Category: Blog

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Aug 30, 2023

Top 5 Cloud-Based Phone Systems

The past couple of years have seen radical changes in the way businesses communicate and collaborate. As of 2023, 12.7% of workers work fully remotely, while 28.2% work a hybrid model. This shift to remote and flexible working has made cloud-based phone systems an increasingly popular choice for businesses. But which system should you choose? […]

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Aug 23, 2023

7 Security Features in Office 365 You Need to Know About

Cybercrime is rising, and businesses must act fast—in just two years, reports of ransomware attacks have increased a whopping 3000%. Given how rapidly cyber threats evolve, your business must keep up. Luckily, Office 365 offers several advanced threat protection features to help you monitor your data and stay ahead of cyber threats.  Overview of Office […]

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Jul 31, 2023

Proactive Technology Strategies for a Better IT Infrastructure

As technology continues to evolve, it’s becoming increasingly important for businesses to optimize their IT infrastructure. The modern era comes with modern problems, and you’ll want to do all you can to minimize them. The best way to do this is by implementing proactive technology strategies that anticipate future needs and challenges. By taking a […]

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Jul 31, 2023

The Latest Trends for IT Managed Services

In just a few years, technology has progressed at a dizzying rate, and it can be difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest in IT managed services. As technology advances, the latest trends in managed services have become essential for businesses to stay ahead of the competition. Considering that 94% of small businesses […]

Jul 07, 2023

Safety Net Named to 2023 MSP 501 List

Tech Industry’s Most Prestigious, Best-in-Class List of Managed Service Providers Growing Via Recurring Revenue and Innovation Once again, Safety Net has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers in the prestigious 2023 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. For the past 17 years, managed service providers around the globe have submitted applications […]

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May 16, 2023

The 1 “Don’t” and 3 “Do’s” When Sending Sensitive Information

Mortgage lenders, medical assistants, engineers, legal secretaries, benefits administrators, and HR generalists. What do these professions have in common? They all regularly handle sensitive information. Whether it’s Personally Identifiable Information (PII) like a client’s Social Security number, intellectual property like drawings of a proprietary product, or your company’s bank account details, failing to secure the […]

May 01, 2023

5 Benefits of a SOC 2 Certified MSP

While we may be a bit biased, in today’s world, Managed Service Providers (MSPs) have become essential for businesses that want to focus on their core operations while outsourcing their IT functions. However, with the increasing frequency and sophistication of cyber-attacks, it has become imperative to work with an MSP who prioritizes security and has […]

Apr 07, 2023

AvePoint for M365 Backups

As businesses continue to transition to the cloud, the importance of backups has only grown. Microsoft 365 (formerly known as Office 365) is an excellent cloud-based productivity suite, but like any software, it is not immune to data loss. And when it comes to data, it’s better to be safe than sorry.  That’s where AvePoint […]

Mar 13, 2023

Cybersecurity for Michigan SMBs

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) face a growing threat from cyber criminals. The digital age has made it easier for businesses to connect with customers or employees and expand their reach, but it has also created new vulnerabilities. Michigan SMBs must prioritize cybersecurity to protect themselves, their customers, and their data. Michigan is home to […]

Mar 06, 2023

Proper e-Waste Disposal

Electronic waste, or e-waste, has become an increasingly significant environmental issue. With technology advancing at such a rapid pace, we are generating more e-waste than ever before, and it is a growing concern for the environment. The improper disposal of e-waste can have severe consequences. Keeping landfills free of e-waste is critical, and here are […]