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Blog Articles for BTS Technologies

Shake Ups, Changes, and All-Around Good Moves!

April 4th, 2022 by Roger Wentowski

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To better serve you, our partners, and create more value BTS has made a few strategic changes. The biggest and most immediate items are VP Brian Wakefield taking over the CIO role and Larry Satterlee moving into the brand-new position of Technical Account...

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Posted in: Managed IT, News

Roger Wentowski Wins Lifetime Achievement Award Among National Organization

February 3rd, 2022 by Technology Assurance Group

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BTS Leadership Recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Managed IT Services BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS Technologies, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced recently that Chairman of the...

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Posted in: Managed IT, Press Releases

What Managed Services Do You Need For Your Business?

September 23rd, 2021 by Brian Wakefield

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Due to ongoing technological advancements and new business challenges cropping up now and then, business owners need to ensure that they have the best technologies in place. This is why it is essential to find a reliable and seasoned MSP (Managed Service...

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Posted in: VoIP, Cyber Security, Managed IT

How Our CIO Review Visits Helps Your Business

July 19th, 2021 by Roger Wentowski

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How well has your technology, cybersecurity, or phone system been performing? Is that something you can answer, or is your IT provider not sharing the analytics and reports with you? When you run a business, knowing what is performing well or underperforming...

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Posted in: Managed IT

Is the Sunk Cost Fallacy Holding Your Business Back?

February 12th, 2020 by William Wentowski

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In the world of business, innovation is an essential key to staying successful. Any company or corporation that fails to keep up with changing technology or a fundamental shift in the industry is inevitably left in the dust by those that do. It's happened...

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Posted in: Managed IT

What Are You Really Paying for with IT?

December 13th, 2019 by Roger Wentowski

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When you get IT, what are you paying for? Are you paying just to get new technology, or do you want to utilize that technology to improve your business? You may be paying too much for what you get and not getting enough of what you need....

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Posted in: Managed IT

How Big-Name Telecommunication Carriers Are Charging You More For Your Internet and Business Phone Systems

September 4th, 2019 by Roger Wentowski

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Many businesses, both large and small, typically lean towards big-name carriers to take care of their internet, network, and phone services; however, they fail to realize that these carriers are working in their own best interest. This means that...

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Posted in: VoIP

How is the Technology You're Paying for Providing a Competitive Advantage to Your Business?

June 25th, 2019 by Roger Wentowski

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You buy your business a new phone system in the hopes of giving yourself a distinct advantage over your local competitors. You could be trying to achieve that by increasing efficiency, quality of life, or just flat driving up profits. While all of those...

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Posted in: News

BTS Offers Next Generation Cybersecurity Solutions

February 4th, 2019 by Technology Assurance Group

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), is helping small to midsized businesses (SMBs) equip themselves with the necessary cybersecurity protections that every modern company needs to survive. Over the past,...

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Posted in: Cyber Security, Press Releases

What's Hot: SD-WAN

December 17th, 2018 by Brian Wakefield

SD-WAN

If you operate a multi-location business or depend heavily on cloud-based services such as Voice over IP (VoIP), Hosted EMR, Hosted CRM, Video Conferencing, etc., chances are good you have heard of SD-WAN. The product is a hot topic among CIOs and IT...

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Posted in: Managed IT

Ring, Ring!

August 1st, 2018 by Brian Wakefield

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No matter how much technology has evolved, the good old fashioned telephone remains the cornerstone of many of business communications. But, does your system really meet your needs or is there a better solution out there to increase your productivity?...

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Posted in: VoIP

HD Video Conferencing with Lifesize

June 3rd, 2018 by Brian Wakefield

Conference Room

As a multi-site company you know the struggle of getting your disparate teams to seamlessly collaborate on a project. Well what if there was a way that you could essentially erase the distance between them and bring your teams together in one room...

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Posted in: News

Paradigm Shift

March 29th, 2018 by Michael Gendreau

By Michael Gendreau Being the newest member of the BTS family, I am constantly listening and observing the people and conversations around me. I came from the electrical contracting world and was like many CFOs in that the company’s Information Technology...

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Posted in: Cyber Security, Managed IT

State of the Union for Technology in 2018

December 20th, 2017 by William Wentowski

technology

Today we announced our predictions for the future of the technology sector. We are preparing business owners for the anticipated technology explosion in 2018, and one of the bases for this prediction is the growing number of employed individuals...

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Posted in: News

What's Up with the Wireless?

December 19th, 2017 by William Wentowski

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Oh where oh where has my wireless gone, oh where oh where can it be? Wireless working is critical. If yours is not, we can fix it. You used to have one device, usually an unbearably heavy laptop. Now you have a new laptop, a Smart...

