Best IT Podcasts 2018: 50 Informative (and Entertaining) Shows for IT Pros

If you’re anything like us, people are always making suggestions on what to read, what to buy, or what to listen to during all that downtime in your schedule.  Yah right.  Downtime is that other word for your daily commute or maybe the few minutes between brushing your teeth and that morning cup of coffee.…

Some “WannaCry” Words from our CEO

On Friday May 12th a dangerous ransomware worm, nicknamed “WannaCry,” spread quickly through the Internet. It exploited a recently discovered vulnerability in Microsoft Windows and, despite the fact that Microsoft had issued patches to protect against it last March, many healthcare institutions, banks, government agencies, schools, and businesses around the world had unpatched systems that…

Is Your IT Consultant Costing You Money?

“Of course my IT consultant costs me money,” you may be thinking. “Consultants aren’t free.” No, they’re not, but they also shouldn’t be wasting your company’s hard-won budget on inefficient systems. A great IT consultant should be finding you ways to improve efficiency, lower costs (and monetize your investment), thereby providing value to your organization…

Can You Count to TEM?

If you’re like me, you probably learned to count to ten in kindergarten.  But when it comes to a company’s telecommunications infrastructure, you’d be surprised how many corporate executives have trouble with simple addition. As a company grows, telco, like other IT investments, often gets treated as the necessary evil.  “The new guy needs a…

Top 5 IT Trends for 2017: VertitechIT Experts Look into the IT Crystal Ball

What’s hot, what’s not, and what never will be?  The Kardashians may be the barometer for teenage fashion trends, Apple may set the bar on things like wearable gadgets, and festivals like SXSW may determine what you will be listening to for the next twelve months.  But where are things going in the exciting world…