyone at work loves Cindy.     She is always kind, willing to take on additional work and is often considered the “Office Mom.”     Cindy started out somewhat IT savvy when she first began working in the office,...
Secure Banking in 2021

Secure Banking in 2021

Valley Bank of Kalispell Valley Bank of Kalispell(VBK) was chartered in 1911 as the State Bank of Somers and was located in downtown Somers. In 1964, the charter was moved to our present location in Kalispell, and the name changed to Valley Bank of Kalispell. The Bank...

Bank Begins to Reinvest in Technology

Bank Begins to Reinvest in Technology

Pioneer Federal Savings and Loan Association Pioneer Federal Savings and Loan Association is dedicated to providing quality services and products to its customers, all the while remaining financially strong and adding value to the quality of life in the communities it...

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