BlackCSI, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company is providing home office cybersecurity for remote workers to support them through the current pandemic and beyond.
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BlackCSI Empowers Companies to Combat COVID-19 with an Innovative Approach Using Microsoft Teams BlackCSI Empowers Companies to Combat COVID-19 with an Innovative Approach Using Microsoft Teams
Leading Technology Provider Educates SMBs on How to Boost Collaboration
HARRISBURG, PA — April 2020 – BlackCSI, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP) is empowering business owners to accelerate innovation within their companies through Microsoft’s new software, Teams. Microsoft Teams is a tool that dramatically enhances every employee’s ability to collaborate by integrating the functions of chat, meetings, calls and collaboration into a single platform. With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, mandatory precautions have forced small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) across the country to innovate after being thrust into an immediate need to keep their operations running, remotely. BlackCSI is proactively helping customers transition to their staff to a remote workforce leveraging Microsoft Teams.
BlackCSI Helps Companies Transition to Remote WorkforceLeading Managed Technology Services Company Giving Businesses the Capability to Work From Home
HARRISBURG, PA — March 2020 – BlackCSI, a leader in managed technology services, announced today that the company is proactively helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) rapidly transition to a remote workforce. With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, mandatory precautions have forced organizations to adopt a work from home policy. BlackCSI has been setting up remote workforces for years and their expertise has enabled the company to be in the leader in their community and enable organizations to make a successful transition in a very short period of time.
Leading Managed Technology Services Provider Helps Local Companies Move From Outdated Servers With a Seamless Transition to the Cloud
Leading Managed Technology Services Provider Elevates Customers’ Productivity
HARRISBURG, PA — January 2020 – BlackCSI, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company is leveraging the power of Microsoft Teams to help companies collaborate faster and more effectively. As we enter a new decade, the workforce is changing drastically, both in demographic and behavioral tendencies. Millennials soon will make up the majority of the workforce and “by 2025, 3 out of every 4 workers, globally, will be a millennial,” (source: TIME Magazine). Millennials and Generation Z have a preference for working remotely and utilizing collaboration enabling tools.
BlackCSI Shares the Power of the Cloud with Customers
HARRISBURG, PA — December 2019 — Small businesses have been drawn to VoIP technology because of the substantial cost savings they gain when making the switch. However, as VoIP has continued to evolve over the years and moved into the “cloud”, small businesses have begun to leverage VoIP in new ways to gain competitive advantages in their respective industries. The growth of virtual companies and remote workforces has brought everyone to the same playing field and customers across every industry are looking to work with credible, prestigious, large companies. Here are some ways in which cloud voice can make your business look bigger than it is today.
Leading Managed Technology Services Provider (MTSP) Alerts SMBs of Compromised Data
HARRISBURG, PA — November 2019 – BlackCSI, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company proactively monitors the Dark Web to keep their customers’ information safe. BlackCSI leverages sophisticated Dark Web intelligence technology to identify, analyze, and check for compromised customer and employee data. Cybercrime is rapidly on the rise in the United States and SMBs need to know if their information is on the Dark Web.
Leading Managed Technology Services Provider (MTSP) Leverages Innovative Wireless Access Points to Secure Connections to the Internet
HARRISBURG, PA – October 2019 - BlackCSI, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company has launched a Secure WiFi-as-a-Service program to protect its customers from cyber attacks through wireless access points. Over the past few years, the prevalence of cyber attacks has continued to grow, expanding every SMBs’ need for cybersecurity. One of the most widely utilized methods by cybercriminals is WiFi hacking through an organization’s wireless access points.
Leading Managed Technology Services Provider (MTSP) Shares a New Technology That Will Change the Way We Connect Online
HARRISBURG, PA— September 2019 – BlackCSI, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced that WebRTC (Real-Time Communications) is set to change the way companies communicate. WebRTC is a way to make phone calls, video calls, send instant messages, and share files with nothing but a web browser. WebRTC is already compatible with an estimate of over 2 billion browsers and is being supported by the major players, including Apple, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, and Opera. This means companies who want to connect with their customers won’t need their customers to call in through a phone number nor will they be forced to download an app beforehand in order to interact. Communication is poised to become more seamless than ever before, which is a huge opportunity for enhancing customer experience.
Leader in Unified Communications Educates Businesses on the Importance of Proper Internet Utilization and Best Practices
HARRISBURG, PA — August 2019 — BlackCSI, a leading provider in unified communications, announced today that the company is educating its customers on the recent expansion of bandwidth monitoring and management solutions. Essentially, bandwidth monitoring is the practice and policy of tracking the utilization of company bandwidth between all employees, software applications and desktops. The growth of bandwidth management solutions in recent years is due primarily to growth of company provided and personal devices (smart phones, tablets, etc.) connected to an organization’s network.
Leader in Managed Technology Services Educates Customers on Importance of Choosing the Right Cloud Voice Solution for Your Business.
