8 Signs Your Business Needs a Network Assessment

Posted on 07/18/2018 in IT Consulting

A network assessment is an in-depth analysis of all network components. An IT consultant will examine every element of your technological environment to gain a detailed picture of your IT organization and determine the strengths and weaknesses of your network. With this information, the consultant can then create and present a plan to make more…

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3 Step Process to Improve Cybersecurity

Posted on 07/18/2018 in IT Consulting

Cyber crime is an industry that is growing steadily and growing daily. These heightened threats do not just affect giant corporations; small and medium-sized businesses are equally at risk. Additionally, the costs of breaches are higher for smaller operations. As these attacks escalate, businesses of all sizes and across all industries are prioritizing cybersecurity. At…

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The Value of a Network Assessment

Posted on 07/03/2018 in IT Consulting

If you have read any of AIS’s previous content, you know that we are not fans of the break/fix approach to IT. With break/fix, you wait for an IT issue to occur before hiring someone to resolve that issue. There are two key problems with break/fix: first, there is no incentive to gain any thorough…

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Fight Cybersecurity Issues With Education and Compliance Management

Posted on 07/03/2018 in IT Consulting

Putting a cybersecurity strategy into practice requires the efforts of every member of your organization. The problem is convincing your employees of this. A recent Tech Pro Research report shows that 58% of respondents found that the most difficult aspect of implementing a cybersecurity strategy is employee compliance. This response is troubling because a risk-aware…

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5 Cloud Backup Myths

Posted on 05/21/2018 in IT Consulting

As we mentioned in a previous blog post, What Exactly Is The Cloud, “the cloud” is a nebulous concept that often causes confusion. Because of this, unsurprisingly, there are commonly-held misconceptions about cloud backup and how it works. The goal of this blog post is to dispel some of these pervasive myths and shed some…

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Protect Your Data: Managed Backup and Recovery Services

Posted on 05/21/2018 in IT Consulting

Data is an essential component of your business. Your data is valuable, and the loss of it would be incredibly costly. In order to protect your business from such a loss—through human error, technology failure or natural disaster—it’s critical to implement a reliable backup and recovery system. AIS has the solution with our managed backup…

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Social Media in the Workplace: Establish Policies

Posted on 05/09/2018 in Social Media

Social media can be an incredibly effective tool for organizations and employees. It provides an important platform for networking, sharing information and managing a brand’s online presence. However, social media in the workplace can also blur the lines between the professional and personal, putting employees and organizations at risk for misuse and misconduct. The solution…

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Should You Delete Your Facebook?

Posted on 05/09/2018 in Social Media

This is the question that many of us are asking ourselves in light of recent events. The revelation that Cambridge Analytica, an upstart voter-profiling company, improperly accessed, stored and potentially misused data from millions of Facebook profiles without user consent has left many feeling confused, angry and insecure. The hashtag #deletefacebook was rampant on Twitter…

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Upgrade to a Proactive IT Model: Relationship Case Study

Posted on 03/29/2018 in Case Study

The Partner The Electrical Training Institute is one of the nation’s premier training centers for the Union Construction Industry. This advanced apprenticeship program is a joint venture of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 481 and the National Electrical Contractors Association. The Institute offers apprentices highly skilled trade experience and career development in the…

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5 Small Business Tech Trends for 2018

Posted on 03/21/2018 in IT Consulting

It’s not difficult to see that technology has reshaped our world over the past decade. The business sector in particular has experienced huge shifts as a result of innovative technology; large corporations and small businesses alike are adjusting the modulating technological landscape. 2018 is well underway, and as we move forward, we must anticipate what…

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