The Cleared-for-Takeoff Blog

The latest IT solutions news, tips and stories of businesses reaching new heights

Moving to Microsoft Teams

Is Moving to Microsoft Teams the Right Move for Your Business?

By The Aeko Tech | September 9, 2021

Moving doesn’t have to send chills up your spine—at least if you are moving to Microsoft Teams. As a managed service provider, we see firsthand the difference that this collaboration tool can make for businesses. And the transition doesn’t have to be as painful as you might think. Why Make the Move to Microsoft Teams?…

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IT Support Services Company

What the Heck Does an IT Support Services Company Do Anyway?

By The Aeko Tech | August 19, 2021

When it comes to IT support, there is no shortage of confusing terminology. But whether companies are calling themselves a managed service provider or an IT support services company, the root service is the same: supporting your company’s network, infrastructure and other technology needs. It sounds simple enough. But anyone who has tried to manage…

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Cyber Security Insurance

Cyber Insurance: How to Improve Your Cyber Security Measures

By The Aeko Tech | August 5, 2021

While Aeko doesn’t provide cyber security insurance policies, we do offer managed IT and cybersecurity services for local Fort Worth businesses and professional organizations. Part of those services is educating business owners about all the things they need to protect their business continuity, which includes cyber insurance. It seems like there’s an insurance policy for…

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IT Compliance for Energy Industry

IT Compliance for Energy Industry: Oil, Gas & More

By Brian Rodgers | July 22, 2021

IT is complex, especially for those in the energy industry. Compliance, security, infrastructure—all can be mind-boggling without the right partner.  As a managed service provider with years of experience navigating the complex energy industry, we at Aeko Technologies encourage energy business owners to find a good IT and cyber security partner for expert guidance. As…

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Kaseya, Remote Monitoring and Management, RMM

Kaseya VSA Breach: Does It Impact You?

By Brian Rodgers | July 20, 2021

By now you have likely heard of the ransomware breach experienced by thousands of companies that use the Kaseya VSA Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) product. As a cyber security and managed service provider, Aeko Technologies does provide RMM to clients, but does not use Kaseya VSA to do so. That means Aeko clients are…

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Cyber Security Testing

What Cyber Security Testing Do You Really Need?

By The Aeko Tech | July 15, 2021

Aeko Technologies provides managed IT services plus cyber security services in Fort Worth. Our years (and years) of experience in security and compliance put us solidly at “expert” status. We regularly conduct cyber security testing for our clients. However, many IT providers do not provide this crucial service. Local businesses may not find out that…

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Aeko Technologies Phishing Prevention Cheat Sheet

Don’t Take the Bait: Download the 2021 Phishing Prevention Cheat Sheet

By The Aeko Tech | June 10, 2021

We know it is all too common for companies to fall victim to cyber attacks, especially when they’re right in your inbox. How can you spot a phishing email? How can you prevent them? To help, we’ve created a one-page cheat sheet of phishing prevention tips with do’s, dont’s and nevers. This one-page, easy-to-follow cheat…

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Understanding IT Compliance: 6 Laws Every Business Should Know

By Brian Rodgers | May 20, 2021

As a managed service provider, part of our role is to help small businesses determine where they need to adjust their procedures to remain compliant and to help implement those processes. If IT compliance is not on your radar, it needs to be. If you are non-compliant, even a minor cyber security attack could lead…

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Tornado Prep For Business: Refresh Your Disaster Recovery Plan

By The Aeko Tech | May 13, 2021

It’s that time again, Fort Worth! As a managed service provider, we’re always talking to clients about preparing for disaster, whether it’s a tornado or cyber security attack. Here are some tips to protect your business.  In case you didn’t realize it, we are in the midst of the most likely tornado season. Historically speaking,…

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News You Can Use

It’s easy to feel lost when it comes to IT. Conflicting information or overwhelming jargon can add to the confusion. The Cleared-for-Takeoff Blog is our way of sharing news and developments that guide you in the right direction. Watch this space for relevant updates on business tech, disaster recovery, scams, ransomware attacks and cyber security.  

Check back regularly to find:

Jargon-free information on best practices.

Case studies of Aeko Technologies clients’ success.

Updates on our team and corporate happenings.