Blog: All Things Nortec

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[…]

3 IT Disruptions That Expose Your Business to Risk

Monday, 11 December 2017 01:07

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[…]

3 Questions about Moving to the Cloud

Thursday, 07 December 2017 01:58

So you’re not sure whether it’s time to move to the cloud. You’ve got an IT budget, but where does the cloud fit in? What should you migrate, what should be left untouched? What cloud elements offer a competitive advantage? Which solutions will save you money and time? Is the cloud right for your company?[…]

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[…]

Read This Before You Install Business Cloud Apps Yourself

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 09:03

How hard can it be to implement Microsoft Office 365 or get the new Skype for Business set up for your company? This is a question small businesses, entrepreneurs and even midlevel enterprises ask themselves. It starts off so innocently. While it doesn’t always end in disaster, the results of a business playing DIY with[…]

How Nortec Protects You from Ransomware

Thursday, 06 July 2017 14:49

Ransomware is an ongoing risk, and you can’t rely on your antivirus to protect you. It won’t. Just ask the victims of WannaCry, and the subsequent waves of ransomware. Antivirus isn’t enough to stop ransomware. Ransomware comes through the network on different channels, that are often easy exploits for criminals. That could be your unsuspecting[…]

The #1 Risk Factor for Ransomware

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 11:28

If you learn anything from the recent WannaCry ransomware attack, it’s that ransomware is increasingly targeting small businesses and consumers. If ransomware is something you put off thinking about because you think you’re too small for criminals to bother with, then you’re exactly who the criminals are coming after. Ransomware is driven by a much[…]

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