Cloud Service and Support Options in Miami

If you have a small business and not using cloud computing, you may soon find yourself falling behind competitors that are on the cloud.

As stand-alone desktop applications losing popularity, companies are turning to cloud services, and for a number of good reasons.

Cloud computing can help save your small business time and money while boosting productivity.

Here are some of the reasons you should start using the cloud for your small business:

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Verizon's brand new 5G network trials are arriving in Miami, FL. 5G is the latest development in wireless technology offering blazing fast speeds.

Whether or not you have heard of 5G, the latest development in wireless technology, keep reading to learn more about this remarkable innovation and how you can possibly get it free for your Miami business or home!

Before you get too excited, unfortunately, the trials are a quite limited, only about 500 customers will be able to participate across a handful of selected cities, but luckily Miami is on that list.

Long story short, you’ll be able to apply for a free one-year trial for Verizon’s 5G field test, and if you’re lucky, you’ll get in and be able to enjoy insanely fast browsing speeds.

What is 5G, and how fast is it anyway?

If you’re not a super-nerd, chances are you don’t know what 5G is. 5G stands for “fifth generation” wireless technology.

Currently, the fastest internet services available are “Google Fiber” and “AT&T Gigapower” both of which boast up to 1 gigabit per second.

Now, that is going to be blown out of the water by 5G, which is expected to be twenty times faster than Google Fiber, processing a full 20 gigabits per second, but we are not there yet.

In the most recent field tests, Verizon was able to hit 10 gigabits per second, which is very impressive for an over the air connection. Read more

comparison of Miami's top business internet providers

Updated Sept 11, 2019: Comcast is busy expanding its Gig-speed network making Gigabit speed available to many new locations including Miami Beach. Atlantic Broadband is going strong with new high-speed offerings and low prices, but coverage is still a bit limited. AT&T came out with a couple of ambitious internet plans, but still a bit hard to navigate their website to find availability.

As a business in Miami, you have the option of using Comcast Business Internet, AT&T U-verse, or Atlantic Broadband.

Of course, at the end of the day, you will have to pick one of these three companies as your provider.

If you are having trouble settling on a single company, then the information below should help you make a better choice for your business.

Here, you will find a quick look at what the three companies have to offer; and recommendations on which choice to make depending on your business needs.

Package Choices:

 

Winner – Comcast Business Internet

Comcast gave a lot of thought to business internet needs when designing its packages.

In total, you will have six plans to pick from ranging from speeds of 25Mbps to 1Gps depending on how large your business is.

Atlantic comes close with a choice of 5 plans ranging from 25Mbps to 1Gbs, while AT&T has three programs that can best serve the intensive internet usage needs of a business outfit.

The AT&T U-verse High-Speed Internet, which has similar plans to Comcast is ranging from 25Mbps to 75Mbps. They also offer fiber internet for businesses starting 100Mbs for 50$. Read more

IT Cheet Sheet

quote socratesIn this day and age, your small business performance can only be as good as the tech that you house.

Running a small business, you already know that things happen just as fast as, if not faster than, in the world of a big enterprise. If you want your business to run briskly in 2015 and beyond, you will need technology that will keep up.

If you are looking to update your equipment and tools to give your small business a significant return on your IT investment, all you need to do is follow this Small Business IT Cheat Sheet.

Of course, for the lean startup business, making the right choices can be challenging. Limited manpower, time, and budgets can all factor in making smart decisions. With a solid team and the right approach however, you can send your business well on its way to success.

This Small Business IT Cheat Sheet, and the discussions that follow, is an in-depth itinerary of top trends and tools that you, as a small business owner, should consider taking aboard in view of your vision & the resources at your disposal. Read more

it challanges

These days, technology has come to play a major fundamental role in the success or failure of most businesses. Gone are the ancient, obsolete ways and poor systems of operating and running a business. It’s hard to keep up with the changes, even as an IT Professional, but if you don’t embrace these new technologies, then you’ll have a hard time staying competitive on the market.

For instance, thanks to the Internet many businesses have been able to outsource their customer service operations to foreign virtual assistants who have been able to handle customer relationship issues seamlessly for these firms while they concentrate on other core areas of operations.

Thanks to mobile technologies, communication lines in business transactions have become faster and much easier. Today’s business deals have been initiated and concluded at a much faster pace.

Take a look at Cloud Computing, which could yield countless benefits as long as it’s implemented properly and it can greatly reduce IT complexity.

The cost of modern technologies.

Research has shown that despite the numerous advantages, technology and IT solutions tend to offer small and medium sized businesses over their competition, many business owners often drawback from using them whenever they think about the costs of acquiring these technological products for their businesses. Other challenges they often face include know how – the knowledge and ability to pick and use the right technical solutions for their business and security. Read more