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MyTek has been serving the Arizona area since 2009, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and technology consulting to growing Phoenix businesses.

IT Services Arizona: Tips for SMBs Back to Work

IT Services Arizona: Tips for SMBs Back to Work

Many states’ stay-at-home orders that are/were designed to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus are now lapsing all over the U.S. As a result, business owners are re-opening their doors to a great deal of uncertainty. An an IT services Arizona company, we have put together this guide to help the business owner understand that, even though you’ve finally been given the go-ahead, you have a responsibility to keep your staff and customers safe.

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Phoenix IT Tip: Business Continuity Planning

Phoenix IT Tip: Business Continuity Planning

Disasters, at least in the business sense, have long been underestimated. While you always, always, hear about disasters that are often seen, there are some (as we are witnessing now) that can go under the radar until they strike. Regardless of the nature of the disaster, however, you need to be prepared to continue both your operations and your communications to some degree. For this week's Phoenix IT tip, we focus on this important topic.

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Phoenix IT Company Offers Tips on How to Make Video Conferencing Less Awkward

Phoenix IT Company Offers Tips on How to Make Video Conferencing Less Awkward

Right now, more business than ever is now conducted over video chat. You may have found yourself using it as a tool as you work remotely. However, while these conversations may help keep your team connected to one another, the experience certainly isn’t the same as what would be found in the office conference room. Here, we’re sharing a way to get rid of one of the biggest hurdles in remote collaboration.

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Small Business Technology Support Tip: Managing Your Email in Outlook Better

Small Business Technology Support Tip: Managing Your Email in Outlook Better

Email! We all know it. We all stare at it every day (or it stares down at us, depending on how you look at it). Microsoft Outlook has some neat features to help cut down on the time you spend managing your email. 

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Small Business IT: Reposition Yourself for Remote Productivity

Small Business IT: Reposition Yourself for Remote Productivity

As current events have made congregating in an office irresponsible and hazardous, many companies are sustaining their operations by enabling remote work. While we normally focus on how you should properly take care of your technology, we wanted to shift our focus momentarily to the people using this technology, and how they can do so more safely.

To do so, we have to consider ergonomics for small business IT. 

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Tech Tips from MyTek: Be More Productive by Following a Routine

Tech Tips from MyTek: Be More Productive by Following a Routine

Business efficiency can be greatly helped by putting a concrete process in place, which is why it feels so natural to develop one in the workplace. Of course, these processes should also come into play when working from home. Let’s review what makes a routine so beneficial, and how you can develop one to optimize your success.

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Phoenix IT Services: Something to Keep in Mind on World Backup Day

Phoenix IT Services: Something to Keep in Mind on World Backup Day

March 31st is World Backup Day, which makes it the perfect opportunity to share the benefits of implementing a complete backup plan. Unfortunately, the current COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant business interruptions make World Backup Day only too timely this year. Here, Phoebnix IT services firm examines how these times make a business continuity strategy and data backup all the more important to have.

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Phoenix IT Support: Six Things to Consider When Moving Your Business

Phoenix IT Support: Six Things to Consider When Moving Your Business

When you move your business into a new workspace, it can be one of the most exciting times for both you and your staff. It isn’t easy, of course, but today Phoenix IT support firm MyTek offers a short list of considerations that you should take in order to make this process go smoothly.

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The Coronavirus' Impact on Businesses

The Coronavirus' Impact on Businesses

As the coronavirus outbreak creates global health concerns, we wanted to address how it could impact businesses that lack the preparations needed to account for such an event. More specifically, we wanted to discuss why events like these add even more reasons that a file share and sync solution is an invaluable addition to your IT resources.

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Managed IT Services and Healthcare: Too Many Healthcare Organizations Still Use Windows 7

Managed IT Services and Healthcare: Too Many Healthcare Organizations Still Use Windows 7

If there is any industry that connected devices are undeniably useful in, it would have to be the medical field. Unfortunately, recent news would suggest that connected devices should be avoided as the BlueKeep vulnerability is still able to attack medical systems… for an unfortunate reason. Find out more from Phoenix managed IT services group MyTek. 

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Phoenix IT Services: Automation Options Any Business Can Use

Phoenix IT Services: Automation Options Any Business Can Use

If they are doing their job well, a business’ decision makers are always looking for ways to increase efficiency. For years, businesses were looking to their human resources to improve, but today, technology can fill in the gaps more effectively. A culture of automation--the act of having machines do tasks that humans used to do--is proving to be a potent strategy for all types of tasks. Learn more from Phoenix IT services group MyTek. 

