Imagine that you must select one of two options: Call the fire department as soon as you see your facility burning down, or take steps to prevent that fire from breaking out in the first place.
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In an ideal world, even the busiest, most hardworking business owner or employee could disappear into a tropical paradise for summer vacation, holding a drink instead of a cellphone and watching a sunset instead of a computer screen.
Austin summers can challenge the strength, stamina and health of just about anyone – or anything, including delicate IT systems that must maintain a high degree of precision performance at all times. If you're worried about whether your organization's servers, workstations, archived data and other IT essentials can weather the triple digits we always seem to get at this time of year, here are some seasonal tips from your Austin IT support team at Gravity Systems.
It's an all too common a scenario for many small business owners. You've just reached the stage where you've rented commercial space, hired some employees, and begun making use of an IT network of sorts. But since your technical needs seem so minimal right now, you're making do with the occasional call to a freelance “nerd,” part-time tinkerer, or your best friend's precocious tech-minded teenager for IT setup and assistance.
It's true that complex, hard-to-diagnose issues or outright hardware failures may require detailed remote work or on-site repairs from our Austin tech support experts.In many cases, however, we can work out many hardware, software and networking glitches through nothing more elaborate than a phone call. That's why so many of our satisfied clients are happy to make use of our phone support services here at Gravity Systems.
The modern digital age makes it incredibly convenient for you and your employees to access data – but it also makes it convenient for unauthorized personnel (a.k.a. “the bad guys”) to do the same. Securing your information requires that your entire team understands smart password practices. Here are some tips from your Austin tech support team at Gravity Systems:
The term “small business” can cover a large amount of ground, from a little family shop to a rapidly-growing enterprise with a number of employees. So when it's time for you to invest in a router for connecting multiple computers to a central network and/or the Internet, you may be understandably confused as to whether you can get away with a consumer-class router or you really need to spring for a business-class router.
In another post we mentioned the recent debacle involving “Judy,” the innocent-looking series of Android game apps that actually linked millions of Android devices to malware that generated phony Google clicks.
You may be seeing the name “Judy” popping up in stories related to Android apps – and it's not a welcome sight for IT managers and business owners who issue Android devices to their employees or use them in their everyday work.
If you're a business, sales or administrative veteran, you're aware of the critical importance of communication in keeping the gears of your enterprise turning smoothly. This is as true for your IT functionality as it is for any other aspect of your business. But when you've got Gravity Systems on your side, you can rest assured that our communications skills can help you stay in the technological loop.