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CloudTech1 CEO Beckers Talks IoT TechConnect, Disaster Recovery As A Service

ROYAL OAK - Rick Beckers, CEO of CloudTech1.Com, is co-producing IoT TechConnect with MITechNews.Com. He joins Mike Brennan on M2 TechCast to discuss the event scheduled for April 4 at the Troy Marriott. Rick said he’s hoping to attract far more than one thousand attendees. Highlights of IoT TechConnect is an IoT Pitch Competition hosted

By | 2018-02-17T14:41:59+00:00 February 17th, 2018|Connected Tech, IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

CloudTech1 Lands Deal To Offer Satellite Backup-Internet Service To Businesses

ROYAL OAK - Businesses now have the power to bring today’s new communications applications to virtually any location and cut the cord to cable and fiber Internet connections. CloudTech1, a Managed Service Provider, has been awarded the exclusive reseller rights by Exede Internet to offer its satellite-based services to any business anywhere in the United

By | 2017-11-29T11:33:19+00:00 November 29th, 2017|M2 TechCast, New Products / Contracts, Podcasts|

Cut The Cord With CloudTech1’s Satellite-Based, High-Speed Internet Connections

ROCHESTER HILLS - Businesses now have the power to bring today’s new communications applications to virtually any location and cut the cord to cable and fiber Internet connections. CloudTech1, a Managed Service Provider, has been awarded the exclusive reseller rights by Exede Internet to offer its satellite-based services to any business anywhere in the United

By | 2017-11-17T13:22:47+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Guest Columns|

Gain Customer Loyalty By Minimizing Downtime

ROCHESTER HILLS - Whether it's the result of using obsolete technology like legacy systems, or evolving threats of new technology, today's customer doesn't want to hear things like: “The system is down, please try again later. Sorry for the inconvenience.” “I don't have access to that data, can I call you back later?” Customer satisfaction

By | 2017-10-27T10:50:44+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Guest Columns|

CloudTech1 Offers Free IT Network Assessment, Free Month Of CloudCare1

ROCHESTER HILLS - CloudTech1 is offering a very compelling incentive to the Michigan business community as a way to introduce itself as your next Managed IT Service provider - a FREE network assessment, a FREE security assessment, and a FREE month of its CloudCare1 Managed IT Services - incentives worth thousands of dollars. There is

By | 2017-10-12T11:51:17+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Guest Columns|

Are New Technology Risks Diluting Your Profits?

ROCHESTER HILLS - Decisions made five years ago related to technology and its associated risks no longer apply today. The question is no longer can you afford IT support, but rather can you afford the damaging consequences of downtime, data loss, or viruses and hacking attempts. All of these tragedies can occur and hurt your

By | 2017-10-09T06:46:26+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Guest Columns|

Why the Cloud Is a Priority for Small and Medium Sized Businesses

  ROCHESTER HILLS - SMBs that migrate to the cloud save money since they're choosing an alternative to purchasing overpriced soon-to-be-obsolete on-site hardware. Since most cloud services are priced on a subscription-based model, the cloud gives SMBs the flexibility to add or decrease storage as needed without tying them into a long-term contract. This means

By | 2017-08-26T02:59:17+00:00 August 26th, 2017|Guest Columns|

Is A Fear Of New Technology Holding Your Business Back?

ROCHESTER HILLS - According to RightScale, a Cloud Management Trends blog, cloud adoption has grown by 18 percent every year since 2012. Now, more than 77 percent of private users, and more than 40 percent of small to medium sized business owners are moving to the cloud. Truth is, the cloud has the potential to

By | 2017-08-03T20:17:19+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Cyber Defense, Guest Columns|

Don’t Be Forced Out Of Business By Cybercrime

ROCHESTER HILLS - According to the National Cyber Security Alliance, one out of every five small-and-medium sized businesses is hit by cybercrime each year. Roughly 60% of these SMBs are out of business within six months of an attack. Today's cybercriminal doesn't discriminate by business type or size. They look for exposed security cracks and

By | 2017-07-16T16:02:47+00:00 July 16th, 2017|Cyber Defense, Guest Columns|

3 Ways To Enhance Security Without Breaking The Bank

ROCHESTER HILLS - Budget isn't an excuse when it comes to security. Here are three security enhancements that don't require big investments: 1. Take Inventory: Many businesses have overcomplicated computer systems that are outdated, poorly secured, and not even business critical. Identify these. 2. Talk Security: Employees are your greatest security threat. Talk to them

By | 2017-06-19T12:43:49+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Guest Columns|