Will Your Business Use Virtual Reality in the Near Future?

RebootFantastic IT, Virtual Reality

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

RebootFantastic IT, Small Business Technology

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

Tech Trends to Keep Your Eyes On

RebootFantastic IT, Quick Tips, Small Business Technology

Technology has always been a source of both innovation and disruption. New ways of doing things necessitate shifts in our work processes and best practices. At the same time, they can generate opportunities for those who can anticipate the tide of change and stay ahead of the curve. In other words, the better you get at forecasting the flow of … Read More

What Do Bad, Good, and Great IT Support Look Like?

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

If two decades of experience as a Southern California IT provider has taught us anything, it’s that most business owners and managers don’t like looking for help with technology. It isn’t that they don’t want their hardware and software running smoothly, of course, but that many aren’t sure what they’re getting for their money – or even what they should … Read More

3 No-Frills, Bottom Line Aspects of IT Security

RebootFantastic IT, Quick Tips, Security

We know from experience that a lot of business owners and executives get bored talking about cybersecurity, particularly when they don’t necessarily understand the risks or remedies involved. However, nearly all of them perk up when the conversation turns to bottom-line facts and figures. Unfortunately, the two topics are inextricably linked. IT security isn’t all about encryption and software – … Read More

7 Tech Habits of Highly-Successful Companies

RebootFantastic IT, Quick Tips

Why is it that some companies always seem to be at the head of the pack when it comes to technology, innovating and using cost-effective systems to give their employees and customers more? And, why do some other businesses struggle to make good tech-related decisions, wasting their time and money while dealing with endless setbacks and outages? Contrary to what … Read More

Are Your Employees Inviting Hackers Through The Front Door?

RebootFantastic IT, Managed IT Services, Quick Tips, Security

If you pay any attention to business news whatsoever, you already know that some of the world’s biggest and best-known organizations are dealing with cybersecurity challenges. It seems like every week a new retailer or institution is admitting they were successfully targeted by online thieves. Knowing that, it can be easy for a small business owner or IT director to … Read More

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

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

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