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What IT Departments Need To Do When a Remote Employee Leaves a Company

As nearly the whole business world transitions to a remote workforce, it presents a brand new set of challenges. One of the biggest questions companies are being forced to ask themselves is, ‘What do IT departments need to do when a remote worker leaves the company?’ At Revolution Group, we understand the challenges associated with…

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Revolution Group Named to Top Workplaces 2020

Columbus CEO NAMES Revolution Group A WINNER OF THE COLUMBUS TOP WORKPLACES 2020 AWARD Revolution Group is proud to be awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by Columbus CEO, coming in at number nine in the small business category. “We are thrilled to receive this award again in 2020.  It’s exciting to see the hard…



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Office 365 Phone System: Working Remotely with Microsoft Teams

When the COVID-19 pandemic sent millions of people home from work, businesses were forced to shut down and phone calls for sales and service went unanswered. However, organizations with foresight already had a tool at their disposal which allowed employees to answer phones from anywhere, anytime and were able to effectively keep operations up and…



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Microsoft Windows 7 and Server 2008 End of Support Reminder

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are dealing with many new concerns and elevated risks: employee and organization health, business continuity, security, and remote workforce vulnerability to name a few. Unfortunately, criminals and cyber threat actors don’t take a break when times are uncertain. Instead they capitalize on the situation and increase their activity. Thus,…



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COVID-19 Top Concerns for Remote Workers

In a few short days, our lives and businesses have been impacted in an unprecedented way.  The COVID-19 pandemic emerged quickly and forced us to alter our personal plans and routines in the name of safety. Similarly, businesses had to react to keep operations fully functioning while following government guidelines to allow employees to work…



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Microsoft Ignite 2019 Conference Highlights

Earlier this month, November 4-9th, Microsoft held their annual Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida. During Ignite, tech leaders come together to discuss all things Microsoft. It is also an opportunity for the public to learn about strategic direction and new features from Microsoft. As you can imagine, there were quite a few announcements at this…



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Why Managed Services?

Business owners are continuously faced with challenges to grow, to innovate, and to increase efficiency and productivity.  While many business improvement initiatives require the time and energy of the owners and/or C-level executives, IT Support doesn’t have to be one of them. From In-House to Managed Service Provider (MSP) Small and medium business owners often…



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IT Trends to Watch in 2019

Cybersecurity IT Security should have the attention of all business owners.  The increase in security breaches since 2004 is staggering, with 2,200 data breaches reported in Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report alone.  Our customers tell us stories daily about how they were targeted or attacked via email: Urgent emails which appear to be from…



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Does your Managed Service Provider (MSP) need a SOC certification?

Why your Managed Service Provider (MSP) should be SOC certified Managed Service Providers (MSP’s) are responsible for maintaining your company’s hardware, software and network infrastructure.  However, they are not all the same. How do you know if your provider has the right processes in place to reliably support your organization’s operations AND keep your data secure? What are the characteristics of a good service…



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How To Avoid Ransomware Attacks (Before It’s Too Late!)

Until recently, “ransomware” was a technology buzzword that you may have encountered online or heard your IT staff discuss around the water cooler.  Unfortunately today, it is not just IT lingo, but instead, a serious threat to businesses around the world. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, it is estimated that ransomware attacks will cost $8 billion in 2018 and up to $11.5 billion in 2019.  And, ransomware attacks on businesses are…



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Managed Service Provider vs. Hourly Support 

Have you ever considered living life without insurance? You could save a lot of money in the short term without paying insurance premiums. But, eventually, an accident, natural disaster or health issue will occur and could significantly impact you financially.   The same is true for technology in your business. While it might seem like you could save money in the short term, having a Managed IT partner will save you…



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Is your Company Secure?

Protecting your organizations infrastructure is much like protecting your home. At home, we take precautions such as locking our doors, turning on an alarm system and having a plan in place in case someone attempts to break in. It’s important to take the same kinds of steps when it comes to the security of your organization. We constantly hear about a new security breach at companies big and small. There is only one good thing that has come…



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