NSI Establishes Technology Scholarship for Connecticut Tech Students

By Tom McDonald | Jan 27, 2016 9:30:00 AM

New technology is emerging every day that will define our future. Much of that technology is being driven by communications and enterprise technologies, and there is an ongoing shortage of technical experts with the insight and skills to support these new solutions.

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Seven 'Must Haves' for your Small Business Website

By Tom McDonald | Nov 7, 2013 1:28:00 PM

Thinking of getting a new or re-do for your company's web presence?  Here are seven ‘Must Haves’ for your small business website. 

Your website represents your business, so building and maintaining it need to be of primary concern as a business owner. We often find business owners struggling with their websites saying things like: "My website looks great, but I am not able to convert" or "I invested so much into creating my website, but I don't get many hits.” These things are very common pains faced by businesses, especially small business. If you aren’t sure where to start your site improvement project, this post will get you rolling in the right direction with seven key areas you need to pay attention to when it comes to your website.

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Five Things You Should Do Right Now to Preserve IT Support Systems

By Tom McDonald | Sep 5, 2013 7:17:00 AM

Here at NSI, we do a lot of IT consulting for network support and computer services, including vmware projects, storage, and data backup and recovery solutions for small business.  Let's jump right into the five things you can do right away to improve your businesses IT environment - One: Backup Files Every Day - As catastrophic as data loss is, the number of businesses that still are not backing up their network is unbelievable. According to the Symantec Small to Medium Size Businesses (SMB) data, only 23% of SMBs are backing up their data on a daily basis and fewer than 50% are backing up data weekly. Any number of events can result in data loss, so the importance of frequently backing up your network cannot be overstated. 

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PRINTER REPAIR - IT Support Company's True Confessions

By Tom McDonald | Apr 9, 2013 11:03:00 AM

We provide IT Support to small businesses throughout New England and one thing is for sure: People don't think printers are very cool.  You would tell a stranger about a new set of tires for your car, before you would mention a new printer.  Why is that?  Although printers have kept pace with technology, (they have touchscreens, usb ports, wireless capabilities, and sleek designs) they aren't at the lunch table with the cool kids: tablets, servers, laptops, and pcs.

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1 Minute Quiz - IT Support Evaluation for Small Business

By Tom McDonald | Mar 28, 2013 9:57:00 AM

One of three things will happen as you read the questions in this IT Support Evaluation QUIZ: 

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