In-House vs. Outsourced IT: What Is Best for Your Business?

There are no “normal” information technology (IT) requirements for a company in today’s market. Some businesses require extensive information security and attention to compliance requirements. Another may be looking for public cloud solutions. Maybe your business needs all these tools and more, and you aren’t sure where to go with IT services. According to CIO Magazine, an average of 4 to 6 percent of revenue is spent on IT.

With a cost that adds up to this much revenue, having a competent and trustworthy IT team is essential. Once the need for IT specialists is apparent, the question is one of insourcing vs. outsourcing and whether to hire an in-house team or an outsourced team on an as-needed basis.

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The Complete Guide To Securing Your Company’s Network

The threats of cybersecurity attacks and hacking aren’t limited to large enterprises. The importance of securing your company’s network could not be understated.
 
Small and medium-sized businesses frequently face these threats, too. According to a UPS Capital report, small and medium-sized businesses represent almost two-thirds of companies that experience a cybersecurity breach in the United States.
 
Moreover, data breaches continue to climb and went from just 200 data breaches in 2005 to 1,300 in 2017. With data breaches forecasted to rise, it’s important to be aware of some of the top types of security breaches your company is up against and how to secure your company’s network. Here’s how you can get it done.

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centrexIT Announces New CEO, New HQ and a Total Company Re-Focus on Culture and Customer Care

Today, centrexIT is turning a page in its history by announcing the return of the company’s founder, Dylan Natter, who is re-assuming the role of CEO. This executive shift in leadership comes at a time when the company is poised for continual growth. Dylan’s mission is to ensure that this growth is built upon the company’s culture of customer care and consistent with the company’s vision and core values.

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centrexIT Partners with San Diego Humane Society’s Walk for Animals

centrexIT is proud to announce we will be attending and contributing to the San Diego Humane Society’s Walk for Animals on Saturday, May 5 at Liberty Station! This exciting event is open to the public and will raise awareness and funds for animals in need within our community. The walk will be held from 7am to 12pm at NTC Park at Liberty Station. 2455 Cushing Rd. San Diego, CA 92106

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Why a Company Should Migrate from On-Site Servers to Cloud Servers

For a small to mid-size company, IT services can be an expensive challenge. Having a fully-staffed IT department is cost-prohibitive. Having just one IT person on salary will not be enough to handle all the issues that arise with on-site servers, hardware, and the internet. Contracting for these services often means delayed repairs and a piecemeal approach to a vital business operation.

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How Cybersecurity Worked Before 1970

Today, cybersecurity is a hot topic. You can’t turn on the news without hearing about hacking, protecting against hacking or other cybersecurity-related topics. In fact, the term “Cyber”, no longer meaning “Cybernetic”, has become IT slang for “Cybersecurity”. Cybersecurity is portrayed today as a war between the good guys and bad guys. This war is nothing new, in fact cybersecurity began when humans made the first technological advance.

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