Ever have the problem where you just can’t seem to pinpoint your information technology issues? It could be your internet keeps going down, laptops keep dying and your employees are getting restless from waiting on support and using ancient hardware with outdated software. But why? If your IT managed service provider can’t tell you (and […]
About Simons Bitzer Known as one of the best small businesses on the south side of Indianapolis, Simons Bitzer is a CPA firm that goes far beyond typical accounting services for small- to medium-sized businesses. Serving a dynamic range of clients, Simons Bitzer offers strategic business planning, finance advisory, tax planning and compliance, outsourced accounting, […]
We like accountants. We’ve served them for years. Not long ago we pounded the pavement in the Indianapolis area conducting a survey: we wanted to know exactly what frustrates accountants with respect to information technology and what could be done to improve their experiences with managed IT service providers. What Do Accountants Want from […]
Indianapolis, IN, Feb 20, 2018 – Accelerate, formerly Spectrum Technology, a business-first IT solutions company, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Accelerate to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed […]
Did you know that your entire identity can be illegally sold on the Dark Web for as little as $10 to $12? Did you know that your entire company bank account can be cleaned out in a matter of minutes by criminals with less than a high school education? In a world of increasing online […]
On February 12, 2013 President Obama uttered similar words. If you’re a Star Wars fan like me, just the very notion brings images of Chancellor Palpatine’s voice with the London Symphony Orchestra playing in the background. Executive Order 13636, “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity,” was the first iteration of standards set forth for our nation’s cybersecurity […]
Imagine watching your entire workforce sitting around doing absolutely NOTHING. They’re not making sales, they’re not servicing clients. No phone calls, no emails—nothing. But you’re still paying them. And on top of it all, you’re also paying another company to get them all working again. If you’ve ever experienced a major IT outage, then I […]
1. Regional players complement ’mega cloud providers’ The global public cloud market will top $146 billion in 2017, up from just $87 billion in 2015 and is growing at a 22% compound annual growth rate. 2. Cloud cost containment IT executives will get better at containing cloud costs in 2017 as their best practices mature. And […]
Looking into the crystal ball Not that anybody knows for sure what will be happening even a month from now, never mind six months to a year. So here are some of the best guesses about what we will see in 2017 from several dozen vendors and analysts. There are many more than 15 predictions […]
Ransomware is big business! Ransomware is expected to have grossed cyberthieves $1 billion in 2016 alone.
Globally, 40% of businesses experienced a ransomware incident during the past year.
Over 50% of U.S. companies experienced a ransomware incident during the past year. […]