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Blog Articles for BTS Technologies

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: Services, Solutions

Microsoft Updates During Work

December 2nd, 2020 by William Wentowski

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Have you ever been in the middle of an important video conference, document, or time-critical report only to have your computer update? Of course, you have. It likely took 30 minutes or more to restart as well. You hired someone to manage your IT and...

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Posted in: Technology

COVID-19 Accelerates Azure Adoption Among BTS’s Customers

November 25th, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically increased the forecasted demand for cloud solutions among SMBs, even beyond what most were expecting. Due largely to the increased...

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Virtual Desktops Provide Benefits for Your Business

November 5th, 2020 by William Wentowski

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With work cultures changing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses need to upgrade their IT infrastructure to match what is happening. There has been a large shift towards working remotely, but the technology that is being utilized isn't conducive...

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BTS, a Company That Wants Your Business to Grow

October 29th, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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Any business can tell you the same story about the IT / telecom company that promised them unique solutions for their business, only to give them cookie-cutter ones instead. How they gave them the technology and then disappeared from where they...

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Increased Ransomware Activity Targeting Healthcare and the Public Sector

October 29th, 2020 by Roger Wentowski

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The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued an alert for increased Ransomware activity targeting Healthcare and the Public Sector. During COVID-19, we have seen increased attempts to utilize ransomware on healthcare providers....

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Helping Companies Transition From Old Phone Systems that Hindered Remote Work

October 28th, 2020 by William Wentowski

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BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company is helping small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) transition from outdated phone systems that hindered remote worker performance to cloud voice....

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Why Setting KPIs Are The Key to A Successful Remote Workforce

October 21st, 2020 by William Wentowski

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How does a business verify that their home-based workforce is actually working? Rather than installing software onto your employees’ home work stations that enable you to track their every mouse movement and keyboard stroke, establishing proper Key...

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Posted in: Services, Solutions

BTS Helps Businesses Deduct Up to 1 Million Dollars on Qualifying Equipment Expenses

October 14th, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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BTS a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that it is helping customers take advantage of a substantial tax deduction, outlined by guidance issued from the IRS, also known as Section 179. Section 179 allows businesses...

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Providing Customers With a Technology Plan for Continued Operations

September 28th, 2020 by Roger Wentowski

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BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company is building technology plans for businesses to continue to operate through the pandemic. BTS begins by evaluating an organization's existing...

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Posted in: Press Release, Solutions

BTS Forecasts What the Future of Work-From-Home Could Look Like After COVID-19

September 18th, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP) announced today that the company is preparing small to midsized business (SMB) owners on what to expect in the workplace, after the pandemic. With people working from home in droves, there is...

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How to Properly Manage a Remote Workforce

September 10th, 2020 by William Wentowski

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Many businesses find themselves in rather strange circumstances due to the pandemic. As the switch to working remotely has many wondering if they should keep working from home, either fully or having some of their workers remain remote. A lot...

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Posted in: Services, Solutions

TotalVoiceMX: The VoIP Solution Tailored to Fit Your Business Needs

August 17th, 2020 by William Wentowski

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Companies that have moved to a remote workforce are finding themselves in a position where their existing phone system isn't offering all of the features and benefits to empower their workforce. Whether they need a phone system that intelligently routes...

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Posted in: Services, Solutions

How a VoIP Phone System Can Empower Your Remote Workforce

July 23rd, 2020 by William Wentowski

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Businesses everywhere are looking to equip their remote workforce with the tools that let them perform to the best of their abilities. Most of them look purely into how their workers can communicate more effectively with each other, ignoring how they...

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Posted in: Solutions

BTS Offers Thermal Cameras and Scanners to Keep Employees and Customers Safe

July 23rd, 2020 by Roger Wentowski

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company is supplying small to midsized businesses (SMBs) with thermal cameras and scanners designed to read body temperature in order to keep...

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Transition to the Cloud to Be More Efficient While Working Remotely

July 14th, 2020 by William Wentowski

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With the transition to permanent remote work likely to become far more common, it is time for businesses to update their infrastructure to match their new business structure. Moving some or all of your business operations to the cloud can benefit your...

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Posted in: Services, Technology, Solutions

How to Protect Your Business and Be Efficient While Working Remote

June 8th, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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Now that businesses are working remotely, they need a way to ensure their network is protected and that their employees are able to efficiently complete work-related tasks. While some companies may be using a VPN to accomplish this, problems arise...

