Many aspects of technology are innovative and exciting. Network management is not one of those. But, while less than intriguing, network management is a critical element of a reliable, secure, and optimized IT infrastructure – when management is lax, problems tend to multiply. Network management is needed for organizations to identify devices connected to the […]

While securing access to company networks for remote work or even business travel has long been the norm, the traditional virtual private network (VPN) solution is giving way to a modern option that provides a more manageable connection and a better user experience— secure access service edge (SASE). Which is right for you? Let’s dig […]

The popularity of remote work has transformed business operations but also introduced new security challenges. Remote workers operate outside the controlled environment of a traditional office, making them more susceptible to cyberattacks. This is where security awareness training emerges as a critical line of defense, protecting your company from the inside out. Why is Security […]

Alongside the flexibility and employee productivity gains of remote and hybrid workplace options come significant cybersecurity obstacles. If your organization decides a remote or hybrid stance is the best choice, be prepared for an operational gauntlet as you strive to protect your people, equipment, and data. Remote security best practices range from mobile device security […]

Successful and secure remote work demands a combination of technologies to address communication and collaboration needs, along with robust cybersecurity measures. Complicating remote and hybrid environments are the need for tech support and bring your own device (BYOD) programs. As more organizations tackle a blend of remote and in-office workspaces, we have recommendations for keeping […]

Confusion and misconceptions abound when it comes to the difference between backup and disaster recovery (BDR) and business continuity planning (BCP). While the terms sound similar, business continuity and backup and disaster recovery are distinct concepts. Done together, the two keep your organization running after unexpected events such as natural disasters, hardware failures, or cyber […]

Choosing the right managed service provider (MSP) can make or break your business in today’s technology-driven world. But with countless options, how do you find the perfect partner? It’s not just about fixing occasional tech headaches; a true MSP elevates your entire IT operation, freeing you to focus on what matters most – your core […]

Every business is different. We’ve all heard that adage – because it’s true. What does that have to do with managed IT services? Managed services packages, such as Exigent’s Assurance Managed IT Services offering, typically address fundamental IT solution needs shared by small to mid-sized businesses regardless of their focus—B2B, B2C, retail, law, restaurants, etc. […]

If your organization is evaluating managed IT services as a solution for IT support, there are two types of cost savings to consider as you decide on outsourcing IT. First, managed services will lessen downtime and improve productivity, which supports profitability. Most organizations will discover that managed IT services cost less than building an in-house […]

There are multiple reasons why organizations choose to work with managed services providers (MSPs) and utilize managed IT services for their technology support. But ending the Groundhog Day loop of downtime, lost productivity and frustration is perhaps the most popular motivation for making the change. We’ve gathered 10 compelling benefits (plus one bonus) of using […]