March, 2013

Advances in Technology and IT

Technology is always advancing, making it difficult to stay up to date on the latest and greatest advancements.  According to Dimension Data, “ the most impactful factor contributing to skills shortage is the pace of technological change.  Given the day-to-day pressures of in-house IT support teams in ensuring maximum business continuity, not much time or […]
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CONGRATULATIONS! You have been nominated for the 2013 Class of 40 Under 40.

Greetings from the Phoenix Business Journal: Eric Marcus CONGRATULATIONS! You have been nominated for the 2013 Class of 40 Under 40.
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Downtime or IT Issues

Downtime associated with IT issues is costly and frustrating.  According to Dimension Data (2012), “the hidden costs of support not only include what the organization actually pays out, but also the potential loss of revenue when downtime occurs. This is where pro-activity comes into play.  It involves the anticipation of problems in the environment before […]
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Proactive Monitoring Services

Proactive Monitoring Services are implemented to monitor your systems and to make sure everything is functioning properly.  According to Dimension Data, “with a proactive monitoring service in place, the service provider has direct visibility and access to the client’s infrastructure.  When a problem occurs, it’s notified automatically and immediately by the device or network itself, […]
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Marcus Networking Elite Business Partner of Teo Communications

Marcus Networking is proud to be an elite business partner of Teo Communications.  Teo is an innovative telecommunications company specializing in Unified Communications solutions for enterprise companies, government agencies, educational institutions, and small and large businesses around the world. Teo offers an IP based Unified Communication solution, VoIP and ISDN telephones, NT1 ISDN [...]
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Information Technology Support

When a computer or server breaks down that you rely on, it is important to have someone in Information Technology that is able to resolve the issues.  Some companies have contracts with IT professionals that come in to their workplace and remediate the issue.  According to Dimension Data’s article “the simpler and cheaper the contract, […]
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Information Technology Support Cost

Information Technology can be costly, but is the foundation of most companies. We depend so much on technology in the workplace today, it is hard to imagine life without IT.  According to Dimension Data, “the bulk of support-related expenses fall outside the scope of traditional support offerings.  The goal should be to reduce the total cost […]
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Spring Cleaning Tips for your Computer: Hard Drives

In a recent blog post we discussed the importance of cleaning up your browser, now it’s time to discuss the importance of cleaning up your machines hard drive.  There are many programs that are stored on a hard drive along with the data that goes with it.  To keep your machines from running slower and […]
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Is your Network Secure?

Security is one aspect that should be kept up to date in order for you and your business to remain safe.  According to Scott Crawford who was interviewed by Keseya, “organizations can measure security in any number of metrics, including the percentage of systems covered and uncovered, the percentage of successful security updates versus failed […]
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Your Security

Creating a secure network is key to storing your information in a safe environment.  According to Kaseya, “most security strategies are focused on specific security threats, whether its antivirus, network security or phishing attacks, but hackers today are sophisticated enough to evade conventional defenses.  Organizations need to better understand where the last line of defense […]
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