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Posted in: Services, Solutions

Providing Innovative Home Office Cybersecurity for Remote Workers

June 3rd, 2020 by Roger Wentowski

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BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company is providing home office cybersecurity for remote workers to support them through the current pandemic and beyond. According to a BitSight...

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BTS Technologies, Inc. Helps Businesses Adjust to COVID-19

May 13th, 2020 by Roger Wentowski

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As COVID-19 continues to impact the way businesses operate, companies need to find ways to continue operations. Whether that is operating at 25-50% capacity as a restaurant or grocery store, or transitioning to a remote workforce, businesses are having...

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Posted in: Services, products, Solutions

Empowering Companies to Combat COVID-19 with Microsoft Teams

May 8th, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS Technologies, Inc., a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP) is empowering business owners to accelerate innovation within their companies through Microsoft's new software, Teams. Microsoft Teams is a tool that dramatically...

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Posted in: Press Release

Cybercrime is on the Rise, Keep Your Business Protected With Our Cybersecurity Solution

April 16th, 2020 by William Wentowski

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Cybercrime is spiking dramatically alongside the COVID-19 pandemic. As they are leveraging not only the confusion it's causing but the fact that many IT and security providers are currently overwhelmed to their advantage. This has become especially...

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Posted in: Solutions

Leveraging Microsoft Azure to Take Customers Into the Cloud

April 9th, 2020 by William Wentowski

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP) is leveraging Microsoft Azure to help eliminate outdated IT hardware in small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and make a seamless transition to the cloud. Microsoft’s most common...

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Posted in: Press Release

BTS Launches Computers for Kids Program to Assist Area K-12 Students

March 31st, 2020 by William Wentowski

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BTS Technologies launches Computers for Kids program to assist area K-12 students with remote classroom setups. BTS is calling on all businesses and people in the Metro Area with old, unused laptops or desktops (monitor, keyboard and mouse appreciated)...

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18 Things to Make Your Remote Work Stress Free

March 26th, 2020 by William Wentowski

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Take a picture of your computer setup before you unplug and take things to your remote work location—including the cable set up in the back! At home, your IT team won't be with you to reconnect everything. A quick picture of where things are plugged...

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Coronavirus Strategy at BTS

March 18th, 2020 by Roger Wentowski

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AT BTS Technologies, supporting our partners is the most important thing we do. As COVID-19 restrictions impact our communities and businesses; we remain committed to our mission of providing premiere cloud technology solutions. BTS will take all necessary...

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Move Your Business to the Cloud to Increase Efficiency and Lower Costs

March 17th, 2020 by William Wentowski

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The cloud is one of the most significant growing technological solutions on the market today. Migrating your business to the cloud allows your company to avoid the need to purchase and maintain an on-premise infrastructure. Looking past the initial...

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Leverage the Power of Microsoft Teams to Collaborate More Effectively

March 9th, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced today that the company is leveraging the power of Microsoft Teams to help companies collaborate faster and more effectively. As we enter a new decade, the workforce...

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What is the Impact of Kari's Law and RAY BAUM's Act on Your Business?

February 27th, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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Two new federal laws, effective February 16, 2020, impact any business or entity that uses a multi-line telephone system (MLTS): Kari's Law and RAY BAUM's Act (1) Kari's Law applies to multi-line telephone systems (MLTS), which are telephone systems...

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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: Services, Solutions

5 Benefits Our Managed IT Service Provides Your Business

February 5th, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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Anyone who runs a business can tell you the importance of keeping up to date with today's technology through IT. They can also tell you just how much an in house IT team will cost your business. The cost of hiring staff, research, development, and implementation...

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Posted in: Services, Solutions

Sharing the Top 3 Business Collaboration Tools in 2020

February 3rd, 2020 by William Wentowski

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BIRMINGHAM, AL - BTS, a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), shared the top 3 business collaboration tools in 2020. Small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) need to be able to collaborate across teams and departments and unfortunately,...

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Posted in: Press Release

What Differentiates BTS Technologies, Inc. from Other Companies?

January 29th, 2020 by Brian Wakefield

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In the telecommunications world, there are plenty of companies that all offer the same services, but what differentiates BTS Technologies, Inc. from the rest? With over 40 years of experience in the industry, we've seen plenty of companies come and...

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Posted in: Services, Solutions

Monitoring the Dark Web to Keep Customers Information Safe

January 4th, 2020 by William Wentowski

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BIRMINGHAM, AL – BTS leverages sophisticated Dark Web intelligence technology to identify, analyze, and check for compromised customer and employee data. Cybercrime is rapidly on the rise in the United States and SMBs need to know if their information...

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