Contact us today!
866-348-2602

Total Tech Care Blog

Total Tech Care has been serving Florida since 2001, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

IT and Professional Services: A Strategic Relationship

IT and Professional Services: A Strategic Relationship

When you think of professional services, you may think about smart people doing important things that took them years to learn how to do. You may not, however, consider them the kind of people that lean on their technology to make their businesses work. This is because for the longest time, technology wasn’t a major part of the professional services landscape. 

Continue reading
0 Comments

Like IT or Not, You Need to Keep Up

Like IT or Not, You Need to Keep Up

You have to establish your organization as a contender. To do so, you’re going to need to use at least the caliber of tools that your competition is using. According to the 2020 State of IT report that Spiceworks has released, the majority of businesses with fewer than 100 employees have plans to adopt new technology solutions.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Why Your Technology Needs Upkeep, Updates, and Upgrades

Why Your Technology Needs Upkeep, Updates, and Upgrades

There is no question that today’s business operations require technology, but even that doesn’t tell the whole story. Not only do businesses need technology, they need to maintain this technology as well. Below, we’ll review the three basic steps to technology maintenance… and how we can help simplify these steps for you.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: Best Patch Management Practices

Tip of the Week: Best Patch Management Practices

Patches are a critically important aspect of your technology. As a result, you need to be sure that yours are managed properly. We have three tips to share so you can optimize your patch management processes.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Focus Your Technology on Producing Efficiency

Focus Your Technology on Producing Efficiency

Technology can go a long way toward helping businesses be more productive with their time, but only if the solutions implemented are right and proper for your organization. We’ll discuss three services that you can provide for your business that can maximize productivity with technology solutions.

Continue reading
0 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Automating Business Processes

The Pros and Cons of Automating Business Processes

Most industries utilize automation to at least some degree. With plenty of benefits that can be taken advantage of, businesses need to remember that they still must be careful about implementing these systems, as failing to do so could cause downtime and negatively impact productivity. Here are some of the major benefits and detriments that your organizations should consider when examining automation.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Getting a Better Sense of Customer Relationship Management

Getting a Better Sense of Customer Relationship Management

I’m sure I don’t need to tell you how important it is to have a handle on your clients’ needs. After all, how else are you supposed to offer them the level of service that they need to remain satisfied enough to stay subscribed to what you offer? This endeavor is exactly why a customer relationship management (or CRM) system is so crucial.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Budgeting for IT Can Benefit Your Business’ Bottom Line

Budgeting for IT Can Benefit Your Business’ Bottom Line

Your business depends on a budget to come out in the black at the end of the fiscal year, and the way you invest that budget will have a considerable impact. As you create this budget, your IT needs to be one of your top considerations - after all, it is what effectively powers the modern business. Here, we’ll discuss how diligently incorporating your IT into your budget can help your business be more successful down the line.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Why It’s Great that Managed Services are Managed

Why It’s Great that Managed Services are Managed

One of the key benefits of managed IT services is right in the title. It’s managed, meaning that you don’t have to worry about maintaining or configuring your systems. Many small businesses see these kinds of advertisements out in the world but don’t necessarily understand what services are being marketed to them. We’ll take a deep dive into what you can expect from “managed” services for your organization.

Continue reading
0 Comments

How to Properly Assess Your Technology Needs

How to Properly Assess Your Technology Needs

Nothing lasts forever, especially not the technology that a business relies on to function. Between typical wear and tear and the always-improving trajectory that the technology industry follows, you will likely need to actively evaluate your needs and what you resultantly need to obtain. Today, we’ll walk you through how this technology assessment should be shaped.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Is Your IT Holding Up Its End Of The Bargain?

Is Your IT Holding Up Its End Of The Bargain?

As you design your business’ IT infrastructure, it is important that you look months and years into the future, rather than just what you need in the moment. A good managed service provider will understand that--which makes it your job to find a good one. The following questions will help to more quickly narrow down your search to find the best provider for your needs.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Here’s a Cost-Effective Alternative to Onboarding Additional IT Staff

Here’s a Cost-Effective Alternative to Onboarding Additional IT Staff

An internal IT department serves two primary purposes for businesses. The first is to keep an eye on your technology problems and resolve them. The second is to plan for the future and implement new strategies that will help your organization function more effectively. The problem for the average small business is that their IT department often doesn’t have the luxury of performing both of these tasks.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Explaining Managed IT to Busy Business Owners

Explaining Managed IT to Busy Business Owners

As a business, you focus on providing a specific good or service to your area. This means spending a considerable amount of time trying to make your organization the go-to SMB for that particular service. All organizations specialize in a certain craft, but sometimes their skills may fall short of their needs in areas that lay outside this expertise. Outsourcing is a simple way for businesses to leverage skills that aren’t part of their expertise without taking the time to learn the skill themselves, and it’s an invaluable part of any business owner’s strategy.

