What Does Great Small Business IT Look Like?

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We are always surprised to see how many small and medium-sized business owners settle for IT care that isn’t as strong as it could be. In speaking with them, however, we often discover that they didn’t really have the right expectations in the first place. That’s easy to understand, particularly when you consider that most business owners and executives aren’t … Read More

4 Times You Need a Written IT Plan

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As our clients know, there are several different layers of comprehensive IT care. In some cases, simply having 24/7 monitoring and trained technicians on-call isn’t enough. There are certain instances in which it makes sense to have a written plan to guide you through an intensive process. This is something business owners – and even careless IT vendors – can … Read More

2018 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles

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2018 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles Fantastic IT solutions was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. This twelfth annual program was created by the Los Angeles Business Journal and Best Companies Group. This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Los Angeles, benefiting … Read More

Do You Save Money with a DIY IT Plan?

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Most business owners learn very quickly that taking on new skills and learning to be self-sufficient is a great way to save money. Whether it’s cleaning up an office or learning to balance the books, there is a lot to be said for taking on a DIY mindset when you’re running your own company. However, there are limitations to this … Read More

Should You Make That Tech Investment?

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So, you’re thinking about investing in some new technology. Is the decision to buy one you’ll look back on happily, or with regret? Obviously, the answer is going to depend a lot on your situation, the hardware or software you might buy, and your budget. However, here are seven questions you can use to steer your thinking in the right … Read More

How to Deal With Vendor Data Breaches

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In the past, we have offered lots of good advice on ways you can keep your data safe on your own servers and website. However, there was always the risk that sensitive information – including your company’s financial data – could be exposed through a vendor. Whether it’s just bad luck or a situation where a company or supplier you … Read More

Fantastic IT: A Great Place to Work!

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We aren’t embarrassed to admit that we think Fantastic IT is the best place a great tech expert can work in Southern California. We’ve got an unbeatable location, a stellar reputation, wonderful benefits, and terrific perks for ongoing training. Obviously, this is one of the things we mention to potential applicants when we are recruiting. However, it’s also something we … Read More

Fantastic IT Included in the MSP 501 List!

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When you work hard to provide a little something extra, every bit of recognition feels great. All the new accounts, customer testimonials, and acknowledgments from the business community just validate that you’re on the right course. However, there is something really special about being recognized within your own industry. That’s why we are so excited to announce that Fantastic IT … Read More

7 Safe Online Shopping Tips for Business Owners

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If you own or run a small business, there’s a good chance you find yourself buying things online regularly. The odds are also good that you have heard just how risky it can be to share any of your financial details over the internet if your vendor ends up being hacked later. There are some threats you can’t see and … Read More

4 Things to Know About Ransomware in 2018

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Usually, when clients talk to us about “tech trends” they are thinking of good things – hot new apps, the popularity of digital assistants, or the newest generation of mobile devices. However, we find that more and more frequently business owners are calling us because they are concerned about ransomware. If you aren’t familiar with the term or concept, ransomware … Read More

Does Your Team Need Good Tech Training?

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When new clients come to us, they expect certain things from an outsourced IT provider. Namely, they are looking for good technology support, strong network performance, improved data security, and even backup and recovery services. However, one thing business owners tend to overlook can often turn out being the most valuable service we provide: tech training for themselves and their … Read More

Do You Have IT Support for All Your Business Devices?

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Most business owners come to understand they are much better off when they have a competent and certified IT team looking after their computers. But what about the other devices you and your employees use to keep your company running? Whether you realize it or not, your managed services agreement should cover all your devices. That includes workstations, printers, and … Read More

Why You Shouldn’t Set Up a New Office or Workstation Alone

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Imagine for a moment you are expanding your company. That means opening new offices, bringing in brand-new employees, and implementing new workstations, servers etc… Given that the job probably requires you to plug in a few devices and hook up a few cables, isn’t that something you could do on your own without the help of an IT vendor? The … Read More

Will Your Business Use Virtual Reality in the Near Future?

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When you ask the average person about virtual reality (or VR), they think it’s still a far-off technology that hasn’t been perfected yet. Additionally, most consider the applications in terms of entertainment. They imagine VR will let them be immersed in movies and video games, or perhaps tours of famous places that feel like real-life. These are all exciting possibilities … Read More

How Artificial Intelligence Might Affect Small Businesses Soon

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Artificial intelligence (AI) has long been a fascinating idea, and one that grabbed the attention of researchers and science fiction writers alike. For most of the business community though, AI has remained strictly in the realm of the entertainment world. Now, that might be changing. As we recently pointed out in one of our posts, artificial intelligence and machine learning … Read More