Outsourced vs In-House IT: Make the Right Choice for Your Business

Whether your business has 5 employees or 500 employees, they probably all rely on technology to conduct day-to-day business. Unfortunately, supporting that technology is never an easy task. Most SMB’s realize the need for dedicated IT support, but it can be hard to choose between hiring onsite personnel or outsourcing the support and network management to a third-party Managed Services Provider (MSP). There are pros and cons to both, so which one is right for your business?

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5 Technology Hacks to Make Your Business More Productive

It’s a dog-eat-dog world in the market today.  And like it or not, you’ve got to do twice as much in half the time to get a leg up on the competition.

At Xcel Office Solutions, we’ve been providing Oklahoma businesses hardware and software solutions for over 15 years, and we’ve come to realize one thing – the organizations that leverage their technology to maximize productivity always seem to be one step ahead of the rest of the guys.

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How to Spot Viruses and Other Dangerous Email Threats

Modern businesses run on email. According to a 2014 study, businesses send and receive nearly 100 billion email messages every day. Since most computer viruses are contained in email messages, people are becoming the victims of malware, worms, and phishing attempts now more than ever before.

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7 Cyber Security Mistakes Your Business Might Be Making

Cyber security is a growing concern for small and medium-sized business owners. Today, more businesses run online applications than ever before. A system vulnerability resulting in a loss of sensitive data can have devastating effects on these organizations, yet many small business owners, in Oklahoma and beyond, still don’t take the proper cyber security measures.

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Xcel Office Solutions Earns CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark

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Xcel Office Solutions Earns Respected Technology Industry Credential

CompTIA Managed Print Services Trustmark™ signifies commitment to industry best practices, high level of customer service

Oklahoma City, OK / July 29, 2015Xcel Office Solutions, local provider of enterprise-level technology solutions to Oklahoma’s small to mid-sized businesses, announced today it has received the CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark™, a respected industry credential that signifies its adherence to best practices for technology service delivery and customer interaction. Xcel is one of only three organizations in Oklahoma to have earned the CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark™.

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When to Replace or Upgrade Old Office Equipment

Every business relies on its technology to stay productive. Computers, printers, scanners, servers, and more – all of these devices must work consistently in order for your organization to operate efficiently. So what happens when the devices you depend on start to become unreliable?

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No matter what kind of technology you use, it all has a limited lifespan. Here are a few things you can look for to determine if your office is in need of a technology refresh.

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Why Every SMB Should Do a Network Assessment

Many small and medium-sized business owners underestimate the impact network performance and reliability have on productivity within their organizations. But like it or not, your business relies on its infrastructure to get things done. Take a look at what a network assessment involves and learn why every business, regardless of size, should integrate it into its preventative maintenance schedule.

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Windows Server 2003 End-of-Support: What It Means for Your Business

In July 2015, Microsoft will end support for Windows Server 2003, and your business – along with millions of others worldwide – could begin experiencing devastating effects if you haven’t migrated to a modern platform.

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