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MYTH OR FACT: Is Cloud Security “Built In?”

By Brian Rodgers | October 7, 2021

Too often, businesses using a cloud service assume that because it’s in the cloud, their data is automatically backed up and secure. As a managed service provider, we see companies all the time that believed this myth, finding out only after a cyber attack or other disaster that their data wasn’t protected.  The confusion comes…

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What Is the Dark Web? The Importance of Dark Web Monitoring

By The Aeko Tech | September 30, 2021

When it comes to the cyber security of your business, you can’t afford to ignore the dark web. Sure, it sounds like a comic book villain, but the dangers are very real—even if not everything you think you know about the dark web is true. Read on to learn about the dark web and the…

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VoIP for Business and the Benefits of Managed Voice

By The Aeko Tech | September 23, 2021

Managed voice is not your dad’s VoIP (voice over internet protocol). Gone are the jittery lines, garbled voices and dropped calls. Advances in technology have made VoIP calls a clear, reliable and cost-effective solution for small and medium sized businesses—as long as they are configured and maintained correctly. That last part is where managed service…

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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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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 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: 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 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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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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