IT Consultants' Insight on Business Technology | NSK Inc.

Top 4 Advice Tips from the IT Experts on Computer Safety

Posted by Alyssa Steen Mon, Feb 01, 2016

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Topics: Disaster Recovery, Data Security, cybersecurity

The best headphones for less than $200 (new technology buys)

Posted by Alyssa Steen Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Since the invention of the cassette player, headphones have become more and more of a staple for everyday life. The problem that many people face now a days is, what kind of headphones should you buy?

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Topics: New Technology

Social Engineering and Hacker Attacks

Posted by Cathie Briggette Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Last week we received 2 phone calls from consumers in Missouri and Tennessee asking about our Techs calling them on the phone and trying to charge them from $250 to $350 to reset their passwords and fix their IP addresses, because they were unable to connect to Netflix.  Our receptionist, talked to the first person, who thank goodness hadn’t given the scammers her credit card, and explained that we did not work in Missouri, nor did our techs call consumers about broken computers.  The woman was relieved that she did not share her credit card information.  The receptionist shared this information with me and I asked her if anyone else called, please route the call to me.

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Topics: Data Security

Microsoft Surface Pro Safety Recall Notice

Posted by Cathie Briggette Fri, Jan 22, 2016

Surface Pro AC power cords: Safety Recall Notice

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Topics: Microsoft, Microsoft Surface Pro

Office 365 vs. Hosted Exchange: Is there a right answer?

Posted by Dillon MacInnis Mon, Jan 04, 2016

Small and medium-sized businesses are certainly not without options in regards to how they manage their documents, store their files, access word processing applications, internally communicate, and send emails. Not only can they choose to take advantage of a managed IT service provider, internal IT department, or subscription service, but there are also a variety of specialized services to choose from within these options. Furthermore, businesses are not required to limit themselves to only one, and they can choose to access a subscription service, coordinate their IT team with IT Consulting services , or use their own IT department to manage their subscription services. As an IT Managed Services Provider the question has recently been raised as to whether small and medium-sized businesses should choose Office 365 or Hosted Exchange.

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Topics: Microsoft, IT Services, Office 365

2015 Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from Your Boston IT Experts

Posted by Cathie Briggette Tue, Dec 22, 2015

The NSK Inc Team would like to wish you warm thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very Happy New Year.

As the holiday season approaches, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued partnership.  It is business associates like you who make our jobs a pleasure and keep our company successful.

May your holiday season and the new year be filled with much Peace, Hope and Joy.  

We look forward to working with you in the coming year and hope our business relationship continues for many years to come.

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Topics: Managed Services, Announcements

Ransomware : 10 Steps to Avoid the Infection

Posted by Davide Palumbo Wed, Dec 16, 2015

A few months ago, the devastating CryptoLocker malware that has locked the files of half a million PC users across the world was finally neutralized. The US government managed to seize the computers that were spreading the CryptoLocker malware with support from some security experts. Later, a security firm made public a tool so that people, whose PCs were infected, could decrypt and recover their files.

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Topics: Disaster Recovery

Top 10 Holiday Tech Gift Ideas of 2015

Posted by Chelsea Foster Tue, Dec 01, 2015

The Holidays are fast approaching and that means that it is important to start being on the lookout for the coolest and most useful tech gifts for the special people on your list. This top 10 list will provide you with the most practical and tech savvy gifts this holiday season.

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Topics: New Technology

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

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