January 2019 Newsletter

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How to Choose the Right Managed Service Provider

Posted on 1/14/2019 by Jeff Loeb

Can you think of any business, non-profit, educational institution, healthcare provider or government agency that doesn’t depend on email, internet access, or business applications? Nowadays, every business must ensure its employees have secure access to the critical infrastructure and applications that drive their success. When your systems go down or your company faces a breach, your employees are unproductive, customers aren’t receiving the service they deserve, sales stop, costs increase, and your organization is exposed to data loss and reputation damage.

IT Managed Services is the modern approach small to medium-sized businesses use to access the latest technologies and the experts required to support them. Instead of building an internal IT team or paying for expertise on a time and material (T&M) basis. Managed service Providers (MSPs) allow you to outsource all or part of your IT support for a fixed monthly fee with guaranteed service levels.

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MFA for O365: A Must Have
Posted on 1/28/2019 by Dr. Eugene Slobodzian

Your email account and the information within it can be worth thousands of dollars, and remote access to it is usually available to hackers from China or Russia. All that stands between them and your email content and identity is one password. And passwords do get compromised. We have seen companies lose tens of thousands of dollars to bad actors who got their hands on that password.

Earlier last year, I wrote a blog post the importance of multi-factor authentication (MFA). In today’s world, even strong passwords aren’t enough for protecting most sensitive information. Adding a second layer of protection, a.k.a. multi-factor authentication (MFA) will help keep you and your organization more secure.

Office 365 offers an easy and relatively inexpensive way to add multi-factor authentication to help provide the extra security and is managed from the Office 365 admin center. In my professional opinion, MFA is a must have for Office 365 protection. It will make your corporate email considerably more secure and less vulnerable to attack.

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In this issue:
January 2019
How to Choose the Right Managed Service Provider
MFA for O365: A Must Have
Winxnet Extends IT Managed Services Leadership

Winxnet Extends IT Managed Services Leadership
Posted on 1/10/2019

Winxnet Acquires the Managed Services Division of Forza Technology Solutions and Expands National Service Delivery

Portland, Maine - Winxnet, the leading IT Managed Services Provider (MSP) for small and midsized businesses, today announced the acquisition of the Managed Services division of Forza Technology Solutions. The acquisition follows the merger of Winxnet and K&R Network Solutions earlier this year, creating an industry leading national outsourced IT provider.

Organizations are dependent upon uninterrupted and secure access to the critical IT infrastructure and applications that enable modern business. But rapid advancement in IT technologies like the cloud, hyper-convergence, collaboration, mobile, regulatory compliance, and cybersecurity create challenges for businesses to stay ahead of the competition and mitigate security risks.

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