As a company that manages IT security and tech support, the new year is time to take stock of the cyber security landscape. Our own experience has taught us that cyber challenges will only increase, although the nature of those threats continually evolves. Here is what leading experts expect to emerge in 2019.
Case Study: The True Cost of Managing IT Yourself
This nationally recognized company has been in business for nearly 25 years, has 3 offices in different states, and 40 employees. The type of business they are in requires powerful computers, AutoCAD plotters and large printers, plus a sizable investment in other office technologies. The company owner is semi-technical and...
Unless your organization is the last business on U.S. soil that does not require computers, applications, or the Internet, IT security has become your new cost of doing business. Reliance on technology has made IT security essential in keeping your organization free from disruption.
Remember not too long ago when IT was regarded as a limited support function? In just two decades, technology has become the critical infrastructure that runs your business. As a result, it’s important that business owners and executives understand the best way to manage it.
The New Year has proven to be an eventful one so far. Between the bomb cyclone freezing everyone on the East Coast and the newest discoveries by security researchers, everyone at Summit is hoping the first week of 2018 isn’t setting the precedent for the year to come!
Now Your IT Staff Can Take the Holidays Off!
You're busy this time of year. Holiday orders are coming in fast, you're trying to coordinate your own family plans, and you're also planning for the year ahead! You have employees to manage and when things are going well, it becomes easy to neglect your day-to-day IT maintenance. But could that lead to a high-stress holiday catastrophe? This is a...
Technology is constantly changing and every industry uses it in so many different ways. In the nonprofit sector, technology can now be used to leverage communications with members and increase engagement. It can be used in many different ways; from the way supporters engage with nonprofits to the way nonprofit organizations fundraise, market, and manage information. In today’s day and age, we...
The next time you are stuck in traffic on the beltway, give thanks for the civility of it all. You have not experienced the true meaning of congestion until you visit China. I just returned from my first trip to China with Summit’s senior engineer, Dante Morgan. We spent a week in Shenzhen, a city in Guangdong Province, where Summit has a manufacturing client. I’ll get to that in a minute,...
Manufacturing businesses are behind the curve in updating their IT security, and hackers know it. According to industry reports, cyber threats against manufacturers are at unprecedented levels, second only to healthcare.
IT Nightmares for Small to Medium Sized Businesses
Technology is an integral part of business today, potentially leaving networks, personal information management (PIM) and intellectual property vulnerable. Here are our top five cost-effective technology recommendations to protect your business: