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Keep a Close Eye on Software Licenses: IT Vendor Management

IT Vendor Management in Tampa

You and your staff require certain software Business Applications to get work done, whether it be your line of business app, your accounting software, or even Microsoft Office. This brings up a crucial question: do you know where all pieces of software you require came from, and are your licenses valid and up to date? Learn more from Symmetric Engineering Group, with the best IT Vendor Management in Tampa and Florida.

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3 Ways Your Business Can Benefit from a Private Cloud IT Services Solution

Cloud IT Services

Businesses are embracing the cloud IT Services model as the accepted form of computing, but some are finding that they want more control over their data. When you use a public cloud, you’re relinquishing some control so that you don’t have to deal with network security and hosting. If you’re serious about protecting your data and maintaining IT Infrastructure Management yourself, there are several benefits of operating your own private cloud infrastructure.

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Reasons your Computer is Running Slow: IT Vendor Management

IT Vendor Management: Managed IT ServiceIf your computer is more than five years old, there is a possibility that its age is causing your computer’s slow performance. Computers are always advancing and the capabilities of new software is becoming more sophisticated all the time. New programs and applications will often perform sluggishly on older computers, if they’ll run at all. If your computer is older than five years, then we suggest you to buy a new computer or accept that your computer’s performance will be bogged down. Looking to purchase a new computer, our IT Vendor Management service works with third-party vendors to help you reduce bottom-line expenses and present you Business IT Solutions on the determination of which hardware and software suppliers will work best to suit your needs. 

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Windows Server 2003’s Support Ended: Microsoft Virtual Server Hosting in Tampa and Florida!

Microsoft Virtual Server Hosting in Tampa and Florida

Last year, Microsoft pulled the plug on Windows XP’s support. Now Windows Server 2003 meet its demise. If your servers are still running Windows Server 2003 as their operating system, it’s important to upgrade. Otherwise, you could be running a server operating system without necessary patches and security updates We offer Microsoft Virtual Server Hosting in Tampa and Florida!

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IT Professional Services: Stop Ignoring Unneeded Applications That Take Up Space

Business Application IT Professional ServicesThere’s a value to having a neat and tidy office where everything is where it’s supposed to be. In addition to seeing a boost in productivity because you’re not having to fight clutter, you just feel good about working in a space that’s clean and orderly. These same principles of organization apply to your company’s network. We’ve got just the technology for your virtual mess with our Business Application IT Professional Services.

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Business Continuity: How Secure Are Your Virtual Servers?

Virtual Servers and Business ContinuityIn today's technology world, a lot of businesses are opting to take advantage of virtualized servers. These offer various benefits, including the ability to consolidate your servers into a neat, controlled package. But according to a recent study by Symantec, virtual servers might not be as secure as once thought. In fact, they might not be any more secure than a physical server.

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IT Risk Management: To Understand the Hacker, You Must Become the Hacker

Avoid hackers with IT Risk Management and Business ApplicationsHackers are mysterious. Not much is known about them - until they get caught, at least. But until the divine hammer of justice is brought down upon them, they will continue to stalk the shadows and wait for us to unknowingly hand over our personal information. What they don't want you to know is that they generally act according to a few particular variables, and that it is possible to avoid their pitfalls.

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How Long Until Automation Takes Away Existing Jobs?

IT Support and AutomationAutomation is an increasingly sought-after convenience in the workplace, especially when it comes to repetitive tasks. Some professionals foresee a world which has fully automated assembly lines, but most are only concerned about what this can do for their assets. Instead of freeing up menial positions for others to take on more meaningful existences, could automation destroy these jobs completely?

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Are You Sure Your Former Employees Won’t Stab You in the Back?: Business IT Support Services

Protect Yourself with IT Business Support ServicesAs a business owner, you've probably had the misfortune of letting a valued (or not-so-valued) employee go. The reasons might vary, but one thing is consistent: they're gone, and could potentially use their newfound residual malice to strike your business right where it hurts. How can you prepare yourself against former employees you may have once called "family?"

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Modern Businesses Taking Advantage of the Cloud: Business Mobility

Cloud Custom Business SolutionsFor the modern-day business owner, moving to the cloud means to take advantage of the several strategic advantages it offers. Companies no longer have to restrict themselves by relying on physical servers, desktops, or hardware. Most businesses see the value that cloud-based operations can offer them, and they are racing to take advantage of this fairly recent development. In fact, Joe McKendrick of Forbes magazine says that four-out-of-five small businesses will be based in the cloud in the near future.

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3 Sure Ways to Increase Workplace Productivity

Increase Workplace Productivity with Dynamic SolutionsThe office is a unique place designed solely for the purpose of getting work done. Therefore, no matter how your workplace is designed, there's always room to improve it in order to squeeze out a few more precious minutes of productivity from each worker. As productivity goes, every minute saved adds up!

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4 Benefits of Virtualizing Your Desktop: Business Mobility and I.T. Services

Desktop Virtualization: Business Mobility and I.T. ServicesDesktop virtualization isn't necessarily a new subject, but it is something that has been growing in popularity over the past few years, and it's easy to understand why. Instead of keeping your desktop in physical form on your computer, it's becoming more reliable to just keep it safe and secure on a hosted server. This takes care of most physical problems that computers often deal with, such as a sudden crash or old age.

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Use a Firewall Before You Get Burned: Business Applications

b2ap3_thumbnail_security_procedure_including_firewall_400.jpgToo many people think that their systems are safe from the corruption of hackers and viruses. They're wrong. In order to keep your business safe from all of the common threats found on the Internet, you should think about installing some protective software.

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A Desktop Virtualization Infrastructure can Save Your Business Barrels of Cash!

IT Infrastructure ManagementThere's no denying that maintaining an IT infrastructure is a major expense. Not only is the equipment expensive to purchase, but it often comes with a larger-than-expected price tag to maintain in IT Infrastructure Management. One of the best ways that you can cut back on the expenses of owning and operating an IT infrastructure is by taking advantage of desktop virtualization.

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Are you looking to purchase a new desktop for your business (or for home)? We’ve put together this handy guide to help demystify the computer-buying process. This is the first part of five in our series, selecting the right CPU.

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SEG Awarded Small Business of the Year Award!

Symmetric Engineering Group was awarded the Upper Tampa Bay Chamber Small Business of the Year Award for their understanding technical service and support throughout the Tampa Bay area

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