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Custom Development Practices Help Ensure Software Quality

By |2021-03-02T15:03:26+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Software Development|

Good software drives business agility, efficiency and innovation. Crummy software just drives you up the wall. It is hard to overstate how dependent we are on software — it powers almost any business process you can imagine. The average company runs hundreds of distinct applications for everything from accounting and finance to marketing and manufacturing. [...]

Picture This: Improve Customer Engagement with Digital Signage

By |2021-02-23T17:17:11+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Digital Signage|

In our last post announcing our new A/V integration practice, we noted that these services can also be leveraged for implementing digital signage solutions. The use of dynamic, interactive displays to deliver compelling and highly targeted messaging to a variety of audiences is now an essential technology in a broad range of industries. Digital signage [...]

Balancing Security and User Experience in a Remote Work World

By |2021-02-16T17:16:35+00:00February 16th, 2021|Cyber Security, Internet Security, IT Security, Mobility, Remote Work, Security, VPN|

Tens of millions of U.S. workers transitioned to remote work in the past year and most expect to continue doing so for the foreseeable future. With increasing numbers of cyberthreats targeting the remote workforce, the challenge for most organizations is to enhance security in ways that don’t inhibit user productivity. IT teams have been playing [...]

Improve Your Video Communications with SSD’s New A/V Services

By |2021-02-09T15:04:22+00:00February 9th, 2021|Cloud computing, Videoconferencing|

Video communication has been a powerful business tool for many years, but its impact over the past year has been profound. Recognizing the essential role that video will continue to play in the coming years, SSD Technology Partners is now offering audio visual installation and integration services as part of our core business services. With [...]

Increase Business Efficiency Through Digital Transformation in 2021

By |2021-02-02T15:11:58+00:00February 2nd, 2021|Digital Transformation|

When the pandemic’s onset upended conventional operations last year, organizations had to move quickly to adopt digital solutions that would allow them to support remote work and online business requirements. While businesses used those fast-tracked solutions to remain functional, they should now look to create deeper layers of flexibility, resilience and innovation through a fully [...]

The Security Threats Associated with Remote Work and How to Combat Them

By |2021-01-26T15:29:09+00:00January 26th, 2021|Cyber Security, Internet Security, IT Security, Mobility, Security|

In our last post, we talked about the importance of cybersecurity awareness training. Humans are the weakest link in cybersecurity, and hackers are smart enough to target that weakness. Almost all cyberattacks involve some human error, such as clicking a malicious link or opening a malicious attachment. Security awareness training helps users recognize these threats [...]

Making a Pitch for Increased Security Awareness Training

By |2021-01-19T15:16:32+00:00January 19th, 2021|Security|

A sportswriter once suggested to Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax that major-league baseball players shouldn’t need six weeks of spring training to prepare for the season. Koufax responded: “People who write about spring training not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball.” His point was that even those at the top of [...]

Cost-Effective IT Staffing Options Support Digital Transformation

By |2021-01-12T15:03:08+00:00January 12th, 2021|IT Management, IT Outsourcing, Managed Services|

The COVID-19 pandemic is amplifying the global IT skills shortage. As companies accelerate digital transformation initiatives in order to support massive numbers of remote workers, they are finding it increasingly difficult to hire and retain employees with the skills to implement new technologies. More than two-thirds of companies say they have been impacted by the [...]

How an Outsourced Backup Solution Enhances Data Protection

By |2021-01-05T21:00:07+00:00January 5th, 2021|Backup Recovery, Managed Services, Security|

A backup failure on Oct. 1 forced the Tokyo Stock Exchange to halt all trading for the entire day, leaving frustrated investors unable to capitalize on surging stock prices. Economists have suggested the outage creates uncertainty that may ultimately drive many foreign investors out of the world’s third-largest equity market. Sadly, such backup failures are [...]

5 Reasons Why Co-Managed IT Is a Great Option for Firms with IT Staff

By |2020-12-10T23:57:51+00:00December 7th, 2020|IT Management, Managed Services|

For most small organizations, the decision to outsource IT functions to a managed services provider (MSP) is typically easy. It doesn’t make economic sense to hire an IT professional to manage and maintain the organization’s systems and network. Outsourcing provides access to IT expertise and responsive support, ensuring that staff stay productive and focused on [...]