Peters & Associates, a Chicagoland-based leader in delivering technology and managed support services, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named them to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category.
As the complexity of enterprise applications and computing environments increases, protection of company data also needs to evolve. Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility + Security Suite (EMS) helps to ensure that corporate data is secure. With solutions, such as Intune, Azure Active Directory, and Cloud App Security, you are heading in the right direction to upgrade your [...]
Hyper-V Snapshots. What are they? When should you use it? Why should they be used and how? Read on to discover the answers and more. What is a Hyper-V snapshot? While it seems like a simple question, defining what a Hyper-V snapshot is can be problematic. One of the most important things is not to [...]
Expired certificates happens frequently enough to our clients: life is good, all systems working. Then mysteriously, you start getting communication failures with an application like Skype for Business. Turns out, a certificate expired at 11:14 am today and now communication between machines isn’t trusted. Remedying the issue isn’t too bad in most cases, but [...]
You’ve been infected with ransomware, you need to act quickly to save your data. Disconnect from WiFi or unplug from the network immediately. You have to be off of the network so the infection does not spread to other machines or directories. Use System Restore or a backup solution to get back to a known-clean [...]
With cloud computing becoming more popular for all sized businesses, it is important to know how to maximize your investment while also reducing your organization's risk. Our Managed Services can help you accomplish tracking your ROI and understand how you can continue to limit security risks. Cloud savings--are they real? Cloud computing is not going anywhere [...]
When was the last time you tested a restore of your data? Are you checking every backup to make sure that it is usable? Can you recover from a failed system in minutes, or does it take you hours, or even days? What would you do if your key financial system died when you are [...]
Businesses today are faced with a number of challenges around IT staffing - keeping up with a rapidly changing technology environment, keeping skills sets current while also maintaining legacy systems, adapting to ever increasing security needs, and continuing to make sure everything runs as smoothly as possible. Join us to discuss a variety of strategic [...]