About Net Friends

Founded in 1997, Net Friends takes pride in the operational maturity we've built and the cybersecurity culture that makes us unique. Our 25-year tenure gives us the scope to put IT security first and deliver intelligent applications of leading technologies for today's globally distributed workforce.

Our history began in Healthcare support at Duke Health and we've since reached across all sectors, including BioTech, non-profit, education, law, and more. We are big fans of small businesses and we're passionate about making innovative, enterprise-grade technologies more accessible to SMBs.

Net Friends provides comprehensive managed IT services, managed infrastructure services, IT security and strategy, and IT staffing to clients in North Carolina and across the U.S.

We believe in people, and we love to see our customers and community thrive. Every encounter with Net Friends is an encounter with people who genuinely care about your business. We believe this is best achieved by leading as a people-first company.

Discover more about us at: www.netfriends.com

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Net Friends

Cybersecurity
How to Protect Your Business While on Vacation

You've worked hard and deserve your vacation time. However, cyber threats are on the rise & bad actors don't take time off. Here's how to stay secure while OOO.

Life At Net Friends
Small Business Saturday 2022: Local Businesses We Love at Net Friends

Small businesses are the backbone to every local economy. That's why Small Business Saturday spotlights local establishments that keep communities thriving.

Business
Why Small Businesses Choose Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is an awesome platform for small businesses (SMBs) to build from. Unpack Azure with us in terms that any SMB owner can understand.

Life At Net Friends
Q&A with Net Friend Shawn on Veterans Day 2022

U.S. Navy veteran Shawn Pate shares how his service experience has shaped his career and values on leadership.

Cybersecurity
5 Benefits to Partnering with a SOC 2 Compliant IT Company

Our greater reliance on IT increases security risks. Discover how partnering with a SOC 2 compliant Managed Services Provider (MSP) boosts your cybersecurity.

Business
6 Early Signs You Joined the Right Company

Let’s explore a few things you can look out for that indicate whether you made the right choice in joining a company.

Cybersecurity
Top 7 Questions to Ask a Cybersecurity Provider

Are you in the market for a new MSSP? Here are the top screening questions you need to ask when shopping for your next cybersecurity partner.

Life At Net Friends
Q&A with Kyle, SOC Operations Lead

Q&A with Kyle, SOC Operations lead

Business
Not Just Luck - How to Land Your First Job Post Grad

Here, we'll discuss some best practices for landing a promising position as an early career job seeker.

Business
Why Your Business Needs A Microsoft Solutions Partner

Any business seeking a Managed Services Provider (MSP) can find it tricky to differentiate between the various companies that claim to provide IT services.

Managed IT Services
Top 7 Signs You Deserve Better IT Support

How do you know when to cut ties with your IT provider? You watch for these warning signs that indicate low operational maturity.

Business
Top 5 Future-proof Business Skills to Cultivate

Let’s explore the top 5 skills that you’ll need to cultivate and maintain over the next 10 years.

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