A recently discovered security bug in Windows 10 is so nasty that the National Security Agency reported its existence. If you have any Windows 10 machines, and have not updated since January 15th, 2019, run a system update now. The bug also affects Windows Server 2016 and 2019.read more >
From The TCS Blog
The one certainty in technology is that it will change. Businesses try hard to keep up, and 44% of them expect to increase their tech spending in 2020. SMBs need to understand what is changing to allocate their IT budgets intelligently. They need to plan their infrastructure, software, and service upgrades with an eye to years ahead.
No one knows the future for sure, but IT is moving in the direction of more speed, less latency, greater system autonomy, and increasing security challenges..read more >
It is a problem that every business eventually wants to have, but a problem nonetheless. Once an organization grows to a certain point, those in charge of the company will need to make a critical decision. Do you hire an IT person internally, or do you outsource? Many businesses do not have the resources to hire full-time IT staff. In this case, many of them decide to hire a Managed Service Provider.read more >
As your company grows, you will likely find yourself spending more and more time and money on IT services. If you can't afford to hire an actual IT person, then you will be reliant on outside vendors.
There are two models for this:
Break/Fix IT Services
Break/fix IT is like appliance repair. When something goes wrong, you call the technician, and they come over and fix the problem. You pay them by the hour and for any parts you need and nothing more. Using this same model, you might also.read more >
As more and more companies move to network-based systems, the need for qualified Information Technology staff is at an all-time high. Yet not all businesses are large enough to warrant hiring a permanent IT staff of their own. In such cases, a better solution is to outsource your IT needs to a managed service provider or MSP. This article takes a closer look at five key advantages of working with an MSP.read more >
When starting or operating a business, you must make a lot of decisions. One of the most important involves the most effective use of resources, and that includes decisions regarding your office. In the cloud, it is possible to access many different types of software and server options. If your business requires a lot of work on location and little time in the office, a cloud option may be best choice. However, when deciding to adopt the cloud, the following advantages and disadvantages.read more >
There comes a time in the life of every business—an inflection point—when CEOs and CIOs begin to consider the possibility of moving business-critical applications from aging servers to the cloud. That decision, of course, encompasses a wide range of issues, everything from security concerns to cost-effectiveness, tax implications, flexibility, and compliance challenges, all of which will necessarily inform this critical decision.read more >
With the security landscape continually changing, it is crucial to stay up to date on cyberattacks and data breaches. As a result, most people do not always have the most current information. In such an environment, cybersecurity myths are eminent. As we enter the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, learn some of the most famous myths and facts.
Here are the top ten cybersecurity misconceptions:read more >
Greensboro, NC: Total Computer Solutions is pleased to announce that it will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the recent move of its headquarters at 11 am on Wednesday, October 16, 2019.
“We are excited that our new location is allowing us to serve our existing clients better, as well as support and develop future relationships with new partners in our community,” said Barry Utesch, President, and Owner. “The ribbon-cutting ceremony marks a new chapter for TCS.”read more >