No matter how prepared you are, there will always be times when your IT department is forced to run well below staff. Whether you’re missing employees due to illness or simply don’t have enough employees to absorb a sudden workload, there are steps you can take to make sure that all tasks are completed without a loss of employee morale.
Here are a few tips on how to maintain efficiency and get the most out of the staff:
In today’s environment, the management of IT is important to a business operation that your systems have to function properly 24/7. Keeping up to your IT operations can be difficult and expensive while taking time away from you acheiving your business goals. Therefore what are the signs that you may be ready to outsource to a managed service provider?
Vancouver's Leading Managed Services Provider Strengthens Relationship with Microsoft
Vancouver, BC (April 15, 2013) - Xyfon Solutions, a leading managed IT service provider headquartered in Vancouver, announced today that it has been named a Microsoft Certified Partner in the Microsoft Partner Network.
“We are honored to be in partnership with Microsoft, and it’s great to be recognized for our work.” says Farid Najafi, Director of IT.
How to Select the Best Server solution for your company
Trying to decide whether you should implement an in-house infrastructure or subscribe to Cloud server? While the Cloud has lately monopolized the developmental buzz, 80% of the market still relies on in-house server infrastracture. Here, we’ll take a look at the pros and cons of each solution and provide a cost analysis over a 10-year period, so you can make an informed decision.
Microsoft Windows Server® 2012 is now available preinstalled from the dell factory! Here’s a quick snapshot of some of the key features within the 300+ features available in Windows Server 2012. This Windows Server release includes building blocks for solutions that were originated specifically for Dell PowerEdge 12th generation servers and storage.
The next release of Microsoft's operating System and Office Suite is coming up and in this article we will discuss when, why and how should small & mid-sized businesses consider upgrading their environments.
Windows 8 and Office 2013 has some cool new features that work across multiple platforms including Mobile handhelds and tablets.
Starting a new Business? This is what you need to get started in terms of IT.
Every business starts off with 1 entrepreneur or 2 partners with a business idea. Many resources and seminars are available through Small business BC to kick start your concept. One you have a plan in place, you can get started with a simple IT setup at your new office.
The common conception is that Macintosh computers that are UNIX based are not susceptible to viruses, Trojans and malware, hence don’t require Antivirus compared to the Windows PCs. In this article we will uncover the whole truth and make recommendations to SMBs.
Are you looking for productive ways to use the iPad at the office? Small businesses can now embrace the iPad from Apple as the tablet for communication and collaboration. The iPad is not just a toy for browsing and playing games, it comes with many features that can be used by your employees.
Whatever type of business you're in, you will have crucial information stored in your infrastructure. That means you need to back up your data in case something goes wrong—because losing all the information on your servers and desktops could potentially cripple your business. It’s always a good practice to have a backup and disaster recovery plan in place to ensure business continuity.