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Making Sense of Facebook’s Privacy Settings: Phoenix IT Consulting Firm Weighs In

Making Sense of Facebook’s Privacy Settings: Phoenix IT Consulting Firm Weighs In

We’ve been talking about Facebook quite a bit on our blog, and for good reason - we’re all concerned with our privacy, and Facebook has been notoriously front-and-center when it comes to Internet privacy. In this post we will break down Facebook’s privacy settings to help you gain control over your personal identity and IT security while using the social network.

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Take Control Over Your Facebook Security Settings and 2FA: Phoenix IT Consulting Firm Weighs In

Take Control Over Your Facebook Security Settings and 2FA: Phoenix IT Consulting Firm Weighs In

Whether you love, hate, or are just indifferent about Facebook (no judgement here), it’s worth configuring and locking down your account to control what others can see about you. In fact, protecting your privacy on Facebook is an important part of overall IT security for your personal identity. 

Facebook is front and center when it comes to privacy-related issues worldwide, so in this blog we are going to discuss how you can take control of your personal information. This post will also serve as an excellent starting point for anyone who doesn’t understand 2-factor authentication.

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What Value Does IT Support Offer? Finally, Procurement

What Value Does IT Support Offer? Finally, Procurement

The information technology solutions that are out there for businesses to utilize are constantly improving. While these improvements are beneficial to your operational abilities, you do need to make sure you are staying up to date. This is where a managed service provider like Phoenix IT support provider MyTek can help. Here, in the final part of our series exploring the value of managed services, we’re considering procurement assistance.

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Part 3: What Value Do Managed Services Offer? Phoenix IT Services Firm Weighs In

Part 3: What Value Do Managed Services Offer? Phoenix IT Services Firm Weighs In

Data is of key importance to many modern businesses, and with the help of a managed service provider, it can become even more useful. Here, as we continue our series on the value that a managed service provider can offer you, we’ll focus on the ways that data can be harnessed to your business’ advantage. Learn more from MyTek, a Phoenix IT services firm. 

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Part 2: What Value Do Managed Services Offer? Phoenix IT Services Firm Weighs In

Part 2: What Value Do Managed Services Offer? Phoenix IT Services Firm Weighs In

Sometimes, your business may have a need that requires you to bring in an external resource, including assistance with the technology it leverages. Here, in the second part of our series, we’ll see how a managed service provider can act as a consultant for your various business needs. Learn more from Phoenix IT services firm MyTek. 

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IT Services Provider MyTek: Keeping Your Smartphone Safe From IT Security Threats

IT Services Provider MyTek: Keeping Your Smartphone Safe From IT Security Threats

Mobile devices accompany us more or less everywhere, leading us to use them more and more frequently in all aspects of life, including for business purposes. As a result, cybercriminals have even more motivation to target them. To help you avoid a mobile device being the downfall of your company’s IT security, IT service provider MyTek has assembled a few practices you and your staff should adopt.

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IT Solutions Firm MyTek Shares Best Practices for Setting Up Your Backups and Your Disaster Recovery

IT Solutions Firm MyTek Shares Best Practices for Setting Up Your Backups and Your Disaster Recovery

When we discuss backup and disaster recovery (BDR), it may seem as though we’re talking about a single process - after all, there’s just one acronym for it. However, the reality is that - while these two processes are related to one another - backup and disaster recovery each require a different preparation process, with different considerations made for each.

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In Cybersecurity It’s Fool Me Once, Shame on Me Says IT Security Firm MyTek

In Cybersecurity It’s Fool Me Once, Shame on Me Says IT Security Firm MyTek

In the course of doing business everyone has their own specific responsibilities. One overarching responsibility that all employees need to have today is a keen eye for detail. The health of a business depends on it. A staff’s failure to properly shoulder their load of IT security can have an immensely negative result for both the employee and the company. Today, we’re going to explain that when your organization gets breached by hackers, that fault is largely found in the mirror. 

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Phoenix IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: How to Improve Office Work Productivity

Phoenix IT Services Firm MyTek's Tip of the Week: How to Improve Office Work Productivity

Working in an office is the reality for a lot of people, but it doesn’t need to be an unpleasant one. There are plenty of ways to make life easier while working in an office. Here, Phoenix IT services firm MyTek will review five simple adjustments you can make to streamline your time throughout the workday.

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When the stay-at-home orders were reigning down early in March, people weren’t sure just how long precautionary measures would last. Now that a large percentage of the workforce is either out of work, just returning to work, or working from...

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