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Why Hosted or Managed Security Solutions Make Good Business Sense

September 11, 2017

Reason #4:  Eliminate Manpower Expenses   Here’s a good gut check for the state of your security:  Do you sometimes struggle to build a staff that can effectively and efficiently handle your security? A full time dedicated person or a full-blown team is an expensive proposition. Adding the responsibility for security with other numerous IT… Read More »

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Why Hosted or Managed Security Solutions Make Good Business Sense

September 6, 2017

Reason #3:  Eliminate the Knowledge Gap   Do you enjoy getting your team up to speed on security issues? Many companies take a toll logistically and financially by retraining their employees on updated software and security procedures. How else does keeping your employees educated drag down your bottom line? Those not trained in the best… Read More »

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Why Hosted Or Managed Security Solutions Make Good Business Sense

August 29, 2017

Reason #2: Eliminate Costly Infrastructure Our last post discussed efficacies of moving to a hosted or managed security solution, that helped lower the costs and risks associated with having an in-house IT team managing your security. There are more great reasons to make the move, and one removes large infrastructure bills from your plate.  … Read More »

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Why Hosted or Managed Security Solutions Make Good Business Sense

August 23, 2017

Reason #1: Eliminate Software Maintenance Infrastructure To effectively secure sensitive data in today’s increasingly risk-riddled business-scape, it takes a bulletproof IT team to manage software maintenance. The team needs to be knowledgeable in the best security practices, continually update the system and counteract software breaches. Like a virus morphing to infiltrate our body’s defenses, hackers… Read More »

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Which End Users are Using Hosted and Managed Services?

July 28, 2017

It’s really a question of “Who isn’t using hosted or managed services?” From industries with the most stringent security requirements to a local bakery and its bookkeeping system, more businesses are embracing the cost-effectiveness that hosted and managed services provide. So which end users are benefiting from using hosted and managed services? Healthcare Certain industries’… Read More »

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Choosing the Right Security Option For Your Business

July 12, 2017

Should You Go Hosted or Go Managed? After covering the 411 on hosted and managed security, IST can help you pick which security solution fits best in your business. Hosted With a hosted security solution, IST helps businesses address two important challenges: Keeping software maintenance as efficient as possible Making ongoing investments in expensive infrastructures… Read More »

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Cloud Security Solutions: The 411 on Hosted Vs. Managed

June 29, 2017

How do you protect the data you store in the cloud? IST provides two leveled options for protection through the S.H.I.E.L.D program: a hosted and a managed security solution. With a hosted solution, you have more involvement in the process. Your users control their security remotely in real-time through a browser or mobile app. There… Read More »

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Meet S.H.I.E.L.D: Safeguarding Cloud Security

June 21, 2017

S.H.I.E.L.D is the industry’s most flexible, multi-tiered full life-cycle management program that provides a range of managed and hosted solutions easily tailored to your organization’s most complex and important IT and electronic, physical and cyber security challenges. With S.H.I.E.L.D, businesses can stretch security budgets and improve security outcomes well into the future by outsourcing aspects of their security system including infrastructure, specialized staff and ongoing maintenance. This customized approach enables you to have the support you need, without any excess programs and costs you don’t.

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SDM Magazine Features IST’s Michael Ruddo on Why It’s Easier Than Ever for Schools to Step Up Security

January 16, 2016

Strong security is a necessity for those charged with the safekeeping of students, teachers, administrators and other employees in K-12 school districts. Fortunately, it’s easier than ever to implement an effective security system. IST’s Vice President of Business Development, Michael Ruddo, recently spoke with SDM Magazine about school security.

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