Managed IT Services

Outsourcing to an MSP: Custom-size Your Partnership

There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to company IT. MSPs (managed service providers) are well aware of this. That’s why they make partnering with them for various levels of outsourced IT so simple. The three tiers of MSP outsourcing commonly available are described in this article.   Many obstacles…

A Good Internal IT Person Is Hard to Find

Technology is everywhere, yet we don’t always understand it. When things go wrong or get challenging, we turn to IT Services for help, but it’s becoming difficult for businesses to hire internal IT support staff. The IT talent shortage has been an issue for more than a decade. A majority (56%) of leaders globally bemoaned…

Signs You Aren’t Budgeting Enough for IT

Generally, we like to make the argument that nothing about your small business is too small. We do say it a lot in relation to cybersecurity — no size of business is immune. Yet, there is the chance your IT budget is too small. Consider these indicators that you might need to invest more in…

Meet STG IT Consulting Group

Hello Everybody! I’m Stan Kats, Founder and Chief Technologist here at STG IT. After 15 years of working for some of the largest companies in the world, I started STG to bring the same enterprise-class IT support to small and medium sized businesses. Since 2009, I’ve done just that: supporting businesses like yours throughout Greater…

What You Should Expect to Pay for Managed IT Services

If you’re looking for IT help, you’ve come to the right place. You need someone to help manage your ever growing inventory of computers, devices, and subscriptions, and help you navigate the constantly changing IT landscape. A Managed Service Provider (MSP) handling all your day-to-day IT needs for a flat monthly fee, at a fraction…

Why Managed IT Services Might NOT Be Right For You

There’s a ton of content out there explaining why your business needs Managed IT Services. But, you’ll have a harder time finding resources for why it might not be a good fit.If you’re not sure what Managed IT Services are, you hire an IT company for a flat monthly fee. In exchange, they take care…

Why Managed Services Make Your Life Easier

Working in IT, the best part of our job is that smile of relief when we fix someone’s technology. As your Managed Service Provider (MSP), we’re happy to go out (or log in remotely) to fix what’s broken. We enjoy getting our customers back up and running quickly. Who said saving the day is only…

Why Law Firms Need Managed Services

The law industry isn’t known for embracing change quickly: tradition can trump a willingness to embrace new technologies. Although, digital technology has become an essential part of many lawyers’ working day. Partnering with a Managed Service Provider (MSP) provides support and enhanced cybersecurity during this evolution. Lawyers rely on technology to: communicate with colleagues and…

What’s included in an MSP Contract?

Think of your Managed Service Provider (MSP) as your IT department. An MSP can handle everything that your IT department or internal IT staff member normally would. Depending on the needs of your business, an MSP will customize a service plan. Your contract outlines all of these services, allowing you to keep your MSP accountable….

What does an MSP do?

MSPs (Managed Service Providers) help business owners take control of their technology. Well… that sounds vague. What exactly does an MSP do? Let’s break it down: Proactive Services MSPs actively monitor every device on your network, including servers, computers, network switches, internet routers, and firewalls. This allows us to proactively identify and prevent issues –…