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Blog Articles for BTS Technologies

The Importance of Network Monitoring

June 1st, 2023 by William Wentowski

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Network monitoring is the process of tracking and managing all of the activities associated with a computer network, including data flows, performance levels, user access, and more. It involves gathering information from a variety...

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Posted in: Cyber Security

What Small Businesses Need to Know about Managed IT Services

April 5th, 2022 by Brian Wakefield

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If you run a small business, you will always look for ways to save time and money. Most business activities now take place on desktops, laptops, and mobile devices. Therefore, it is vital to have a well-configured computer network to make...

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Posted in: Managed IT

Why Your Business Should Opt for Managed IT Services in 2022

March 29th, 2022 by Brian Wakefield

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Small and Medium-sized companies have consistently been affected by the ever-changing and challenging market requirements, constantly evolving technologies, all-consuming threats, and reduced funding forced the closure of a slew of businesses....

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Posted in: Managed IT

Mistakes to Avoid When Working with a Managed IT Services Provider

March 15th, 2022 by Brian Wakefield

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Small and medium-sized business owners often choose to outsource their IT services for all the right reasons. Not only does it help them get instant access to the best technologies and a qualified team of IT experts that supervise their...

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Posted in: Cyber Security, Managed IT

Cyber Security - Pros and Cons

February 7th, 2022 by William Wentowski

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Everything humans do now is recorded in digital form, and this data may either be beneficial or harmful depending on how it is used. When it comes to the digital trace, there's a lot of common ground to draw on. This article will help you understand...

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Posted in: Cyber Security

Top Reasons to Invest in Managed IT Services in 2021

November 9th, 2021 by Brian Wakefield

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Are you a small or medium-sized business owner looking for breakthrough growth and a boost to business performance? Consider partnering with a managed IT services provider. Post-COVID 19, small and medium-sized businesses have been in a...

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Posted in: Cyber Security, Managed IT

Five Stages From a Hackers' Timeline

October 4th, 2021 by William Wentowski

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Cybercrime is growing faster than you think. Did you know that there is a hacker attack every 39 seconds affecting one in three Americans annually? Also, 64 percent of the companies in the US have experienced web-based cyber-attacks, including...

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Posted in: Cyber Security

Revealing Future of AI Integrated Cybersecurity Defense Strategies for Small to Mid-Sized Businesses (SMB)

June 29th, 2021 by Technology Assurance Group

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Leading Managed Technology Services Provider Shares How AI is Evolving SMB Defenses BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that AI (artificial intelligence) is starting to play a key role in cybersecurity...

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Posted in: Cyber Security, Press Releases

Comprehensive Managed IT Services from BTS Boosts Productivity

February 10th, 2021 by Brian Wakefield

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With businesses working remotely or in a hybrid situation with some employees in the office while others are at home, ensuring that your IT is properly supporting all of your employees is crucial. Aside from managing remote employees, ensuring your...

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Posted in: Managed IT

BTS Technologies Provides Secure Managed IT Services

January 15th, 2021 by Roger Wentowski

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The events that occurred during 2020, from the pandemic to the SolarWinds breach, drastically changed the way that businesses operate. Businesses have been working from home, and this trend looks likely to continue in some capacity once the COVID-19...

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Posted in: Managed IT, Hybrid / Remote Workforce

When It Comes to Managed IT Services, You Get What You Pay For

December 8th, 2020 by Roger Wentowski

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With the pandemic impacting budgets, it can be tempting to cut corners by reducing your business's Managed IT Service expenses. While that may seem like a good idea on the surface, further investigation reveals that your business would suffer from a...

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Posted in: Managed IT

What Is 5G? Everything You Need to Know

March 26th, 2019 by Roger Wentowski

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– Mike Moore, www.techradar.com 5G networks are the next generation of mobile internet connectivity, offering faster speeds and more reliable connections on smartphones and other devices than ever before. Combining cutting-edge network...

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Posted in: News

Cut Down Costs With SIP Trunking

March 21st, 2019 by Brian Wakefield

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Looking to find a way to save some money on your phone system but don't want to fully upgrade and replace everything? It doesn't matter what kind of phone system your business is using, SIP trunking can cut down your overall costs. The associated cost...

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Posted in: Managed IT

What's Hot: SD-WAN

December 17th, 2018 by Brian Wakefield


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

BTS Leverages Inspeed Networks to Provide Quality Services

November 19th, 2018 by Technology Assurance Group

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – InSpeed Networks™ the leading provider of self-driving SDWAN solutions and BTS, a leading technology firm headquartered in (BIRMINGHAM, AL), today announced that BTS has selected InSpeed Networks to help them provide unified...

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Posted in: Managed IT, Press Releases

Benefit from our Network Audit

January 5th, 2018 by Roger Wentowski


With 2018 upon us, we recommend taking a look at your IT system. Ideally, you should have a regular assessment of your network completed every year. BTS Technologies offers a comprehensive review, where we check network performance, carrier bills, required...

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Posted in: Managed IT

WatchGuard Gold!

December 19th, 2017 by William Wentowski

WatchGuard One - Gold Partner

BTS recently became a WatchGuard Gold Partner! I know what you are thinking too. "BTS sold a bunch of firewalls; but do they know what they are doing with them?" The answer is yes! WatchGuard only awards Partnership levels through training and demonstrated...

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Posted in: News

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

Increased Demand for Cloud Workspace After Hurricanes Irma and Harvey

October 23rd, 2017 by Technology Assurance Group

Cloud Workspace

Unfortunately, hurricanes Irma and Harvey had an historic destructive impact on SMBs (Small to Mid-sized Businesses) in Florida and Texas. Many companies in these areas were either destroyed completely or severely damaged by mother nature. In the wake...

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Posted in: Hybrid / Remote Workforce, Press Releases

Cyber Security, It's Scary Out There

September 30th, 2017 by William Wentowski

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We could make this a spooky Halloween themed article. It would get a few laughs, have some cheesy puns, and would be a grave (ha!) disservice to our customers. Companies are not doing enough for their cyber security, and it's not a corny joke. (sorry)...

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Posted in: Cyber Security

Wireless Access Point for Your Business

August 31st, 2017 by William Wentowski


More businesses are making the step towards offering customers wireless access, especially now that it is more cost-effective and secure. Not only are customers more likely to stay longer at your business when they can connect to Wi-Fi, but you can also...

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Posted in: Managed IT

Rest Easy with a Good Recovery Plan

January 10th, 2017 by William Wentowski

A natural disaster, fire, or even a downed power line can mean days of lost business and high costs to set up emergency servers and IT systems. Customers can't reach you, and everyone is scrambling to recover data and resources. We've dealt with these...

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Posted in: Managed IT

Who’s Stealing Your Bandwidth?

February 4th, 2015 by Technology Assurance Group

BTS, a leading provider in unified communications, announced recently  that the company is educating its customers on the recent expansion of bandwidth monitoring and management solutions. Essentially, bandwidth monitoring is the practice and policy of...

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Posted in: Press Releases

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