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IT Integration - What are the ingredients

Posted by Cathie Briggette Thu, Nov 19, 2015

When we think about integration we think about the act of bringing together components into a single system that functions as one.  In the description of IT integration we believe it refers to the result of all the hardware (servers, mobile devices, computers, laptops), software and services (disaster recovery, IT managing and monitoring, backup, help desk), brought together in an organization.

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Topics: Mobile Device Management, Managed Services, Help Desk

What is an IT Managed Services Provider

Posted by Cathie Briggette Fri, Nov 13, 2015

There are quite a few definitions of what a managed IT service provider does, but the best one is:   a company that is the proactive manager that maintains & monitors an organization's IT systems on a regular basis while having the expertise to do so. The company here is known as Managed IT Service Provider or MSP. This company charges a monthly fee to handle these tasks at an Organization.

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Topics: Managed Services, Help Desk, Tech Fixes, IT Services

October: National Cyber Security Month and What You Should Remember

Posted by Chelsea Foster Tue, Nov 03, 2015

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Topics: cybersecurity

Becoming a Sustainable Business

Posted by Chelsea Foster Tue, Oct 27, 2015

At the end of 2014 The Guardian wrote, “2015: The Year Businesses Recognize that Climate Change is Real”, this is because of the new trends in ranking businesses according to their climate readiness and making sure that they have “sustainability goals” going into the future. These are all new points that the market was looking at throughout the year. So, what is your business doing to keep up with the times not only from a marketing standpoint, but a customer’s perspective?

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Topics: Technology Improvements

The Head of the Charles and All of its Glory

Posted by Chelsea Foster Tue, Oct 20, 2015


History of the Charles 

The Northeastern United States is where many rowers flock to train because of the concentration of high quality teams, coaches and regattas. Specifically, Boston, Massachusetts is the rowing mecca and it is all because of the history of the Charles River.

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Technology Problems during a storm

Posted by Cathie Briggette Sun, Oct 04, 2015

Here comes....  There goes Joaquin

Hurrican Preparedness for your Business - Computer Helpful Hints Be Ready!

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Topics: NSK Team, Disaster Recovery

5 Things your Employees should know about CyberSecurity

Posted by Cathie Briggette Fri, Oct 02, 2015

The more your employees know about cyber security and protecting their own computers, the better off a company is.


1. Passwords

Using Strong passwords is imperative!  Criminals often use automated programs to break into accounts guarded by simple passwords, such as "password" or "12345678".   Poorly chosen passwords can render your information vulnerable to criminals , so it is important to make your passwords strong.  Do Not Share passwords with others and do not store them on a device they are designed to protect.

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The New Microsoft Office 2016: Accessibility and Sharing at an Expert Level

Posted by Chelsea Foster Wed, Sep 30, 2015

On September 22nd the new Microsoft Office 2016 suite was released and includes new versions of


While there are a few new, helpful features in each program the main points of functionality are sharing and accessing documents from anywhere, on any device and facilitating in better productivity within the workplace. 

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Topics: Microsoft, Office 365

Your Business May be Ready for Managed IT Services when…….

Posted by Cathie Briggette Mon, Sep 28, 2015

Running your own business is hard work – seriously hard work. Especially when you start mixing in technology and learning curves that go along with technology.   Many small business owners often place their technology and IT department on the back burner. 

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Topics: Managed Services

NSK named in BBJ's Largest IT Services Firms in Massachusetts 2015

Posted by Cathie Briggette Fri, Aug 28, 2015

NSK Inc Named in “The Largest IT Consulting Firms in Massachusetts” top 25 in the Boston Business Journal


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Topics: NSK Team, IT Services

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