Questions to Consider When Creating Your Strategic Technology Plan

Although it has long been known that business strategies are essential, many don’t realize that the most important element of technology is that a strategic technology plan is needed to keep up with the ever-changing landscape of Internet security, data storage, and IT infrastructure. The following are some questions to ask when formulating an IT

By |2020-03-10T20:30:38+00:00March 10th, 2020|Managed Services|

Why IT Security Assessments are Important for Cybersecurity

Small businesses often fail to ensure adequate cybersecurity because they aren’t yet believers in the very real possibility of a devastating cyberattack. Lack of preparation for a breach by cybercriminals, unfortunately, means the demise of a small business most of the time. With an IT security assessment, small business owners can get an accurate picture

By |2020-03-09T08:34:47+00:00February 26th, 2020|IT Security Assessment, Security|

4 Benefits of Managed IT Services for Small Businesses

In so many ways, small, mid-sized (SMB), and large businesses have a lot in common, as long as you exclude available resources on-hand. A big difference in the past that put large companies at a distinct advantage was the size of their IT staff. Managed service providers (MSPs) have leveled that playing field, to the

By |2020-03-11T15:57:47+00:00February 18th, 2020|Managed Services|

Here’s Why Data Backup and Data Loss Prevention are Crucial

Data volume continues to increase exponentially in every sector, which increases vulnerability to hackers. There is a critical need for data loss prevention strategies such as data backup, and worldwide WannaCry ransomware attacks on businesses are among the many reasons. For every organization, data security and privacy are vital. To protect the confidentiality of sensitive

By |2020-02-26T10:41:13+00:00January 22nd, 2020|(Tech) Security|

A beginner’s guide to creating Facebook ads

No one can deny that social media has become a powerful online marketing tool. It’s cheaper, more effective, and a lot cooler. It is especially advantageous to small businesses that don’t have budgets for print or TV ads. Interested in creating a social media ad of your own? Read on. Why advertise on Facebook? Above

By |2020-02-13T08:37:02+00:00November 7th, 2019|Social Media|

What are the risks of BYOD?

The bring your own device (BYOD) strategy lets employees use their personal mobile devices to do work for your company from anywhere. This strategy increases efficiency and convenience to your business, but it also brings a number of security risks to your IT infrastructure and data. If you’re thinking of incorporating BYOD in your office,

By |2020-02-24T18:04:15+00:00November 7th, 2019|Security|

5 ways to make tech trends work for you

What tech fads has your SMB recently written off as silly and not worth your time? 3D printing, internet of things…Pokémon GO? Juvenile as they may seem at first, these trends helped to make a lot of businesses a lot of money. Navigating the quickly rising and falling auspices of the tech world may seem

By |2020-03-09T08:38:51+00:00November 7th, 2019|Business|

So what’s new in SEO and social media?

When it comes to technology news, breakthroughs, innovations, and what-to-do’s, we’ve always got our eyes peeled for the latest and greatest. Paying close attention to what’s trending is critical not only to our success, but to that of our clients as well, which is why we’re taking a look at 5 popular SEO and Social

By |2020-03-09T08:39:43+00:00November 7th, 2019|Social Media|

Client Spotlight: Laura Liss and Employee Overtime Rules Changes

This month’s client spotlight features Laura Liss of Patzik, Frank & Samotny Ltd. PFS has been a client of AZBS for 11 years. PFS celebrated its 25th anniversary earlier this year. PFS began as a corporate and securities boutique law firm and has expanded its practice areas, which include employment law, estate planning, healthcare, intellectual

By |2020-03-09T08:42:50+00:00November 7th, 2019|(Tech) Microsoft Dynamics General, Articles|

Criminal Cyber Activity, and How AZBS can Help to Protect You

You’ve probably noticed the steady increase in the number of data breaches and cyber-attacks reported in the news recently. Not only has there been an increase in the type of attacks that make the news, but there has also been a drastic increase in the number of attacks on small businesses.The cloud is a very

By |2020-03-09T08:43:42+00:00November 7th, 2019|Articles|