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BlackCSI Accelerates the Adoption of Microsoft Azure Among Local Businesses


BlackCSI is helping businesses benefit from Azure’s capability to enhance organizational utility, flexibility, and scalability to an almost unprecedented level. First and foremost, Microsoft Azure eliminates outdated IT hardware in SMBs. Most companies are accustomed to purchasing on-premise servers and this manner of running a network and storing data has become obsolete with the proliferation of the cloud. On-premise servers quickly become outdated, which lead to major security concerns as well. Without regular updates and software upgrades they are susceptible to slower speeds while the rest of the world is speeding up. In sum, it makes no sense for business owners to outlay large capital expenditures on deteriorating technology. As a result, technology becomes an operating expense versus a capital expense and companies benefit from a utilization model.

"For many smaller companies, the notion of moving operations into the cloud seems daunting due to perceived complexity," stated Ruthann Black, President at BlackCSI. “When you’re making this move, you position your company for a bright future; however, you do need to simplify as much as possible. This is another reason we’re such big advocates of Azure, because it actually simplifies cloud computing and helps businesses achieve new levels of efficiency. Our role is to educate companies on how Azure can drastically improve their performance and then conduct a seamless transition for them.”

BlackCSI also encourages businesses to move to Microsoft Azure for cloud services because of workforce convenience especially in a multi-location and a remote work environment. While remote teams can be more productive and efficient, it requires a cloud-based platform for maximum results. As remote work is likely to keep growing in popularity, especially with younger generations encompassing a larger percentage of the workforce, it’s essential that cloud infrastructure equips organizations to thrive.

Another huge advantage of cloud computing with Azure is how it assists organizations with unified business intelligence, operations infrastructure, enterprise resource planning (ERP), and data management into one flexible and scalable platform. For example, an ERP integrated with Azure helps businesses adapt quickly and empowers them to make datadriven decisions.

Azure is also dominating the marketplace because it offers a cloud infrastructure that increases cybersecurity. A big differentiator is how it not only delivers frequent, comprehensive security updates, but that users also receive updates to the architecture of the software. This makes it much more difficult to breach since the fundamental architecture adapts to emerging threats.

“With Azure, businesses gain the agility and tools needed to enter new markets, enable growth through acquisitions, and launch new products quickly," Black continued. “After working closely with organizations to build, manage and deploy applications on a local, national or even global scale, we’ve found that Azure is paving the way for the future and BlackCSI is at the forefront of guiding our customers to take advantage of it.”


Since we were first founded in 2002 by Ruthann Black, BlackCSI has provided small and medium-sized businesses with comprehensive IT support and consulting services.

Our mission is to maximize your return on investment by providing the kind of technology management services that are ordinarily reserved for large enterprises. From IT network management, unified communications to physical and logical security integration and much more, BlackCSI is committed to providing quality services to our clients with honest communication that you’d be hard pressed to find elsewhere, for prices that are fair and affordable.

We believe that the best way to solve an IT issue is to prevent it from ever happening in the first place. This is why we leverage a proactive service approach to predict and eliminate your technology issues - before they influence your business.

We are dedicated to serving our clients by listening to them, learning about the problems that they face, clarifying our process to maintain transparency, and reiterating how our solutions are of benefit to those we assist.

With Managed Services from BlackCSI, you will be able to enjoy: Proactive Care - The most effective way to avoid downtime and data loss is to be prepared to mitigate and avoid the circumstances that lead to them. 24/7 Maintenance - IT issues don’t stick to a 9 to 5 schedule. Neither do we. For a predictable monthly fee, you can enjoy anytime access to remote and on-site services, keeping you in operation. Live Help Desk Support - Need one-onone assistance with your IT? Our Help Desk services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.

With the assistance of BlackCSI, a Pennsylvania-certified Small Diverse Business, you can improve your operations through the use of top-of-the-line IT solutions and service - as well as boost your internal productivity and inspire growth.

We’d love to be a part of your success story. For more information about how BlackCSI can assist your business and fulfill your particular needs, Contact us today! For more information, please call (717) 620-3042 or visit us at

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