January 8, 2019
The Need for IT Monitoring
If you are like most small businesses, when you buy a new piece of IT equipment, you might do some configuration on it, and then put it in use, and you’re done. You let it do its thing until it breaks. If you’re a very small shop, that might be good enough, as the overhead of doing more may outweigh the costs. However, if you are not very small, you may be costing yourself by not adding monitoring to your technology services.
September 4, 2018
TekTalk: 2019 IT Budgeting
Planning for 2019 starts now. Making smart decisions early can save your business a sufficient amount of time and money. Watch SpotLink Founder and CEO Robert Hood outline several budgeting approaches, and figure out which is the perfect fit for your business.
July 30, 2018
Spear Phishing: War Stories From the Front
Electronically speaking, we live in dangerous times. It is a quickly changing arena where cyber-security systems are adapting new protective techniques just as fast as the criminals are coming up with new approaches around them.
July 7, 2018
MSP501 Press Release
SpotLink Ranked Among Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers by Channel Futures. Annual MSP 501 Identifies World’s Most Forward-Thinking MSPs & Leading Trends in Managed Services.
June 27, 2018
Benefits of a Managed Services Provider
At SpotLink, we have been managing IT for nearly 20 years, and been honing our skills as an MSP for almost 10. In that time, we have seen how effective IT management can have a marked benefit to a business, as well as how poor IT management can damage it. We are always ready to help your business have a competitive advantage to win in the market place.
May 29, 2018
TekTalk: Data Protection and Recovery
Some would argue that without your data, you are without a business. This is supported by the fact that only around 17% of businesses that experience a disaster survive for 2 years. Data Protection is one of the 3 Pillars of proper infrastructure management.
April 26, 2018
Do You Control Your Mission Critical Data?
Cloud computing has caused a massive shift in how many companies do business; in some ways the shift is comparable to the introduction of the Internet itself. A big part of cloud computing is moving servers, raw data, application data, or business processes to the cloud.
December 5, 2017
TekTalk: Cyber Security
CEO and Founder Robert Hood reviews the three segments to optimal security implementation: Defense, Monitoring, and Response. No matter the size, industry, or budget, Robert shares essential insight on how to protect your business.
October 24, 2017
Is there a Cyber Ninja after you?
It is important to consider two key points when discussing security for your information systems: security is a process, not a destination, and you can never be 100% secure. Security is a continual process of review, plan, implement, monitor, and repeat.
September 26, 2017
Two Factors of Proper Data Management
IT service providers have two key roles when it comes to ongoing operations, Data Protection and Data Security. While they sound like one in the same, these two responsibilites are very different.
August 9, 2017
TekTalk: The Principles of IT Budgeting
It's never too early to organize your IT budget for the next calendar year. Making smart decisions early can save your business a sufficient amount of time and money. Spotlink CEO and Founder Robert Hood reviews his simple 6-step budgeting process.