Working with Reliance Technology Solutions in 2017 and Beyond

  Now that fall has arrived, it's time to think about any major initiatives you want to complete during Q4. IT is one topic that may be top of mind. The reason so many businesses across numerous industries are thinking about IT is they hit a point where it becomes a bottleneck for their growth. Since IT is something that should help your business move forward instead of holding it … [Read more...]

5 Benefits of Outsourcing Your IT Department

    If you're interested in outsourcing your IT department, you're definitely not alone. The number of businesses that have made this shift continues to grow. To help you decide if outsourcing your IT department to a local Cincinnati provider is the right choice, we want to cover five benefits that your business will experience:   Reduce and Control … [Read more...]

5 Business Benefits of Cloud Computing

      According to data published earlier this year, by this time in 2018, 80% of all IT budgets will be committed to cloud solutions. If you're wondering why cloud computing has become the de facto standard in a relatively short amount of time, we want to share five significant ways that this technology can benefit businesses of all sizes:   1.  Flexibility … [Read more...]

Find Out Why Your Company Should Be Using Managed Services

                          At Reliance Technology Solutions, we help companies become more productive and profitable through managed services. Since we know from working with a wide range of companies just how beneficial managed services can be, we want to share exactly what they can do for … [Read more...]

Choosing Office 365 Means You Can Do Business Anywhere

    When Microsoft Office was released in 1990, it permanently changed the way the world worked. Just over two decades later, Microsoft once again redefined work by releasing Office 365. The feature that makes Office 365 such a game changer is it securely harnesses the full power of the cloud. By moving all of their proven applications to the cloud, Microsoft has made it possible to … [Read more...]

Computer Preparedness BEFORE the Storm

Each year, lightning in the United States causes close to $2 billion in annual economic loss due to computer damage and data loss. As a business owner, the last thing you ever want to experience is going into your office in the morning and realizing there's a major problem with your computer equipment or data. Since this can be an expensive problem to fix and can expose your business to all kinds … [Read more...]

How to Spot a Dangerous Email

  How to Spot a Dangerous Email The Internet is no longer a safe place. With all of the different types of malware being propagated, businesses have to be ever more vigilant. With the latest variant, ransomware, being introduced it can be very costly for businesses to recover their encrypted data if they don’t have a good backup plan. And, even with a good backup, the disruption to the … [Read more...]

Microsoft Office 365 and the Tale of the Lost Phone!

Microsoft Office 365 and the Tale of the Lost Phone! At Reliance Technology Solutions we practice what we preach. We’re huge advocates of Microsoft Office 365 and we use it extensively throughout our business. On a recent business trip Office 365 came to the rescue! While Nicole and I were in Washington, DC for Microsoft Inspire (formerly known as the Worldwide Partner Conference) I was … [Read more...]

Microsoft Partner Conference 2017

Last week Mark and Nicole attended Microsoft Inspire (formerly the Microsoft Partner Conference) in Washington, DC. While there they got to spend time networking with vendors, learning about the many changes and new technology features at Microsoft and seeing many of the amazing sites around DC. We were excited to learn that all of our favorite Microsoft employees are still gainfully employed … [Read more...]

Taking Your Server to the Cloud with Microsoft Azure

  Technology changes constantly. It often seems like overnight we have new options as new products promise exciting tools that you didn’t even know you needed! One important tool for running an efficient business is the humble server.  Businesses have relied on an onsite server at their office locations in order to manage their data and software.  One of the issues with this plan is … [Read more...]