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Posted in: Managed IT, News

Budgets and IT

December 19th, 2017 by William Wentowski

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The end of 2017 is almost here. Many companies, ourselves included, are working on those pesky business details like end-of-year numbers and 2018 budgets. One line item that is often overlooked in those discussions is IT. No one ever wants to talk...

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Posted in: Managed IT, News

Slow Internet

December 18th, 2017 by William Wentowski

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It happens to all of us… Poor connection, not enough speed, can't get work done, and business is at a standstill. Call BTS for a no-cost technology review. We can solve slow internet and get you the speed you need. Call the Speed...

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Posted in: Managed IT

Reviewing Your Service Providers

November 2nd, 2017 by William Wentowski

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With all the recent mergers and acquisitions across the communications industry, we've issued a recommendation to customers -- Beware of predatory carrier representatives out there using scare tactics! They will tell you that your provider is no longer...

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Posted in: Managed IT

Get Our Latest E-Book

July 26th, 2017 by William Wentowski

security

As part of our larger efforts to help customers combat cyber threats, we are sharing our e-book - "5 Common Disasters that Strike Small Businesses." It is a quick overview of the, you guessed it, most common ways business data is stolen, damaged...

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Posted in: Cyber Security

Toshiba is Shutting Down Telecommunication Systems Division

March 29th, 2017 by William Wentowski

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Toshiba Corporation is shutting down their Telecommunication Systems Division. It is effective March 21, 2017 and by May 22, 2017 they will no longer be shipping inventory to their dealers. They will also waive early termination fees to transition off...

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Posted in: VoIP, News

Easy & Secure Cloud Access

March 16th, 2017 by William Wentowski

cloud devices

Just like the title says, nowadays everyone expects easy and secure access to the internet and their favorite applications. This is especially important for businesses trying to get the competitive edge. Through our partnership with CloudJumper, we...

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Posted in: Managed IT

BTS Evolution of Services

July 4th, 2016 by William Wentowski

At BTS, providing state of the art telecommunications systems to our customers has been one of our goals from the start. This mission has evolved to include training, education, and support alongside the technology we provide. This mission is at the heart...

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Posted in: Managed IT

Managed IT Rollout

November 7th, 2015 by William Wentowski

BTS recently installed a Managed IT rollout for National Real Estate Information Services of Alabama! Our Managed IT services cover everything related to your IP at a fixed cost. Not only does this get you an IT department, instead of an IT person. This...

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Posted in: Managed IT

Total Voice System Installation

August 17th, 2015 by William Wentowski

BTS recently installed a Total Voice System for Doug Lewis Dentistry! This is an excellent solution for their business because they were paying $560 per month for 3 lines and internet; and now they are only paying ​$500 per month. Not only are they saving,...

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Posted in: Managed IT

Managed Voice Services Program and Hardware-as-a-Service

July 14th, 2015 by William Wentowski

Our Managed Voice Services Program (MVSP) allows our customers to take advantage of the most appropriate technology for their circumstances, while having the flexibility to ​make changes to their system without experiencing a significant capital outlay...

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Posted in: Managed IT

Managed Voice Services Program (MVSP)

June 5th, 2015 by William Wentowski

When a client comes to BTS, we believe it is important to extensively review their individual case in order to best address their needs. We recently provided The Vascular Institute of Birmingham with a new SV9100, HaaS, and Managed Voice Services Program....

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Posted in: Managed IT

Managed Services

October 12th, 2014 by William Wentowski

We’re making our managed services more efficient, streamlined, and better for our clients’ needs. Should you notice any issues let us know! We are always looking to improve our processes to make things easier, faster, and more efficient for our Managed...

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Posted in: Managed IT

Are You Looking to Upgrade and Invest in a New Phone System?

September 14th, 2014 by William Wentowski

It is time to consolidate lines and bills and consider your current options! When rolling out a new phone system, it's a good time to review what connectivity is coming into the building and review everything. Consider current options that weren't previously...

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Posted in: Managed IT

Do You Want Your Data and Voice Systems a Particular Way?

July 13th, 2014 by William Wentowski

We tailor our services to your needs. At BTS Technologies, it is our mission to understand our customer’s needs, wants and desires. We’re here to provide you with that competitive edge with the best technology to increase your profitability. We have...

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Posted in: Managed IT

BTS Educates Customers To Be Aware Of Fraudulent Bills From Telecommunications Carriers

February 20th, 2014 by William Wentowski

BTS Technologies announced recently that the region’s businesses should be aware of fraudulent bills coming from companies posing as telecommunications carriers. Impersonators have been attempting to defraud organizations and BTS is determined to make...

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Posted in: News


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