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Ransomware Declines, Cryptomining Malware Becomes 2018's #1 Threat

Posted on May 16, 2018


Ransomware Loses Its Cool Factor

Less than a year ago, ransomware was the top payload of choice for attackers looking to earn Bitcoin. During the first half of 2017, if your company suffered a malware infection, it was more likely to be ransomware than anything else. At the peak of the ransomware boom in June 2017, researchers at Malwarebytes reported 7 out of every 10 malware payloads were ransomware

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Tagged: IT Security, Security

Meet #TeamApogee at The Pittsburgh Business Show!

Posted on April 12, 2018

Pittsburgh Business Show

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Tagged: Apogee News, #TeamApogee

Meet the newest members of #TeamApogee!

Posted on April 05, 2018

At the beginning of the year, we started the tradition of introducing our newest members of #TeamApogee. This quarter, we've continued to grow! Here's a glimpse of the talented individuals who've recently joined the Apogee family.

Help us welcome Boston-based Albert, Dori, and Luis, and Pittsburgh-based Amanda, Angelia, Deb, Laurie, Patsy, and Brian!


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Tagged: Managed Services Provider, Apogee News, #TeamApogee

Apogee Named One of Top 3 IT Services Providers in Pittsburgh

Posted on March 22, 2018

Apogee IT Services is excited to be named to Three Best Rated®'s Top 3 IT Services listing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania!

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Tagged: Apogee News, Awards and Accolades

When Law Firms Should Make the Switch to a Managed Service Provider

Posted on March 16, 2018

If you ask any attorney, there’s nothing more frustrating than sitting down with a full day of billable work ahead and having your technology fail you. With many small to medium-sized law firms managing their own infrastructure, IT issues typically fall into the hands of the most tech-savvy employee available. But it’s no secret that a lawyer, paralegal, or office administrator is a little out of their element when trying to simultaneously function as an IT professional. Technology is causing time to slip through the cracks, and in an industry where time is money, a better solution needs to be implemented.

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Tagged: Managed Services Provider

5 Signs You Need a Managed Services Provider

Posted on March 05, 2018

There are a ton of benefits assiociated with using a managed services provider, but how do you know if it's time to take the first step towards outsourcing your IT management? Here's a few signs to find out if your business is in need of an MSP. 

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Tagged: Managed Services Provider

Reliable IT Support: The Difference Between Productivity and Disaster

Posted on February 22, 2018

As business continues to push the limits of productivity, the importance of reliable IT support continues to grow. Small and medium-sized businesses rely heavily on IT networks to eliminate inefficient processes, but this reliance has made downtime much more catastrophic and costly. According to a 2016 study on data center outages, unplanned downtimes have increased by 38 percent since 2010.

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Tagged: Managed Services Provider

IT Budgeting and its Place in Updating a Network

Posted on February 16, 2018

Updating your company’s network and infrastructure can be a massive undertaking, and companies scared off by potential costs oftentimes opt to continue dealing with the IT issues plaguing them. However, proper IT budgeting can help businesses get a sense of where they’re starting and put them on the track towards a better network.

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Tagged: Managed Services Provider, IT strategy

Managed IT Services in Toronto Stand to Help SMBs in 2018

Posted on February 01, 2018

Toronto’s continuously growing business sector, as well as overall growth in its economy, are proof that this diverse and dynamic city has become the ideal business environment for companies of all sizes. Now more than ever, small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are feeling the pressure to gain an edge over competitors in Canada’s business capital in 2018.

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Tagged: Managed Services Provider

Hackers Target the Olympics, a Security Patch Flaw & More - Tech Roundup January 2018

Posted on January 30, 2018

The new year has surely brought on new tech stories! January's tech roundup includes the latest information on Amazon's upcoming plans, details on overheating HP batteries, a new autonomous vehicle, and more.

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Tagged: IT News