Continue reading
0 Comments

It Pays to Outsource Your IT

It Pays to Outsource Your IT

Technology can be fickle at times. When it’s not working properly, it can hold your business back from reaching its maximum potential. Therefore, in order to maximize your bottom line, it becomes common sense to ensure that your technology is in proper working order at all times. The problem lies in the fact that you may not necessarily specialize in technology management, and don’t have the time or budget to perform maintenance yourself. What’s the SMB to do?

Continue reading
0 Comments

3 Ways Managed IT Saves Your Business Money

3 Ways Managed IT Saves Your Business Money

Not too long ago, businesses would seek out technology professionals for help in resolving difficulties. Nowadays, the way companies go about IT maintenance has been turned on its head. Instead of reacting to major hardware failure, businesses are finding it more economical to proactively maintain their technology, preventing major issues from happening in the first place.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Break-Fix IT is an Inefficient Way of Handling Technology

b2ap3_thumbnail_break_fix_makes_no_sense_400.jpgHow does your business handle technology problems that come with using servers, workstations and other solutions in the workplace? Do you solve problems as they come up, or do you take a proactive stance to keep your tech under control? Either way, the fact remains that break-fix IT is an inefficient and wasteful way of approaching your technology solutions, especially with managed service providers changing the way SMBs implement technology.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Don’t Approach IT Maintenance Like it’s 1996

b2ap3_thumbnail_managed_services_provider_400.jpg2016 is well underway, but how are you approaching your company’s IT? If you’re using the outdated break-fix model, then your calendar might as well read 2006, or even 1996. Essentially, every year brings new technologies, which means new challenges for your IT network. To handle this influx, you’re going to want an IT maintenance solution that keeps up with the times.

Continue reading

Overcome IT Performance Issues with These 4 Proven Practices

b2ap3_thumbnail_it_maintenance_400.jpgIs your network running a little sluggish? Computing hardware isn’t perfect and requires a certain level of maintenance in order to keep everything running at capacity. Before you swap out your old server units for new ones, try these maintenance best practices.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Your IT Department Can Be Your Ace in the Hole

b2ap3_thumbnail_allies_for_your_it_400.jpgIf your IT isn’t fully integrated in the day-to-day operations of your company, it can be holding your team back from achieving maximum productivity and efficiency. Granted, you have to have a dedicated IT department before they can be even remotely involved with your business. Some small and medium-sized businesses consider themselves savvy enough to get by without dedicated IT support, but they’re sadly mistaken.

Continue reading

Augment Your Business’s Current Skill Sets with Outsourced IT

b2ap3_thumbnail_outsourced_agreement_400.jpgBusinesses that take advantage of outsourced IT are successfully able to cut costs on their IT budget, but did you know that there are several other benefits that can be taken advantage of by integrating outsourced IT? For instance, outsourcing IT gives you access to several skilled individuals, all with different skillsets, that your IT budget might not normally support.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

  • First Name *
  • Last Name *

      Free Consultation

      Sign up today for a
      FREE Network Consultation

      How secure is your IT infrastructure?
      Let us evaluate it for free!

      Sign up Now!

