Reeling in your remote workers

By Lauren Sires | August 14, 2019

Keeping track of all of your technology can be a big task. If you have a lot of remote workers, be it people who work from home, workers out in the field and on the road, or sales people who travel a lot visiting clients, it becomes even more overwhelming. But losing track of a…

NW Technology and Barron Heating on the Whatcom Report

By Lauren Sires | August 13, 2019

Listen to Ryan Oord of NW Technology and John Barron of Barron Heating and Cooling talk about each company’s recent move into solar energy, and their partnership to bring greener technology to Whatcom County.

Bringing the cloud back down to Earth

By Lauren Sires | July 15, 2019

For every business there will come the time that they are forced to make a decision about whether to host or not to host their server on or off site. It’s often hard for businesses to make that step toward moving their crucial information from an on-site location to a place they can’t physically touch…

The Future of Communication is VoIP

By Lauren Sires | May 9, 2019

The world of telecommunication is drastically changing. For a long time as technology in the workplace continues to advance, businesses have continued to use the same phone technology that’s existed for decades, but that is finally beginning to change. The battle for its future is here and the winner appears to be VoIP.   What…

What’s new in the world of Office 365?

By Lauren Sires | April 8, 2019

Microsoft has managed to remain one of the leading tech companies in the world by continuously working to grow and improve their product offering. But in our busy lives it’s difficult to keep up to date with Microsoft’s many updates, improvements and unveiling of new products. Here’s some highlights of the more interesting developments we’re…

Developing Your IT Roadmap

By Lauren Sires | March 14, 2019

Breaking the break/fix habit can be a tough transition. Businesses can fall into a sense of complacency, only calling their IT provider to fix things when they’re broken. But there comes a point when a business has to stop taking a reactionary approach to their IT and begin proactively planning for their future network health.…

Four reasons partnering with an MSP is better for your wallet

By Lauren Sires | February 14, 2019

We understand why businesses have a habit of putting up with all the little IT annoyances. With high hourly rate minimums and the frustration of re-explaining your internal processes every time you talk to a new technician, it’s no wonder a business would rather just work around the nuisances and save the distress calls for…

IT Resolutions to Kick Start Your New Year

By Lauren Sires | January 2, 2019

New Year is a time for re-focusing, prioritizing and setting yourself up for success in the coming year. But too often your IT gets left out of that strategic plan. Here’s a few IT resolutions to support you in all your 2019 goals. Start running – your backups Do you have reliable back-up solutions for…

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Techie in Your Life

By Lauren Sires | December 10, 2018

We know firsthand that the techs in your life are often the hardest to shop for around the holidays. So we’ve compiled some fool proof gift ideas that will make you their favorite Santa this season. The Entire Google Home Family Google is bringing homes to life this holiday season, quite literally. From basic home…

Protecting your data with policy

By Lauren Sires | October 18, 2018

One of the biggest pieces of keeping your data secure begins not with complicated technology, but with simple communication. Your first line of defense is drawn by training your employees. That’s why in honor of Cyber Security Month we’re talking about establishing your company’s data policy. What does policy have to do with keeping your…

Three ways partnering with an MSP will save you money

By Lauren Sires | September 12, 2018

With the growing reliance to ‘just Google it’ people are always looking to save a few bucks by fixing things themselves. We get it, solving issues yourself seems so simple, especially if you’re saving on the cost of calling an expert to fix the problem. But what if it’s not the correct solution?   Businesses…

5 Office365 apps you need to check out

By Lauren Sires | September 12, 2018

Email is really just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the Office365, but the reality is most of the businesses that subscribe to this service are only utilizing a few of its tools. We’ve compiled a short list of some of our current 365 favorites as well as a couple we see…

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