Blog: All Things Nortec

3 Clear Signs that it’s Time to Move to the Cloud

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:28

So you’re a smaller business and aren’t sure whether it’s time to move to the cloud, now what? You’re also wondering how the heck you are going to get there, you feel overwhelmed, and you don’t want to spend oodles of capital dollars. Yet, you want to change the way you operate, and stay current[…]

3 Questions about Moving to the Cloud

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:26

So you’re a smaller business and aren’t sure whether it’s time to move to the cloud, now what? You’re also wondering how the heck you are going to get there, you feel overwhelmed, and you don’t want to spend oodles of capital dollars. Yet, you want to change the way you operate, and stay current[…]

Your IT Infrastructure Just Shouldn’t Be This Hard

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:24

Your on-premises IT infrastructure may feel like a 1,000 pound Gorilla. After all, it requires license renewals, server maintenance, backups, anti-virus and security add-ons, support, and over time, memory & storage expansion. The good news is that you don’t have to continue to work this way – devoting precious time, money, and energy to your[…]

How the Cloud Changed Everything

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:23

According to Gartner, by 2020 more computing power will be sold through the cloud than in on-site data centers. The cloud is complex. There are over 25 million cloud configurations to choose from. Configurations that are always changing. There are likely new, improved ways you could manifest cloud services to your company’s advantage; you just[…]

Picking the Right Managed Service Provider in 5 Easy Steps

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:21

Choosing the right Managed Services provider for your business may not be as … predictable… as you expect. The reason being is that not all MSPs are built the same. Not all IT partners are created equal. Some offer low-cost solutions with fewer assets. Some are elite, and for that you’ll pay the price. Some[…]

3 Key Results to Expect From Your IT Provider

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:18

Downtime is big – big in terms of exposure, risk and lost productivity. If you’re dealing with IT issues more frequently than handling your core business, and using key resources to regularly fix things, it’s time to consider switching to a new provider. Wouldn’t it be great if you had the right IT solution that[…]

3 IT Disruptions That Expose Your Business to Risk

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:14

Think of your IT infrastructure like this: Airline flight delays and cancellations are disruptive and frustrating in many ways. If one thing goes wrong – i.e. with an operational system such as ones that support luggage handling, mechanical maintenance, or plane scheduling – expose you, the traveler, to the risk of not getting from point[…]

Why Skype for Business Could Become Your New Phone System

Sunday, 10 September 2017 10:03

Businesses have many choices for unified communications systems.  New features in Skype for Business make this solution a serious contender.  Here’s why you might consider Skype as a replacement for your phone system: It Really Can Do It All Skype’s UC capabilities include VoIP conference phone compatibility, video, file sharing, and calling all in one,[…]

Top Takeaways From the Microsoft Inspire Conference 2017

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 10:01

(formerly World Wide Partner Conference) Microsoft Inspire, Microsoft’s largest partner conference, was held July 9-13 in Washington, DC, and  Nortec’s COO and Executive VP of Sales and Marketing George Hammerschmidt was there, and gives us his top takeaways from the event. “It was very clear that Microsoft is going for an all-out push on digital[…]

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