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Jan 09, 2018 in IT for Small Business

MotherG Interview with SMB Expert, Barry Moltz

 

MotherG CEO, Dave Davenport had the pleasure of interviewing Barry Moltz- small business expert, speaker, and author.  A little bit about Barry…

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Jan 04, 2018 in Backup System, IT Back Up

Why Test Restores Are Vital to Your Business

 

As a member of the senior management team in an SMB, you know that a test restore of your backed up data has always been important. As the threat of cyber attacks against small businesses increase, conducting test restores is even more...

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Dec 21, 2017 in IT support, it vendor

3 Approaches to Break Up with Your IT vendor — Even in the Middle of Your Contract

It can be difficult to evaluate what you really need out of an IT vendor until you know exactly what you don't need in one. It's unfortunate to learn your lesson after you've already made the commitment, but it's also not a reason to keep a bad...

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Dec 06, 2017 in Cyber Security, Backup System

A 9 Step Approach to Creating  a Disaster Recovery Plan

I got to work late, was trying to blow before my next meeting.  I see an email from company.  I click the link, thinking this is an interesting offer.  I then rush off to my meeting.  As I am listening to the presentation, it occurs to me,...

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Nov 29, 2017 in Cyber Security

Top Cybersecurity Challenges Facing SMBs This Year

With cyberattacks, there is no “under the radar,” no “dodging the bullet.” No company is too small to be devastated. In fact, small and medium-sized businesses increasingly face attacks from cybercriminals. The number, intensity and cost of these...

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Nov 27, 2017 in

Give Your IT System a Gift

 

Jim Kendall from The Daily Herald talked to our CEO, Dave Davenport about giving a gift to your IT system.

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Nov 07, 2017 in MSP, Chicago MSP

Thinking about working with an MSP? Here's what you need to do first...

Are you devoting the right amount of attention to your company's IT functions? If you aren't sure, it may be time to considering contracting with a Managed Service Provider (MSP). Experienced, well-established MSP technology vendors can take on...

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Oct 31, 2017 in IT support

How to Avoid the Wrong IT Support Vendor: Red Flags to Look Out For

As certain as death and taxes, small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have to look for ways to maximize value. In IT, SMBs are used to cutting costs by outsourcing. Certainly, this is still applicable. As hardware and software lifecycles shorten...

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Oct 23, 2017 in virtual cio

Why Your Business Needs a Virtual CIO

Mistakes happen every day when you run a business, especially if everyone wears more than one hat. IT mistakes can cost more than lost orders and disgruntled customers, however. Failing to protect and utilize your company's data could put you out...

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MotherG, #1 Manufacturing MSP In Illinois

Specializing in researching, evaluating and keeping up with current trends among IT service providers, Channele2e's mission is to "shift the IT channel conversation from tactical chatter to strategic discussions -- focusing MSPs and VARs on...

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