Entries by KME Systems

Spotting and responding to phishing attempts/scams

Research shows that phishing remains a troublesome cybersecurity issue for many companies. Protecting businesses against phishing attacks starts with ongoing employee training. As the first line of defense against phishing, employees must learn to spot and respond to these attacks.

7 things your IT provider should be doing regularly

To have the best relationship with a managed IT provider, your expectations and their scope of service must be aligned. An ideal IT partnership is based on mutual understanding. That’s why it’s important to know what to expect from an MSP from the very start.

5 ways managed services alleviate IT pain points for SMBs

Staffing and capital issues are the main IT pain points for most small and medium-sized businesses. Business leaders need to think outside the box and ditch traditional solutions to solve these problems. Enlisting managed IT services is one of the ways to do just that.

Your IT budgeting cheat sheet

The recipe for an IT budget includes careful planning, aligning expenses with business goals, understanding the business, learning from the past, and looking to the future. Remember, an IT budget reflects your IT strategy — it’s not just about the numbers.

5 things to keep in mind when creating an IT budget

Do you know how much money ends up in your business IT infrastructure and how it gets used up? Developing an IT budget is the only way to predetermine IT funding and formulate an IT strategy at the same time. IT budgeting entails so much more than just crunching numbers.

A quick guide to landing the right co-managed provider

What does it take to hire a co-managed IT provider? Well, not much. But you have to understand the need for a co-managed partner in the first place and what they bring to the table. It’s essentially matching the right provider with your IT team and business requirements.