Entries by GDR Group

Calculating the true cost of IT support

Investing in IT support helps you minimize downtime, cut back on wasted resources, and grow your business without worrying about your IT performance. Here’s how to calculate the true cost of any IT support for your business and why it’s so important to take your IT support needs seriously.

How to Afford Quality IT Services on a Limited Budget

Every company can benefit from the help of an experienced and reliable IT services provider, but many businesses don’t know how to choose a provider on a budget – below, we outline the importance of securing a quality provider and tips for picking budget-friendly IT services

How to Reveal Your Critical Security Vulnerabilities

Technology is evolving at lightning speed. It’s introducing new capabilities into our work and business lives. And, vitally, it’s reimagining the way we store data. How can you protect your business and its data from security vulnerabilities? The first step – identify them.

Antivirus Is Not Enough: A Guide To Security

Cybersecurity threats are evolving all the time. While antivirus software may have protected your business in the past, it’s no longer sufficient to defend you from all possible threats. Here’s why you need more than antivirus to protect your business from hackers in 2019.

In-House vs. Outsourced IT: The Real Pros and Cons

Time is money. Business owners know this better than anyone. So, why are so many hesitant to outsource their IT? Let’s examine a few of the real pros and cons of outsourced IT services. We’ll then share a few tell-tale signs that you’re actually losing money by keeping IT tasks in-house.

The Difference in Value Between an IT Guy and a Strategic Help Desk

When you enlist the help of what we’ll call an “IT guy,” you can’t expect they are capable of handling every IT issue you may encounter. This limited approach may be fine for your home setup; in the fast-paced business world, reliable support is critical. Let’s take a look at the four big differences between an “IT guy” and an IT helpdesk.