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IoT Grows Rapidly While Challenges Remain for SMBs

Even though the Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly, many businesses are concerned about the increasing number of challenges with small device technologies, including security. While early adopters are worried about opening themselves up to vulnerabilities and exploits, they’re still confident in IoT’s potential to increase return on investment (ROI) and consider the computing concept to be critical to business success. The number of connected devices continues to increase. There will be 41.6 billion [...]

By |2019-09-13T08:52:56-05:00September 6th, 2019|Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on IoT Grows Rapidly While Challenges Remain for SMBs

Haven’t Upgraded to Windows 10? Here’s What Intel’s Chip Shortage Means to You

Many small business owners still running Windows 7 are considering when they should upgrade their systems to Windows 10. Time is running out — especially with the ongoing Computer Processing Unit (CPU) shortage. With one company dominating the CPU market, whenever there’s a miscalculation, the worldwide PC market is significantly impacted. If you’re unfamiliar with the chip shortage, there are a couple of things to know. There’s a shortage? What shortage? Here’s what happened. Late [...]

By |2019-09-09T14:04:06-05:00August 16th, 2019|Newsletter Articles, Windows EOS|Comments Off on Haven’t Upgraded to Windows 10? Here’s What Intel’s Chip Shortage Means to You

Survey Says: Data Loss Still High Among Businesses

Even though data loss is still high among businesses across all verticals, there’s been an increase in the adoption of cloud-based data protection.  Some organizations are stalling, however, to make a move. Cloud adoption, in general, has risen over the years, to the point where cloud computing technology is being used somewhere in most organizations. Ninety-six percent of businesses are using the cloud in one way or another, according to the RightScale 2018 State of the [...]

By |2019-09-09T14:04:36-05:00August 2nd, 2019|Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on Survey Says: Data Loss Still High Among Businesses

Why You Need an MSP in 2019

If you’re not sure why you need a managed services provider (MSP), you’re not the only one. Despite all the benefits to hiring an MSP, many businesses are still skeptical, but they don’t need to be — and neither do you. Before contracting an MSP to protect your business, do your research, ask the right questions and consider your options, but above everything else, understand why you need one. While there are many reasons to [...]

By |2019-07-19T12:52:25-05:00July 19th, 2019|Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on Why You Need an MSP in 2019

LammTech Ranked Among World’s Most Elite 501 Managed Service Providers

12th Annual MSP 501 Identifies Top Forward-Thinking Global MSPs & Leading Trends in Managed Services JULY 9, 2019 – SEDALIA, MO: LammTech has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious 12th-annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. Every year, MSPs worldwide complete an extensive survey and application to report their product offerings, growth rates, annual total and recurring revenues, pricing structures, revenue mix and more. MSPs were ranked according [...]

By |2019-07-19T12:52:55-05:00July 10th, 2019|News Alerts|Comments Off on LammTech Ranked Among World’s Most Elite 501 Managed Service Providers

Why Enterprises Are Migrating to Windows 10? EOS, Security, Survey Says

Many enterprises still haven’t upgraded their operating system (OS) from Windows 7 to Windows 10, despite Microsoft’s attempts to remind them. There are myriad of potential security vulnerabilities resulting from not migrating by early next year. Businesses already making the switch, are concerned mostly with end of support (EOS) and security. Twenty-two percent of enterprises expect to still run Windows 7 past its EOS next January, according to a report published by Adaptiva, which pulled [...]

By |2019-09-09T14:30:33-05:00July 5th, 2019|Newsletter Articles, Windows EOS|Comments Off on Why Enterprises Are Migrating to Windows 10? EOS, Security, Survey Says

Stop What You’re Doing and Modernize Your SQL Server 2008 Products Now

There’s been a lot of discussion around how businesses can prepare for end of support (EOS) for Microsoft products. Much of what’s been covered has tackled products with EOS dates in 2020, but there are products with EOS dates in 2019 — and SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 are on the list. Usually, it’s best to create a detailed action plan before upgrading or migrating your software, but the clock is ticking, and with [...]

By |2019-09-09T14:30:43-05:00June 20th, 2019|Newsletter Articles, Windows EOS|Comments Off on Stop What You’re Doing and Modernize Your SQL Server 2008 Products Now

How the Internet of Things Can Increase Agricultural Productivity, Simplifies Precision Farming

Most people have heard about the IoT concept, but they don’t understand how it applies to their lives or the industries their businesses operate in on a daily basis. In agriculture, it is changing the way farmers are cultivating crops on their lands. Now, instead of entirely relying on manual efforts, farmers are automating many critical agricultural practices to gather real-time data on their fields. Agriculturists then use the acquired insights to increase profits by [...]

By |2019-06-11T11:15:18-05:00June 5th, 2019|Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on How the Internet of Things Can Increase Agricultural Productivity, Simplifies Precision Farming

Insider Threats: What Manufacturing Companies Should Know

The manufacturing industry isn’t immune to insider threats — and without well-defined strategies to combat these attacks, companies are leaving themselves open to financial losses and more. The average cost of an insider threat annually is $8.76 million, according to Ponemon Institute's “2018 Cost of Insider Threats: Global” report. Incident costs vary on a couple of factors, including organizational size and industry, the study found. For instance, take companies with more than 75,000 employees. On [...]

By |2019-06-05T09:50:39-05:00May 28th, 2019|Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on Insider Threats: What Manufacturing Companies Should Know

What Manufacturers Should Know About IoT

Consumers aren’t the only ones benefiting from the internet of things (IoT). Manufacturers are also reaping the rewards of leveraging the industrial internet of things (IoT) to increase energy efficiency and improve productivity in their factories and more. For some manufacturers, IoT is a foreign abbreviation, but there’s time to learn. What is IoT? The IoT is a concept many users are familiar with. Even if they don’t understand the granular details, users, at the [...]

By |2019-05-15T13:47:10-05:00May 15th, 2019|Newsletter Articles|Comments Off on What Manufacturers Should Know About IoT