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The specific recommendations for staying safe during the COVID-19 outbreak seem to change every time we turn around. The need for social distancing, however, remains a constant. Maintaining a reasonable space between your business team members and your service providers is one example -- but what does that mean for your ability to keep getting the IT assistance you need?

Where do you get the hardware and software that keeps your IT system going? Putting together your ideal IT system involves more than just buying parts and programs on an ad hoc basis. That’s why you need a VAR (value added reseller) -- and why you should make Gravity Systems your VAR of choice.

The old expression, “March goes in like a lion and out like a lamb” may or may not be true in the unpredictable world of Central Texas weather, but the “lion” phase is definitely a concern for any company that relies on its IT system. Here are some springtime threats that may call for the help of your Austin tech support team at Gravity Systems.

In our previous article, we pointed out the many technologies you can put to use for those times when communicable diseases threaten the health of your employees -- including the current coronavirus crisis. Even with the right technologies inplace, however, you shouldn’t just tell everyone to stay home; you need an intelligent strategy for rolling out an efficient telecommuting plan.

When we talk on this blog about viruses impeding business processes and hurting your productivity, we usually refer to computer viruses. But as the recent cancellation of SXSW due to the coronavirus has amply demonstrated, biological viruses can also prove devastating -- not just to people, but also to organizations. 

Mobile devices can turn the whole world into your workplace. Sales reps, technicians, and CEOs alike can all conduct their necessary business from any location that permits a data connection. This freedom, however, also opens the door to some serious risks. Here are some important steps you need to take before you send your team out into the field with their mobile technology.

You hear about it all the time -- the need to install some important new security patch, questions over which patches are necessary and which aren’t, and even the occasional report of a buggy patch that does more harm than good. But what exactly are patches all about, and why do they matter so much to your IT system’s well-being? Here’s an overview of the subject from your Austin IT managed services team at Gravity Systems.

There’s no denying the popularity of Apple products in today’s electronics-happy world. You’ll see iPods, iPads, and Macbooks gracing countless coffee shop tables -- not only for personal use, but also for doing business. But that doesn’t mean that you should scrap your current PC technology in favor of Macs. Let’s examine why.

Valentine’s Day is an opportunity for people to show each other how much they care. But have you shown your IT system that you appreciate the tireless work it does every day? If not, this might be the perfect time to give your technology some much-needed TLC. Here are some ways of doing that, courtesy of your Austin business IT support team at Gravity Systems.

Some SuperBowls are more exciting than others, but every team who gets there has what it takes to reach the top of the ladder. Can your business say the same about its technology? Let’s examine how your IT setup can help you come out on top against your competitors.