What Every Business Owner Should Know About Data Security

RebootFantastic IT, Managed IT Services, Security, Small Business Technology

Are you worried about the security of your company’s data? Afraid hackers might break in and steal your emails, customer records, or financial information? We wish we could tell you to rest easy. However, the unfortunate fact is that cyber crimes will probably increase in 2018, just as they have almost every other year since the internet became a powerful … Read More

5 Reasons CPAs Have Specialized IT Needs

RebootManaged IT Services, Small Business Technology

It’s a big misconception that all companies have similar IT needs. Technology is such a big topic, and it affects businesses in so many ways, that it’s inevitable one type of firm is going to have different concerns than another. Years of experience taught us this is particularly true when it comes to the work we do for Certified Public … Read More

The Missing Question in Most Data Backup and Recovery Plans

RebootFantastic IT, Small Business Technology

Is your business protected against the unknown? Could a seemingly small “disaster” wipe out your data or hardware within seconds? As we’ve noted in the past, most small and medium-sized companies just aren’t prepared for the kinds of power surges, earthquakes, floods, and normal equipment failures that can wipe out all of their stored information almost instantly. If you’re in … Read More

3 Bottom Line Benefits of Cloud Computing

RebootCloud, Quick Tips

For several years, IT providers talked about cloud computing as an emerging technology. It was constantly referred to as “the next big thing,” even as business owners found themselves using the cloud in small ways for file sharing, online banking, and real-time communications. Now, the cloud has grown up. Whether you’re aware of it or not, you probably use cloud … Read More

4 Ways to Keep Cyber Criminals Away From Your Company

RebootQuick Tips, Security

It’s safe to say that as we move into 2018 there is one technology topic that’s on the minds of business owners and executives everywhere: cybersecurity. You don’t have to be involved in the IT industry to know just how prevalent online attacks and computer-based theft has become. Simply check out the business news headlines in the past year and … Read More

How to Shrink Your 2018 IT Budget

RebootFantastic IT, Quick Tips, Small Business Technology

If you’re a business owner, or the manager of a small-to-medium-sized company, you probably wondered whether there isn’t some way to cut your IT expenses without giving up the hardware, software, and devices you and your employees use every day. After all, technology is getting more efficient all the time. Why not look for ways to do more with less? … Read More

What are Your 2018 IT Goals?

RebootCloud, Fantastic IT, Managed IT Services, Security

The end of the year has almost arrived, and that means that, as a business owner or executive, you’re probably spending some time reflecting on all of the things that went right or wrong in 2017. Or maybe you’re already making plans for the coming 12 months… As you consider changes to your business strategy, think about some ways you … Read More

Bad Back Ups and IT Fails: What You Need To Know

RebootFantastic IT, Small Business Technology

Does your backup and disaster recovery plan cover you as well as you think it does? It’s a question worth asking now, before you need all the data you’ve been saving. We bring this up because there are thousands of businesses across California with inadequate backup plans in place. That leaves them vulnerable to all kinds of problems once the … Read More

5 Signs It’s Time to Ditch an IT Provider

RebootFantastic IT, Managed IT Services

Are you stuck in a bad relationship? Do you find yourself giving and giving, only to be ignored in return? Don’t worry – we aren’t asking about your love life. Instead, we want you to think about the service you get from your outsourced IT provider. Every week, we hear from business owners and executives who are finally deciding to … Read More

3 Underrated Benefits of Managed Services

RebootFantastic IT, Managed IT Services, Small Business Technology

When explaining managed services agreements to business owners and executives, we sometimes hear new clients refer to outsourced IT care as a form of insurance. In a way, they are right – by working with a technology provider on a monthly contract, you can spare yourself large, unexpected invoices associated with IT emergencies. However, there are other aspects to managed … Read More

What Does a Good IT Budget Look Like?

RebootFantastic IT, Quick Tips

Every business owner or executive knows technology is important to an organization. It’s impossible to compete, much less thrive, in today’s digital world if your communications, marketing, or data storage isn’t working the way it’s supposed to be. However, installing and troubleshooting technology is only part of the challenge. Ask most of the decision-makers who hire us what the toughest … Read More

Why New Hardware and Software Aren’t Always a Bargain

RebootFantastic IT, Quick Tips, Security, Small Business Technology

Buying new technology is exciting. We all know that great feeling you get when you purchase a newly-released gadget, or install a fresh home entertainment system. And, most business owners or executives will be familiar with the rush that comes with upgrading important hardware or software, and imagining the new revenue-generating or cost-saving possibilities. Unfortunately, that great feeling doesn’t always … Read More

Is Your IT Department Ready for the Holidays?

RebootBranding, Cloud, Fantastic IT, History, Managed IT Services, Quick Tips, Security

The holidays are right around the corner, and while that might be good news for everyone who wants to enjoy some time off with family and friends, it can be lots of challenges for your IT department. That’s because your hardware and software doesn’t know you’re due for some relaxation, and it’s not uncommon for outages and other issues to … Read More

Can You Afford to Go Without Good IT Consulting?

RebootFantastic IT, Managed IT Services, Small Business Technology

Talk to a handful of business owners and executives about IT consulting, and you’ll undoubtedly run into a few who swear they either don’t need it or can’t afford it. Those are understandable misconceptions to believe when you’re trying to save money and reduce complexity within your company. However, they are also points of view that are incredibly shortsighted. That’s … Read More

3 Conclusions From Fantastic IT’s Fastest 5000 Award From Inc. Magazine

RebootBranding, Fantastic IT, Managed IT Services

As you might have heard, Fantastic IT was recently named one of the fastest-growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine. This was our first time qualifying for this particular honor, and we couldn’t be more proud. It’s only because of the support we get from our wonderful clients that we’ve been able to keep expanding by leaps and bounds. With … Read More