Discover the benefits to IT services when you merge two key roles: Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO) and Customer Success Manager (CSM).
Shadow IT is a common issue with major security risks to consider. However, it is possible to leverage shadow IT to enhance your IT systems & security policies.
A true showdown between two leading office productivity titans: Should your business choose Google Workspace or Microsoft 365?
On-Site Support Services for small businesses.
Wireless networks have become the cornerstone of communication, pivotal in supporting our daily business endeavors. Should you assess your wireless network?
As your business grows, you'll need to hire new talent to support that growth. Automated device onboarding can accelerate the success of every new employee.
Endpoint management can sometimes feel like maneuvering through a complex subway system, with the multitude of endpoints resembling bustling stations.
Your Managed Service Provider (MSP) can come to the rescue when there's an internet outage. Here's how!
As your business evolves, it is important to find an IT provider who can partner with you to support your growth.
Discover IT pro-tips that help your small business improve its green IT practices.
Net Friends has made a commitment to our customers to deliver value through our IT Managed Services. Learn more about what that entails.
Technology Business Reviews play a powerful role in enabling decision-makers to limit unnecessary expenses and reallocate resources to promising IT initiatives.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides flexible cloud computing and storage to small businesses without the need for any expensive equipment.
With restraints on resources and manpower, small businesses face higher stakes when seeking to make smart and informed IT investments.
Digital transformation is no longer exclusive to enterprise organizations seeking a competitive edge; SMBs are embracing it to improve core business functions.
"All in all, being the Best MSP in 2023 is already more achievable given the groundwork we’ve accomplished in 2022," John Snyder shares.
In 2022, Net Friends increased growth by a staggering 43%—an extraordinary feat that not only sets a new bar for Net Friends, but for all MSPs in our area.
Creating a new Microsoft Azure deployment is a relatively straightforward process. However, a business needs to consider a few key decisions first.
Any business seeking a Managed Services Provider (MSP) can find it tricky to differentiate between the various companies that claim to provide IT services.
Securing mobile devices with MAM or MDM is so vital and too often overlooked. Whichever path your organization chooses, you are already ahead of the game!
Explore the 5 common reasons why businesses are denied cybersecurity insurance and what you can do if you are facing one of these scenarios.
Well-run businesses in high-risk industries have lots of sensitive records & are going to actively seek cybersecurity liability coverage to offset their risks.
Hiring a Managed Services Provider (MSP) is a significant decision. Most businesses take one of three approaches, yet overlook a few key consideration factors.
While cybersecurity insurance helps alleviate the financial risks and burden of doing business online, there are liability limitations to this type of policy.
Cybersecurity insurance is a contract that the policyholder purchases to help reduce the financial risks of doing business online. Learn about cyber liability.
Patch management is crucial to ensure business continuity. Learn more about how software patching can safeguard your organization.
Anywhere Operations is the new preferred work model. Let’s explore how zero-touch provisioning (ZTP) facilitates quick, easy, and safe remote work processes.
Companies are switching their mode of IT investments from CapEx to OpEx. Discover how to adjust your IT budget to support the switch to OpEx.
Remote workforces are using more and more apps to complete tasks and remain productive during the workday. Single-Sign-On (SSO) helps secure network access.
Greater IT reliance will increase cybersecurity risks. Learn why you need a SOC 2 compliant managed services provider to boost cybersecurity.
Green IT helps businesses save on costs while preserving the environment. Let’s consider a few sustainable IT projects that companies can implement.
John Snyder, CEO of Net Friends, Inc., has been appointed to the Information Technology Advisory Committee at Durham Technical Community College.
Anywhere Operations and the hybrid work model are the new normal. Let’s explore the top five management strategies for today's hybrid workplace.
The new normal requires adopting an Anywhere Operations model. Let’s explore the top budget areas that will help your company work from anywhere.
Our four core recommendations to ensure your VPN solution is optimized for Anywhere Operations to support your distributed workforce.
Currently, Net Friends does not recommend Microsoft’s Universal Print services to small businesses. Here are the core reasons why.
Two recent Microsoft licensing developments will impact how businesses obtain their subscriptions. Here is how we're navigating it on behalf of our customers.
NSBA’s Leadership Council to Advise Policymakers in Washington DC on Interests of Small Businesses
Most businesses don’t have the luxury of conducting a formal Business Impact Analysis. Here's a BIA shortcut for your everyday business decisions.
Microsoft Azure offers a wide range of powerful cloud computing solutions for any small business. These 5 specific SMB benefits are worth noting about Azure.
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