Top 3 Qualities To Look For In An IT Support Company

Choosing an IT support company can be like selecting a roommate. You think that you’re going to get along, but you never really know until you move in together. Being stuck with a managed IT service provider that fails to meet your expectations will have big implications for your business.

Bigger Isn’t Always Better When Your Managed IT Service Provider is Swallowed Up by An Acquisition

When your Managed IT Service provider changes hands in an acquisition, you can expect that there will be some changes in your service. Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are a common growth strategy found in the Managed Service Provider (MSP) space. While 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic caused a dip, the number of MSP M&As across the nation have been increasing for the past several years.

XPERTECHS in the Community: The Maryland Food Bank

Usually at this time of year we send our clients an edible fruit arrangement. It’s been our way to say “thank you” for the opportunity to work with them, and to provide a little treat for their employees at the same time.

This year, with so many people working remotely, and with such an increased need in our community because of COVID-19, we decided to do something different.

5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Microsoft SharePoint

Do you remember the first time you learned a little hack that ended up saving you a lot of time? Maybe it was a keyboard shortcut or an online tool. Whatever it is that you learned became a go-to tool because it was fast and made your life easier. If you love discovering new ways to save time and effort, then you’re going to love learning what you can do with SharePoint.

Section 179 Tax Savings on Computer Equipment and COVID-19 Work Environment Modifications

If you had to buy extra laptops and equipment for your employees to work from home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this might be your year to take advantage of accelerated depreciation allowed by Section 179 of the IRS Tax Code. Not only should you look back through the past months to see what you bought, you should look forward to your 2021 projections, and see what you might be able to purchase before the end of 2020, so that you can save even more on your taxes.

Why Cheap IT is a Really Bad Idea

No one wants to overpay for IT, but it’s very possible that you’re sabotaging your business if you’re trying to keep costs low by under-investing in IT. The word “investment” is key here, because if you don’t spend the dollars up front, you’re going to end up spending them down the road and it’s probably going to cost you more that way.