IT Compliance Laws Every Business Should Know

Partnering with an IT provider that is well-versed in IT compliance laws is crucial for industries like medicine, government, education and more. Here is a breakdown of some of the most important compliance laws your IT provider should be aware of.  CCPA Compliance CCPA stands for the California Consumer Privacy Act (2018). This law gives…

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Microsoft NCE: The Good, the Bad and the Reality

Microsoft NCE: What You Need to Know

In October 2021, Microsoft announced that they are streamlining their cloud product portfolio by introducing the ability to purchase seat-based or license-based offers such as Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Power Platform and Windows 365 in the New Commerce Experience (NCE) platform.    Microsoft NCE was designed as the new commerce experience to simplify and streamline how…

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Top 5 Hallmarks of Proactive IT Management

proactive IT management

When choosing an IT partner, it’s important to pick one that will operate on a proactive mindset rather than on a need-only basis. IT MSPs that go out of their way to protect, secure and manage your IT needs are considered proactive. But how can you tell an IT company will provide proactive IT management…

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Knowledge Check: An Inside Look Into Mergers and Acquisitions

An Inside Look Into Mergers and Acquisitions (M & As)

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are generally mentioned in the same breath as if one can’t be accomplished without the other. The reality for our IT consulting clients and others is that a merger and an acquisition are two very different procedures, each directly bringing about a completely separate and opposite result:    Mergers involve two companies…

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Microsoft 365 Pricing Change in March 2022

Microsoft 365 Price Change in 2022

Microsoft recently announced that its Office 365 pricing will increase on March 1, 2022. This will be the first Microsoft 365 price change since 2011 when Microsoft launched Office 365. Microsoft is not alone; IT costs on the whole have been increasing. With increased cyber threats, hardware shortages and internal staffing issues, companies need to…

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