HARRISBURG, PA – July 2019 - BlackCSI, a leading managed technology services provider, announced today that the company has collected and documented the five telltale signs to look out for when selecting a cloud voice provider. With the appeal of enhanced office productivity and increased profitability, it’s no surprise that this technology has taken off. As the benefits of cloud voice continue to stack up, many small and mid-sized businesses are wondering how to choose the right solution. BlackCSI outlines the five most important aspects to consider when evaluating cloud voice.
Leader in Managed Technology Services Educates CEOs on Network Performance
HARRISBURG, PA — June 2019 — BlackCSI, a leader in managed technology services, announced today that the company will be launching an awareness campaign to inform business owners of the 4 types of reports that business owners need to know about in order to objectively measure the performance of their network. In layman’s terms, these reports help CEOs understand why their network may be underperforming and give insight into overall network risk, network vulnerability and simple steps to take in order to strengthen their network and accelerate overall performance. These reports are a telltale sign that a business owner is working with a true Managed Technology Services Provider (MTSP) who is actively protecting and enhancing the company’s network performance.
SMBs Need to Migrate to Microsoft Azure Before They’re Left Behind
BlackCSI, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is advising small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to move to Microsoft Azure as soon as possible. With Windows 7 expiring at the end of this year, SMBs need to act quickly in order to ensure that their transition goes smoothly and without interruption to their business.
BlackCSI Helps SMBs Utilize Advanced Virtualization Technology to Increase Office Productivity
HARRISBURG, PA — April 2019 — BlackCSI, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company now offers SD-WAN-as-a-Service to their small to mid-sized business (SMB) customers. SD-WAN is a leading technology and according to research firm Gartner, “by the end of 2019, 30% of enterprises will deploy SD-WAN technology in their branches.” The reason for the technology’s rise in popularity is due to its simultaneous capacities to increase productivity within an organization while also reducing the total cost of ownership.
SMBs Turn Surveillance Cameras into Data Hubs to Enhance Customer Experience
HARRISBURG, PA — March 2019 – BlackCSI, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to take advantage of dramatically increased capabilities in surveillance cameras. As security, both online and offline, has become a growing concern for many small business owners, BlackCSI is educating business owners on how recent advances in facial recognition and surveillance camera capabilities can protect their organizations from threats, while simultaneously enhancing customer experience.
BlackCSI to Attend Prominent Industry Event
HARRISBURG, PA – February 2019 - BlackCSI, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that they have been invited to attend the 19th Annual Technology Assurance Group (TAG) convention in Orlando, Florida. The event will take place on April 7-10, 2019 at the Rosen Plaza and will be comprised of North America’s leading MTSPs. TAG is an international organization of independently-owned MTSPs who collectively represent nearly $350M in products and services. The purpose of the conference is to gather likeminded individuals in order to enhance one another’s business through the exchange of new ideas and collaborative effort. The event is invite-only and is reserved for TAG Members, exclusively.
SMBs Now Experiencing Cyberattacks That Have Taken Down Large Enterprises
HARRISBURG, PA – January 2019 - BlackCSI a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) equip themselves with the necessary cybersecurity protections that every modern company needs to survive. Over the past, large organizations including Target, Equifax, Yahoo and now, Marriott, are being breached by cyberattacks.While these companies have huge IT budgets and dozens of IT staff to ward off attacks like these, they still have proven vulnerable. SMBs face the same level of cyberattacks and must take the proper precautions to protect their customers’ data as well as their own information from being compromised.
HARRISBURG, PA – December 2018 - BlackCSI a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) secure their organizations from cyberattacks, by addressing the Windows 7 “End of Life” policy that will begin in January of 2020. Microsoft has announced that they will cease supporting the software, providing updates, enhancing security features and the software will essentially become obsolete. SMBs need to be aware of this transition because cybercriminals are constantly inventing new methods and techniques to exploit weak infrastructure. If a business doesn’t adapt and bring in technology that can keep pace with the ever evolving security threats that the modern business faces, they will eventually become a “sitting duck” for cyberattacks.
HARRISBURG, PA – November 2018 - BlackCSI a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) protect themselves and their customers from DNS (Domain Name Server) attacks through innovative technology solutions. As businesses around the world continue to migrate to cloud-based technology, and the demand for these solutions continues, the risk of a DNS-based attack grows simultaneously, as well. BlackCSI is actively educating the business community and protecting SMBs from these threats.
Leading Provider in Managed Technology Services Teaches Cyber Security Prevention Measures
BlackCSI, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) thwart cyberattacks and protect their organizations from unnecessary downtime by addressing the most common tactic that cybercriminals use to attack modern workplaces; phishing. Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers. According to PhishMe research, “91% of the time, phishing emails are behind successful cyberattacks.” BlackCSI is helping businesses identify the 3 tell-tale signs behind the majority of successful phishing attacks and how mere employee awareness can eliminate the vast majority of this threat from entering an organization.