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Why VoIP?

Cloud technologies have dramatically changed the phone industry. You used to only have a choice between a couple of major carriers, and they could really dictate every aspect of your phone system, meaning that you got your service their way. No longer. Hungerford Technologies is meeting the rising demand by offering affordable, scalable, cloud-based phone […]

6 Reasons Why Remote Monitoring Should Be a Part of Your IT Management Strategy

If your company is like most businesses, your computer systems play an important role in your daily operations. To make sure those systems are secure and operating at peak efficiency, you can use a remote monitoring service to watch over them and gather information. Not only will you get data about your systems, but you’ll […]

5 Ways Technology Can Save Money for Your Business in 2017

The year 2017 is approaching fast. That means it is time to plan your business strategies and budget for the upcoming year. Besides developing strategies to improve profits, you can look for ways to reduce costs. Here are five ways you can use technology to save money: 1. Upgrade Your Computers and Other IT Assets […]

The Devastating Effects of Cyberattacks on Small Businesses

Can a cyberattack put your small business out of business? Possibly. Will it cost your company dearly? Most definitely. Many small business leaders think that a cyberattack will never happen to them because their businesses are too small to be noticed by cybercriminals. However, this is a dangerous misconception that can get a business into […]

3 IT Areas Your Business May Need Assistance In

Outsourcing operations to IT service providers is common among small and midsize businesses (SMBs), according to a CompTIA survey. More than 70 percent of the 500 SMBs participating in the survey said that they use an outside IT firm at least occasionally. Most often, the SMBs hire the IT service providers to troubleshoot computer and […]

6 IT Policies to Help Protect Your Company

Many companies rely on IT to help run their businesses. For this reason, they often depend on a set of IT policies to ensure the productive, appropriate, and legal use of IT resources. IT policies establish expectations and regulations for behavior related to company computers and networks. In addition, IT policies detail consequences for employees […]

Backup as a Service (BaaS) vs. Recovery as a Service (RaaS): 2 Major Distinctions

It seems like everything has the “as-a-Service” designation after it these days. As-a-Service products are changing the way companies procure and manage their IT. Two of the newer entrants to the as-a-Service scene aim to keep your important company data safe and available to you, no matter what. Backup as a Service (BaaS) and Recovery […]

8 Tips for Preparing Your 2016 IT Budget

While some small businesses do not bother with budgets, they can be quite useful. Besides helping you manage costs, a budget can highlight areas where you might need to invest more resources. It can also keep you on track in meeting your financial goals. Here are eight tips that can help you prepare an effective […]

4 Steps for Creating a Business Continuity Plan

Developing strategies for business growth is a cornerstone of the modern organization. Developing strategies to help avoid business loss is just as important, which means business continuity plans are critical. These documents provide detailed plans on how to keep essential operations running during an emergency in order to minimize losses. Some organizations call these documents […]

IT Trends to Help You Stay Competitive

Staying ahead of technology trends can keep your business competitive, no matter how quickly the environment changes. Spotting new trends on the horizon — before your competitors do — can help your company develop successful innovations and be the first to bring them to market. This type of Blue Ocean Strategy thinking can give you […]