Managed IT

ASK and AOS Announce Managed Services Partnership

Posted date: September 13, 2017

ASK and AOS Form Partnership for Managed IT Services and Managed Print Solutions, Offering Businesses a Comprehensive Technology Solution. Lansing, Michigan – 09/13/2017 – Mike Maddox, president and CEO of Application Specialist Kompany (ASK), an ...

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6 Things You Should Know About ASK’s Total Care Solutions

Posted date: July 6, 2017

Chances are, your company runs on the success of your technology. Hiring a full IT department internally may not be feasible, and experiencing downtime and unproductivity is simply not an option. So what options do you have? You can continue to scrap ...

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ASK Ranked Among Top 501 Managed Service Providers by MSPmentor

Posted date: June 19, 2017

10th Annual MSP 501 Ranking and Study Identifies World’s Most Progressive MSPs in Information Technology June 19, 2017: Application Specialist Kompany (ASK) ranks among the world’s most progressive 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs), according ...

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ASK Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

Posted date: February 22, 2017

Lansing, Michigan, February 20, 2017 – ASK, an IT and security consulting company, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named ASK to it’s 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Managed Security 100 cate ...

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Backup vs Disaster Recovery

Posted date: September 6, 2016

Backup and disaster recovery are not directly interchangeable terms; but disaster recovery is not possible without backup in the first place. We do backups because we know we have to, in case we lose the primary versions of data and/or the systems ...

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How Much Should Your Business Spend on IT Security and Management?

Posted date: March 11, 2016

Consider how much a typical business spends on the following: Coffee, soda, bottled water – $9 per employee per month Printing – $14 per employee per month Cleaning services – $25 per employee per month Office and employee suppl ...

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Breaking News: Downtime Kills Small Businesses

Posted date: January 12, 2016

Breaking News: Downtime Kills Small Businesses Downtime is bad news for any business whether big or small. A recent two-hour New York Times’ downtime occurrence sent Twitter ablaze and their stock price plummeting. Google going down for one to ...

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Is That A Business Continuity Plan in Your Pocket…Or A Bunch of Jargon?

Posted date: December 29, 2015

Is That a Business Continuity Plan in Your Pocket or a Bunch of Jargon? Technology is full of difficult jargon. To further complicate things, certain terms are often used in a different context between one publication or service provider and the next ...

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8 Hard Truths About Data Recovery & Business Continuity

Posted date: December 22, 2015

8 Cold Hard Truths for SMBs Not Worried About Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity The foundation of any successful business continuity solution is the ability to retrieve data from any point in time from anywhere. When the topic of data recover ...

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Partner with a Managed Service Provider (MSP) for Tech

Posted date: November 3, 2015

Partnering with a managed service provider (MSP) is one new approach being used by many companies like yours. Experienced MSPs have access to newer tools that reduce costs by automating many routine in-house labor intensive processes. Break-fix is la ...

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