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Announcing the Nexxtep Tech Podcast [Listen Here]

Announcing the Nexxtep Tech Podcast [Listen Here]

We are trying our hand at something new: podcasting! Our service manager, Robert McMichen has years of experience with audio technology and used his expertise to spearhead this project. Take a listen to our first episode right here! This is what you will find in our...
How Technology Assessments Work

How Technology Assessments Work

When a prospect approaches us about managing their IT support or helping with a project, the first thing we do is conduct a technology assessment. The process looks like this: 1. Install diagnostic tools on the network (servers and PCs). These tools assess the age of...
New Service: CheckPoint Cloud Security

New Service: CheckPoint Cloud Security

A Simple Way to Block Security Threats That Works on Any Device, In Any Location Hackers are not going anywhere. Cyber security has evolved from your teenage neighbor looking to hack into a company domain for fun, to state-sponsored, sophisticated attack methods aimed...
Watch Out for These Offline Technology Scams

Watch Out for These Offline Technology Scams

We all know that there isn’t really a prince in Nigeria just dying to funnel millions of dollars into our bank accounts, or that there isn’t “one weird thing” you can do to instantly drop 30 pounds. These online scams are so well-known that...
New Case Study: BCT Gin Co.

New Case Study: BCT Gin Co.

We were fortunate to interview Linda Exum and Jessica Goodman, managers of BCT Gin Company, about their experience transitioning to managed IT support with Nexxtep. You can read the full case study here, or watch excerpts from our interview below: (Note: Although we...
Anatomy of a Website Redesign

Anatomy of a Website Redesign

Nexxtep has been around  for about 13 years, and in that time, we have redesigned our website 5 times. I have been here about half that time and worked on 3 of those redesigns, including the latest one that you’re looking at now. If you do the math, we redesign...
Windows 10 Sneak Peak

Windows 10 Sneak Peak

Windows 10 is rumored to be coming out in June, and if you’re using Windows 8, I think you’re going to like this update MUCH better. If you’re running Windows 7 or Windows 8, you can even upgrade for free as long as you do so within the next year....

Gil Morris Earns Sage Certification

Nexxtep is pleased to announce that Gil Morris has earned the Sage 100 ERP Certification. Gil is a Level II Systems Engineer with Nexxtep. He is an IT specialist with expertise in implementing and supporting ERP systems. Gil has worked with Nexxtep for five years and...

[Infographic] How do Hackers Steal Your Information?

Last Wednesday, Account Executive Stefano Mugnaini presented a lunch and learn with tips on how to protect and your business from cybercrime (you can view the slides here). Small and mid-sized businesses are especially vulnerable since they are often the path of least...

Video Review: Outlook for iOS

I’ve never had anything against the native iPhone mail application. Despite a couple of minor glitches, it’s always worked well and continually improved over time. But last week Microsoft launched a free Outlook for iOS app and set a new benchmark for...

What SMBs Can Learn from the Sony Hacking Incident

The recent Sony Hacking scandal incited by the premier of the movie The Interview raised a lot of concerns over cyber security. Business owners want to know, are we safe? You might wonder what you need to do to protect yourselves from cyber attacks, or if you should...

Technology Predictions for 2015

Our 2015 Technology Predictions are in! How did we stack up from last year? Check out our 2014 predictions. Robert McMichen, Service Manager Home Automation – I think that next year will be a banner year for home automation products.  I also think that a lot of these...

Battle of the Smartphones 2014

Smartphones just keep getting faster, thinner and more powerful. When the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus came out in September, Apple fans were in love. Meanwhile, Android users rolled their eyes and said “we’ve had phones like these for years!” The debate...

About Nexxtep

Nexxtep is an IT services firm that helps small and mid-sized businesses transform IT from a cost center into a competitive advantage. With services ranging from software development to network support, we strive to help our clients find ways to reduce risk and maximize profits. Nexxtep is based in Valdosta, Georgia and was founded in 2002.

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