Blog2019-09-03T17:07:04-04:00

Responding to Coronavirus: Making Your Business Remote

Hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornados are some of the disasters we plan for in business, but does your business have a pandemic plan? Being prepared is one thing, but with phrases like self-quarantine being circulated by the CDC and officials, it’s time to start thinking about how to keep your business running when working remotely isn’t …

March 12th, 2020

VirtuWorks “Prints” Money for ClubFlyers.com

ClubFlyers.com CEO Mark Quetgles was feeling more like a number than a long-time valued customer. With a long term contract renewal and associated pricing increases looming, he began to look for a better technology partner. Enter VirtuWorks; A managed service provider and Microsoft Gold Certified Partner who would soon help Mark feel like he was printing money.

January 24th, 2020

Why It’s Time to Take Your CPA Firm Into the Cloud

If you’ve hesitated until now to take your CPA firm into the cloud, it may be time to reconsider. Moving to the cloud can provide access to many of the standard programs you use every day, like Microsoft Office 365, QuickBooks, Great Plains, SAP, UltraTax or AdvanceFlow, but with all the benefits you can expect …

January 13th, 2020

Managed Services to Maximize Your Azure Investment

Businesses today are shifting their resources to the cloud and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) in an effort to reduce costs and increase security. Omar Amernteros, CEO of VirtuWorks points out something often overlooked in the move to the cloud, “the role an efficient MSP plays in automation, back-ups, and uptime.” Every business runs on information. …

December 13th, 2019

Microsoft Certified Solutions Tailored to Your Business

Microsoft Certified Solutions Tailored to Your Business When choosing a managed service provider (MSP), you need a partner who offers the right resources, expertise, and strategic vision tailored to your specific goals and needs. An MSP who is also a Microsoft Certified Partner provides your organization with: The most up-to-date hardware and software solutions including …

December 3rd, 2019

Reduce Complexity with just One IT Expense

Keeping up with business expenses is a challenge for most small to medium-sized companies, and complexity is increased with each vendor added to the list of payees. Partnering with a managed service provider (MSP) can help streamline your accounting.  Working with an MSP is a good start The benefits of partnering with an MSP for …

November 25th, 2019

Need Support? VirtuWorks’ Help Desk is Just a Click Away

Organizations of all sizes are slowly moving away from the traditional in-house IT departments to a more outsourced approach. They’ve learned there are enormous benefits to partnering with a managed IT service provider: Controlled and predictable spending on IT. Expertise of certified IT professionals. Freedom to focus on the core of their business, not IT …

November 12th, 2019

ISO 27001 Accreditation Sets Your Managed Service Provider Apart

Experts predict that by 2025 over 465 exabytes of data will be globally created each day. If it’s difficult to wrap your head around what that number means, it’s the equivalent of 212,765,957 DVDs per day, as antiquated as those may be! As IoT and other technologies continue their march forward, the amount of data …

November 4th, 2019

OpEx, CapEx, and the Cloud

Organizations looking to change their IT structure and move to the cloud have two financial models to choose from: capital expenditure (CapEx) and operating expenditure (OpEx). While these models are not new, how they’re viewed in relation to the cloud adds another dimension when assessing IT solutions. OpEx, CapEx, and the Cloud IT purchases have …

October 28th, 2019

Invest in a Cloud-Based Solution for Real Estate and Property Management

It’s true that the real estate industry has been one of the slowest to adopt new technologies. Today, though, many real estate professionals, including real estate agencies, mortgage brokers, real estate investors, property managers, and title and escrow companies are paying more attention to how the internet—and the cloud—can help their business strategies. VirtuWorks, a …

October 14th, 2019

Building a High Availability Solution with 24/7 Support

In a perfect world, network and security infrastructure would never go down. But despite the enormous role technology plays in daily life, for now, we still live in a very human sphere where lapses can and do happen. There may be: Unavoidable situations where dips in server performance occur from sudden traffic spikes. A delay …

October 7th, 2019

Is that Bundle of Office 365 Really Worth the Cost

With nearly 80 million domain names under management and roughly 20 million global customers, GoDaddy is one of the world’s largest domain registrars and web hosts. In 2014, Microsoft partnered with the provider to begin offering Office 365 as one of its bundled services. At first glance, these types of strategic partnerships seem to be …

October 2nd, 2019

Winning the cloud wars with Microsoft Partners, Office 365 and Azure

Azure made the news in a big way this past week when telecom giant AT&T announced it was switching to a “public cloud first” operation, moving most of its non-network workloads to Microsoft’s cloud, with employees using Office 365. The $2 billion deal will also see the two companies work together on developing tools for …

September 17th, 2019

Advantages of Outsourcing IT

Across industries, IT is the backbone of business today. And beyond simple productivity advantages, using IT to address complex business challenges help companies, large and small, to gain a competitive edge. But this edge does not come without a price. Advanced IT environments can be difficult to maintain, and typically require far more time and …

September 9th, 2019

Increase everyday productivity with Office 365

In the seven years since Microsoft released Office 365, the cloud-based suite has become the most utilized collaborative platform on the market, with more than 50 million active business users per month. And for good reason. The overall boost in productivity businesses have received can be directly attributed to the toolkit’s cloud-based apps, online storage, …

May 30th, 2019

10 Advantages of Cloud Computing in 2019

The cloud has dramatically changed the way businesses go about embracing the ever-evolving digital transformation. In fact, the cloud tech services market is projected to grow about 17% ($206 billion) this year. That’s up from $176 billion in 2018. And it’s estimated that by the year 2022, 90% of businesses will be using cloud services. …

May 15th, 2019