Category: Managed Services

The DFS Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR 500 Marathon

Today’s blog is brought to you by Trevor Smith, EVP of Sales and Marketing at Brite.  Trevor has 20 years of technology experience and a passion for problem solving with cutting edge technologies.   Monday, August 28th, marked the first deadline in the New York Department of Finance Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR 500. There have…

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5 Reasons Switching to a Managed Services Provider Makes Sense

You’re an advertising agency. You’re a manufacturing plant. You’re a hospital. Every day you go to work, you want to do work in the fields you’ve selected because that’s what you’re passionate about and it’s what you’re good at. For this reason, many companies are moving away from simple service level agreements to deeper-level, more…

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You Will Never Have to Sacrifice Important Emails for Space Again

It’s 6 a.m. and Meredith is trying to catch up on some emails at the office before the throng of calls and meetings for the day begin. While in the middle of a response to an employee’s question at a customer location, her email crashes. Frustrated she restarts her mail program and sets about emailing said…

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How Much are Your Systems Really Costing You?

The Perks of Managed Services and Hardware Refreshes IT is a powerful component in business. For SMBs in particular, IT can be that game-changer that helps their organizations keep pace with competitors. It drives profits, empowers organizations, and connects workforces, but it can also lead to major financial losses if not maintained, managed and utilized…

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CIO vs CSO

In our last blog, we talked about what is next in advanced authentication. We explored digital wallets, smartphones and one-time passwords. These are all innovative technologies that add an important layer of security to verification process. And although the logic behind implementing an advanced authentication technique seems obvious, it isn’t always easy to get it…

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The Difference Between Just-In-Time Action and A Missed Opportunity

In the world of business, visibility delivers relevant insight, which can be the difference between just-in-time action and a missed opportunity. Many security and network administrators are facing up to an underlying shift in enterprise traffic: a growing portion of it is encrypted within SSL. According to an independent study done by NSS Labs, anywhere…

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Controlling Your Data

IT organizations struggle to answer fundamental questions about their data centers like “What assets do I have, and how are they connected?” and “Where are they located, and how are they being used?” Manual data collection methods cannot keep pace with today’s complex and dynamic IT environments. The result? Unreliable data and too much guesswork…

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Managed Services: Can you afford the alternative?

When making decisions that positively affect the bottom line, it’s clear that companies appreciate not only the technical benefits of using a managed services provider but also the fiscal. Here are the numbers from a recent CompTIA survey of over 400 businesses using managed services providers (MSP): 46% have reduced their budgets by at least…

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