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7 Advantages of Managed IT Services for Small Businesses

Posted by Scott Spiro on Tuesday, 20 September 2016


Your small business depends on technology to help you get the most out of your available resources. However, you end up in a tricky situation when you need help with your infrastructure but you don't have the budget for a full-time IT professional. Managed IT services can fill this gap and deliver many advantages.

No Need for an Internal IT Team

Your company has IT needs, but you don't need someone around all the time. If you didn't have to worry about bringing on a full-time person to take care of your systems, you could make investments elsewhere in your business. Managed IT services act as your on-demand team, so you don't have to go through the hiring process for IT professionals. If you do have employees on hand to manage your technology, managed IT services can take the burden off of them.

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Topics: Managed Service Provider, IT Support, managed IT services

CSG Appears on 2016 Inc. 5000 List For Second Consecutive Year

Posted by Computer Solutions Group on Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Los Angeles-based IT support company earns spot on Inc. 5000 list two years in a row.

As a result of 184% growth over 3 years, Computer Solutions Group, a Los Angeles-based IT support company, has earned the #2027 spot on the 2016 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing privately held companies. This is the second year CSG has appearing on the coveted Inc. 5000 list.

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Topics: Inc 5000

Managed IT Services Vs. Break-Fix: Which Is More Cost-Effective?

Posted by Scott Spiro on Monday, 12 September 2016

You’ve probably heard the famous Benjamin Franklin quote, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” I couldn’t agree more — and that’s why it’s my sincere belief that the managed IT services approach is, by far, the most cost-effective, smartest option for any small business.

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Topics: Managed Service Provider, managed IT services

5 Benefits of Going Mobile in the Workplace

Posted by Scott Spiro on Friday, 02 September 2016

What if you could tap into the top talent in your industry, no matter where in the world they are? With the power of the mobile web, your all-star team is now – literally – at your fingertips.

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Topics: Mobile Office, mobile computing

In-Flight Wi-Fi: Are You Safe to Connect?

Posted by Scott Spiro on Thursday, 12 May 2016

In-flight Wi-Fi has become a convenient and accessible feature for travelers. With two-thirds of airlines now offering Wi-Fi and usage up 1,600% since 2013, why wouldn’t you join thousands of others in surfing the skies?

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Topics: Cybercrime, in-flight wi-fi, risks of in-flight wi-fi, cybersecurity, tips for safe web browsing

Hacking the Power Grid: The Effects of a Widespread Blackout

Posted by Scott Spiro on Thursday, 12 May 2016

When it comes to terrorism, attacks against the U.S. power grid rarely make headlines. But with 79 attacks on the U.S. energy grid in 2013 alone (and instances like these occuring every year), Americans need to prepare for a widespread power outage and its potentially catastrophic effects.

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Topics: Cybercrime, cybersecurity

CSG Earns Spot on the 2015 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies

Posted by Scott Spiro on Friday, 09 October 2015

Los Angeles, CA – October 8, 2015 – Riding the wave of 248% growth over the past three years, Computer Solutions Group, a Los Angeles-based IT services company, announced it secured the #1643 spot on the 2015 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies. This is the company’s first year appearing on the coveted Inc. 5000 list.

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Topics: Inc. 5000 list, Computer Solutions Group

What If You Never Had to Go to the Doctor’s Office Again?

Posted by Scott Spiro on Monday, 03 August 2015

Remote technology is so efficient and popular that it’s infiltrating many industries that you’d be surprised to hear about. One such sector is the healthcare department. Some doctors are taking advantage of the leaps and bounds made by technology to help their patients get back on their feet as easily as possible.

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Topics: Health, remote devices, mobile computing

Tip of the Week: Try the 52-17 Rule to Get the Most Productivity Out of Your Workday

Posted by Scott Spiro on Monday, 27 July 2015

There are countless ways to boost your productivity in the office… at least, that’s what the Internet says. How do you separate the productivity champs from the chumps? It’s simple, really; just look for the tried and true methods that have been backed by thorough research. One such study, performed by Julia Gifford of Draugiem Group, claims that workers can be more productive by not trying to do as much office work as possible.

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Topics: Efficiency, Productivity, Tip of the week

Introducing the 3-2-1 Formula to Effective Data Backup

Posted by Scott Spiro on Monday, 27 July 2015

While there are several options your business has for a backup solution, how much thought have you really put into it? As one of the most mission-critical functions of your IT infrastructure, you need to be sure that you’re getting the best solution for your money. More importantly, you need to know that you can rely on your solution to get you through the most trying times, like after a disaster or data theft.

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Topics: backup, cloud, recovery

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