Author: Melissa Anderson

Is Your Manufacturing Company Taking Advantage of The Cloud?

Taking Advantage of The Cloud For Your Manufacturing Company Manufacturing businesses are continuously under pressure to develop new products and get them to market quickly. With both local and offshore competition, the pressure on your company will continue to increase. To remain competitive, you must innovate through the use of technology. If you want to stay ahead of the game, you’ll need...

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How Does Strategic Technology Planning Help Manufacturing Firms?

Strategic Technology Planning Helps Manufacturing Firms Evolve, Grow, and Thrive Within Industry 4.0 Advanced analytics, internet of things, modeling and simulation… Innovation is on the horizon, but how can manufacturing firms make sense of everything available to them? The future of manufacturing is incredibly innovative - bringing together digital and physical worlds to create more effici...

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How Are Lax Cybersecurity Measures a HUGE Disservice to Patrons?

Lax Cybersecurity Measures Are a HUGE Disservice to Patrons In 2017, cybercriminals locked access to approximately 700 computers with a ransomware attack on libraries across the city of St Louis. In 2018, a virus infected around 600 computers in an attack on libraries in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. This is only two examples of recent attacks on libraries like yours. Cybercrime is evolving at a...

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Why Are Security Assessments So Important?

Security Assessments help protect your technology assets. They guard against downtime and let you sleep better at night, knowing that your IT assets are secure. Security Assessments Are A Game-Changer In Protecting Your IT Environment Why is this?... Think of security assessments as a network detective who non-intrusively collects data on your network to ensure that it's protected on all fronts....

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Protect Your Data & Network With These Top FIVE Tips

The Top FIVE Tips To Protect Your Data & Network How can you keep your business IT secure? You may have a firewall and antivirus installed, but that’s not enough. Follow these 5 tips to protect your data and network. 1. Backup your data and frequently and test your ability to recover it. Backup to both an onsite backup device in your office and a remote, secure, online data center i...

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Chicago SonicWALL Firewall Support
Need Help With Your Firewall?

Need Help With Your SonicWALL Firewall? If you need help with your SonicWALL implementation, contact Outsource IT Solutions Group. Our network security specialists can install your firewall with minimal disruption to your operations.   SonicWALL Support In Chicago If you travel with a laptop or have Wi-Fi enabled, it's not that hard for a bad actor to break into your network if the firewal...

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Which Type of Software Application Is Right for My Business?

Software Applications Right For Your Business There are advantages and disadvantages of using off-the-shelf applications or implementing solutions in-house. OSGUSA can help your company choose the best method for your needs.  In this article, we address the advantages and disadvantages of using off-the-shelf applications or designing and implementing solutions in-house. Companies general...

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Why Choose Outsource IT Solutions Group For Your Microsoft Partner?

Microsoft Gold & Silver Provider In Chicago Once again, Outsource IT Solutions Group (OSG) has been awarded the Microsoft Gold Midmarket Solution Provider Competency. We’re proud to announce that we currently have Microsoft Gold Awards for both: The Datacenter Competency that recognizes partners who are transforming data centers into more flexible, scalable, and cost-effective solution...

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Locking Down Endpoint Security

Mobile Devices on Your Network? Use Endpoint Security Software Mobile devices used for telecommuting can compromise your network. To keep your sensitive data safe, use a firewall, antivirus and endpoint security software.   In today’s mobile environment, companies that offer employees the opportunity to telecommute often gain the upper hand. But allowing workers to access your network remotely...

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