      Free Consultation
       

      Tag Cloud

      Tip of the Week Security Technology Best Practices Cloud Business Computing Privacy Hosted Solutions Hackers Productivity Backup Business Network Security Microsoft Innovation Efficiency Software Google Workplace Tips Internet Email Malware Data Mobile Devices User Tips Business Continuity Disaster Recovery Hardware Computer Smartphones IT Services VoIP communications Productivity Browser Miscellaneous Android Smartphone Network IT Support Communication Outsourced IT Upgrade Windows 10 Data Backup Small Business Business Management Server Cloud Computing Collaboration Cybersecurity Managed IT Services Phishing Office Tech Term Windows 10 Gadgets Virtualization Automation Social Media Data Recovery Save Money Windows Quick Tips Chrome Computers Facebook Saving Money Holiday Mobile Device Users Cybercrime Managed IT Services Artificial Intelligence IT Support Hacking Microsoft Office Alert Telephone Systems Passwords BYOD Ransomware Managed Service Provider Internet of Things Office 365 Mobile Device Management Bandwidth Recovery Employer-Employee Relationship Networking Information Health Router Operating System Social Engineering Mobility Spam Wi-Fi Mobile Computing App History Money Application Information Technology Applications Managed Service Law Enforcement BDR Data Breach Remote Monitoring Managed IT Password Apps How To Office Tips VPN Remote Computing Big Data Private Cloud Flexibility Bring Your Own Device Marketing Data Security Data Management Work/Life Balance IT solutions Entertainment Training Website Budget Gmail Encryption Paperless Office Settings Google Drive Blockchain Data Storage Patch Management Word Human Resources Windows 7 Two-factor Authentication Government Avoiding Downtime Mouse HaaS Meetings Save Time Data Protection WiFi Cleaning Hacker Wireless The Internet of Things Display USB Lithium-ion battery Education Safety Telephone System HIPAA Sports Redundancy Firewall Vulnerability Staff Keyboard Connectivity Scam Virtual Reality Remote Work Servers Infrastructure Voice over Internet Protocol Mobile Office Vendor Management User Error Downtime Virus Charger Unified Threat Management Fraud Wearable Technology Hard Drives Data storage Cryptocurrency Computer Accessories Compliance Retail Automobile Instant Messaging OneNote Computer Care Robot Help Desk Excel Telephony Risk Management Biometrics Computing Infrastructure Samsung Going Green Managed Services Provider Printer Vendor Comparison Bluetooth Value DDoS Battery Business Technology Spam Blocking CES Electronic Medical Records End of Support Shadow IT Access Control Processor Legal Physical Security Virtual Assistant Content Management Hiring/Firing IT Consultant Internet Exlporer Hard Drive Environment Employee/Employer Relationship PDF Humor Machine Learning Fax Server Software as a Service Business Intelligence Proactive IT SaaS Botnet Audit Best Practice Worker Update Apple IT Management YouTube Black Market Network Congestion Digital Signage Google Docs Identity Theft eWaste Social IT Plan Procurement Document Management Augmented Reality Solid State Drive Unsupported Software Wireless Technology How to Flash Bitcoin NIST Password Manager Smart Technology Shortcut Multi-Factor Security User Cost Management Files Personal Remote Worker PowerPoint Net Neutrality Smart Tech Windows Media Player Chromecast Investment Addiction Supercomputer Social Networking Managed Services Bing Software Tips Sync Batteries Emails Business Mangement Trending Managing Stress Colocation Digitize Wiring Uninterrupted Power Supply ISP Practices ROI Cache Current Events Amazon Running Cable Covid-19 Memory Monitor Remote Workers Safe Mode Cameras Netflix Shortcuts Recycling Two Factor Authentication IT Assessment GDPR Root Cause Analysis Cryptomining Hosted Computing Wireless Internet Knowledge Amazon Web Services Music Virtual Desktop Peripheral HBO Skype Reputation Managed IT Service File Sharing Streaming Media Criminal Content OneDrive Camera Data loss Tech Support Database Inventory Outlook Laptop Windows Server 2008 R2 Wire Leadership Online Shopping Troubleshooting Techology Quick Tip Science Start Menu Customers Using Data Printer Server Loyalty Specifications SharePoint Audiobook Copiers Printers Screen Mirroring Manufacturing Frequently Asked Questions Touchpad Smart Office Evernote Distributed Denial of Service Books Customer Relationship Management PCI DSS Analyitcs Professional Services Computing Windows 10s Security Cameras Millennials Politics Programming Advertising Development Virtual Private Network Cast Biometric Security Authentication Tip of the week webinar Wireless Charging Emergency Customer Service Policy Tools Fiber Optics Public Cloud Notifications Employer Employee Relationship Assessment Workforce Antivirus Messaging Project Management 5G Nanotechnology Windows 8 Windows Server 2008 Virtual Machine Conferencing Cables Procedure IT service Relocation Trend Micro Smartwatch Television Telecommuting SMS Warranty OLED Consultant Tablet Hypervisor HVAC Cortana Video Games FinTech Domains Worker Commute Shopping Analytics Employee Digital Signature Public Computer Experience AI Administrator Cabling Devices Best Available Regulations Saving Time Enterprise Content Management Google Apps IaaS Transportation Maintenance Scalability Business Owner WIndows 7 Bloatware Travel Social Network MSP Computer Fan Accountants Rootkit Thought Leadership Remote Microchip NarrowBand Default App Tablets Password Management Workers Benefits Search Entrepreneur iPhone Printing FENG Google Search IT Infrastructure Twitter IBM Credit Cards Supply Chain Management Search Engine

      Top Blog

      The reasoning for this is simple: you want to make sure that operations are proceeding as intended, even if you’re not there. If you completely check out from the workplace every time you leave, you could return from your vacation to a complete and total disaster that may have been prevented with y...
      QR-Code