Three Tools Mobile Warriors Want Now

When you first opened your Smartphone and took it right from the fresh, “new smelling” box (or from the plastic sandwich bag from the friend you bought it used from) it was a tool for speaking, basic scheduling and contacts. However, over time, some of you have found that you could do so much more […]

The ROI Series – Calculating the ROI of a Technology Investment – Part 3

When an economic downturn starts to hurt, small businesses often hunker down and cut costs. But new technology solutions may be necessary for survival and growth—and they may not be as expensive as you think when you consider their return on investment (ROI). In this three-part series, we’ll review what ROI is, explain how an […]

How SaaS Helps Cut Small Business Costs

When you have to lay off staff, software-as-a-service can often make up the difference, especially in sales and marketing. Every business wants a hot niche, and Starr Tincup had one. In 2003, the Fort Worth marketing and advertising startup decided to cater to software makers in the human resources industry—and quickly signed 20 customers. Then […]

Wi-Fi in the Sky: Are We There Yet?

More business people are taking to the road these days, armed with all the tools they need to do their work — PDAs, laptops, etc. So it pays to know a thing or two about how to use the new Wi-Fi connections available on some airlines. Read more at Inc. Technology… Published with permission from […]

The ROI Series – Calculating the ROI of a Technology Investment – Part 1

When an economic downturn starts to hurt, small businesses often hunker down and cut costs. But new technology solutions may be necessary for survival and growth—and they may not be as expensive as you think when you consider their return on investment (ROI). In this three-part series, we’ll review what ROI is, explain how an […]

The ROI Series – Calculating the ROI of a Technology Investment – Part 2

When an economic downturn starts to hurt, small businesses often hunker down and cut costs. But new technology solutions may be necessary for survival and growth—and they may not be as expensive as you think when you consider their return on investment (ROI). In this three-part series, we’ll review what ROI is, explain how an […]

Cloud vs. On-Premise Data Storage

You know someone who lives by the adage “If it ain’t broke, why fix it?” But you also know someone (probably with an English degree) who says, “He who hesitates is lost.” So who’s right? Do the tried and true security benefits of on-premise data storage make it the best choice for your organization? Or […]

Varay Case Study: Scalable IT in Action for Project Amistad

Need a big infrastructure change? We’ve got you covered Client description Project Amistad is a wonderful non-profit agency that works hard to serve and improve quality of life for the elderly, people with disabilities, and at-risk populations among 36 West Texas counties. In order to continue serving with excellence, Project Amistad’s 168 employees recently consolidated […]

See What Google’s Data Gathering Has Learned About You

Facebook isn’t the only one profiling you By now we all know Facebook does big business collecting data based on our activity on the social media website (and elsewhere). But the real data curator is Google. Google’s data gathering is far creepier and more robust than Facebook’s, and if you’re concerned about your online privacy […]